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    Max Danner, 14, poses for a portrait with his regional trophy at his home in Lewis Center. Max, a student at Oakstone Academy in Westerville, will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee next month.

    Love of reading paves way to national bee

    Enamor. Definition: to inflame with love. Part of speech: verb. Used in a sentence: Max Danner spelled enamor correctly, and now he's going to Washington, D.C., for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Two groups step up, back White's claims against school board

Two nonpartisan civic organizations agree with an Olentangy school board member that the board violated open-meetings law in 2012.

Third jewelry-store burglary has police seeking links

Powell police responded to the third jewelry-store burglary in the city in the past three months April 9.

Nixed zoning request won't stop Dominion Homes

Although a Berlin Township board rejected its rezoning request last week, Dominion Homes officials said the company still plans to build homes on a property off Africa Road.

Health district reaches out to bedbug victims

The Delaware General Health District hopes its new program will help take some of the bite out of paying for bedbug treatments.

Powell helps residents clean out their medicine cabinets

The city of Powell will offer residents a safe way to dispose of their unneeded prescription drugs next week.
Police beat

Orange Township residents lose $15,000 in phone scam

Two Orange Township residents contacted Delaware County Sheriff's deputies earlier this month after they reportedly lost thousands of dollars in a phone scam.

Olentangy's spring break moves for 2014-15

The Olentangy school board voted unanimously last week to shift spring break forward for the 2014-15 school year.
A walk in the park

Sounds of spring precede visual clues

If you want to know spring is here, don't look first for the tree leaves or the woodland wildflowers. Don't look for baby birds or wait for balmy breezes.
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