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Coronavirus in Ohio nursing homes: Who is to blame?
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Coronavirus in Ohio nursing homes: Who is to blame?

: Who is to blame? Problems with identifying asymptomatic carriers and having difficulty with memory-care patients have contributed to the spread...

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Clintonville neighbors provide intimate ceremony for 5 high school graduates
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Clintonville neighbors provide intimate ceremony for 5 high school graduates

Five graduates of Columbus high schools were honored in a small ceremony in their Clintonville neighborhood Saturday, complete with a speech from...

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Newark nursing home staff go home after 65-day isolation to prevent coronavirus spread
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Newark nursing home staff go home after 65-day isolation to prevent coronavirus spread

It was shaping up to be another quiet evening at The Inn at SharonBrooke, as it had been for months. In the absence of visitors and the usual shift...

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Newark nursing home staff goes home after 65-day stay with residents to prevent virus
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Newark nursing home staff goes home after 65-day stay with residents to prevent virus

The facilities' strict protocol paid off: Not a single staff member or resident was diagnosed with COVID-19. It was shaping up to be another quiet...

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Busy April, May for county recorder despite pandemic
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Busy April, May for county recorder despite pandemic

While submissions of deed, mortgage paperwork and other documents likely will slow down later in the year with an expected economic downturn...

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Busy April, May for Franklin County Recorder’s office despite pandemic
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Busy April, May for Franklin County Recorder’s office despite pandemic

While submissions of deed, mortgage paperwork and other documents likely will slow down later in the year with an expected economic downturn...

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Busy April, May for Franklin County recorder’s office,  despite pandemic
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Busy April, May for Franklin County recorder’s office, despite pandemic

While submissions of deed, mortgage paperwork and other documents likely will slow down later in the year with an expected economic downturn...

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Franklin County engineer opens disadvantaged business initiative
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Franklin County engineer opens disadvantaged business initiative

Other governmental offices already have comparable programs in place, including the Ohio Department of Transportation, the city of Columbus and the...

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Coronavirus shutdown offers opportunity to rethink how we live
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Coronavirus shutdown offers opportunity to rethink how we live

Experts believe that this moment will have a lasting impact, and force leaders to make changes. The coronavirus pandemic has upended our lives over...

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Coronavirus has pumped brakes on Parsons Avenue growth and full reopening for some businesses
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Coronavirus has pumped brakes on Parsons Avenue growth and full reopening for some businesses

Parsons Avenue on Columbus' South Side was on a roll. Now, with a festival planned for Saturday shut down, and some new businesses struggling, can...

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Coronavirus: Few health complaints filed after retail restarts but jump expected with more reopenings
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Coronavirus: Few health complaints filed after retail restarts but jump expected with more reopenings

Public health officials expect more complaints about social distancing and masks as businesses begin to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. But...

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Columbus to thwart evictions with federal assistance funds
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Columbus to thwart evictions with federal assistance funds

Columbus announces a $3 million portion of CARES Act funding from the U. S. Department of Treasury, to help people avoid evictions. Keeping people...

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As coronavirus curtails revenue, Columbus considers creating four more tax-abatement areas
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As coronavirus curtails revenue, Columbus considers creating four more tax-abatement areas

Columbus City Council public hearing clears the way for four new tax-abatements zones to be voted on next week. As public agencies across Franklin...

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Ohio customers should plan on masks when many stores reopen
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Ohio customers should plan on masks when many stores reopen

Many stores, including major chains, will require customers to wear masks when entering stores, along with store workers. Others are just...

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Coronavirus: Delaware County seeks tax relief for businesses and homeowners
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Coronavirus: Delaware County seeks tax relief for businesses and homeowners

Delaware County wants to push back its property tax collections by six weeks to help residents avoid delinquency and foreclosure. Preventing home...

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Bike, running shops keep customers moving despite coronavirus
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Bike, running shops keep customers moving despite coronavirus

Running stores and bicycle shops, along with their customers, are finding creative ways to cope with the coronavirus outbreak that has shuttered...

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Coronavirus in Ohio: How to donate to Goodwill, ReStore during pandemic
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Coronavirus in Ohio: How to donate to Goodwill, ReStore during pandemic

Goodwill Columbus is accepting donations outside of certain locations where the company has a roof over its drive thru. These locations include...

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Coronavirus: Pandemic derailed The Cheesecake Girl's grand opening, then community stepped up
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Coronavirus: Pandemic derailed The Cheesecake Girl's grand opening, then community stepped up

Samantha Strange was planning to open her bakery in Old Hilliard right as the global pandemic hit. With consistent orders keeping her afloat, she...

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Coronavirus: Pandemic derailed The Cheesecake Girl’s grand opening, then community stepped up
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Coronavirus: Pandemic derailed The Cheesecake Girl’s grand opening, then community stepped up

Samantha Strange was planning to open her bakery in Old Hilliard right as the global pandemic hit. With consistent orders keeping her afloat, she...

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Madison County pond alters creek, riles neighbor and prompts Army Corps inquiry
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Madison County pond alters creek, riles neighbor and prompts Army Corps inquiry

Paul Gross loves ponds and has been building on on his 45 acres in Madison County to stock with fish and promote ecology. His neighbor says it has...

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Ohio National Guard and Military Reserve take on new mission: feeding the needy amid coronavirus
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Ohio National Guard and Military Reserve take on new mission: feeding the needy amid coronavirus

As many as 400 members of the Ohio National Guard and the Ohio Military Reserve, activated last week at the call of Gov. Mike DeWine, fanned out...

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Coronavirus: Commissioners to move on small business, employee relief

Franklin County to redirect funds to boost loans for small businesses, provide incentive payments to out-of-work residents completing job training...

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DeWine says Ohio casinos should be closed
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DeWine says Ohio casinos should be closed

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's office says its ban on public gatherings to protect the public for the outbreak of the new coronavirus doesn't include an...

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Columbus Metropolitan and Southwest library systems closing until at least April 6 due to coronavirus
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Columbus Metropolitan and Southwest library systems closing until at least April 6 due to coronavirus

The Columbus Metropolitan Library's main library and all branches will close at 6 p.m. Friday and remain closed through April 6 because of the...

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Franklin County commissioners OK funds for dog licensing and affordable housing
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Franklin County commissioners OK funds for dog licensing and affordable housing

The auditor's office estimates that only one-third of dogs in the county are properly licensed. The Franklin County auditor's office is starting a...

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Extension of Hyatt Regency lease also tied to Nationwide Arena loan
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Extension of Hyatt Regency lease also tied to Nationwide Arena loan

As part of the Nationwide Arena loan repayment, the Greater Columbus Convention Center is also renegotiating a long-term lease that allowed...

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Single moms team up for advice, assistance through Motherful support group
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Single moms team up for advice, assistance through Motherful support group

Motherful's mission is to create a community of single mothers to share resources and encouragement. Since its founding by three women near the end...

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Morrow County officials question OhioHealth’s operation of local hospital
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Morrow County officials question OhioHealth’s operation of local hospital

Morrow County continues to pressure it's sole, county-owned hospital in Mount Gilead to maintain a full-scale operation and ER, even though...

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Developer revising plans for Olde Towne East apartment project
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Developer revising plans for Olde Towne East apartment project

Metropolitan Holdings has planned to build a five-story, 117-unit apartment building at the northeast corner of Oak and South 18th streets, which...

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Planned sports mecca ready in Delaware County after financing delays
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Planned sports mecca ready in Delaware County after financing delays

Plans revealed 18 months ago for a sports complex and stadium at Evans Farms development in Orange Township have been on hold after developers...

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