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Julius Tate’s Family, Supporters Call for Justice and His Diploma

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Julius Tate’s Family, Supporters Call for Justice and His Diploma

Starting Sept. 2, Julius Tate Jr.’s family and a community of supporters have marched, calling for justice in his case. The “March Against Columbus” ended on Thursday, Sept. 17 with a march and candlelight vigil, where Tate’s family once again honored him at the location where he was killed. The conclusion to 16 days of […]

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Coronavirus Update: Big Ten Football to Resume this Fall

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Big Ten Football to Resume this Fall

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Wednesday, Sept. 16, 19,845 cases and 480 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 26,555 cases and 655 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 140,518 cases and 4,555 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Investigations Into Resident Complaints of Police Stifled by Officer Aversion

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Investigations Into Resident Complaints of Police Stifled by Officer Aversion

The results of an investigation by the law firm BakerHostetler, in which the firm was charged with reviewing complaints by residents against Columbus police officers during protests early this summer, appears to have been stifled by some officers unwilling to share complete information during the investigation. Mayor Andrew Ginther said during a Tuesday press conference […]

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Q&A: Morgan Harper on Columbus Stand Up! and Transitioning from Politics to Activism

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Q&A: Morgan Harper on Columbus Stand Up! and Transitioning from Politics to Activism

When Morgan Harper first started her campaign for Ohio’s third congressional district against incumbent Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, she consistently called it a grassroots effort to bring in new leadership that could impact the lives of working people. When that campaign came to an end earlier this year, Columbus was already in the throes of a […]

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Grant to Expand Reproductive Health Programming in CCS

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Grant to Expand Reproductive Health Programming in CCS

Nationwide Children’s Hospital was recently awarded a $2.5 million grant to support and expand its school-based teen healthcare services within Columbus City Schools. With partners including CCS, The Ohio State University, the City of Columbus and CelebrateOne, Nationwide Children’s will lead the initiative. 7,000 seventh and eighth-grade students in Franklin County are expected to be […]

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Photos: Westland Mall Drive-In Kicks Off with Mojoflo, The Floorwalkers

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Photos: Westland Mall Drive-In Kicks Off with Mojoflo, The Floorwalkers

Thanks to a new way of seeing live performances produced by Prime Social Group, The Floorwalkers and Mojoflo were able to perform in front of a live, in-person audience in Columbus last night. On Thursday, Sept. 10, the two bands took the outdoor stage as the first acts of Prime Social’s new venue. The Westland […]

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Coronavirus Update: Craft Brewers Legislation, Food Assistance & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Craft Brewers Legislation, Food Assistance & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 8, 18,287 cases and 456 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 24,758 cases and 619 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 131,992 cases and 4,298 deaths have been confirmed […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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