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    One of the clowns in the Dead Clown Hall of Fame, part of Rib's 3D Funhouse at ScareAtorium, was photographed though 3D glasses. ScareAtorium is located in the former PharMor store at Northland Plaza, 2605 Northland Plaza Drive, Columbus. It is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from Oct. 16 through Nov. 1, with "lights on" tours offered on Sundays.

    ScareAtorium's frightful fun includes 2 attractions

    Most people think a haunted house attraction is tossed together in late September.
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    Pilot Dogs trainer Steve Hoyt, left, takes a blindfolded Calista Harper around the building with a Labrador retriever in training to simulate walking with a guide dog.

    Puppy raisers fundamental to Pilot Dogs training program

    Pilot Dogs, a central Ohio nonprofit, has been serving the blind community for more than 60 years by providing guide dogs.
South-Western City Schools

5-year forecast projects steady finances

South-Western City Schools' finances are projected to be healthy over the next five years.

Library board accepts Grove City's latest proposal

The Southwest Public Libraries board of trustees agreed Tuesday, Oct. 14, to accept the latest proposal from Grove City for a joint venture to build a new library in the Town Center.
Issues 6, 7 and 8

Three choices, 19 charter changes for voters

Columbus voters will face Issues 6, 7 and 8 -- all amendments to the City Charter -- on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

Education foundation launches membership drive

The South-Western City Schools Educational Foundation has launched its first-ever membership drive.
24th Ohio House District

Kunze faces challengers Hoff, Noble on Nov. 4 ballot

The Nov. 4 general-election ballot will include three candidates vying to represent the 24th Ohio House District.
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