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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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Wild Birds Unlimited makes new nest on Sawmill Road

After nearly 30 years on Riverside Drive, a Wild Birds Unlimited franchise was forced this past summer to take wing.
Issues 6, 7 and 8

Three choices, 19 city charter changes for voters

Columbus voters will face Issues 6, 7 and 8 -- all amendments to the City Charter -- on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
Police Beat

Northwest Columbus: Woman says daughter reports finding threatening note

A McPartlan Court woman told Columbus Division of Police officers her daughter made a startling discovery inside the garage Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. -- a note threatening to kill the girl's mother if she did not run away from home.
Columbus Marathon

Runners this year will start, finish at same spot

For the first time in its history, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon will start and finish at the same place.
24th Ohio House District

Kunze faces challengers Hoff, Noble on Nov. 4 ballot

The Nov. 4 general-election ballot will include three candidates vying to represent the 24th Ohio House District.

NWCA sponsoring candidates forum Oct. 14

Ann Fisher, host of the WOSU Public Media daily public-affairs talk show All Sides, will serve as moderator for a "Meet the Candidates" forum Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Centennial High School.

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