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Columbus State Student Denied Posting Event Flyers

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FrontPageMagazine.com wrote Censorship State By Patrick Poole Wednesday, October 03, 2007 Earlier this week a Columbus State Community College administrator expressly denied a request from student leaders to post a flier promoting Islamofascism Awareness Week amid what student leaders of the school’s chapter of the Terrorism Awareness Project say is a growing atmosphere of censorship […]

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Bill Todd’s New Radio Ad Features Rape SFX

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The Other Paper wrote RADIO ACTIVE With a tasteless new commercial, Bill Todd enters the home stretch of a hopeless mayoral campaign. Will he still respect himself on Nov. 7? by dan williamson / October 11, 2007 Todd’s new radio ad is one of the more jarring political commercials you’re ever likely to hear. It […]

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Mayoral Debate Round One: Wed October 3rd

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Press Release wrote Columbus Mayoral Debate with Mayor Michael Coleman and Bill Todd The Columbus Metropolitan Club hosts the Columbus Mayoral Debate with Mayor Michael Coleman and Bill Todd, Wednesday, October 3, 2007, at the Buckeye Hall of Fame Café, 1421 Olentangy River Road. Registration begins at 11:30, lunch is at noon, and the event […]

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Sticking up for drinking and driving

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The Other Paper wrote Sticking up for drinking and driving by Erik Johns September 20, 2007 Even most avowed drunkards see some merit in drunken driving laws. But one Columbus man thinks he has the stuff to take on the system and win one for the boozy motorists of the world. “I, like most people, […]

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Smoking ban nets zero fines in Central Ohio

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Smoking ban nets zero fines in region Monday, September 17, 2007 By James Nash More than four months after state health authorities began enforcing a tough new anti-smoking law, not one business in central Ohio has been fined for violating it. Just 34 warning letters have gone out to bars, veterans […]

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Khat legislation worries Somali community

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Khat legislation worries Somali community Friday, September 7, 2007 By Sherri Williams Efforts to further criminalize khat, an illegal stimulant used here by some Somalis, should wait until East Africans are more educated about its penalties. Though some Somalis gathered at the meeting said the leafy substance is not harmful and […]

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