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2008-08-05 21:00:13

By Barbara Carmen, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 5--Central Ohioans who hire private haulers will likely pay more next year to make their trash disappear. The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio approved a $2-per-ton increase in tipping fees this afternoon.

2008-08-05 21:00:10

By Joe Hallett, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 5--AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- During a speech today on energy policy, Barack Obama offhandedly mentioned the two starlets who will become his symbolic soul mates for the rest of the campaign if his GOP opponent has his way.

2008-08-05 15:00:39

By Dan Gearino, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 5--Four of America's 10 fastest-dying cities are in the Buckeye State, according to a list produced by Forbes magazine.

2008-08-05 12:00:23

By Tracy Turner, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 5--Even the most innocent-looking Web site can hide dangers -- and the cost remains high for computer users who fall into such traps.

2008-08-05 12:00:23

By Rick Rouan, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 5--Network. Haggle. Get there early. Come back late. For the best deals on a garage-sale item, take notice of veteran shoppers' tips.

2008-08-05 06:00:46

By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 5--Maybe you've seen the TV ads or heard the ominous voice on the radio warning Ohioans to prepare for a flu outbreak, the likes of which could radically alter life as we know it.

2008-08-05 03:00:46

By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 4--Maybe you've seen the TV ads or heard the ominous voice on the radio warning Ohioans to prepare for a flu outbreak the likes of which could radically alter life as we know it.

2008-08-04 12:01:30

By Mike Pramik, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 4--Construction of medical office buildings is all the rage in central Ohio and around the country as the health-care industry continues to expand. But some of the offices around Dublin Methodist Hospital might be in need of defibrillation.

2008-08-03 06:00:17

By Frank Gabrenya, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 3--With all due respect to Batman, the Joker and fans of dark crime dramas, the best-reviewed movie of 2008 is an animated feature rated G.

2008-08-02 06:00:20

By Simone Sebastian, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 2--The cheers were so deafening that some adults in the Arts Impact Middle School gym stuck fingers in their ears. Students stomped rhythmically in the bleachers, chanted their team names and waved signs attesting to how cool they were.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.