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City Inspectors Identify More Neighborhoods With Rat Problems

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Columbus inspectors say they've found evidence of a rat problem in several neighborhoods around the city.
5:00AM
April
7, 2014

Rats became quite a problem in Clintonville during the last year. But with a few easy changes, the issue appears to be under control. City inspectors discovered Clintonville is not the only area with a rodent problem. WOSU reports on some other Columbus neighborhoods where rats are rife.

Clintonville Home To Largest Population Of Elderly In The County

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Driver Ken Paro helps senior Edy Bowman board a bus for a trip to the grocery store.
8:58PM
January
25, 2014

The Clintonville neighborhood might be known for a somewhat Bohemian lifestyle. But there’s another facet worth noting. Clintonville has the largest population of seniors in Franklin County.

Columbus Launches Effort To Reduce Clintonville Health Hazard

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Katlyn Brogan (center) walks with friend and relatives along High Street in Clintonville. She says she's surprised by findings of rat activity in a recent survey of 800 Clintonville properties.
10:08AM
December
23, 2013

In Clintonville, rats are a topic of sidewalk conversation after city survey shows evidence of large presence of the rodents.

Rats Invade Clintonville Neighborhood

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A new study by the Columbus Public Health Department shows a widespread rat invasion in Clintonville.
12:42PM
December
19, 2013

Rats moving into Clintonville force residents to change some of their habits. A recent study by the Columbus Public Health Department shows a widespread rat invasion.

Police Identify Two People Killed In Clintonville Shootout

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The Caribou Coffee on North High Street sustained damage during the shootout that killed two people and left two police officers with minor injuries from shattered glass.
7:27AM
May 16, 2013

Police say 24-year-old Emanuel Gatewood and 21-year-old Kourtney Hahn were shot to death by police outside a North High Street fire station.

Gunfire Rattles Clintonville

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Columbus police hold scene of gunfire exchange in Clintonville. Seven officers fired weapons.
1:44PM
May
15, 2013

Columbus police continue to investigate this morning’s dramatic shoot-out in Clintonville. A murder suspect and a woman were killed; two police officers were hurt. The shooting sprayed bullets around the normally quiet neighborhood.

Suspect And Another Person Dead, Two Officers Injured In Shootout

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North High Street coffee shop is part of crime scene while police investigate shootings. Two suspects, a man and woman, were killed in an exchange of gunfire with police before dawn on Wednesday.
7:59AM
May
15, 2013

Two homicide suspects are reported dead and a police officer is hospitalized after a predawn shootout in North Columbus.

New Store Becomes Resource For Urban Farmers

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Shawn Fiegelist opened the City Folks Farm Shop last year after growing frustrated with a lack of farm supplies inside the city.
7:27AM
January
14, 2013

In cities around the country, residents are planting crops on rooftops, on abandoned elevated train tracks, in vacant lots and, of course, backyards. On Columbus’s north side, a new store has become a resource for urban farmers.

Entrepreneur Frustrated With Product Begins Making His Own

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Tyrone Jackson started selling hot dogs in Nashville. But he says he was troubled that he could not trace the origin of the meat and he didn't know what was in the hot dogs he was selling.
8:53AM
November 9, 2012

Tyrone Jackson is a second-generation street vendor who started his own line of hot dogs after becoming frustrated and concerned with the food he was buying from vendors.

Columbus Celebrates “Day Of The Dead” Holiday

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One version of the Mexican sugar skulls, or calaveras, featured in a Thursday "Day of the Dead" event at Global Gallery coffee shop in Clintonville.
4:07PM
November
1, 2012

An event Thursday night in Clintonville features Latin folk music, traditional art, and several takes on the iconic Mexican sugar skulls.