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Columbus Girl Charged With Murder Will Be Tried As Adult

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8:48AM
June
24, 2014

A 16-year-old Columbus girl accused of fatally stabbing a 17-year-old classmate who showed up at her house to fight last month is going to be prosecuted as an adult.

Columbus Launches Energy Saving Program

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Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says the program is voluntary, and administrators hope to get downtown building owners to participate.
7:59AM
June
19, 2014

The new program hopes to cut energy usage in commercial buildings by as much as 20 percent, with an extra emphasis on downtown buildings.

Columbus Council Approves $500,000 To Move Santa Maria Replica

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Columbus' Santa Maria replica is in the way of Scioto River improvements. It will be renovated and then moved to an undetermined location along the downtown riverfront.
8:17AM
June
17, 2014

The city says the replica of explorer Christopher Columbus’ flagship is getting in the way of a $35.5 million project narrowing the Scioto River and adding dozens of acres of green space.

Columbus Boy’s Condition Upgraded After Drive-By Shooting

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9:00AM
June
16, 2014

A 2-year-old boy in Columbus has been upgraded from critical to stable condition as he recovers from a gunshot wound to the back.

Columbus Submits 2016 Democratic Convention Bid

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Columbus tosses hat into ring to host 2016 Democratic National Convention
7:51PM
June
7, 2014

Columbus has submitted its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Columbus Submits 2016 Democratic Convention Bid

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The city of Columbus submitted its official bid Friday to host the 2016 Democratic Presidential Convention.
2:37PM
June 6, 2014

Columbus has submitted its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Columbus Boy Killed, Another Teen Charged In Accidental Shooting

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8:28AM
June
4, 2014

Police in Columbus say a 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by another teenager while they were playing with a handgun.

Teen Girl Stabbed To Death, Other Teen Charged With Murder

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8:19AM
May
29, 2014

Columbus Police say one teen girl is dead and another has been charged with murder after a stabbing in east Columbus on Wednesday.

Suspect, Passenger On Megabus Shot By Columbus Police

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7:29AM
May
27, 2014

Columbus Police say officers shot a man after he held what appeared to be a gun to the bus driver’s head and demanded control of the bus. Another passenger was also injured by police gunfire.

Census Data Show Columbus Is Growing Fast

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No other large Ohio city comes close to Columbus' growth between 2010 and 2013.
9:04AM
May 22, 2014

The city grew by 4.3 percent from 2010 through 2013, to 822,553 residents. Columbus is still the country’s 15th largest city, just behind San Francisco in population.