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Police officers to divvy up winning ticket

Nov. 30, 2012— It wasn’t for the $588 million jackpot, but agroup of Columbus police officers will split $1 million from a winning Powerball ticket they purchased at a gas station near Grandview Heights.
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Volunteers toeing the line

Oct. 25, 2012 — Steve Scheel stood behind a yellow line facing the Franklin County early voting center, his arms folded over his Romney/Ryan T-shirt. His shadow crossed the line, but his feet could not.
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Changing laws might not help

Oct. 12, 2012 — The system for monitoring campaign spending in Ohio relies on honesty, which can make it challenging to pick out bad apples.
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Potency of political ads fleeting at best

Oct. 7, 2012 — The more you try to dodge the political ads bombarding Ohio, the harder they’ll try to find you.
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Specialty court docket serves veterans

Sept. 17, 2012 — On a medic run in 2006, first responder Zachary Bickenheuser saved the life of a childhood friend from a heroin overdose.
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Firefighter diversity at risk

July 23, 2012 — Cliff Foster overcame plenty of obstacles to become a firefighter in 1979.
Though a 1975 federal court mandate, which ordered Columbus to hire one black firefighter for every white firefighter who was hired, helped get him the job, the challenge didn’t stop when he walked into the Columbus Fire Division.
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Storm’s damage forces family of six to relocate

July 6, 2012 — The sky grew dark, and the winds gained strength outside as Amanda Kothe prepared dinner for her family last Friday in Westerville.
The night was planned: After a meal of French-bread pizza, the family would head to Michigan for vacation.
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Plastic Surgery: More men OK with a nip here, tuck there

June 24, 2012 — When Dr. Robert Heck began to notice wrinkles in his forehead five years ago, he thought of all the patients he had treated with Botox. He decided it was his turn.
“I do Botox,” said Heck, 45, who works at Columbus Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery. “I tell all my patients I am full of Botox.”
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Let the games begin

June 23, 2012 — Bryson Routsong runs at a pace he compares to Sonic the Hedgehog’s. Brandon Williams claims to be built for speed. Arthur Devennish likes to go lightning fast.
However they phrase it, Gahanna’s men’s relay team was ready to run.
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Wanted: Lifeguards for Columbus city pools

June 19, 2012 — On a hot summer day, George Wilder often can be found trekking to the Marion-Franklin Pool to cool off with his friends.
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Hospital open house reveals place for healing and fun

June 11, 2012 — Jennifer Ross, adorned with pink flowers and ribbons in her hair, ran to hug the giant wooden frog welcoming visitors to the ninth floor of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
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City’s past comes alive

June 4, 2012 — Donning a navy blue sack coat like those worn by Civil War soldiers, Brent Nimmo told anyone who would listen stories of the more than 151,000 buried in Green Lawn Cemetery.
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