Columbus Dispatch

  • Panel begins review of high-school graduation requirements
    Thursday - 01/19/2017 - 06:31 AM

    A panel reviewing Ohio's tough new high-school graduation requirements Wednesday was schooled in changing workforce demands and the increased educational skills students need to succeed.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Powell bed and breakfast could fill lodging void
    Thursday - 01/19/2017 - 07:26 AM

    A Powell man wants to renovate and expand his home at 80 E. Olentangy St. into a bed and breakfast, which would become the only lodging option in the city’s downtown.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Cable subscribers say goodbye to Time Warner, hello to Spectrum
    Thursday - 01/19/2017 - 05:30 AM

    Time Warner Cable officially became Spectrum on Wednesday under its new owners, Charter Communications, but customers are being assured they can keep their old television, internet and phone plans if they want.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Kasich urges GOP congressional leaders to replace Obamacare with Ohio's setup
    Thursday - 01/19/2017 - 06:25 AM

    Don't just toss out Obamacare — replace it with a system similar to what Ohio already has, Gov. John Kasich will tell congressional leaders today in Washington.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Jon Waters, Ohio State agree to end lawsuits over band director's firing
    Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 04:02 PM

    The two-year legal battle between Ohio State University and former marching-band director Jonathan Waters is over. Ohio State said today that Waters "has voluntarily dismissed all of his claims against the University, including all appeals, in exchange for the University not seeking to recover its costs from him."adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Sherrod Brown lists Trump cabinet picks he will — and won't — support
    Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 12:56 PM

    Sen. Sherrod Brown has been a very vocal critic of some of President-elect Donald Trump’s nominees — he was one of the very first to come out against attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions — but in a conference call today, he insisted that he will likely vote yes on a handful of the Republican’s cabinet picks.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Submeter companies tell PUCO they should be able to add fees
    Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 09:46 AM

    If Ohio regulators are going to oversee submeter companies, then those businesses want to retain their ability to add charges as they see fit. This is according to filings from two central Ohio submeter companies, Nationwide Energy Partners and American Power & Light, in an ongoing Public Utilities Commission of Ohio case.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BUSINESS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BUSINESS"};

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  • Plans finally released for new Dublin library branch
    Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 05:41 AM

    Much of the wrangling over land, cost-sharing and control of a new Dublin library has been resolved, and an architect’s rendering of a gleaming new structure has been released. Two years ago, Columbus Metropolitan Library Director Pat Losinski called the project "significantly behind schedule.” But he and Dublin officials say the wait will be worth it when a new branch and parking garage are completed.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • City paying $20,000 after loss in police public records case
    Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 02:28 PM

    Columbus officials have agreed to pay $20,000 in damages and legal fees after the Ohio Supreme Court found the city's police division illegally refused to release public records.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Man pleads to four murder charges in 2015 Linden slayings
    Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 12:07 PM

    A man accused of killing four people in the basement of a South Linden house in June 2015 pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to avoid the death penalty.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Theodore Decker: Old friends say goodbye to Colo
    Thursday - 01/19/2017 - 06:43 AM

    Not long after a young female gorilla at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium inverted herself to look into Charlene Jendry’s downcast eyes — an adorable stunt that would change the woman’s life — Jendry began spending her afternoons in the gorilla house.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Single lane of I-71 southbound reopens after crashes on North Side
    Thursday - 01/19/2017 - 07:39 AM

    One lane of southbound Interstate 71 has reopened after a pair of crashes early Thursday, although commuters trying to get Downtown from the North Side will still face delays.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Mount Carmel’s new CEO gets welcome from Catholic bishop
    Thursday - 01/19/2017 - 05:46 AM

    To new Mount Carmel Health System President and CEO Edward Lamb, the position is more than a title, more than a job: it’s a calling. Lamb, originally from Las Vegas, acknowledged being “a little overcome” when he heard about the commissioning ceremony planned in his honor for Wednesday at Mount Carmel West.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BUSINESS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BUSINESS"};

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  • Trial begins in 2008 killing of elderly landlady in German Village
    Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 02:34 PM

    A trial in Common Pleas Court is getting underway more than eight years after the discovery of Alyce Seff's body in a wishing well behind one of her German Village rental properties.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Flu widespread across Ohio
    Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 11:37 AM

    Flu cases are widespread across the state, with hospitalizations for flu-like symptoms almost doubling to 287 during the first week of January, according to the Ohio Department of Health. The number of hospitalizations for flu symptoms — fever, cough, sore throat, body aces, headache, chills and fatigue — rose from 157 the last week of December, and the total hospitalization since the start of this flu season in October is 654.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Analysis says Ohio's new charter school reforms are working
    Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 09:25 AM

    Nearly a year after lawmakers enacted bipartisan reforms designed to provide more oversight and accountability of Ohio’s oft-criticized charter school system, a leading school choice advocate says they appear to be working.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Search over for human remains in Lake Erie plane crash
    Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 06:39 AM

    CLEVELAND — The search for human remains from a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month has ended, even though DNA testing has identified only three of the six people killed.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • City crews locate waterline break that flooded homes
    Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 05:10 PM

    Columbus Public Utilities workers plan to remove about a 20-foot section from a water line that broke on Monday, flooding a Northwest Side neighborhood.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Off-duty Columbus officer shoots would-be burglar at home
    Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 02:55 PM

    An off-duty Columbus police sergeant awoke to the sound of breaking glass and shot a would-be burglar breaking into his home near Grove City, the sheriff's office said.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-LOCAL"};

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  • Megabus no longer serving Columbus
    Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 10:49 AM

    Megabus has ceased service in Columbus, the low-cost bus carrier has confirmed. It once served cities including Cleveland, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh from Columbus, but had cut several unprofitable routes over the years.adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BUSINESS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BUSINESS"};

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