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Columbus City Council is scheduled to vote on Monday to approve a vendor that will supply police officers with body cameras.

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Columbus City Council last night approved a "food action plan" that's been two years in the making.

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Columbus City Council is expected to vote next month on legislation banning the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21.

Neighborhoods are the focus of Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther's first budget.

Columbus and Franklin County residents could be paying more for their water and sewer service next year.

Columbus City Council last night approved a tax break for a California-based retailer to create 158 jobs in logistics and warehousing.

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There were no disruptions of last night's Columbus City Council meeting as there were last week, when activists seeking justice in the police shooting deaths of two African-Americans shut down the meeting.

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The future of the white Columbus police officer who shot and killed a 13-year-old African-American boy is still unclear.

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A day after the People's Justice Project and other protestors packed City Hall and halted a Columbus City Council meeting, relatives of two African-Americans killed by police met with reporters.

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More than 100 protesters stormed the Columbus City Council stage tonight, demanding justice for Tyre King and Henry Green - two black teens shot and killed by Columbus police earlier this year.

The City of Columbus is giving a local health system a 6 million dollar tax break to build a new headquarters near the Route 315 and North Broadway interchange.

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Plans to move homeless people from the Faith Mission and other shelters into a building on North Grant Avenue are proceeding.

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Columbus City Council members had little comment during last night's meeting about a protest held at City Hall yesterday calling for justice in the Tyre King shooting.

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Columbus City Council last night approved a 200 thousand dollar settlement of a lawsuit filed by a man who sustained severe injuries when he was hit by a Columbus Division of Fire ambulance in December of 2013.

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Columbus City Council last night approved a 780 thousand dollar settlement with the family of a 4-year-old girl severely wounded when she was shot by a police officer in June of last year. 

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Supporters and opponents of a ballot issue that would change the structure of Columbus City Council continue to debate the issue for the public, with a forum Wednesday at the Columbus Metropolitan Club. 

Campaign finance reports show Columbus' corporate community is heavily backing the organized opposition to the August ballot issue expanding the size of Columbus City Council.

Columbus City Council last night approved two tax breaks for retailer Big Lots to move its headquarters from the west side to the northeast side.

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The Franklin County Republican Party has endorsed the August 2 ballot issue to add ward representation to Columbus City Council. Jim Letizia reports.  

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After a weekend full of opiate overdoses in Columbus, city officials encouraged drug addicts to obtain the widely-available antidote and seek treatment. 

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