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How To Defend Yourself Against A Trump-Style Handshake

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.16.2017 | Weird News

President Donald Trump’s unique style of shaking hands has some people shaking their heads, and one martial arts instructor providing some timely se...

Mom Allegedly Claimed Daughter Was Kidnapped So Cops Would Find Her Car

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.31.2017 | Crime

A woman in Columbus, Ohio, is facing charges for allegedly filing a false report of a missing child just so officers would find her stolen car faster....

Fast-Food Worker Accused Of Smearing Menstrual Blood On Burger

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2017 | Crime

A fast-food employee in Columbus, Mississippi, faces a felony charge after she smeared spit and menstrual blood on a customer’s burger, police said....

Colo, World's Oldest Known Gorilla, Dies At 60

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.18.2017 | Green

The world’s oldest known gorilla died in her sleep overnight, the Columbus Zoo announced Tuesday. With a heavy heart we report that #ColoGorilla pa...

Violence Spreads Like A Contagious Infection Among Friends

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.03.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - - Adolescents who engaged in violent activities were more likely to have friends – and friends of friends – who had been violen...

Christmas Disaster Yields More Than Suffering

Jorge Newbery | Posted 12.21.2016 | Impact
Jorge Newbery

Embed from Getty Images What could be worse than a natural disaster on Christmas? A powerful snowstorm on Christmas 2012 swept across the southern ...

Obama Calls On Men To Reflect On Sexism Before Voting

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on men to “look inside” themselves and think about bias if they have any doubt about voting for Democrati...

Another Newspaper Breaks Conservative Tradition With Endorsement Of Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Emily Tate | Posted 10.11.2016 | Politics

The Columbus Dispatch broke from a centurylong tradition of endorsing Republican presidential nominees on Sunday when it announced its support for Dem...

Why Is It Always a Tight Race in Ohio?

Justin T Weller | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Justin T Weller

CINCINNATI - Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are locked in a virtual tie in the state of Ohio. With the nature of this year's election that might not...

Someday We'll All Be Free

Timothy N. Welbeck, Esq. | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Timothy N. Welbeck, Esq.

"Hang on to the world as it spins around/Just don't let the spin get you down/Things are moving fast/Hold on tight and you will last ... " -Donny Hath...

Mystery Deepens After Bodies Are Found Partially Buried In 'Jekyll-Hyde Park'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.11.2015 | Crime

Authorities in central Ohio have a mystery on their hands -- two bodies, found partially buried, in a recreation area that locals have dubbed "Jekyll-...

The President for Entrepreneurs? It's Hillary Clinton

Maura O'Neill | Posted 12.01.2016 | Politics
Maura O'Neill

I have spent more than twenty years as an entrepreneur, and four years as Chief Innovation Officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development. I believe that Hillary Clinton is the best candidate to represent our interests as President of the United States.

The Top 10 Cities For Creatives | Posted 07.30.2016 | Arts

Cities like New York and Los Angeles have, simply put, become too expensive for many working artists. So which cities present the best opportunities for today's creative workers?

Mourning Public Enemy #1: Woodland Meadows

Jorge Newbery | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Jorge Newbery

I purchased crime-wracked Woodland Meadows for $12.5 million in 2002, driven by my vision of transforming this 1,100-unit affordable housing complex, one of the nation's largest, into a resident-powered self-supporting asset to the community.

Ohio Police Officer Rescues Puppy Twice, Gets A New Best Friend For Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.29.2014 | Good News

Earlier this month, Rodger Nolan, a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, rescued a 4-month-old puppy that had gotten trapped under a seat in a car accide...

How One Man's Ohio Pop-Up Restaurant Is Bringing The Nashville Heat To The Midwest

Molly Tavoletti | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
Molly Tavoletti

What is it about THIS chicken that renders tourists, families and loyal locals alike so deliciously drawn in?

What's Your Fashion ID?

Lubna Najjar | Posted 12.02.2014 | Style
Lubna Najjar

For years, I worked in the corporate world wearing none other than a pant/skirt suit, dress pants and a nice top, heels no higher than 2 inches and ha...

Man Behind Potato Salad Kickstarter To Throw Party, Fight Hunger While He's At It

Associated Press | Posted 09.25.2014 | Impact

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who jokingly sought $10 from a crowdfunding website to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad and ended up rai...

Columbus Hopes To Lure Democratic National Convention With Ohio Stadium

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Columbus, Ohio, officials are touting the 'Shoe as their major selling point in hopes of snagging the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Visiting...

11 Inspirational Quotes From Anonymous Chalk Artists

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

An anonymous chalk art duo in Ohio is proving that guerrilla artworks can be the best purveyor of inspiration. Their project, Dangerdust, brings f...

Jury Duty: A Great Way to Serve Your Country While Doing Jack Sh*t

Travis Irvine | Posted 02.12.2014 | Comedy
Travis Irvine

This past week I went back to my sweet home state of Ohio to do what one judge has called, "[the most] valuable work that a citizen can perform during...

Secret Sauce

Lubna Najjar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Lubna Najjar

Truth is, for the first time in my professional career, I am not looking for what's next. The next job and professional move turned out to be owning my own business and understanding that the road is long, hard but incredibly rewarding.

Columbus, Here I Come..!

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to a city that, to be honest, I knew very little about. So why did I bother? Out of the blue, I received an invitati...

Drag and Music

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

For me it is funny how some thing that can bring me so much frustration from time to time, Drag, can be tied to some thing I love deeply, music. I guess it's that love of music that allows me navigate the turbulent waters of Drag.

Becoming Vivian

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

The more Vivian performed and become known throughout Columbus, the more Jeff became Vivian. Now, when I say, "Jeff became Vivian," I'm not referring to his actions or his personality but to how others, including me, see him.