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Local Rape Survivor Receives an “Award” for Being Raped

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Rape Survivor Receives an “Award” for Being Raped

Two years ago, after Rilla Perkins woke up in Goodale Park, half naked, in shock and confused, she did what most survivors won’t do: reported her rape. The night before, she’d been on the job at a bar in the Arena District. She thinks someone may have drugged her, explaining her memory loss, but just going […]

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Sign a Petition to Help Launch City Beet Cafe

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The team at Pattycake Bakery is working on a new project that would expand their operations into the space next door to their Clintonville shop for the opening of a new cafe called City Beet. But before they can move forward with their plans, they need your help.

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Forward Together Columbus Seeks Fix for Jackets

Walker Evans Walker Evans Forward Together Columbus Seeks Fix for Jackets

For the past year, there have been ongoing discussions about the future of Nationwide Arena and the Columbus Blue Jackets. The team is losing money, and discussion between The Jackets, Nationwide Realty Investors, The City of Columbus and Franklin County have not yet provided a plan for addressing the issue of retaining the team. Several […]

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Online Petition for Parking Meter Rate Increase

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In November, Columbus’ Director of Public Service imposed a unilateral 50% parking meter rate increase throughout Columbus. The policy was approved by the mayor. Due to the way Columbus’ policies are written, neither city council nor the general populace were invited to weigh in on the final plan, muchless question its validity. Every parking meter […]

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