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  • Former 10TV anchor Andrea Cambern forced to evacuate home as California fires rageFormer 10TV anchor Andrea Cambern forced to evacuate home as California fires rage

    The massive Thomas Fire in California continues to spread as it rages through Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, home to former 10TV News anchor, Andrea Cambern.She talked to 10TV via telephone Sunday evening and said the fire that started two weeks ago and 40-miles away from her home reached her front door Saturday morning. Cambern said that’s when her family was given the evacuation order.“Yesterday morning it got worse in a minute, and suddenly we found ourselves in a huge billowing cloud of smoke literally looming over our house. Oh my God! It was the scariest thing. It was like Armageddon. It was the scariest thing. I can't even ... I can't even describe what it was like but we got the notice get out now,” Cambern said. Andrea Cambern with her husbandMedia Folder: Media Root Cambern said she and her husband had already gathered up a few personal items and important paperwork but said nothing prepared them for the moment they literally had to run for their lives.“You're apprehensive, you're nervous, you're stressed, you're sad. I just never experienced anything like it,” Cambern said. “I got all choked up. I was crying but fortunately, we have wonderful friends who opened their door to us ... and our cats." Andrea Cambern with her husbandMedia Folder: Media Root Firefighters have said they don't believe Thomas will be fully contained until after the New Year. That would mean the Camberns won't celebrate the holidays at home, but Andrea said in a crisis like this you learn very quickly the material things don't matter.“Either way we're going to be thankful this Christmas and to know what's important and what's really not,” Cambern said.More than 8,500 firefighters from across the country are battling the wildfire which has grown to 269,000 acres. Andrea CambernMedia Folder: Media Root

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  • Barrett likes to be hatedBarrett likes to be hated

    Columbus Wired: He’s fought off criticism from both a local and national perspective. He’s been called out of his name just about every opposing stadium he’s been to. He’s dealt with the highs and lows of being Ohio State’s quarterback since winning the job his redshirt freshman season in 2014. And just when you think he may […] The post Barrett likes to be hated appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Woman accused of trying to dispose of weaponsWoman accused of trying to dispose of weapons

    Columbus police have accused an East Side woman of trying to dispose of guns that homicide detectives think are connected to three homicide cases. Shakiyla Kendrick, 26, was arrested last Tuesday night just outside her apartment in the 400 block of Mayfair Boulevard by Columbus police SWAT officers.

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  • Police: Father shoots son, daughter in north Columbus - 10TVPolice: Father shoots son, daughter in north Columbus - 10TV

    Police: Father shoots son, daughter in north Columbus10TVCOLUMBUS -- Columbus police detectives said a domestic situation got out of hand as a father shot his son and daughter in north Columbus Sunday afternoon. According to police, the son was taken to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in critical condition ...and more »

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  • 'Tis the season to recycle cardboard boxes, plastic and cans - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer'Tis the season to recycle cardboard boxes, plastic and cans - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer'Tis the season to recycle cardboard boxes, plastic and cansColumbus Ledger-EnquirerChristmas is just one week away, but some residents and city officials agree that it's a good time to recycle all of those cardboard boxes and other items during the holiday season. A reader noted the city started its curbside recycling program 21 ...

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  • Cleveland pays $375,000 to settle police shooting lawsuitCleveland pays $375,000 to settle police shooting lawsuit

    CLEVELAND -- Cleveland has agreed to pay $375,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed a white Cleveland police officer shot and wounded an unarmed black man who was trying to surrender while lying face down in a garage.Court documents show that a settlement was reached Thursday in the federal lawsuit filed by 29-year-old Kipp Holloway after the May 2014 shooting.A city spokesman couldn't be reached for comment Sunday about the settlement. The city denied the allegations in a motion after the lawsuit was filed in May 2015.According to the lawsuit and Holloway's attorney, Terry Gilbert, Holloway had gotten a ride from two men he knew when he discovered the men were being chased by a security guard after breaking into a business. The driver of the car crashed after a high-speed pursuit on city streets and Holloway ran to a dilapidated garage where he hid behind a motorcycle, the lawsuit said.Holloway was lying on his stomach on the garage floor when heard a police radio and an officer approaching, prompting Holloway to call out that he was black, not armed and that he had his hands up, the lawsuit said. That's when Sgt. Timothy Patton fired a shot "without provocation," the lawsuit said. The shot went through Holloway's left forearm and ricocheted off the floor into his chest.Patton then "yanked" Holloway to his knees and placed the barrel of a gun into his mouth while asking where his "boys" were, the lawsuit said."Holloway was consumed with fear," the lawsuit said. "He thought the police were going to kill him."The lawsuit said Patton and other officers provided no first aid despite the fact that Holloway was bleeding "profusely," handcuffed him and forced him to walk to an ambulance.Holloway underwent surgery at a hospital. He was jailed after being released and remained there until his trial on charges of breaking and entering and possession of criminal tools in September 2014. A judge dismissed both charges in the middle of Holloway's trial.Gilbert said Sunday that Patton told authorities he shot at Holloway's right hand after it was raised in the air because he thought Holloway was holding a gun. Gilbert said the claim doesn't make sense, because Patton shot him in the left arm."Patton's story was so incredibly unbelievable," Gilbert said. "Ultimately, the judge saw through it."Patton said Sunday that he's not allowed to comment and referred questions to the city of Cleveland.Holloway has undergone two more surgeries and has not regained complete use of his left hand, Gilbert said, while dealing with post-traumatic stress.Cleveland has paid out a number of large settlements in recent years after police shootings of unarmed black people. It paid a total of $3 million to the families of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after they were killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire in 2012. And the city paid $6 million to the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy who was fatally shot by a white officer while playing with a pellet gun in 2014.Cleveland reached an agreement called a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice in May 2015 after a months-long Department of Justice investigation concluded that Cleveland police officers had shown a pattern or practice of using excessive force. That agreement remains in place and has led to reform efforts that include a rewriting of the department's use of force policies.

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  • Two stable after shooting in north Columbus - NBC4i.comTwo stable after shooting in north Columbus - NBC4i.com

    NBC4i.comTwo stable after shooting in north ColumbusNBC4i.comCOLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police says two people are stable after a double shooting in north Columbus. Police say there are two separate scenes, both stemming from the same shooting: One at Morse Road and Cleveland Avenue, and one in ...

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  • 'No physical record of deeds': Columbus cemeteries audited after complaints - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer'No physical record of deeds': Columbus cemeteries audited after complaints - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer'No physical record of deeds': Columbus cemeteries audited after complaintsColumbus Ledger-EnquirerTwo whistleblower complaints about operations at Columbus cemeteries resulted in an audit that could mean significant changes. Elizabeth Barfield, an executive internal auditor with the Columbus Consolidated Government, presented the findings at a ...

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  • Trump: I'm not considering firing special counsel MuellerTrump: I'm not considering firing special counsel Mueller

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of his initial year in office.Trump returned to the White House from Camp David and was asked if he would consider triggering the process to dismiss Mueller, who is investigating whether the president's Republican campaign coordinated with Russian officials during last year's election.The president answered: "No, I'm not."But he did add to the growing conservative criticism of Mueller's move to gain access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, yielding attacks from transition lawyers and renewing chatter that Trump may act to end the investigation."It's not looking good. It's quite sad to see that. My people were very upset about it," Trump said. "I can't imagine there's anything on them, frankly. Because, as we said, there's no collusion. There's no collusion whatsoever."On Saturday, the general counsel for the transition group sent a letter to two congressional committees arguing Mueller's investigators had improperly obtained thousands of transition records.The investigators did not directly request the records from Trump's still-existing transition group, Trump for America, and instead obtained them from the General Services Administration, a separate federal agency that stored the material, according to the group's general counsel.A spokesman for Mueller said the records were obtained appropriately."When we have obtained emails in the course of our ongoing criminal investigation, we have secured either the account owner's consent or appropriate criminal process," Peter Carr said.But many Trump allies used the email issue as another cudgel with which to bash the probe's credibility. Members of the conservative media and some congressional Republicans have begun to systematically question Mueller's motives and credibility while the president himself called it a "disgrace" that some texts and emails from two FBI agents contained anti-Trump rhetoric. One of those agents was on Mueller's team and has been removed.Michael Caputo, a former Trump campaign aide, called the investigation an "attack on the presidency" and told CNN there are "more and more indications that the Mueller investigation is off the rails."The talk of firing Mueller has set off alarm bells among many Democrats, who warn it could trigger a constitutional crisis.Some Republicans also advised against the move, including Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, who deemed the idea "a mistake."The rumor mill overshadowed the Republican tax plan, which is set to be voted on this week. Although Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was doing a victory lap on the tax bill on the Sunday talk show circuit, he first had to field questions on CNN's "State of the Union" about whether believed Trump would trigger the process to fire Mueller."I don't have any reason to think that the president is going to do that, but that's obviously up to him," said Mnuchin.Mnuchin added, "We have got to get past this investigation. It's a giant distraction." But he declined to elaborate on how he would want it to end. Marc Short, the White House director of legislative affairs, was also peppered with questions about Mueller's fate during his own appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" and again urged a quick end to the investigation but insisted that Trump has not discussed firing Mueller."There's no conversation about that whatsoever in the White House," Short said.

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  • Knights of Columbus donate $1.4 million for post-hurricane rebuilding - Catholic News AgencyKnights of Columbus donate $1.4 million for post-hurricane rebuilding - Catholic News Agency

    Catholic News AgencyKnights of Columbus donate $1.4 million for post-hurricane rebuildingCatholic News AgencyHouston, Texas, Dec 17, 2017 / 04:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Texas and Florida continue to rebuild from a devastating hurricane season, the Knights of Columbus are offering $1.4 million to aid the reconstruction of badly damaged churches. “Getting ...

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  • Vikings cruise past Bengals 34-7 to clinch NFC NorthVikings cruise past Bengals 34-7 to clinch NFC North

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eric Kendricks had an interception return for a touchdown, Case Keenum passed for 236 yards and two scores, and the Minnesota Vikings clinched the NFC North title with a 34-7 victory over the depleted and disinterested Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.Running backs Latavius Murray and Jerick McKinnon combined for 37 touches and 242 yards from scrimmage for the Vikings (11-3), who were given quite the reprieve on the schedule a week after their eight-game winning streak ended at Carolina in the last of three consecutive road trips. They were never challenged by a Bengals team missing more than half of its starting defense to injuries and met with a morning report by ESPN that head coach Marvin Lewis will not return next season .The game went so smoothly that Teddy Bridgewater even made his grand entrance, his first live action in 16 months since a massive knee injury. Bridgewater's first pass was intercepted, a high throw that bounced off McKinnon's hands and into the arms of strong safety Shawn Williams deep in Vikings territory. That set up a short touchdown run by Giovani Bernard to keep the Bengals from being shut out for a second time this year.Terence Newman also picked off former teammate Andy Dalton, who went just 11 for 22 for 113 yards and three first downs before the Bengals (5-9) turned to backup quarterback A.J. McCarron midway through the fourth quarter after the interception by Williams.Keenum completed 20 of 23 passes, including seven easy tosses to McKinnon for 114 yards in the first 100-yard receiving game for a Vikings running back since Onterrio Smith on Sept. 26, 2004, against Chicago. With the Bengals already missing both starting cornerbacks and all three regular linebackers, they lost standout free safety George Iloka in the first quarter to a shoulder injury. That left Williams as the only starter in the back seven.About the only bright spot for the Bengals was five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins, who sacked Keenum twice in the first quarter. Dalton and the offense produced these four possessions in the first quarter: three-and-out, interception, turnover on downs and three-and-out. The Bengals didn't cross midfield with the ball until less than 3 minutes were left in the third quarter.Murray scored on a short run to cap a nine-play, 75-yard drive by the Vikings to start the game. Keenum found Stefon Diggs and Kyle Rudolph for touchdown passes in the second and fourth quarters. Rudolph, a Cincinnati native, paid tribute to the 50-year-old franchise's better days by doing his version of the "Ickey Shuffle" to celebrate his score.TORMENTING HIS MENTORVikings coach Mike Zimmer won his first regular-season meeting against his old boss, Lewis, who lost to a former assistant for the first time in eight matchups. Zimmer was the defensive coordinator for the Bengals from 2008-13.STILL SEARCHINGThe Bengals have never won in six all-time visits to Minnesota. The Vikings were division champions in five of those seasons: 1970, 1989, 1998, 2009 and 2017.INJURY REPORTBengals: The long list of missing starters began to grow almost immediately, when Iloka and LT Cedric Ogbuehi (shoulder) left in the first quarter. RT Andre Smith limped off in the fourth quarter.Vikings: Rudolph (ankle) played TE despite being originally listed on Friday as doubtful to play. RT Mike Remmers (back) returned from a five-game absence, but LT Riley Reiff (ankle) missed his first game of the season. CB Mackensie Alexander (ribs) was out. WR Jarius Wright hurt his foot in the fourth quarter and did not return.UP NEXTBengals: Play their final home game against Detroit, with the Lions still carrying an outside chance at a wild-card spot.Vikings: Travel to Green Bay to face the Packers on Saturday night, with their sights set on securing a first-round bye for the playoffs.

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  • Ravens stay in playoff picture, take down winless Browns 27-10Ravens stay in playoff picture, take down winless Browns 27-10

    CLEVELAND — Joe Flacco threw a touchdown pass, ran for a score and beat Cleveland again as the Baltimore Ravens stayed on track for the AFC playoffs with a 27-10 win Sunday over the Browns, now two losses from becoming the NFL's second 0-16 team.Flacco scored on a 2-yard run and threw a 33-yard TD pass to Benjamin Watson as the Ravens (8-6) took control with two touchdowns in the final 3:01 of the first half.Defensive tackle Brandon Williams recovered a fumble and rolled in for a TD in third quarter to put the Ravens up 24-10.The Browns (0-14) went 0-8 at home — 0-7 in Cleveland, 0-1 in London — for the second time and must win at either Chicago or Pittsburgh to avoid joining the 2008 Detroit Lions in the notorious 0-16 club. Last season, the Browns avoided infamy by winning their final home game and finishing 1-15.Cleveland is 1-29 in two seasons under coach Hue Jackson, who is expected to be back despite his .033 winning percentage.Browns rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer threw two more interceptions, the last into a group of defenders in the fourth quarter.Ravens coach John Harbaugh wasn't concerned about his team overlooking the Browns with so much on the line. Baltimore was coming off a last-second, 39-38 loss at Pittsburgh last week, and while the Ravens weren't at their best, they didn't do anything to help Cleveland.With victories at home over Indianapolis and Cincinnati in its last two games, the Ravens will return to the postseason after a two-year absence.Flacco completed 26 of 42 passes for 288 yards and improved to 17-2 in his career against Cleveland.With the Ravens leading 17-10, Baltimore's defense put away the Browns.Kizer was stripped in the end zone by Za'Darius Smith and the loose ball was pounced on by Williams, who shimmied his 340-pound frame across the goal line.Later, Kizer forced a throw to the back of the end zone that could have been picked off by three Ravens.Cleveland was held to zero total yards in the first quarter, but the Browns went on a 96-yard drive — Isaiah Crowell ran for 59 on the first play — to take a 7-3 lead on Duke Johnson's 12-yard run.After reaching the end zone, Johnson knelt with teammates before flashing "5-0" with his hands to salute Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier, who is recovering from back surgery.RAVENOUS RAVENSBaltimore has scored five defensive touchdowns. It's also forced 33 takeaways — nine in two games against Cleveland.SUNDAY SCHOOLThe Browns have lost 31 consecutive games on Sunday.QB CLASSFlacco's .895 winning percentage against the Browns is the third best by an active quarterback against any opponent. Ben Roethlisberger is 21-2 (.913) against Cleveland and Tom Brady is 27-3 (.900) against Buffalo.HUE'S FUTUREMarvin Lewis' imminent departure in Cincinnati has added a new wrinkle to Cleveland's cloudy coaching situation.Although owner Jimmy Haslam has said Jackson will return in 2018, new general manager John Dorsey has left open the possibility of a coaching change. Dorsey ripped fired vice president of football operations Sashi Brown earlier this week, but sidestepped a question about Jackson's future.INJURIES:Ravens: WR Jeremy Maclin injured his knee on the first series, returned briefly and then was held out. ... S Chuck Clark sustained a head injury in the first quarter but returned after clearing concussion protocol. ...DT Carl Davis left to be treated for a head injury in the second quarter.Browns: CB Briean Boddy-Calhoun (knee) missed his second straight game. ... DT Danny Shelton sustained a lower right leg injury in the second half but returned.UP NEXTRavens: Host Indianapolis on Sunday.Browns: Visit Chicago on Sunday.

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  • Two stable after shooting in north ColumbusTwo stable after shooting in north Columbus

    COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police says two people are stable after a double shooting in north Columbus. Police say there are two separate scenes, both stemming from the same shooting: One at Morse Road and Cleveland Avenue, and one in the 4100 block of Grayfriars Lane. One victim was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital and the other to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Double shooting in North Columbus. Two in critical condition. CPD investigating two scenes pic.twitter.com/KxUYUDOjGW — Shawn Lanier (@ShawnNBC4) December 17, 2017 Keep checking NBC4i.com for real-time updates on this story. To get alerts for breaking news, grab the free NBC4 News App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts.Filed under: Crime, Local, News Tagged: crime, local, NBC4, news, shooting

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  • Police: Father shoots son, daughter in north ColumbusPolice: Father shoots son, daughter in north Columbus

    COLUMBUS -- Columbus police detectives said a domestic situation got out of hand as a father shot his son and daughter in north Columbus Sunday afternoon.According to police, the son was taken to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in critical condition, but has been upgraded to stable condition.The daughter was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital and also is in stable condition. Both victims and the suspect are adult-aged.The shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Grayfriars Lane near Morse Road and Cleveland Avenue.According to 10TV's crew on scene, people in a car on Cleveland Avenue flagged down officers and two were transported from there.Cleveland Avenue northbound, north of Morse Road, was shut down due to the incident. Cleveland Avenue is shutdown northbound, north of Morse Road, due to a shooting in the area. (Cierra Johnston/WBNS-10TV)Media Folder: Media Root Stay with 10TV as this story develops.

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  • Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombingsKremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombings

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin and the White House said.During the call, the two leaders' second in three days, Putin expressed gratitude for the CIA information. The Kremlin said it led Russia's top domestic security agency to a group of suspects that planned to bomb St. Petersburg's Kazan Cathedral and other crowded sites this weekend."The information received from the CIA proved sufficient to find and detain the criminal suspects," the Kremlin said.The White House said in its readout of the conversation that "based on the information the United States provided, Russian authorities were able to capture the terrorists just prior to an attack that could have killed large numbers of people."The White House added that Putin extended his thanks and congratulations to CIA Director Mike Pompeo and the entire agency. Trump then called Pompeo "to congratulate him, his very talented people, and the entire intelligence community on a job well done!""President Trump appreciated the call and told President Putin that he and the entire United States intelligence community were pleased to have helped save so many lives," the White House said in its statement. "President Trump stressed the importance of intelligence cooperation to defeat terrorists wherever they may be. Both leaders agreed that this serves as an example of the positive things that can occur when our countries work together."The Kremlin said Putin assured Trump that "if the Russian intelligence agencies receive information about potential terror threats against the United States and its citizens, they will immediately hand it over to their U.S. counterparts via their communications channels."The CIA's tip to Russia comes even as Russia-U.S. ties have plunged to their lowest level since the Cold War era — first over Russia's annexation of Crimea and support for pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine, more recently over allegations that Moscow interfered in the U.S. presidential election to help Trump.While Russian officials have said the two countries were continuing to exchange some terror-related intelligence, Sunday's statement from the Kremlin was Russia's first public assertion that information from the United States helped prevent an attack.The conversation was the second between the Russian and U.S. presidents since Thursday, when Trump thanked Putin for his remarks "acknowledging America's strong economic performance," according to the White House.During the first call, they also discussed during ways to work together to address North Korea's nuclear and ballistic weapons program, the White House said.The Federal Security Service, or FSB, announced Friday that seven suspected followers of the Islamic State group had been arrested for allegedly planning to carry out terror attacks in St. Petersburg this weekend.The agency said the suspects were plotting a suicide bombing in a church and a series of other explosions in the city's busiest areas this coming weekend on IS orders. It said a search of a St. Petersburg apartment found explosives, automatic weapons and extremist literature.Russian news reports said that Kazan Cathedral, a landmark 19th century Russian Orthodox church on St. Petersburg's central Nevsky Prospect, was the prime target.If the suspects succeeded in bombing the cathedral, it would have been the first major attack on a Russian Orthodox Church by Islamic terrorists, who have blown up apartment buildings, passenger planes and transport facilities in Russia.In April, a suicide bombing in the St. Petersburg's subway left 16 dead and wounded more than 50.Russian TV stations have aired footage daily since Friday of the suspects in the foiled attacks being apprehended and questioned. One segment showed FSB operatives outside a St. Petersburg apartment building detaining a suspect, who appeared later saying he was told to prepare homemade bombs rigged with shrapnel."My job was to make explosives, put it in bottles and attach pieces of shrapnel," the suspect, identified by Russian media as 18-year old Yevgeny Yefimov, said in the footage released by the FSB.Several other suspects came from mostly Muslim regions in Russia's volatile North Caucasus, and one man was from the ex-Soviet nation of Tajikistan that borders Afghanistan.The TV reports included footage of a metal container, which the suspects used as a laboratory for making explosives, according to the FSB. Another video showed operatives breaking the doors and raiding an apartment used by other suspects.Last week, the FSB said it also arrested several IS-linked suspects in Moscow, where they allegedly were plotting a series of suicide bombings to coincide with New Year's celebrations.The latest calls between Putin and Trump came after the Russian leader praised his U.S. counterpart during a marathon news conference on Thursday.Putin hailed Trump's achievements, saying that global markets have demonstrated investors' confidence in Trump's economic policies. He said he hoped the U.S. president would be able to follow through on his campaign promises to improve ties with Russia despite pressure from his political foes at home.During the news conference, Putin also reaffirmed his multiple denials of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and argued that the U.S. is only hurting itself with investigations of alleged collusion between Trump and Russia. The allegations were "invented" by Trump's foes to undermine his legitimacy, Putin said.Alexei Chepa, a deputy head of the foreign affairs committee in the lower house of Russia's parliament, hailed the CIA tip as a "step toward cooperation.""The more such actions we have, the better it will be for both our countries," Chepa told the state RIA Novosti news agency.

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  • Officer, tow-truck driver injured after vehicle hits cruiser on I-670Officer, tow-truck driver injured after vehicle hits cruiser on I-670

    A Columbus police officer is recovering at home after he and a tow-truck driver were struck by an impaired driver later Saturday night on Interstate 670, police say. Officer Don Parden was helping a stranded motorist on Interstate 670 west at Neil Avenue around 11:30 p.m. when he parked his cruiser, with its lights on, behind the vehicle and requested a tow truck.

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  • Columbus man found guilty for trafficking crack, cocaine - ABC6OnYourSide.comColumbus man found guilty for trafficking crack, cocaine - ABC6OnYourSide.com

    ABC6OnYourSide.comColumbus man found guilty for trafficking crack, cocaineABC6OnYourSide.comA Columbus man was found guilty by a United States District Court jury on seven counts, including drug distribution and possession of a firearm. AA. COLUMBUS, Ohio —. A Columbus man was found guilty by a United States District Court jury on seven ...

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  • German police: small explosion in subway, no injuriesGerman police: small explosion in subway, no injuries

    BERLIN - German police say they're investigating the explosion of an "apparent pyrotechnical device" in a subway station in the northern port city of Hamburg.Hamburg police said on Twitter there was a "small detonation" on the platform of the Veddel subway station early Sunday evening. They say a pane of glass was damaged, but no injuries were reported.Police say they have information about a suspect and the investigation is continuing.Germany's Focus magazine quoted Hamburg police saying that the bag likely contained firecrackers and that there was no indication of terrorism.

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  • 'The Last Jedi' opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time'The Last Jedi' opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time

    NEW YORK — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" will happily settle for second.Rian Johnson's second installment in the third "Star Wars" trilogy rocketed to a debut of $220 million at the North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. That gives "The Last Jedi" the second-best opening ever, slotting in behind only its predecessor, "The Force Awakens."The Disney blockbuster became just the fourth film to open above $200 million domestically. Aside from "The Force Awakens" ($248.8 million), the others are "The Avengers" ($207.4 million) and "Jurassic World" ($208.8 million). Accounting for inflation, the debut of 2012's "The Avengers" would roughly tie with "The Last Jedi.""The Last Jedi" is off to a similar start overseas, too, with $230 million in international ticket sales, said Disney. That brings its three-day global haul to $450 million.The opening also gave the Walt Disney Co. the opportunity to flex its muscles on the heels of the deal announced Thursday for it to purchase 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion. As part of the deal, Disney will take control of 20th Century Fox, one of Hollywood's six major studios."The weekend that we're in is a byproduct of the foresight and vision from our CEO Bob Iger to bring Lucasfilm into the fold," said Disney distribution chief Dave Hollis, alluding to Disney's 2012 purchase of Lucasfilm. "So as we think about the possibility of other things being added, you can't help but be excited about the possibilities."Fox, as it happens, was the only studio to open another new wide-release film against "The Last Jedi." Its family film, "Ferdinand," was essentially stampeded by "The Last Jedi," grossing $13.3 million. "Ferdinand" and other upcoming holiday season releases will look for more room in the coming weeks, once the "Star Wars" tsunami has waned.While Abrams' reboot capitalized on a decade's hiatus for "Star Wars," Johnson's sequel didn't have the same benefit of freshness. It follows not only "The Force Awakens" (which ultimately grossed $2.1 billion) but last year's spinoff, "Rogue One." That release opened with $155.1 million, and grossed in total little more than $1 billion globally.Johnson, who wrote and directed, instead aimed to distinguish "The Last Jedi" by introducing some new tones to George Lucas' space opera. "The Last Jedi" is more irreverent than previous chapters. And it has drawn plaudits for its diverse cast, including Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and newcomer Kelly Marie Tran."The results speak to the power of representation," said Hollis. "The film really reflects our world and beyond. It becomes something people can see themselves in, whether they see themselves in Rey or Finn or Poe or Rose or Captain Phasma. They can relate to all those characters."Johnson's approach has seemed to work. Critics gave Johnson's film a 93 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Audiences endorsed it, too, with an A CinemaScore, though not all fans are on board with Johnson's innovations. As of Sunday, "The Last Jedi" has scored a dismal 56 percent rating from some 95,000 Rotten Tomato users.Yet the haul for "The Last Jedi" dwarfed most all releases in the two years since "The Force Awakens." By comparison, it has in three days already bested the five-week gross of Warner Bros.' "Justice League" ($219.5 million)."Seeing a movie like this in the movie theater, getting the collective goose bumps and having the OMG-moments, that's something you cannot replicate at home on the small screen," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for comScore. "Rian Johnson has made a movie that showcases the movie theater experience in a truly brilliant way."Signaling its faith in Johnson's course for "Star Wars," Lucasfilm earlier announced that Johnson will develop the next trilogy for the franchise, the first of which he'll write and direct. Abrams is set to return to direct Episode IX after he was brought in to replace Colin Trevorrow. A separate spinoff centered on a young Han Solo is due out next summer.The massive debut for "The Last Jedi" singlehandedly brightens what has been a disappointing year for Hollywood. The weekend was far and away the highest grossing of the year. According to comScore, the industry was down about 3.9 percent from last year before this weekend. Now it's 2.9 percent off the 2016 pace. Dergarabedian estimates the year will end about 2 percent down with a little over $11 billion in ticket sales."The Last Jedi" may be playing the role of savior at the box office, but the news isn't all rosy for exhibitors. Given the demand, Disney put more onerous demands on some theater owners for "The Last Jedi," including a higher percentage — 65 percent — of ticket sales. And Disney's acquisition of Fox is seen by analysts as a bid, in part, to strengthen the studio's in-development streaming platform, set to debut in 2019.Disney and Fox combined for five of the top 10 movies on the weekend and together accounted for approximately 90 percent of ticket sales.Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Where available, the latest international numbers for Friday through Sunday are also included. Final domestic figures will be released Monday.1. "The Last Jedi," $220 million ($230 million international).2. "Ferdinand," $13.3 million ($6.2 million international).3. "Coco," $10 million ($27.4 million international).4. "Wonder," $5.4 million ($9.4 million international).5. "Justice League," $4.2 million ($5.3 million international).6. 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  • Drug companies spend $57M to defeat Ohio ballot issueDrug companies spend $57M to defeat Ohio ballot issue

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Campaign finance records show that pharmaceutical companies spent nearly $57 million in their successful effort to defeat a ballot issue on drug pricing in Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reports that campaign finance records filed Friday show that supporters of the issue seeking to cap the price of drugs bought by the state were outspent more than 3-to-1 at just over $17 million. The drug plan opposition set a record for campaign spending on a single statewide ballot issue. Financial backers of a successful campaign to bring casino gambling to Ohio spent $47 million in 2009. The second issue on the ballot known as Marsy’s Law, a crime victims’ bill of rights, was approved with virtually no opposition. Still, its supporters spent nearly $10 million on their campaign.Filed under: Local, News

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  • Fans allowed back in after brief evacuation of Value City ArenaFans allowed back in after brief evacuation of Value City Arena

    COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Value City Arena was evacuated briefly after a fire alarm was set off, according to the Ohio State Associate Athletics Director for Communications Dan Wallenberg. It happened just after 7pm. A fire alarm was set off inside a concessions stand. According to officials, it was the failure of an exhaust fan that set off the smoke detector. Everyone was allowed back in after the alarm was cancelled. The game is set to continue.  Filed under: Local, News

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  • Biztech Awards: What makes Game-U tickBiztech Awards: What makes Game-U tick

    Our vision at Game U is to “Empower kids to shape their future by learning directly from industry professionals on how to create and publish the games they love to play.”

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  • Mini-Vows: Something Clicked and a Long-Distance Romance BlossomsMini-Vows: Something Clicked and a Long-Distance Romance Blossoms

    Lakshmi Satyanarayana and Diwakar Davar were married Dec. 14 at the Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple in Singapore. Mr. Shriniwas Rai, a former member of the 9th Parliament in Singapore, who is also a justice of the peace there, officiated.

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  • Biztech Awards: What makes Sage Sustainable Electronics tickBiztech Awards: What makes Sage Sustainable Electronics tick

    Next year, Sage plans to add a new U.S. location to complement our Columbus, Baltimore and Reno operations. Additionally, we are working with strategic partners to offer our services internationally in the U.K. and Europe.

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  • Grand Jury issues indictmentsGrand Jury issues indictments

    A Delaware County Grand Jury issued a number of indictments Friday. Individuals indicted by the grand jury included: Jayson Henderlong, of Columbus, was charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony.

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  • Biztech Awards: What makes FacilitySource tickBiztech Awards: What makes FacilitySource tick

    Columbus is a great environment in which to build a committed, enthusiastic team. The city demographics are key to finding great team members as FacilitySource continues to rapidly grow and create jobs. The initiatives at Columbus 2020 are providing a dynamic business environment.

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  • California health officials release guidelines on cellphone radiationCalifornia health officials release guidelines on cellphone radiation

    California health officials have a new safety message for cell phone users. CBS San Francisco reports that for the first time ever, the California Department of Public Health is releasing guidelines about cellphone radiation and how you can reduce your exposure."We recognize that there are a lot of people in the general public that have some concerns about their cellphones and whether using a cellphone is safe," said Dr. Karen Smith of the California Department of Public Health."When you sleep, you keep the cellphone at least arm's length away from your body. And also, not carrying your cellphone in your pocket, having it either in your purse or not carrying it with you," Smith advised.According to CBS Sacramento, the guidelines also recommend:- Reducing cellphone use when the signal is weak.- Reducing the use of cellphones to stream audio or video, or to download or upload large files.- Keeping the phone away from the bed at night.- Removing headsets when not on a call.Although conclusive medical research is lacking, some studies suggest a possible connection between cellphone use and the risk of brain tumors, low sperm count, headaches, and impaired memory, hearing, and sleep. California officials cite concerns that "long-term high use may impact human health."In 2011, the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer classified radiofrequency (RF) radiation like that emitted by cellphones as "possibly carcinogenic to humans."Last year, the U.S. National Toxicology Program released partial results from an animal study finding that radiofrequency radiation was linked to a higher risk of two cancers in male rats. The American Cancer Society commented, "Importantly, the study found a 'dose/response' effect: the higher the dose, the larger the effect, a key sign that this association may be real."Dr. Joel Moskowitz of UC Berkeley told CBS San Francisco, "Currently we're not doing a good job in regulating radiation from these devices. In fact, we're doing an abysmal job."Moskowitz is partially responsible for bringing this information to light. He sued the California Department of Public Health for refusing to release information about the dangers of cellphone radiation back in 2009. This spring he won that case."People are being injured and harmed by the delay in having this information accessible to them," Moskowitz said.So does the release of the new guidelines mean that the state believes cellphones are dangerous?"Not at all," said Smith. "Our position is that the science is evolving."The state said one of the main reasons they've decided to release these guidelines now is that there are new numbers out showing that cellphone use is higher than ever, with 95 percent of Americans using them on a regular basis.

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  • Palpitations: Evaluation in the Primary Care SettingPalpitations: Evaluation in the Primary Care Setting

    RANDELL K. WEXLER, MD, MPH; ADAM PLEISTER, MD; and SUBHA V. RAMAN, MD, MSEE, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio Palpitations are a common problem in the ambulatory primary care setting, and cardiac causes are the most concerning etiology. Psychiatric illness, adverse effects of prescription and over-the-counter medications, and substance use should also be considered.

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  • Next Columbus police or fire chief could come from elsewhereNext Columbus police or fire chief could come from elsewhere

    Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther wants the ability to hire the city's next police and fire chiefs from outside those divisions' existing ranks. Civil Service Commission Executive Director Amy DeLong said the changes were made as part of regular reviews of those positions and that the city has had a study since 2010 that recommended them.

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  • 2 homicides add to citya s death toll2 homicides add to citya s death toll

    A man killed during a vigil for a another murder victim and a 20-year-old man shot to death on an East Side street raised the total number of homicide victims in Columbus for 2017 to 133, 6 short of the record of 139 set 26 years ago. Police say Je'Juan Johnson was killed when suspects armed with assault rifles and handguns opened fire on the car he was riding in in the 2100 block of Alum Creek Drive just before 11:00 p.m., said Homicide Unit Sgt.

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  • Market Focus: MacNeil's New Investor Course goes on the road in 2018Market Focus: MacNeil's New Investor Course goes on the road in 2018

    MacNeil's New Investor Course presented, by the College of Clean, will be offered on the road in 2018, according to a press release. This jam-packed one-day course will familiarize participants with the ins and outs and secrets of starting a carwash, covering topics including a carwash industry overview, site selection and layout, equipment overview, operations, financing and more, the release continued.

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  • Video: K.J. Hill looks ahead to Cotton Bowl ClassicVideo: K.J. Hill looks ahead to Cotton Bowl Classic

    Columbus Wired: The Ohio State Buckeyes returned to practice on Friday at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. The Scarlet & Gray prepare for a Cotton Bowl clash with the University of Southern California and players were available to speak with the media following practice. Sophomore receiver K.J. Hill shared his thoughts on the upcoming matchup with Sam […] The post Video: K.J. Hill looks ahead to Cotton Bowl Classic appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • The Ralph Schudel Show – Episode 6 – Jillian Fisher InterviewThe Ralph Schudel Show – Episode 6 – Jillian Fisher Interview

    Columbus Wired: Welcome to another episode of The Ralph Schudel Show, presented by Columbus Wired and Stadium Scene. In this episode: – Ralph talks about the top Google searches from 2017 – A pop culture podcast that you need to hear – Stadium Scene partner and all around best friend Jillian Fisher stops by the show! – […] The post The Ralph Schudel Show – Episode 6 – Jillian Fisher Interview appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Two Columbus residents killed in US 23 crashTwo Columbus residents killed in US 23 crash

    The Delaware Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a four-vehicle, fatal crash that occurred on Thursday morning on US 23 north of Lazelle Road, in Orange Township, Delaware County.

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  • Dublin-based tech group to merge with New Jersey companyDublin-based tech group to merge with New Jersey company

    A Dublin-based company announced Friday that it is merging with another business in New Jersey to form a new locally-based entity. Socius, whose headquarters is at 5747 Perimeter Dr., will merge with Edison, N.J.-based SBS Group, forming a new company called Velosio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the combined entity will include leadership teams from both companies and oversee 300 employees. SBS Group President and CEO Jim Bowman will be chairman of the new company, while Socius CEO…

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  • See how Huntington's supermarket-turned-office changed how its employees work (Video)See how Huntington's supermarket-turned-office changed how its employees work (Video)

    The finishing touches are coming together in Huntington Bank's Northland experiment. Huntington made a significant move last year when it bought the former Meijer supermarket building at 5555 Cleveland Ave. and converted it into a 212,000-square-foot office and operations center. The renovation cost about $30 million, well above the projected $18.5 million. But the company says this new center has reshaped Huntington's culture. Inside, past a hanging display of the bank's ubiquitous ballpoint…

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  • Menards closes on land for new West Side storeMenards closes on land for new West Side store

    Menards has closed on the land for its newest Columbus location on the city's West Side. The Wisconsin-based retailer paid $5.8 million for the 36 acres of land at 831 Hilliard-Rome Road, just south of Fisher Road in a transaction that closed this week, Franklin County records show. Menards is planning to build a 251,925-square-foot store there on one of the last undeveloped spots on Hilliard-Rome Road. The company has been working on the new location for several months. Plans have indicated…

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  • In 1917, 42nd Division Guard Soldiers celebrated Christmas, then faced 'Valley Forge Hike'In 1917, 42nd Division Guard Soldiers celebrated Christmas, then faced 'Valley Forge Hike'

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.-- In December of 1917 the National Guard Soldiers of the 42nd Division were all in France, waiting for training in the trench warfare that marked World War I in Europe.

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  • The Top 5 @OSUCrush Tweets This Week!The Top 5 @OSUCrush Tweets This Week!

    1870 Magazine’s curated crush list—the original place for all things @OSUCrush related! Anyone who goes to THE Ohio State University — OSU Crush (@OSUCrush) December 14, 2017 Not @AjitPaiFCC. Let's save #NetNeutrality! Make your voice heard, don't sit by!Text RESIST to 50409Visit: https://t.co/yLvYJ5HazB — OSU Crush (@OSUCrush) December 14, 2017 (For real, though. If you do anything […] The post The Top 5 @OSUCrush Tweets This Week! appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • Researchers develop new way to survey people who don't answer the phoneResearchers develop new way to survey people who don't answer the phone

    Researchers at The Ohio State University are working on a new approach to solve a challenge created by the digital age. CHRR at The Ohio State University is developing the American Population Panel as a powerful new research tool to reach people in an era where getting real answers is more difficult than ever.

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  • The Top 5 Worst Holiday Movies Available For StreamingThe Top 5 Worst Holiday Movies Available For Streaming

    These streaming options are truly ho-ho-horrible. Whenever Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu update their streaming options with holiday favorites people usually have no struggles finding some great classics to watch. I mean between all of the great animated movies like Frosty or Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer on Amazon Prime, the complete Santa Clause Trilogy on […] The post The Top 5 Worst Holiday Movies Available For Streaming appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • Depressing End of Semester Drinking GameDepressing End of Semester Drinking Game

    Pass or fail, we are getting hammered. 1 shot: Every floor of Thompson you have cried in. 1/2 shot: Every class you slept through. 1 shot: If your friend had to sign the attendance sheet for you. 1 shot: Every class you made it through without saying a damn word to anyone around you. 1 […] The post Depressing End of Semester Drinking Game appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • Win a free race at Grand Prix Karting!Win a free race at Grand Prix Karting!

    Win a swag bag and $$$ to spend at Grand Prix Karting Columbus! 1 person will win. How? All just for opening your email. What’s next? Look for an email from 1870 in your .edu inbox from 1p on Wed. Dec 13. Open that email (check your “Clutter” box). Click here to add 1870mag.com to […] The post Win a free race at Grand Prix Karting! appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • QUIZ: What Do Your Drinking Preferences Say About You?QUIZ: What Do Your Drinking Preferences Say About You?

    To each their own I always say. The post QUIZ: What Do Your Drinking Preferences Say About You? appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • SATIRE: Rogue Group of Professors Gather Post-Exam to Release Grades at 2 a.m.SATIRE: Rogue Group of Professors Gather Post-Exam to Release Grades at 2 a.m.

    Ten Ohio State professors walk into a bar… After a stressful season of exams, 10 Ohio State professors were seen out at Chumley’s, chalice in one hand and student’s fate in another. As the group got progressively more intoxicated, it became blatantly obvious that the group was up to no good. “I used to think […] The post SATIRE: Rogue Group of Professors Gather Post-Exam to Release Grades at 2 a.m. appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • The Best And The Booziest: Ohio State Wins Them AllThe Best And The Booziest: Ohio State Wins Them All

    Bold, brave, and drunk as hell. While Ohio State may not get the chance to get fucked by Clemson with the slight glimmer of hope for a national title—its fans have made leaps and bounds this season. Let’s take some time to reflect. As already reported, Ohio State fans won best fans in the land […] The post The Best And The Booziest: Ohio State Wins Them All appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • Holiday Classics Playing At GatewayHoliday Classics Playing At Gateway

    There’s no better way to spend a snowy day than watching classic holiday movies. Exams are winding down (hopefully), the weather is getting colder (definitely), and that can only mean one thing: winter is here. We here at 1870 Magazine are firm believers that there’s not much a good movie, some tasty snacks, and some good company can’t fix. […] The post Holiday Classics Playing At Gateway appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • Fansided Names Ohio State For Best Fans In The WorldFansided Names Ohio State For Best Fans In The World

    The Best Damn Fans In The Land. In Fansided’s yearly rankings of the best fan bases in the world, the Ohio State University took the cake in 2017. According to the article, this yearly ranking list includes sports teams, movie and television shows, and individual actor/actresses and athletes. Yup, you read that correctly. Not only […] The post Fansided Names Ohio State For Best Fans In The World appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • Winner, Winner (Hot Chicken Takeover) Dinner!Winner, Winner (Hot Chicken Takeover) Dinner!

    Hungry for some Hot Chicken? We’ve got a pair of free meal passes (pudding included) for one lucky cluck. One lucky person will win. How? All just for opening your email. What’s next? Look for an email from 1870 in your .edu inbox from 1p on Tues. Dec 12. Open that email (check your “Clutter” box). […] The post Winner, Winner (Hot Chicken Takeover) Dinner! appeared first on 1870 Mag.

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  • Josh Anderson’s Lone Goal Lifts Columbus Over Arizona 1-0Josh Anderson’s Lone Goal Lifts Columbus Over Arizona 1-0

    Columbus Wired: Josh Anderson continues to dominate in goals, and tonight was no different as he collected his 11th goal from a pass by Artemi Panarin to beat Antti Raanta just 30 seconds into the opening period.  Panarin collected his sixth consecutive primary assist while Sergei Bobrovsky notched his league leading fourth shutout of the season. The Metropolitan […] The post Josh Anderson’s Lone Goal Lifts Columbus Over Arizona 1-0 appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • OSU snubbed from CFP final four?OSU snubbed from CFP final four?

    Columbus Wired: https://osufbf.podbean.com/e/osu-snubbed-out-of-final-four/ The post OSU snubbed from CFP final four? appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • The Ralph Schudel Show Ep.5The Ralph Schudel Show Ep.5

    Columbus Wired: Welcome to another episode of The Ralph Schudel Show, presented by Columbus Wired and Stadium Scene. In this episode: Ralph talks about the ridiculous cold snap in the Midwest. Why the Cleveland Browns GM job may actually be one of the better ones in the NFL NHL and the City of Seattle, two things that […] The post The Ralph Schudel Show Ep.5 appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Buckeye Leafcast B1G champ game recapBuckeye Leafcast B1G champ game recap

    Columbus Wired: Our Andy Evans and his podcasting brother-in-arms, Christopher Stefanick, with the Buckeye Leafcast, recapping Ohio State’s big B1G win over Wisconsin! Should the Buckeyes have blown out the Badgers? Would Haskins have been better than Barrett?? And is Weber really ready to go pro??? The dynamic duo give you their opinions in this episode of the […] The post Buckeye Leafcast B1G champ game recap appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Blue Jackets Outplayed by Devils in 4-1 LossBlue Jackets Outplayed by Devils in 4-1 Loss

    Columbus Wired: Columbus Blue Jackets Captain Nick Foligno scored the only goal for the home team tonight, tipping in Oliver Bjokstrand’s shot in the first period.  If not for Sergei Bobrovsky the score would’ve been much worse as defensive breakdowns were part of Columbus’ downfall. The Blue Jackets failed to make an impression early in the game, […] The post Blue Jackets Outplayed by Devils in 4-1 Loss appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Ohio State Completes Comeback to Defeat Michigan 71-62Ohio State Completes Comeback to Defeat Michigan 71-62

    Columbus Wired: The Ohio State Buckeyes (7-3, 2-0) followed up a blowout win at Wisconsin Saturday night with a frenetic come from behind victory over the Michigan Wolverines (7-3 1-1), besting the 2017 Sweet Sixteen participants 71-62. Keita Bates-Diop paced the Buckeyes with 18 points and 9 rebounds, Jae’Sean Tate scored 14 points, and C.J. Jackson, coming […] The post Ohio State Completes Comeback to Defeat Michigan 71-62 appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Ohio State’s defense is a beautiful mix of speed and powerOhio State’s defense is a beautiful mix of speed and power

    Columbus Wired: Two minutes remained in the fourth quarter as Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook brought his team to the line of scrimmage for their final drive. Head Coach Paul Chryst and the Badgers desperately searched for a crack in the armor against a physical Buckeye defense. Down by six points, Hornibrook put too much air under a […] The post Ohio State’s defense is a beautiful mix of speed and power appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Ohio State win first outright Big Ten Championship since 2014Ohio State win first outright Big Ten Championship since 2014

    Columbus Wired: Ohio State and Wisconsin renewed their rivalry Saturday night inside of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN for the Big Ten Championship. Despite being undefeated, Wisconsin faced criticism from many pundits for their strength of schedule. Head Coach Paul Chryst and his men relished the opportunity to earn a statement win against the Buckeyes and […] The post Ohio State win first outright Big Ten Championship since 2014 appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Buckeyes say they should be in Final FourBuckeyes say they should be in Final Four

    Columbus Wired: The overlying discussion since the clock hit quadruple zeros in Lucas Oil Stadium after No. 8 Ohio State’s win in the Big Ten championship game is are the Buckeyes getting into the College Football Playoff committee’s final four. The argument now is the difference between OSU’s two losses (11-2, 8-1 Big Ten) but more quality […] The post Buckeyes say they should be in Final Four appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • Dobbins shines in B1G gameDobbins shines in B1G game

    Columbus Wired: It was a night to remember for J.K. Dobbins in the Big Ten championship game. Not only did the true freshman run for a career second-best 174 yards against Wisconsin’s nationally ranked No. 1 rushing defense but he also became Ohio State’s all-time freshman rushing yards record holder, breaking Maurice Clarett’s record of 1,237 that […] The post Dobbins shines in B1G game appeared first on Columbus Wired - Sports and Entertainment.

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  • The Newspaper Revolution has begunThe Newspaper Revolution has begun

    CLICK IMAGE TO WATCH VIDEO. STAFF REPORT Columbus Post An Idea that was thought of by a former Knight Ridder (KRI) newspaper executive back in 1983 has led to the creation of a technological process that will Revolutionize and possibly “save” the Newspaper Industry! Alan W. Sorter, now publisher & president of the Columbus Post Newspaper in Columbus, Ohio and Herman Raymond Thornton, manager of operations for the Columbus Post have created a business- to-business technological process that has/will change the way all newspapers and other print products will be produced and distributed for the next 400-500 years. The Electronic Home Delivery Program AKA The Chloe Process will Revolutionize the Newspaper production, presentation and distribution system by using a digital format to print and produce, and a digital platform to electronically dis- tribute a home-delivered newspaper directly to a reader via that person’s Email Address, anywhere in the world. Imagine no more wet newspapers, or send outs (2nd newspaper delivered to same customer for a mis-delivered news- paper) by car. Now to deliver up to 500,000 newspapers can be done in less than30minutes. And there are no more flat tires, broken down cars and trucks, ware- houses, printing presses, newsprint, ink and production plants needed, resulting in a very significant reduction in operating costs to run a Newspaper. Now, with the B- B Chloe technological process you just need a desk top computer or laptop, or tablet or smartphone to get everything required to produce, print, and distribute your newspapers via home delivery by Email to your readers. Sorter says his original goal was just to “make the newspaper ‘talk!'” Now, we have created a process that will Revolutionize and possibly save an entire Industry. Sorter says he knew making the newspaper ’talk’ would finally allow newspapers to compete with TV for video advertising (TV Commercials) and compete with Radio for Audio Advertising (Radio commercials). Now, in addition to selling print Ads, Newspapers will be able to do much of what TV does and show it in the newspaper, and what Radio does and play it in the newspaper. There is a New game in town, and the Chloe Process is Queen! Back in the day’ Sorter says he was an avid watcher of the Jetsons and would often sit and dream of things he could invent after watching an episode of The Jetsons. Then Sorter says, at a KRI marketing conference where he was speaking he mentioned his thought to one day “make the newspaper ‘talk!'” He says one of the conference participants said loudly that ‘this guy is crazy if he thinks he can make a newspaper talk.’ Sorter says he has always been a person driven by challenges and other people’s doubts and said it was then he told himself that he would not quit on that idea until he achieved that goal. At that time in 1983 when Sorter thought of his idea there were no comprehensive technology platforms in existence that could possibly make such an idea come true. That all changed many years later after 1999 with an accelerated technology evolution that continues today. Sorter says after the modern Internet was born back in the late 1980s, early 1990s his idea sharpened, and later in the early 2000s when digital distribution platforms like MailChimp came into Existence he began to realize that one day his dream of making the Newspaper talk could become a reality. Sorter says, 20 years after he first publicly revealed his desire, he bought the Columbus Post Newspaper in Columbus, OH which is where he met the guy he calls an IT Master talent, Herman Thornton “one of the best minds,” Sorter says, in the Information Systems Industry. Sorter and his IT Master Thornton got real serious in 2014-15 and began working daily to develop a way to “make the Newspaper ‘talk!'” Sorter says after years of trying everything he and Thornton could think of and just as he was beginning to think he would never make his dream come true, his mother got sick and passed away in February 2014. Sorter said he was so broken by her passing that he became consumed with the thought of achieving his dream and would stay awake 24 hours a day thinking of his dream and calling Thornton to discuss new things to try on his idea to get it to work. Sorter says he and Thornton had a break- through on the idea after Sorter prayed to GOD to give them an answer to an obstacle they had run into. Focused on it day and night and wanting to make his mother proud, and Sorter said he couldn’t quit and he didn’t.   PURCHASE HERE To learn how to purchase the Chloe Process for your Newspaper and obtain other beneficial tools to enhance your experience in transitioning from the over 400- year-old newsprint and ink process to the much more environmentally protective and safe Chloe technological process, beginning on Thursday, November 30, 2017, visit store.columbuspost.com. New Columbus Post Electronic Delivery Responses to Frequently Asked Questions http://columbuspost.com/chloe-faq-2/ 

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  • Trump Tax Plan: Corporations Win, Individual Voters LoseTrump Tax Plan: Corporations Win, Individual Voters Lose

    By Marcy Gordon Wire Service Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump’s sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it. The Republican proposal would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes, a widely popular break used by some 44 million Americans, especially in high-tax, Democratic-leaning states like New York, New Jersey, California and Illinois. But corporations, which pay billions in local property levies and state income taxes, wouldn’t be affected. Republicans are determined to overhaul the nation’s tax system by year’s end, offering a plan that lowers the corporate tax rate from 36 percent to 20 percent and reduces the number of tax brackets. Trump and the GOP cast the plan as a boon to the middle class. Meeting at the White House on Wednesday with members of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, Trump said, “this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, in my opinion.” Democratic members of the committee remained united in opposition to the current plan, said Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, the top Democrat. He said their message to the president was: “You fix it (the tax system) with real tax relief that helps the middle class. You don’t give tax cuts to people like him (Trump).” Toward the end of the meeting, Trump issued a thinly veiled threat to Democratic senators, according to Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. Most of the Democratic members of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee who were invited are up for re-election next year in states Trump won in 2016. Brown is among them. Brown said Trump told them, “I couldn’t imagine being a Democrat and running in 2018 having voted against” the GOP tax legislation. The plan is still evolving with lawmakers filling in the blanks, but the proposed repeal of the state and local deduction has divided Republicans. Ending the deduction would affect individuals and companies unevenly. If Amazon, now being frantically courted by dozens of cities, decided to locate its new second headquarters in Westchester County north of New York City, an affluent suburban area in one of the highest-tax states, the tech commerce behemoth still would be able to claim state and local taxes as a regular business expense, on par with items like buying machine parts. But the company’s employees living in the area wouldn’t be so lucky: They’d take a financial hit from losing the ability to deduct their state and local taxes from their federal income calculations. Trump and his Republican partners in the nearly $6 trillion tax overhaul plan push back against the idea that it would benefit mainly wealthy people and corporations. And they say the rest of the country shouldn’t have to subsidize wealthier states like California and New York whose residents use the state and local tax deduction in large numbers. Defenders of the state-local deduction, including several GOP House members, say repealing it would hurt low- to mid-income taxpayers, subject them to being taxed twice and enable a federal revenue grab on the backs of homeowners who pay property taxes. The bare-bones tax framework leaves a pack of details to be determined by Congress. Yet the blueprint as written indicates that the deduction of expenses deemed an “ordinary and necessary” cost of doing business would mostly remain, and would continue to include state and local tax payments. The only business deduction specifically set for elimination is one that allows U.S. manufacturers to deduct costs related to production such as building plants. Several experts confirmed that reading of the tax framework, including Steven Rosenthal, a senior fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Rosenthal, who previously worked as legislative counsel to Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation, said he expects lawmakers to continue to allow the business expense deduction. As with many aspects of the Republican tax plan, “the money basically goes to corporations and big business. It’s unfair,” said Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. To be sure, small businesses too can deduct state and local taxes as business expenses. But many more billions of dollars are at stake for large corporations, especially those with plants and operations in high-tax states. Trump and the tax plan’s Republican architects eye the roughly $1.3 trillion in lost revenue over 10 years that the state and local tax deduction costs the government. They want to recoup it to help pay for the deep tax cuts, especially for business, proposed in the far-reaching plan. At its core, the overall plan would double the standard deduction, to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for families; dramatically cut taxes for corporations and potentially for individuals; shrink the number of personal income brackets; and simplify the tax system. Trump and the Republican leaders promise that the plan would benefit middle-class families by lowering tax rates, creating new jobs and sparking economic growth. But there are too many gaps in the proposal to know how it actually would affect individual taxpayers and families, how it would be paid for and how much it might add to the soaring $20 trillion national debt. The chief architects of the tax plan in Congress say nothing is written in stone. Spokeswomen for the leaders, Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who heads the Senate Finance Committee, declined to comment specifically on the divergent treatment for companies on state and local taxes. They did point to earlier statements by the two Republican leaders indicating that everything in the tax framework is subject to change. Hatch will work with members of his committee to examine all aspects of the plan and decide on possible changes, said spokeswoman Julia Lawless. Brady has signaled willingness to compromise on full repeal of the state and local deduction.

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