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    Westerville Central High School senior Kyra Carlton aims for the target below during Central Ohio Technical College's third-annual egg-drop competition Friday, April 24, at the John Gilbert Reese Center at the Ohio State University at Newark.

    Best egg-drop designs can be hard to crack

    Central Ohio high school students scrambled to design a device to protect an egg from breaking when dropped from a height of 22 feet April 24 at the John Gilbert Reese Center at the Ohio State University at Newark.
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    The Delaware Readiness Center opened Monday, April 20, sharing a building with the Delaware Community Center YMCA on South Houk Road. The opening marks the return of the National Guard to Delaware since the William Street armory closed in 2008.

    National Guard returns to Delaware

    After a seven-year absence from the city of Delaware, the Ohio National Guard is back in a big way.
  • Weather where you live

    Hail can do major damage

    Chances are you saw the storm spotter video of the EF-4 tornado that touched down in Northern Illinois. But while tornadoes grab the headlines, it's another storm that can be even more costly to your home and car.
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Sports

  • Watterson Roundup

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    Twin sisters Amy (left) and Jenn Buening are the leaders on defense for the Watterson girls lacrosse team. Both girls have excelled after overcoming knee injuries sustained less than two weeks apart early in the 2013 season.

    Twins overcome identical injuries

    Twin sisters Amy and Jenn Buening are the first to admit they aren't quite as fast as they were before both sustained a major knee injury two years ago.
  • DeSales Roundup

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    Senior attacker Cayman Nebraska (left) has recorded 15 goals and a team-high 17 assists through eight games for the DeSales girls lacrosse team, which was 6-2 overall before playing Columbus Academy on April 21.

    Nebraska scores with approach

    Cayman Nebraska swears she always has been more comfortable operating behind the scenes for the DeSales High School girls lacrosse team rather than as the center of attention.
  • Softball

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    Senior third baseman and pitcher Megan Hatfield was batting .654 with two home runs and 16 RBI through nine games for the Northridge softball team.

    Northridge's Hatfield honing skills

    Megan Hatfield is a perfectionist, and it shows when she steps to the plate.
Commentary

Filling vacancy an easy call for Ohio Capital Conference

Something had to give, and it finally did.
Football

North-South Classic offers chance to shine

After finding out he'd been selected for the 70th annual Ohio North-South All-Star Classic football game, Dublin Coffman High School senior Sam McCollum decided to get creative with the way he'd reveal the news to his family.
Fencing

Wozniak, Zeng win state championships

Westerville Central High School sophomore Kelli Wozniak and Dublin Jerome sophomore Michael Zeng recently had to make room for their latest fencing trophies.
Whitehall-Yearling Roundup

Ferguson upbeat amid health issues

As athletics director Mike Ferguson roamed the grounds at the Whitehall-Yearling High School athletics complex during the 42nd annual Pat McMillin Invitational on April 18, he heard yells of "Hey, Fergie" and "Hey, Mike."
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • Table Talk

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    Manager Amanda Botha holds a Cuban cafe con leche at Red Velvet Cafe at 246 S. Fourth St. in downtown Columbus.

    Downtown cafe serving up Cuban coffee, desserts

    Red Velvet specializes in homemade creations, top-shelf java.
  • British composer/pianist Huw Watkins.

    Watkins equally happy with composing, playing

    Renowned British composer and pianist Huw Watkins will join ProMusica Chamber Orchestra as guest soloist and guest composer, as the orchestra features its second annual "Composer/Performer Project" concert this weekend in the Southern Theatre.

Fischer's Fab Five

Smokey Robinson, Eilen Jewell, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, and more round out the Fab Five.

Pair sees magic in performing 'Potted Potter' series mash-up

In the zany two-man play, Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience, which plays the Capitol Theatre Tuesday, April 21 through April 26, James Percy plays Harry Potter ... and Joseph Maudsley plays every other character in the HP universe.
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