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Columbus, Ohio
Enterprise Reporter — Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Dispatch enterprise and federal court reporter

Deep-fried pie? Donut ice-cream bar? The state fair offers it all

dispatch.com — Feeling gluttonous? The Ohio State Fair is the place to be, as vendors try to out-fry, out-chocolate and out-Buckeye one another again this year with over-the top food. As if a funnel cake isn't self-indulgent enough, several vendors are offering hyped-up versions this year.
Jul 31, 2015

Deep-fried pecan pie? Donut ice-cream bar? The Ohio State Fair offers it all... fb.me/6LebIzmc4

Ohio State Fair contestants use real talent to decorate fake cakes

dispatch.com — Ever wonder how those luscious-looking competition cakes survive 12 days on display during the Ohio State Fair? Here's a hint: There's no cake involved. The icing is real, but each "cake" layer underneath is foam or cardboard, Matthew Christy explained as he smoothed white frosting onto a three-tiered creation he was entering in the fair's annual contest.

Ohio State Fair opens with music, a presidential candidate

dispatch.com — Tradition is a hallmark of the Ohio State Fair, and the opening ceremony this morning at the Cardinal Gate kept several traditions alive. The state fair band played on one side of the podium, while the choir sang such songs as Beautiful Ohio on the other.
Jul 29, 2015

Ohio State Fair opens with music, a presidential candidate shar.es/1sQB9Q via @DispatchAlerts

Jul 29, 2015

Ohio State Fair opens with music, a presidential candidate shar.es/1sF7C3 via @DispatchAlerts

Urban Meyer, football team honored in butter at Ohio State Fair

dispatch.com — Urban Meyer has finally hit the big time. He's a butter sculpture at the Ohio State Fair. His likeness in butter - along with a buttery Brutus Buckeye, two Ohio State University football helmets and the national championship trophy - were unveiled at noon today with a flourish in the Dairy Building at the Ohio Expo Center.
Jul 28, 2015

It just doesn't get any better than this: Urban Meyer, #OhioState football team honored in butter at State Fair... fb.me/55xpu0YAH

Jul 28, 2015

This year, you had butter be a Buckeye fan. Urban, Brutus among famous fair-sculpture subjects: bit.ly/1Iper3n

Jul 28, 2015

RT @TIM_MAYsports: Urban Meyer, football team honored in butter at Ohio State Fair shar.es/1s91T9 via @DispatchAlerts

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Who wears a size-40 shoe and weighs a ton? Ohio State Fair’s new Smokey!

dispatch.com — While some might rush to the Ohio State Fair's opening on Wednesday to see presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich, others will make a beeline for a statesman of a different sort: Smokey Bear. It's a new era for Smokey, who has graced the Natural Resources Park at the Ohio Expo Center for 55 years.
Jul 27, 2015

It's Ohio State Fair time: This year, you can visit someone who wears a size-40 shoe and weighs a ton... shar.es/1sExBd

Weather’s looking good for Ohio State Fair; lots of changes await visitors

dispatch.com — Will the magic of the 2015 Ohio State Fair halt what seems to be this summer's never-ending rain? That's the plan, officials said as they prepared for the Wednesday opening of the 165th fair at the Ohio Expo Center. "My prediction is a beautiful, record-setting fair," fair board Chairman Tom Price said.

Gahanna man dies after motorcycle crash

dispatch.com — A 41-year-old Gahanna man died on Wednesday night after his motorcycle struck a concrete wall at the I-270 ramp to eastbound Rt. 161 in Blendon Township. The Franklin County sheriff's office said William A. Davis Jr. was thrown from the motorcycle in the 9:12 p.m. crash.
Jul 23, 2015

RT @SocialNColumbus: Gahanna man dies after motorcycle crash: adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-LOCAL","nativ... bit.ly/1GGw6lR

Man pleads guilty in VA-theft case

dispatch.com — Donald Strauser died at the age of 80 in 2006. But his monthly disability check from the Veterans Administration lived on for eight more years. By the time the VA realized its mistake, Dewey L. Darby had lined his pockets with $265,484. Darby, 46, pleaded guilty today in U.S.
Jul 21, 2015

Former Lewis Center man pleads guilty to stealing dead man's VA benefits for 8 yrs shar.es/1sC5yN via @DispatchAlerts

Pedestrian killed by train, Weber Road closed at crossing

dispatch.com — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train at Weber Road and I-71 on the North Side this morning. A Columbus dispatcher said police received the call at 8:17 a.m. The person was pronounced dead at 8:26 a.m. in the rear of Wasserstroms, a restaurant-supply store nearby at 2777 Silver Dr. The train is blocking Weber Road.
Jul 16, 2015

Pedestrian killed by train, Weber Road closed at crossing shar.es/1srown via @DispatchAlerts

Pill-mill ringleader sentenced to prison

dispatch.com — A Far East Side man who ran a pill-mill trafficking ring between Ohio and Florida was sentenced today to 12 years, seven months in prison. Donald L. Fraley, 41, promised drug addicts and other couriers cash or drugs to travel to Florida and obtain prescription pain pills.
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Jul 29, 2015

Lucky he still has fingers: Man admits petting @ColumbusZoo cougars after calling 'Here, kitty' shar.es/1sFtEu via @DispatchAlerts

Jul 29, 2015

Ohio State Fair opens with music, a presidential candidate shar.es/1sQB9Q via @DispatchAlerts

Jul 28, 2015

About to head up to @OhioStateFair to see #ButterCow for 2015 and surprise butter sculptures @OHDairyFarmers

Jul 24, 2015

Crap! I thought I was getting a deal at $2.38 a gallon today!! twitter.com/BizMarkWilliam…

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