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  • 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.
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    Danya Furda of Gahanna looks at glasswork for sale during Old Worthington Market Day on Saturday, Sept. 13. The annual event is organized by the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Market Day

District scores A's, B's on 2013-14 report card

Worthington City Schools officials continue to be pleased with the state report card results, which show that local students again progressed more than projected last year.
Snow House

Apartments plan tabled to allow time to scrutinize

The Snow House Apartments proposal was tabled by the Architectural Review Board/Municipal Planning Commission on Sept. 11 but only to allow more time to study the details.
Former Masonic Lodge

Idea for site's future draws opposing views

In 1820, a few of Worthington's founding fathers put together their money and their talents to build a Masonic Temple.

Council: TIF may move ahead but not done deal

Plans to create a tax-increment-financing district in downtown Worthington will move ahead, but that does not mean Worthington City Council is committed to the idea.
Police beat

Online threat vows to 'shoot up' TWHS, start race fights

Worthington police surrounded Thomas Worthington High School about 10:50 a.m. Sept. 11 after receiving reports of threats made to "shoot up the school today."

Eight Worthington students named Merit semifinalists

Eight Worthington high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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