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The changing face of Clintonville

columbusmonthly.com — Graffiti already is blooming on the raggedy strip of brick and concrete-block warehouses that once were home to Dixie International trucking along the eastern edge of Clintonville. Peeling white paint sluices off the nondescript buildings along Indianola Avenue and the deep concrete parking lot in front where semis once parked is crumbling into gravel.

U.S. treasure hunter sentenced to prison in case tied to missing gold coins

dailymail.co.uk — COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec 15 (Reuters) - An Ohio treasure hunter who eluded authorities for more than two years and has refused to disclose the whereabouts of hundreds of gold coins his company recovered from an 1850s shipwreck was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in prison. Thomas "Tommy" G.

U.S. TREASURE HUNTER SENTENCED TO PRISON IN CASE TIED TO MISSING GOLD COINS

reporterkathy.wordpress.com — An Ohio treasure hunter who eluded authorities for more than two years and has refused to disclose the whereabouts of hundreds of gold coins his company recovered from an 1850s shipwreck was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in prison. Thomas "Tommy" G. Thompson, 63, pleaded guilty to criminal contempt, as did his girlfriend, after...

Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett pleads guilty to driving while impaired

reviewjournal.com — COLUMBUS, Ohio - J.T. Barrett, the starting quarterback for the undefeated Ohio State University Buckeyes, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving a vehicle while impaired, after being stopped by police last month at a checkpoint. Barrett, 20, whose legal name is Joe T.

Ohio State quarterback heads to court on impaired driving charge

reuters.com — Barrett, 20, whose legal name is Joe T. Barrett IV, was ticketed on Oct. 31 near Ohio State after being stopped by Columbus police at a sobriety checkpoint, according to police records. Barrett was charged with driving while impaired, a misdemeanor, police records said.

DuPont loses first trial over toxic Teflon-making chemical

dailymail.co.uk — NEW YORK/COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct 7 (Reuters) - A cancer patient prevailed in her lawsuit against DuPont on Wednesday, when a jury awarded her $1.6 million and found the company liable for leaking a toxic chemical used to make Teflon into the drinking water near one of its plants.

UPDATE 1-DuPont found liable in first trial over Teflon-making chemical C-8

reuters.com — By Jessica Dye and Kathy Lynn Gray COLUMBUS, Ohio Oct 7 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded a cancer patient $1.6 million after finding DuPont was liable for leaking a toxic chemical used to make Teflon into drinking water near one of its plants.

Lawsuit over DuPont Teflon-making chemical C8 goes to jury

reuters.com — Plaintiff Carla M. Bartlett is trying to prove that C8, which leached into drinking water near one of DuPont's plants in West Virginia, gave her kidney cancer and that DuPont's recklessness is to blame. DuPont disposed of C8 in the Ohio River for decades, and thousands of people have sued the company, saying they contracted a disease from exposure to the chemical.

Lawsuit over DuPont Teflon-making chemical C8 goes to jury

reuters.com — Plaintiff Carla M. Bartlett is trying to prove that C8, which leached into drinking water near one of DuPont's plants in West Virginia, gave her kidney cancer and that DuPont's recklessness is to blame. DuPont disposed of C8 in the Ohio River for decades, and thousands of people have sued the company, saying they contracted a disease from exposure to the chemical.

Lawsuit over DuPont Teflon-making chemical C8 goes to jury

reuters.com — Plaintiff Carla M. Bartlett is trying to prove that C8, which leached into drinking water near one of DuPont's plants in West Virginia, gave her kidney cancer and that DuPont's recklessness is to blame. DuPont disposed of C8 in the Ohio River for decades, and thousands of people have sued the company, saying they contracted a disease from exposure to the chemical.
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RT @sabrinaeaton: PolitiFact says Trump publicly backed the Iraq war before deciding it was a bad idea  https://twitter.com/PolitiFact/status/780591879243100160 

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RT @rgay: Random fat person insult. Okay Donald.


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