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Election results

NBC4i’s got graphs. Here are the Franklin County primary results:

  • Gahanna Mayor Becky Stinchcomb, Eric Brehm
  • Jefferson Township Fire Levy Yes
  • Mifflin Township Roads Levy No
  • New Albany Schools Bond Issue No
  • Reynoldsburg Mayor - Democrat James Castell
  • Reynoldsburg Mayor - Republican Brad McCloud
  • Reynoldsburg City Attorney James Hood
  • Reynoldsburg Ward Two Council Leslie Kelly
  • Truro Township Fire Levy Yes
  • Upper Arlington Public Library Tax Levy Yes
  • Upper Arlington PD & FD Levy Yes
  • Whitehall Mayor John Wolfe, Lynn Ochsendorf

The lesson, here? Schools bad, fire good.

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Glimcher expects to add 50 jobs at merged HQ in Columbus

Glimcher Realty Trust says its merger with Washington Prime Group Inc. (NYSE:WPG) will mean more jobs in Columbus. The $4.3 billion deal calls for....

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Skyline Exhibits nearly doubles space, launches SmartBox Creative

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The Meat Bar Pop-Up Restaurant Opening Downtown

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Sep 17, 2014 1:34 pm

Trader Joe’s-anchored center in Dublin sold after long delay

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Sep 17, 2014 1:09 pm

Commercial Vehicle Group unveils six-year plan to boost sales

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Sep 17, 2014 12:49 pm

Columbus Zoo Celebrating New Babies

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Sep 17, 2014 12:45 pm

Land Grant Brewing Company Opens Franklinton Operations

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Sep 17, 2014 12:28 pm

Walmart selling auto insurance in Ohio at ‘everyday low prices’

Want to find the best rates for auto insurance? Walmart says it can help with that. The retail giant and AutoInsurance.com have introduced an online....

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Sep 17, 2014 11:42 am

Independents Day Returns to Celebrate Local Music and More

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Sep 17, 2014 11:00 am

Ohioans say Kentucky drivers are the worst (and vice-versa)

When it comes to driving, Ohioans are not as rude as we probably think we are – though a neighboring state may disagree. Insure.com surveyed more....

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Sep 17, 2014 10:33 am

Covelli picks up 11 more Paneras in Dayton

Covelli Enterprises Inc. has taken another helping of Ohio’s Panera Bread restaurants. The Warren-based franchisee Wednesday acquired 11....

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Sep 17, 2014 10:11 am

Mount Carmel adding wellness-focused outpatient center in Delaware County

Mount Carmel Health System is building a 130,000-square-foot outpatient center emphasizing fitness and wellness in Delaware County – complete with....

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Sep 17, 2014 9:24 am

Restaurant Review: Spaghetti Warehouse

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Sep 17, 2014 8:19 am

No Debates???

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A Short History of Human Resources and Total Rewards

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Sep 17, 2014 7:32 am

Sold! Garth’s buys St. Louis auction company

The owners of Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers have purchased the assets of a beleaguered St. Louis auction company. Jeff and Amelia Jeffers....

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Sep 17, 2014 6:50 am

Morning Roundup: Columbus making bid for Browns training camp, Cedar Point

Columbus is making a bid for the Cleveland Browns' training camp, TechColumbus' business incubator scores high in a new ranking, a Chicago....

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Sep 17, 2014 6:49 am

National Roundup: Anheuser-Busch warns NFL over discipline issues (Video)

In a statement, Anheuser-Busch InBev sent a warning to the National Football League, that it is, "not yet satisfied with the league's handling of....

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Sep 17, 2014 6:04 am

Federally chartered banks converting to state regulation to save money

Several of Ohio’s federally chartered banks are thinking they’ll be better off with the state as their primary regulator. Two have converted....

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Sep 16, 2014 4:13 pm

Faber names Ohio Senate members to Energy Mandates Study Committee

The Ohio Senate has named its half of the committee to review Ohio’s renewable energy mandates. Sen. Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati, told Business First....

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Sep 16, 2014 3:35 pm

So You Want To Be A Columbus City Councilmember?

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Sep 16, 2014 3:32 pm

Battelle aims for business use of quantum-computing encryption for cybersec

Battelle is testing the first commercially funded U.S. network to use quantum computing to protect data from cyber attacks – before hackers figure....

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Sep 16, 2014 2:58 pm

When Barry met Sammy – A Funny View of Human Resources and Knowledge Mana

When Barry met Sammy – A Funny View of Human Resources and Knowledge Management “When Barry met Sammy, the Tale of Two Assets”,....

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Sep 16, 2014 2:15 pm

Max & Erma’s Restaurants willing to bet on casinos

Max & Erma’s Restaurants is doubling down on the gaming business. The Columbus-based restaurant chain will be opening in the Trop Casino....

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Sep 16, 2014 1:50 pm

Logistics firm said to be mystery tenant at Groveport’s Air East Business

A third-party logistics company plans to occupy a 530,000-square-foot, build-to-suit project set for Cabot Properties’ Air East Business Park....

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Sep 16, 2014 1:48 pm

Top of the List: Central Ohio’s biggest homebuilders

The No. 1 homebuilder in Central Ohio was launched by two cousins, one of whom started his career by selling furniture, then moved to apartments....

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Sep 16, 2014 1:38 pm

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to keynote Columbus Chamber’s annual meeting

You’ve probably heard of the Columbus Chamber’s upcoming keynote speaker. Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Central Ohio’s largest....

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Sep 16, 2014 1:31 pm

AEP exec: EPA’s carbon plan ‘just not going to happen and something nee

The U.S. EPA’s proposed carbon rule has attracted hundreds of thousands of public comments, leading the agency Tuesday to extend its commenting....

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Sep 16, 2014 1:24 pm

Fall Guide to Local Music – Part I

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Sep 16, 2014 12:23 pm

New Kahiki president thinks craft brew movement should inspire innovation n

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Sep 16, 2014 12:23 pm

Glimcher, Washington Prime merger should create ‘platform built for growt

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Sep 16, 2014 12:06 pm

Big manufacturers challenging FirstEnergy Solutions’ polar vortex surchar

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Sep 16, 2014 11:27 am

MidAmerican Global gets OK for foreign investment fund

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Sep 16, 2014 11:21 am

Online shopping, in-store pickup? Great. Online shopping, curbside pickup?

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Sep 16, 2014 10:34 am

Massive amount of data changing way retailers predict consumer behavior, fu

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Sep 16, 2014 10:28 am

State Bank building full-service branch in Dublin, could add 16 workers

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Sep 16, 2014 9:59 am

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Sep 16, 2014 9:58 am

Huntington puts its stamp on Bank of America branches in Michigan

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Sep 16, 2014 9:50 am

Glimcher Realty Trust being acquired

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Sep 16, 2014 9:12 am

Morning Roundup: Stone Brewing wants higher ABV limit, S.S. Central America

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Sep 16, 2014 6:51 am

Kahiki Foods taps brewery industry veteran as president

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Sep 16, 2014 6:51 am

AAA affiliate buys Bob Sumerel Tire shops

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Sep 16, 2014 6:43 am

Urban Outfitters apologizes for 'blood-stained' Kent State sweatshi

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Sep 16, 2014 6:16 am

Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

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Sep 16, 2014 6:10 am

National Roundup: Sears to borrow $400M from CEO's hedge fund

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Sep 16, 2014 6:10 am

5-Star Luxury Hotel HR Manager on “Human Resources”

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Sep 15, 2014 8:14 pm

Wyandotte Winery Acquires Rockside Vineyards

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Sep 15, 2014 3:25 pm

Suburban Streets in Columbus More Accident-Prone than Urban Streets

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Sep 15, 2014 3:09 pm

Paulding County wind farms delayed by lack of financing

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Sep 15, 2014 1:31 pm

CNG fueling station coming to Obetz as IGS Energy builds network

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