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    Missing man's body in submerged car, Delaware officials confirm

    A car pulled from a small pond in Orange Township on Tuesday has been identified as belonging to Tony Luzio, a Liberty Township man who has been missing for nearly a decade.
  • Weather where you live

    Enter ThisWeek-10TV coloring contest; winner will join me on-air

    With this column, we introduce the first ever ThisWeek Community News-10TV News coloring contest.
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    One of the clowns in the Dead Clown Hall of Fame, part of Rib's 3D Funhouse at ScareAtorium, was photographed though 3D glasses. ScareAtorium is located in the former PharMor store at Northland Plaza, 2605 Northland Plaza Drive, Columbus. It is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from Oct. 16 through Nov. 1, with "lights on" tours offered on Sundays.

    Halloween 2014

    From the spooky to the downright terrifying, we have you covered when it comes to Halloween. Trick-or-Treat times, fall festivals, Halloween parties, pumpkin parades and more.
  • 2014 General Election coverage

    Check out ThisWeek's coverage on issues and races, read letters to the editor and try our interactive guide to what's on the ballot before you vote.
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    Gabriella Leach (right), a second-grader at Hoffman Trails Elementary School, holds up a sign to honor veterans participating in the Hilliard Veterans Day Parade on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. She was joined by classmate Shayne Lintz (left). Hoffman Trails principal Shelli Miller and first-grade teacher Renee Hammersmith worked with parents to organize students attending the parade.

    Veterans Day 2014

    Veterans Day is Tuesday, Nov. 11. Many communities are planning ceremonies and other events to commemerate the day. Also, if you are a veteran check out our guide to free meals, travel, hotels and more on or around Veterans Day.

Health officials launch coordinated Ebola-preparedness procedures

Local health officials want to assure a nervous public they are prepared for an Ebola outbreak in central Ohio.

Whitehall school-bus driver charged with assaulting students

Whitehall police announced Wednesday, Oct. 22, a Whitehall City School District bus driver has been charged after allegedly assaulting two students.
I-270 at Route 315

Bike path likely will be closed 18 months starting in 2020

A portion of the Olentangy bikeway likely will be closed for 18 months when the interchange at Interstate 270 and state Route 315 is constructed.

Issue 23 would add $460 to median annual tax bill

A proposed 25-percent income tax increase would raise the median Upper Arlington taxpayers' annual costs by more than $400, but supporters maintain it's an investment that has to be made.

Parent triggers Marysville school lockdown

A parent inadvertently caused a lockdown at Raymond Elementary School in Marysville this morning.

Olentangy board member wants Supreme Court’s take on open-meetings laws

Adam White has taken his legal fight against his fellow Olentangy school board members to the Ohio Supreme Court.

Residents seek help to quell traffic speed, noise

Groveport and Madison Township residents complained to two separate sets of elected officials last week about the traffic speed, congestion and noise that accompany increasing development in their communities.
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Sports

  • Soccer

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    Grove City High School junior Ben Swanson speaks to members of the Crew Juniors U-9 Gold boys team before signing his professional contract with the Crew on Oct. 16 at Thompson Park in New Albany.

    Swanson signing fulfills dream

    Shortly after the ceremony Oct. 16 to announce Ben Swanson's signing with the Columbus Crew, his mother, Beth, received a hug from coach Gregg Berhalter.
  • Boys Golf

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    Troy Taylor of South follows a tee shot during the Division I state tournament Oct. 18 at Ohio State's Scarlet Course. Taylor, a freshman, shot 164 over two days to tie for 21st place among 72 golfers.

    Taylor gets boost from OSU greats

    Troy Taylor of the Westerville South High School boys golf team kept a poker face after his worst round of the year, an 86 on the first day of the Division I state tournament Oct. 17 on Ohio State's Scarlet Course.
  • Girls Tennis

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    Upper Arlington's Audrey Berger (left) and Kyra Jung hug coach Shaun Stamps after winning the Division I state title Oct. 18.

    Berger, Jung earn state championship

    Scattered showers blew through central Ohio early on the morning of Oct. 18, prompting the Ohio High School Athletic Association to move the Division I state girls tennis tournament indoors to Elysium Tennis Center from Hilliard Davidson.
  • Girls Golf

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    Members of the Jerome girls golf program celebrate Oct. 18 at Ohio State's Gray Course after the Celtics captured their fourth consecutive state title. From left are coach C.D. Butcher, Reagan Dilorio, Taby Robinson, Abby Kiefer, Mariana Erana, Maite Erana, Sybil Robinson and assistant Fred Seely.

    Jerome wins fourth consecutive title

    As his team was soaking in another state championship Oct. 18 on Ohio State's Gray Course, Dublin Jerome High School girls golf coach C.D. Butcher said he couldn't think of two players more worthy of making history than seniors Maite Erana and Sybil Robinson.
Diving

Rubadue competes at world event

Competing in her second international meet, Worthington Kilbourne High School senior Rachel Rubadue placed in the top six in both of her women's diving events in the Pan American Olympic Festival held last month in Mexico City.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Girls water polo team wins 14th state title

According to Upper Arlington High School girls water polo coach Dan Peterkoski, the Golden Bears' ability to come at opponents like a hockey team was key to regaining the state title after a one-year lull.
Girls Tennis

Celtics again capture OTCA

As the only senior on the Dublin Jerome High School girls tennis team, Rhiannon James was determined to end her career on a high note when the Celtics competed in the Division I OTCA state tournament Oct. 19 at Reynoldsburg.
Boys Golf

Patriots' McCloskey earns all-state honors

Cameron McCloskey capped a breakthrough season for the Olentangy Liberty High School boys golf team.
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • Table Talk

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    Melissa Saunders, general manager of Blazing Saddles Saloon, is seen here with the Burger Buster. Those who can finish the entire plate within 30 minutes on Saturdays get it free and receive a T-shirt. Blazing Saddles is located at 121 E. Campus View Blvd.

    Saloon offers modern take on bygone era

    Blazing Saddles, modeled after an 1800s saloon, has opened in Crosswoods.
  • Rascal Flatts will be among the headliners for the inaugural Buckeye Country Superfest next June in Ohio Stadium.

    City, 'iconic' stadium score with Superfest

    Two things happen when it's announced that, for the first time in 12 years, a concert will be held inside Ohio Stadium: One, the venue will be repeatedly referred to as "iconic;" and two, sports metaphors will abound.
  • We Were Promised Jetpacks will play Skully's Music Diner Wednesday, Oct. 22.

    Fischer's Fab Five

    The Columbus Symphony Orchestra's annual Baroque Festival this year provides the added benefit of Nicholas McGegan's leadership.
Q&A

Gilkyson employs inspiration, tenacity in her songwriting

Singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson has been making burnt-edges Southwestern-style folk music that is both traditional and forward-looking for more than 20 years. The daughter of folk songwriter Terry Gilkyson (best-known for his The Bare Necessities from Disney's The Jungle Book), she is known for literate songs that often draw attention to the larger issues of the time. She was kind enough to answer some of The Beat's questions via email prior to her Oct. 21 show at Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza.

'Have some fun' at restaurateur's latest local venture

Local Cantina, to open Dec. 31, new spot for man who's quite familiar with Clintonville restaurant scene.

New owner, same recipes at reopened Pizza Mart

Pizza Mart on Sinclair Road is back in business after a fire nearly a year ago threatened to close the venerable establishment for good.
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