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    Cenntenial High School girls soccer team players (from left) Megan Clifton, Sarah Hangen, Sidney Stephens, Katie Briss, Lindsay Giardelli and Kira Watkins, line up during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner prior to their game against Columbus International last Thursday, Sept 4. The Stars went on to post a 10-0 victory.

    Stars aligned before win

    Rosie, an official K-9 Comfort Dog, is surrounded by members of Atonement Lutheran Church. Clockwise from left are Eliana Larson, the Rev. Brian Larson, Carly Fryman, Maggie Fryman, Preschool Director Carmen Fryman, Noah Larson, Jessie Fryman, Ian Fryman and Logan Fryman. Rosie is the first Comfort Dog to be assigned in Ohio through Lutheran Church Charities.

    New ministry program 'makes use of a great dog'

    Rosie is ready.

Columbus stops multiuse-path plan, but doesn't offer explanation

The city of Columbus has applied the brakes to plans to build a bike path along state Route 161 from Linworth to Sawmill roads.
Police beat

$29,000 of jewelry reported stolen from residence

Jewelry items valued at $29,000, including a $5,000 gold wedding band, were reported stolen in a break-in at an Avery Oak Drive residence at 7:18 p.m. Sept. 5

Judge: Environmental court only one of its kind in Ohio

When the owner of a problem property says the problem has been solved and the prosecution says it has not, Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Daniel R. Hawkins has a simple solution:
Northwest Civic Association

Trustees say they can't back proposed high school sign

Fran Hershey said she's "just trying to be a good neighbor."
O'Meara to retire Nov. 30

Metro Parks chief ready to embark on new trail

John O'Meara will retire Nov. 30 after 16 years as director of the Franklin County Metro Parks.
Louis V. Fabro

Journalism, public-relations icon dies at 83

A veteran journalist and public-relations professional has left behind scores of friends and a legacy of professional accomplishment.
Ronald McDonald House

Volunteer's dedication spans 30 years of change

In the late 1970s, Judy Skinner heard only whispers that Columbus would be home to a Ronald McDonald House.
Great Placemakers Lab

Planner touts neighborhood walkability Sept. 16-19

Professional planner Eric Fredericks likes walkable neighborhoods, so much so that he's made them his avocation.
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