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Coming up

The Happiness Class, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at Meers Inc. Consulting Psychologists, 3246 Henderson Road, Columbus. Dr. Robert Gore will facilitate this free four-part class on happiness. For more information or to RSVP, call 614-451-0176 or visit

Dancing in 'Nutcracker'

BalletMet will present its annual production of "The Nutcracker" Dec. 9-24 at the Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St. Seventeen performances are scheduled, with ticket prices ranging from $29 to $89.

College notes

* Eighin Chan and Yi Du, of Columbus, were named to the 2016 summer dean's list at Kent State University.

Historic house will be transformed into brewpub

When Keith Dailey took his wife, Kim, into the historic Dierker Road structure he and business partner John G. Chess hope to turn into the Northwest Side's first brewpub, she recognized the place instantly.
City Attorney

Klein emerges as top choice for Dems

Zach Klein has emerged as the top Democratic candidate looking to replace Columbus City Attorney Richard C. Pfeiffer Jr., who has announced he would not seek re-election next year.
Columbus Metropolitan Library

Fines for overdue material to be eliminated

The Columbus Metropolitan Library system will stand to lose more than $370,000 a year after it eliminates fines for overdue materials Jan. 1.
Police beat

NW Columbus: Man reports being robbed at gunpoint

A Broadview Heights man told Columbus police he was shoved to the ground and robbed at gunpoint Dec. 1 at 5:35 p.m.
Dessert Theatre fundraiser

Plays take on the holidays

Yes, Vivian says, there is "Life After Christmas."

Coming up

Holiday cookie sale, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 3 at Linworth United Methodist Church, 7070 Bent Tree Blvd., Columbus. Proceeds will benefit church missions. For more information, call 614-336-8485 or visit
Police beat

NW Columbus: Man says strangers punched him, stole phone and cash

A 19-year-old man told Columbus police officers two strangers punched him and held him down at a bus stop on Bethel Road at 7 a.m. Nov. 22.
T.Y. Fine Furniture

Custom shop expanding to Clintonville site

Bursting at the seams at its current South Side showroom, T.Y. Fine Furniture is expanding into Clintonville.

Death Row exoneration called 'God's providence'

The Rev. Neil P. Kookoothe is not only a Catholic priest at the Church of St. Clarence in North Olmsted, but also a registered nurse and an attorney.

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