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Columbus Public Health to present three farmers markets

Columbus Public Health, 240 Parsons Ave., will host three farmers markets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Thursday, July 28, Aug. 4 and Aug. 11.

Video Central still thrives on rentals

The website indiefilmpicks.com contains a list compiled by filmmaker Jason Cortlund of what he identified as the last 150 video rental stores still open in North America.
Columbus City Schools

Levy to raise money for personnel, infrastructure

The Columbus Board of Education on July 21 unanimously voted to place a 6.92-mill combination levy-bond issue on the Nov. 8 general-election ballot.
Special-election ballot

Issue 1 debated on run up to Aug. 2 vote

Tuesday, Aug. 2, voters will decide if ward representation on Columbus City Council is necessary to replace an outmoded system or would lead to bitter political standoffs.
Police beat

NW Columbus: Cash, gun stolen from car

An Indiana woman told Columbus police her vehicle was broken into while it was parked at Hyatt Place Columbus/Dublin on Parkcenter Drive July 20.
Urban chicken booths

Easing restrictions under consideration

Columbus Public Health says it is looking for ways to ease restrictions for those who want to keep chickens on their property.

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College notes

* Abigail Bowman, of Columbus, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2016 semester at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.
Ironwood Wolves

Fairy tales disparage timid canines, group says

Wolves aren't so big, and they're not so bad, either.

CCS board ponders options for fall ballot

The Columbus school board is expected to decide Thursday, July 21, which of four levy options will be placed before voters on the Nov. 8 ballot.

GOP Central Committee endorses council wards

In what was considered a rare move, the Franklin County Republican Central Committee weighed in on an issue facing voters.
Police beat

NW Columbus: Electronics, jewelry stolen in apartment break-in

The flat-screen televisions, jewelry, a gaming system and a laptop computer, valued at a total of $3,475, were reported stolen July 15 in the burglary of a Winding Way apartment.
Columbus Jazz & Rib Fest

89-year-old Doc Severinsen isn't slowing down

Legendary trumpeter Doc Severinsen said it's hard to believe almost 25 years have passed since he was band leader of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson."

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