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KIPP Columbus poised for expansion at new campus

A former Columbus State Community College golf course off Agler Road is now the new campus for an expanded local branch of a network of charter schools that serve disadvantaged students.

Instructor thought belly dancing days were behind her

When Fariba Mohammadyar came to the United States 18 years ago, she was leaving behind Europe, where she grew up, and Iran, where she was born.
Ebola preparedness

Health officials launch coordinated procedures

Local health officials want to assure the public they are prepared if an Ebola outbreak occurs in central Ohio.
Police beat

Northwest Columbus: Four women report continued harassment

Four women, one from Grove City and the rest residents of Willoway Circle South contacted Columbus police at 8:57 a.m. Oct. 25 to report ongoing harassment by another woman who accuses them of spreading rumors about her.
Issue 4

Children Services seeks 1.9-mill renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a 10-year, 1.9-mill renewal levy -- Issue 4 -- on the general election ballot Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Charter changes outlined for NCC

Deep review of the city charter led to 19 proposed revisions; They will appear as 3 grouped issues on the ballot

The "fundamental law of the city" can use a little updating after more than a century, state Rep. Michael F. Curtin said at the Oct. 7 Northland Community Council meeting.
Police beat

Columbus police: Woman says boyfriend pointed gun at her chest

A Smoky Row Road woman, in a report filed at 2:38 p.m. Oct. 17, said her boyfriend picked up a gun and pointed it at her chest the previous evening at 7 p.m. after she went to his Sanbury Boulevard residence to confront him over harassment dating back several months.
Ohio House race

Leland, Hall battle for Carney's 22nd District seat

Like the days of yore, David Leland is knocking on doors, trying to get the pulse of the 22nd Ohio House District.
Nov. 4 election

Children Services makes case for renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says.
Franklin County auditor

Nov. 4 race pits incumbent against UA councilman

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.

Volunteer of the Year nominations sought

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News are seeking nominations for the third annual Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year award.

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