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Deck the Halls and Light Up the Bands

The Gahanna Holiday Lights Parade Is Tops The Gahanna Lights Parade is back by popular demand after a year’s hiatus. The parade route was packed with excited people of all ages and eager faces were brightly lit by the passing holiday lights. Every participant in the parade—band member, horse, dog, float, or fire truck—was was

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America’s first governing document, the Mayflower Compact

Long before the Declaration of Independence or the U.S. Constitution there was another document that sought to establish a governing arm and purpose for the colony known as Plymouth Plantation. The Mayflower Compact was this country’s first governing document. Everyone knows the story of the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving celebration; therefore, in the wake

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I was sabotaged! Thank you very much

The morning before Election Day I eagerly go to my computer to post my newest and last blog regarding the fight against SB 5. Computer is working fine, I do some last-minute polishing of a piece I have been working on for several days and then press the button to post it to my blog—NOTHING!

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Ohio Voters Reject Issue 2, Collective Bargaining Law | Ohio Votes 2011

Ohio Voters Reject Issue 2, Collective Bargaining Law | Ohio Votes 2011.

 
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Autumn in Ohio

Fall is here and the farmers are busy bringing in the harvest before winter grabs us in his icy hands. Mother Nature has taken out her paint box and transformed the green leaves of summer into an autumn rainbow of golds, reds, and oranges.

 
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Halloween has ancient traditions

It is funny that no matter how much time goes by and the world changes we still hold on to ancient customs and practices. Today we observe the end of October with visits to haunted houses, scary and dead-themed movies, visits to farms for apple picking and corn mazes, bonfires, community parties, and children going from house to house dressed in costumes begging for treats.

 
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Fun and games, cops and robbers at the Circleville Pumpkin Festival

It was a beautiful, brisk fall day at the Pumpkin Festival last Friday. We ate our way through the festival feasting on fried cheese, brats, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin cream puffs, pumpkin elephant ears, pumpkin donuts, pumpkin peanut brittle, pumpkin coffee, and more. We had enough fair food to clog our veins for the next month.

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Dogs leave paw prints on your heart, adopt one today!

If you are not moved by a warm furry body next to yours, big floppy ears, wagging tail, and a wet tongue eager to give you doggy kisses, then you aren’t human. October is “Adopt A Dog Month” and if currently you don’t have a dog, I strongly urge you to run to your nearest

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Senate Bill 5 opponents detail union concessions

Teachers, fire and police, and state workers are not the money grabbers as portrayed by proponents of Issue 2. They have voluntarily given up over $1 billion in the last few years. Senate Bill 5 opponents detail union concessions.

 
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Swimming tones the body and refreshes the soul

I slip into the water and it embraces me like cool satin sheets. We are old friends. Some of my earliest and fondest memories are of splashing around in a pool as a very young child. After a brief warm up I begin my laps. Kick 2, 3, 4; kick 2, 3, 4. I begin

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