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University District Row House Redevelopment Issues

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Replacing century-old row houses near OSU faces hurdle By Mark Ferenchik A developer who wants to demolish a string of row houses and other buildings on E. 11th Avenue said replacing them with new buildings would create another attractive gateway to Ohio State University. But the row houses, which straddle E. 11th […]


Columbus to host McDonald’s All American in 2010


McDonald’s Corp. announced today that Columbus, Ohio, will host the 2010 McDonald’s All American High School Basketball Games March 31, 2010 at Value City Arena, home of The Ohio State University basketball teams. The McDonald’s All American Games are recognized as the premier showcase for the top high school basketball talent in the country. Annually, […]

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Alex Boone’s Super Bowl Party Antics


From The Dispatch: Boone arrested following outburst By Ken Gordon The mother of Ohio State offensive tackle Alex Boone said yesterday that her son “has a problem that needs addressed” after Boone was arrested late Sunday following a drunken outburst in Aliso Viejo, Calif. According to Orange County sheriff’s spokesman Jim Amormino, police responded to […]


Last Call – Salvia will be Banned in Ohio in 90 Days

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From The Lantern: Controversial Salvia banned in Ohio By Everdeen Mason In 90 days, the controversial psychoactive plant Salvia will be banned across Ohio and will no longer be available in smoke shops in the university area. The bill, signed by Gov. Ted Strickland on Friday, was sponsored by former state representative Thom Collier after […]


OSU’s Beanie Wells is Going Pro

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From the AP: Ohio State RB Wells to enter NFL draft Ohio State tailback Chris “Beanie” Wells is giving up his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. Wells issued a statement Thursday saying the move is in the best interest of his family. Wells fought nagging injuries much of his career at […]


Stretching Entertainment Dollars In The Recession


Ohio, more than many states, has been deeply affected by the current recession. With the economy floating between “bad” and “abysmal,” it is not hard to see why many people would like to get out and try to divert their attention away from their problems, and away from the state of things, but as is […]

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Longtime Sportscaster Jimmy Crum Passes Away

Stu Nicholson Stu Nicholson

From NBC4i.com: Former NBC 4 Sportscaster and celebrated “dean of sports” Jimmy Crum died Monday. He was 80. NBC 4‘s Colleen Marshall spoke with Crum’s daughter Monday night, who confirmed her father passed away—apparently of natural causes. The voice of Buckeye basketball during the glory years of the 1960s, and the voice of the Cincinnati […]


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