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Violet Township trustee convicted of accidentally shooting student in concealed-carry class

dispatch.com — A Violet Township trustee who accidentally shot a student who was taking his concealed-carry class last year resolved the criminal case against him today. Terry J. Dunlap Sr., 74, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of negligent assault in Fairfield County Municipal Court. Visiting Judge Teresa Liston then found Dunlap guilty.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @DispatchAlerts: Violet Township trustee convicted of accidentally shooting student in concealed-carry class bit.ly/1w0zNlD

Oct 24, 2014

Violet Township trustee convicted of accidentally shooting student in concealed-carry class shar.es/1mNLNn via @DispatchAlerts

Oct 24, 2014

Violet Twp trustee convicted of accidentally shooting student in concealed-carry class shar.es/1mNMQ8 (His 2nd accidental shooting)

Atkinson Avoids Catastrophy

bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com — Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson has a nasty slice running across his right eyelid and down his cheek, yet he was counting his blessings after a 4-1 loss to Anaheim on Friday in Honda Center.
Oct 25, 2014

Puck-rakers: #CBJ RW Cam Atkinson avoids catastrophe after getting inadvertantly kicked in face by #Ducks Ryan Kesler bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com/content/blogs/…

Kent State Halloween partiers be warned: They're police, not strippers

dispatch.com — Some college students need a little help when it comes to how best to enjoy Halloween. So a man who has seen a more than a few parties and thousands of college students has some advice. These tips come ahead of anticipated frivolity by Kent State University students this weekend from the chief of police in Brimfield Township, population approximately 3,343.
Oct 24, 2014

That's great. RT @amiller78: Attention college Halloween partiers: They're police, not strippers... shar.es/1mNDki #KentState #OhioU

Oct 24, 2014

Attention college Halloween partiers: They're police, not strippers... shar.es/1mNDki #KentState #OhioU

A.M. #7: Anaheim

bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com — OK, so calling an 8:50 p.m. blog poast "A.M." anything is a bit of a reach. Like calling Papa John's pizza. But the Blue Jackets did not skate this morning, other than an optional for a few players in Honda Center. They had media availability two hours before tonight's game against the Anaheim Ducks.
Oct 24, 2014

Puck-rakers: P.M. #7: Anaheim | A primer for tonight's #Ducks - #CBJ game in Honda Center bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com/content/blogs/…

Cannon Fodder podcast | Catching up

bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com — The Dispatch hockey writers provide recent-game analysis and predictions for the future, as well as updates on injured players, including Nathan Horton, whose hockey career is threatened by a back injury. Follow Cannon Fodder on iTunes
Oct 24, 2014

Puck-rakers: Cannon Fodder podcast: #CBJ show early-season toughness despite sobering injuries bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com/content/blogs/…

All Abuzz: Supreme Court justices replaced with dogs in comedy sketch

dispatch.com — Do you think Supreme Court arguments sound boring? You might think twice after watching a viral video, released this week, that portrays the Supreme Court justices as dogs. On Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, which aired Sunday on HBO, Oliver talked about the U. S.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @DanHughes1959: Scalia as a boxer? All Abuzz: Supreme Court justices replaced with dogs in comedy sketch shar.es/1mNFNR via @DispatchAlerts

Student opens fire at Washington state high school

dispatch.com — SEATTLE - A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state today, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle Times reported. Local media reported that at least two people were wounded in the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle and were being air-lifted to a local hospital.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @EncarnitaPyle: When will it stop? Student opens fire at Washington state high school. Shooter dead; at least two injured: ow.ly/DiLYv

Game 6: A Stunner In San Jose

bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com — SAN JOSE, Calif. - An identity forged once season does not automatically transfer to the next. Names change and time passes in the off-season, forcing the atmosphere - so delicate and immeasurable - to be created anew.
Oct 24, 2014

ICYMI: Puck-rakers: Game 6: Stunner In San Jose | #CBJ rally from 2-0, 4-3 deficits to beat #SJSharks in final minute bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com/content/blogs/…

Oct 24, 2014

Puck-rakers: Game 6: A Stunner In San Jose | #CBJ show familiar resilience in comeback (x2) over #SJSharks bluejacketsxtra.dispatch.com/content/blogs/…

HighBall Halloween to close High Street in Short North tonight

dispatch.com — HighBall Halloween is taking over N. High Street. The annual block party and fashion show are closing Columbus' biggest thoroughfare through the Short North. From 6 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. on Sunday, N. High will be closed between Nationwide and Goodale boulevards. Through traffic will not be able to access W.
Oct 24, 2014

#HighBallHalloween brings fashion, revelry, closed streets to #ShortNorth tonight through Saturday night. ow.ly/DiFko