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  • Columbus food photographer Catherine Murray is hoping to raise $8,500 through an online Kickstarter campaign so she can publish a miniature book of recipes that can be prepared by children.

    Photographer trying to kick-start tiny cookbook

    A tiny cookbook for little children is Catherine Murray's big ambition.
  • Heroin has become a local epidemic. No longer an inner-city problem, it pervades every central Ohio suburb. It's a community problem. Young people are getting hooked in increasing numbers. For some, there is hope through rehabilitation and treatment. For others, the story ends tragically in death.

    Heroin Hits Home

    In this three-week series, ThisWeek Community News talks to law enforcement, school officials, treatment professionals and addicts about the extremely addictive drug and what can be done to solve the problem. Week one looks at the faces of addiction.
  • American Institute of Alternative Medicine

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    Lizetter Anu, left, of Northand, laughs as she learns how to use a blood pressure machine while in a nursing class at the American Institute for Alternative Medicine Aug. 28. The school, which was started to train students in massage therapy, has added acupuncture, nursing and medical assisting to its curriculum. It will celebrate its 20th anniversary Sept. 6.

    After 20 years, massage therapy is mainstream

    Convinced of the value of therapeutic massage, two central Ohio women sought more than two decades ago to get someone, anyone, interested in properly training people to become masseurs and masseuses.
  • Military Veterans Resource Center

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    Director of Operations Tim Taylor (left) helps counselor Dave Miller assemble a box that will be used to collect donations for Ohio veterans during an all-day training session held Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the Military Veterans Resource Center in Northland.

    Nonprofit's mission: Help veterans find jobs

    It's a new name but the same mission for a Northland-based nonprofit organization that seeks to help veterans find jobs.

Board of health gives Northland-area grocery store one more chance

Saraga International Grocery in the Northland area has been given a month to clean up its act.
Morse Road

Study shows corridor needs more improvements

The Morse Road business corridor is more parking lots than people-friendly.

Noise complaints require two calls to get action

When it comes to complaints about loud noise, one call accomplishes nothing at all.
Police beat

Equipment stolen after thief uses garage door opener

Equipment valued at $9,000, including a welder, was stolen from a Blue Ash Place address during a burglary reported at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 8.
Sept. 20 fundraiser

Cristo Rey ready to show off renovated facility

A year after opening a Columbus school to provide new opportunities to underprivileged students, Cristo Rey Columbus High School will unveil its newly renovated facilities during a garden party fundraiser on Saturday night.
Sept. 21 at four city locations

Gyimah predicts Let's Move event will do well

Let's Move, Columbus, an effort to get families to make physical fitness a part of everyday life, is just around the corner.
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