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Owners Of Marion Ethanol Plant Announce Expansion Plans - WCBE 90.5 FM

Weinland Park - May 19, 2017 - 5:56am

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Owners Of Marion Ethanol Plant Announce Expansion Plans
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Poet Biorefining will spend 120 million dollars to expand production from 70 million to 150 million gallons per year. The plant uses 24 million bushels of locally grown corn to produce ethanol. The expansion is expected to increase that to 24 million ...

Wil Haygood's forgotten book - Columbus Monthly

Weinland Park - May 10, 2017 - 4:06pm

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Wil Haygood's forgotten book
Columbus Monthly
Wil Haygood smiles broadly when he sees his childhood home in Weinland Park. Even though he hasn't lived in the two-story North Fifth Street bungalow in decades—and doesn't even know the current owner—Haygood feels comfortable enough to plop ...

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This Summer's Movies to Watch Under the Stars - columbusunderground

University District - May 7, 2017 - 4:14pm

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This Summer's Movies to Watch Under the Stars
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Disney's Polynesian fantasy-adventure, Moana. Jurassic Park and Jurassic World show up a couple of times. Movies on the Mile are taking a break for 2017. University District Gateway is starting a free From Book to Film Series outside in the Gateway ...

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Fallen Fruit - Columbus Alive

Weinland Park - May 3, 2017 - 5:43pm

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Fallen Fruit
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“[The Wexner Center has] a long history with Weinland Park, but I had heard former [Columbus] Mayor [Michael] Coleman say several years ago that it was important to focus resources on the city's south side, so we also connected with Bob Leighty,” said ...

Editorial: In Columbus, a deadly year - The Columbus Dispatch

Weinland Park - May 3, 2017 - 5:46am

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Editorial: In Columbus, a deadly year
The Columbus Dispatch
In the first fatal shooting Sunday night, in Weinland Park, nearly 20 people called 911. Some callers reported hearing seven shots, others as many as 30. Thomas Louis Drewry, 34, was killed and two men ages 32 and 36 were also shot. But the number of ...

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Mother mourns son fatally shot Sunday night - The Columbus Dispatch

Weinland Park - May 2, 2017 - 1:27pm

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Mother mourns son fatally shot Sunday night
The Columbus Dispatch
So, that's a good thing,” said Drewry, 58, whose oldest child, Thomas, was shot and killed in the Weinland Park area Sunday night. Drewry thinks back to the last conversation she had with her son three days before he was shot and killed in the 1300 ...

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Award-winning principal likes to build bridges - ThisWeek Community News

Weinland Park - May 2, 2017 - 1:18pm

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Award-winning principal likes to build bridges
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Peeples said she also has partnered with Ohio State University students who mentor Weinland Park students, offering them one-on-one tutoring and also introducing them to campus life. “I'd like to think I'm more strategic,” she said. “I'm very ...

Seniors struggling to find affordable housing - ABC6OnYourSide.com

Weinland Park - May 1, 2017 - 8:05pm

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Seniors struggling to find affordable housing
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The housing non-profit Homeport unveiled three buildings in the Dennison Place and Weinland Park neighborhoods which were recently renovated. Those buildings added a total of 59 affordable units. It cost more than $10 million in both private and public ...

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OSU students tell bike-rental stations where to go - ThisWeek Community News

Weinland Park - April 24, 2017 - 8:59pm

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OSU students tell bike-rental stations where to go
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CoGo was launched in Columbus in 2013 and has 46 kiosks downtown, in German Village and in the Harrison West, Short North, University District and Weinland Park neighborhoods. "I'm extremely proud of the work the students have done this semester," ...

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Editorial: Jackets gave fans great season - The Columbus Dispatch

Weinland Park - April 24, 2017 - 6:01am

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Editorial: Jackets gave fans great season
The Columbus Dispatch
Peeples is principal of Weinland Park Elementary in Columbus City Schools. This is still a poor neighborhood, with parents who are coping with health, transportation or housing issues; many are holding down a low-paying job — or several jobs. Poverty ...

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Incumbent Democrats lead council, school-board fundraising - The Columbus Dispatch

Weinland Park - April 21, 2017 - 1:12pm

Incumbent Democrats lead council, school-board fundraising
The Columbus Dispatch
In addition to the money from Tyson, Hardin's major donations included a total of $10,000 from four principals in developer Wagenbrenner Weinland Park Homes LLC; $10,000 from a United Food and Commercial Workers union PAC; and $6,000 from ...

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Fallen Fruit picks up Columbus community - OSU - The Lantern

Weinland Park - April 20, 2017 - 3:39am

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Fallen Fruit picks up Columbus community
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In addition, on April 23 and April 29, Burns and Young will plant apple trees in the Weinland Park Berry Patch and South Side Fruit Park, respectively. “Fruit does some funny things, it's just very neutral, everyone's OK with it, and that's the same ...

Ohio State student shows impact dance can have on children with autism - OSU - The Lantern

University District - April 19, 2017 - 1:48am

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Ohio State student shows impact dance can have on children with autism
OSU - The Lantern
The children at Bridgeway Academy — a Columbus non-profit organization that focuses on meeting the educational and therapeutic needs of students with autism and other developmental disabilities — struggle with eye contact, social cues, loud music and ...

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New Event Space, Bar and Eatery Opens at the Gateway in May - columbusunderground

University District - April 13, 2017 - 10:06am

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New Event Space, Bar and Eatery Opens at the Gateway in May
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The purpose of the space is unlike many that go into the University District. Co-owner Abed ... “I went to Ohio State University, and I wasn't the kind of person that went to the sports bars and like, went out late at night,” Alshahal said. “I feel ...

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OYS Champions: Moms 2B - ABC6OnYourSide.com

Weinland Park - April 12, 2017 - 10:50am

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OYS Champions: Moms 2B
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The long time Pediatrician is on a mission to improve infant mortality rates for at risk moms in the inner city. She started the Moms 2B program in Weinland Park six years ago because statistics showed that African Americans infant mortality rates are ...

That Detroit rarity: a home mortgage - Bridge Michigan

University District - March 30, 2017 - 6:46am

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That Detroit rarity: a home mortgage
Bridge Michigan
Cities with similarly sized populations to Detroit – Memphis, Columbus and El Paso – last year had at least five times as many mortgages as the roughly 710 mortgages sold in Detroit, according to data from RealtyTrac, a California-based company that ...

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Fewer abandoned homes mar Columbus neighborhoods - The Columbus Dispatch

Weinland Park - March 20, 2017 - 12:00am

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Fewer abandoned homes mar Columbus neighborhoods
The Columbus Dispatch
Turner said he has also seen a big interest from the private sector in buying land-bank properties in many neighborhoods, including the redeveloping Weinland Park near Ohio State, the Near East Side and the South Side near Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Weinland Park leader left a legacy of renewal - The Columbus Dispatch

University Area Commission - March 15, 2017 - 4:01pm

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Weinland Park leader left a legacy of renewal
The Columbus Dispatch
“When she entered a room, there was immediate respect for her.” Doreen Uhas Sauer, who leads the University Area Commission, called Hughes a consensus builder who saw all sides of an issue. “I really do think of her as the angel of civility,” she said.

Weinland Park leader left a legacy of renewal - The Columbus Dispatch

Weinland Park - March 15, 2017 - 4:01pm

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Weinland Park leader left a legacy of renewal
The Columbus Dispatch
Hughes was a former University Area commissioner who once led the Weinland Park Community Civic Association. She worked to slow down traffic on busy Summit and 4th streets, fought to eliminate crime and blight, and helped guide the redevelopment of ...

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Man shot in Weinland Park neighborhood, police searching for suspect - NBC4i.com

Weinland Park - January 22, 2017 - 2:26pm

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Man shot in Weinland Park neighborhood, police searching for suspect
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Police say the shooting happened around 2:09 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Summit Street and East 7th Avenue. The suspect is described as a black man wearing a black coat and no shirt. The victim is in stable condition. Police still investigating ...

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