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Race for Breast Cancer Awareness, 7:30 a.m. Oct. 1 at Franklin Heights High School, 1001 Demorest Road, Columbus. The 5K race will begin at 9 a.m. on the track. Proceeds benefit the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. Registration before Sept. 17 costs $20 for adults, $10 for ages 11-18 and free for ages 10 and younger. For more information or to register, visit fhhs5kraceforawareness.weebly.com.
Christina Verplatse is too young to get behind the wheel of a car -- but in the cockpit, she's an old pro.
The South-Western City School District earned failing grades on three of the six components of the 2015-16 state report card released Sept. 15 by the Ohio Department of Education.
Columbus Charter Review Committee
Franklin County Republican Central Committee Chairman Brad Sinnott says the local GOP is maintaining a healthy skepticism over the recent convening of a Columbus Charter Review Committee.
Local races and issues
Dave Paul fears that, amid the storm and fury of the presidential election this year, people may be turned off by politics.
Heroes for Heroes
The Heroes for Heroes 5K obstacle race Sept. 11 at Civic Park had a dual purpose this year, according to race committee member Michelle Brennan: to honor the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and help a good cause.
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South-Western City Schools
The South-Western City School District board on Sept. 12 approved a three-year agreement with the district's administrators that provides a 2.25 percent pay increase each year.
Thanks to new rules from the Federal Aviation Administration, the world of commercial drone flight is no longer the wild west.