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  • Franklin County Board of Elections

    Cole Paxton, an electrician with Vaughn Industries, installs computer servers July 9 during final renovations at the Franklin County Board of Elections' new headquarters at 1700 Morse Road. The elections board was scheduled to move into its new offices Tuesday, July 15. JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS

    Morse Road office has more space, better access

    The Franklin County Board of Elections was scheduled to reopen this week at its new digs: the former Kohl's department store at 1700 Morse Road.

Charter review commission: No wards

The Columbus Charter Review Commission has recommended against creating wards or a combination of wards and at-large representation on city council.
Police beat

Woman reports ex-boyfriend attacked her

An Archdale Lane woman called Columbus police at 8:45 a.m. July 10 and said 30 minutes earlier her ex-boyfriend had struck her in the head and body approximately 10 times. report

Three Columbus high schools ‘beat the odds’

Three Columbus high schools that bucked a trend are worthy of celebration and should probably be consider a model for others, according to a report issued by a nonprofit organization focused on improving public education in Ohio.
Ohio History Center

Exhibit highlights plight of endangered species

Here's a thought: Since the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620, more than 500 species, subspecies and varieties of animals and plants in North America have become extinct.
West Nile

GIS maps to help residents track virus reports

Columbus Public Health is using the latest technology to combat mosquitoes and the spread of the West Nile virus.
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Coverage of Centennial and Watterson High School sports teams


Columbus City School District news, including database searches

Cops & Courts

Columbus police reports and other crime news, including database searches