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It sounds like a water-slide ride on a hot, sunny day, but the "summer slide" is not fun when it happens to school-age children -- it's more like ice cream melting down the side of a cone, as children lose reading and math skills over the summer.
Technologies that would potentially be used by emergency responders to contain and decontaminate an urban area after a radiological accident or attack were given field tests June 24 at Battelle's King Avenue campus.
Weather where you liveThe Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays of the year. A perfect time to visit with family, eat too much at cookouts and sit out on a blanket to watch fireworks. When I think of the Fourth ... I think of summer! But where is the real summer weather this year?
Looking to buy local? Then check out our guide to seasonal farm markets.
It's like reading the paper without the actual paper.
A federal grand jury has charged three people with forcing immigrant minors to work at Ohio egg farms, including one farm in Croton.
Hilliard school board
Hilliard school board members are expected to decide next week whether to seek an operating levy and $40 million bond issue on the Nov. 3 ballot.
Capt. Adam Moore said a Delaware police sergeant discovered the remnants of an explosive about noon on Wednesday, July 1, while walking through the department's parking lot at 70 N. Union St.
Gahanna is in the process of examining its code involving cellular towers, with any changes expected to be considered by City Council later this summer.
Worthington's UMCH site
Lifestyle Communities unveiled its tentative plans for a 571-unit mixed-use development on Worthington’s United Methodist Children’s Home site for the first time Monday, June 29.
Fifteen months of construction recently began for $14 million in additions and renovations to Columbus Academy, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road.
Residents of a local condominium complex again will have leaf pickup and snow removal services after they were cut off last year because their street had not been dedicated to Upper Arlington for nearly 30 years.
Red, White & Boom
The 35th annual Red, White & Boom celebration will introduce a new craft-beer park, feature a national musical act and honor Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman who has decided not to seek a fifth term this year.
Boys GolfThe path of Grant Godfrey's golf career took an unexpected turn last winter.
Week 1: Honorable MentionThe numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.
Women's SoccerEryn Weber has heard more than a few fans of the Columbus Eagles FC say that for as well as the second-year amateur women's soccer team has played so far this season, it should have won more than once in its first seven games.
Athletes of the YearNow that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce the Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:
Like many young children, Vikram Srikonda has begun playing traditional sports like basketball and baseball. He plans on trying out for soccer in the fall.
None of the seven central Ohio club soccer teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Cup from June 20-24 in Fox Cities, Wis., captured a championship.
One doesn't have to journey far from Ohio State on a given Friday night in the fall to hear the Buckeyes' fight song being played by a high school band.
Since the last time the Ohio High School Athletic Association determined its football divisions based on the enrollment numbers of its member schools in May 2013, Marion-Franklin's boys enrollment dropped by 36 while Beechcroft's was unchanged.
Table TalkSobha Singh Dhillon, the owner of three Aab locations, has more central Ohio stores planned.
It started with a song Amy Black wrote for her father and led to what the singer-songwriter called "an awakening."
Cirque du Soleil's KoozaWhen Cirque du Soleil performer Jimmy Ibarra was asked by The Beat how he came to be an acrobat on the apparatus called the Wheel of Death, his first answer was, "it was crazy."
After a four-year run on Columbus’ South Side, the Explorers Club has closed.
Cincinnati's Walk the Moon is fun, fresh and vibrant, but also tuneful, hooky and smart. Sadly, it's also sold out, as in the band's scheduled June 26 show at Lifestyle Communities Pavilion. This is a bummer. So The Beat offers a double-slate of 10 Fab shows to help ease the pain.
The German Heritage House will become the site of a restaurant and beer garden this fall.
Alchemy Juice Bar + Café is working on recipes for paletas, Latin-American frozen confections.