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Snow Covers Freeways, Closes Schools

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Traffic was moving slowly around Columbus early Tuesday, including on St. Rt. 315 at Lane Avenue.
7:49AM
January
6, 2015

Columbus City Schools and most other local school districts opted to cancel classes on Tuesday after several inches of snow blanketed the region.

Snow Coming To Central Ohio

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Columbus city leaders took criticism last winter for a lack of snow plows that left many streets snow covered for days.
9:52AM
January 5, 2015

The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit Central Ohio late Monday and early Tuesday, with a cold front tracking closely behind the storm.

South Columbus Restaurant A “Total Loss” After Morning Fire

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Fire fighters say the South High Street restaurant appears to be a total loss after a Tuesday morning fire.
6:49AM
December 30, 2014

A section of South High Street has reopened after an early-morning fire at the Ohio Deli and Restaurant.

Man Dead After Being Pulled From Far East Side Pond

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10:02AM
December
29, 2014

Police say a man who drove into a pond at a Far East Side apartment complex was pulled from the water by divers but died.

Santa Maria Replica Remains In Storage Amid Fundraising Effort

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The executive director of Columbus Santa Maria Inc. says there are new negotiations, but the ship's future remains uncertain.
7:55AM
December
26, 2014

The 23-year-old replica of Christopher Columbus’ flagship was removed from the Scioto River earlier this year because of a riverfront renovation project. Its potential return depends on a nonprofit group raising $1 million for repairs, and so far those talks haven’t progressed.

Police: Columbus Girl Abducted, Rape On Way Home From School

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8:11AM
December 23, 2014

A Columbus teenager says she pulled into a car by a masked man, duct taped, and sexually assaulted before being released.

Bob Evans CEO Stepping Down

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In 2012 the company announced the closure of plants in Springfield and Bidwell, Ohio.
9:07AM
December
15, 2014

The CEO of Bob Evans Farms Inc. is stepping down after more than eight years in the post by mutual agreement with the company as the restaurant operator works on improving its performance.

Red Light Camera Ban Clears House

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9:06AM
December 11, 2014

The Ohio House has joined the Senate in approving a bill to effectively ban red light cameras in Ohio. The Senate must now approve some minor House changes before it goes to the governor.

More Franklin County Residents Being Hospitalized From The Flu

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7:16AM
December
10, 2014

Columbus Public Health officials say 23 Franklin County residents were hospitalized by the flu last week. That’s about four times higher than the average week this time of year.

Hundreds March In Columbus To Protest Police

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A student activist reads a letter outside Columbus Police headquarters late Monday.
8:02AM
December 9, 2014

Hundreds of people marched to Columbus Police headquarters last night to call for justice for victims of police brutality.