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Worthington man pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit terrorist acts

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June
3, 2008

A Worthington man Tuesday pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to conspiring to commit violent jihad against Americans.

Federal Case of Columbus Somali Immigrant Frames Civil Liberties Debate.

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August
1, 2007

Federal prosecutors won a guilty plea to terrorism charges from a Somali immigrant in Columbus. The Justice Department accused Nuradin Abdi, 35, of suggesting a plan to attack an unidentified mall during an August 2002 meeting with now-convicted terrorist Iyman Faris and a third suspect, Christopher Paul. Abdi now faces prison time and deportation.

New Details About Terror Suspect Arrested in Columbus

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12:00AM
April 12, 2007

Officials released new details today about a Columbus man indicted on charges of providing support to terrorist groups and conspiring to blow up U.S. government buildings abroad. The government wants 43-year-old Christopher Paul held without bond. The indictment says he joined al-Qaida and traveled to Afghanistan to attend a terrorist training camp.

DeWine Goes on Attack against Brown

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October
11, 2006

The political rhetoric in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race continues to escalate.

A majority of Ohio voters think the country is safter than before terror attacks

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September
29, 2006

The latest Ohio Poll finds the majority of likely voters think the country is safer from terrorism today than before September eleventh.

Locally owned grocers prepare for bio-terrorism

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January
23, 2006

Most people are aware of the threat of bio-terrorism. But for some the thought stops at large scale terrorist acts like the contamination of a city’s water supply. But a group of state agencies say the food industry is also a target. A group of independent grocers and state officials met at a Columbus grocery store Monday to discuss a new food defense guide.