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Police Make Arrest In Hilltop Creeper Case

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Deneen Black, 32, is a registered sex offender who's been living in the Hilltop neighborhood. Police say he was arrested early Tuesday without incident.
11:28AM
September 26, 2012

Deneen Black, 32, is a registered sex offender who’s been living in the Hilltop neighborhood. Police say he was arrested early Tuesday without incident.

Columbus Firefighters Identify Three Bodies Found Inside Home

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Fire investigators have not said what caused the Christmas Eve blaze.
10:40AM
December
26, 2011

Columbus fire investigators have not said what caused the Christmas Eve blaze in the Franklinton neighborhood.

Casino Misses Agreement Deadline

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The future of a West Side casino is once again up in the air after the developer and the city failed to meet this week's deadline to work out the details of an agreement reached in May.
12:38PM
July
20, 2011

The future of a west side casino is once again up in the air after the developer and the city failed to meet this week’s deadline to work out the details of an agreement reached in May. WOSU reports two important contingencies were not met opening the possibility for a trial.

Developer, City Strike Deal, Clearing Way for Casino

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After months of public debate and two days of intense negotiations the developer of the West Side casino has reached an agreement with the city of Columbus which will clear the way for the construction of the gambling center.
12:00AM
May
24, 2011

After months of public debate and two days of intense negotiations the developer of the west side casino has reached an agreement with the city of Columbus which will clear the way for the construction of the gambling center.

More Settlement Talks Today In West Side Casino Dispute

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A second day of settlement talks is scheduled today in federal district court among Columbus, Franklin County, and the owners of a proposed West Side casino.
12:00AM
May
23, 2011

A second day of settlement talks is scheduled today in federal district court among Columbus, Franklin county, and the owners of a proposed west side casino. The parties want to avoid a federal court hearing over water, land annexation and taxes.

Casino Developer Schedules Ground Breaking

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The floor of a Las Vegas Casino. The proposed West Side Columbus Casino is having problems dealing with sewer and water deals with the City of Columbus.
12:00AM
April
21, 2011

Even with the West Side casino still hinging on a federal lawsuit, developers say they’ll break ground Monday.

Casino Developer Wants To Start Building

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The dispute between the city and Penn National Gaming has dragged on for months.
12:00AM
April
5, 2011

As the developer of the proposed West-side casino and the city remain mired in a dispute over whether to annex the property into Columbus, developers say they’re on the verge of starting construction.

Labor Unions Rally Against Columbus Casino Delays

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12:00AM
March 23, 2011

More than a hundred union workers and their leaders rallied Tuesday at the site for the new Hollywood Casino on the west side of Columbus. Union officials say they’re concerned that on-going disputes between Columbus and Penn National Gaming, the casino’s owner, will hold up construction.