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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and officials with the Columbus Partnership say they are disappointed and frustrated with yesterday's meeting with Major League Soccer executives  to try and prevent the Crew SC from moving to Austin, Texas.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther Tuesday released his 2018 municipal budget proposal.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther proposes replacing an anti-crime summer initiative with increased bike and foot patrols in high-crime neighborhoods.

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Columbus officials, including the Mayor, Police Chief and Safety Director, have been holding neighborhood roundtables over the last month to develop ways to improve police-community relations and reduce crime.

Records reviewed by the Associated Press show the City of Columbus is facing more than two dozen civil rights complaints, nearly 20 years after the Justice Department settled its lawsuit against the city alleging police routinely violated citizens' civil rights.

The owner of Columbus Crew Soccer Club says he will refund fans for next year's season tickets.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther spent much of his appearance at Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum responding to the state of community/police relations, which he acknowledged have never been more strained.

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A Columbus police officer has been relieved of duty pending investigation of comments he made to other officers about how he would have choked a suspect who resisted arrest.

Central Ohio faith leaders gathered on the steps of Columbus City Hall this morning calling for the implementation of simple policies they say will keep the city safer. 

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Dozens of protesters gathered in front of Columbus City Hall on Saturday to call for a statue of Christopher Columbus outside of the building to be taken down.

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The Columbus Fraternal Order of Police has passed a no confidence vote in Columbus mayor Andy Ginther and two other city officials. 

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Columbus City Council last night formally codified Mayor Andy Ginther's executive orders issued earlier this year regarding immigration.

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The school year comes to a close this week in Columbus, and city and district officials are reminding parents and students about summer programming options. 

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Nearly 100 protesters tried to present a symbolic 5 thousand dollar check to Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther during a city hall demonstration last night.

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A Franklin County grand jury has voted not to indict a white Columbus police officer for fatally shooting a 13-year-old African-American boy after a suspected robbery last year. 

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More than 100 Columbus students, government officials, and service providers gathered Wednesday for a "My Brother’s Keeper" summit. 

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Columbus police are investigating a suspicious envelope delivered to City Hall yesterday.

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One day before the City Council primary election, Columbus leaders yesterday unveiled the city's 861.4 million dollar capital improvements budget for the year.

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Columbus officials have announced redevelopment plans for the North Market. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and Police Chief Kim Jacobs spoke to the media this afternoon regarding the reassignment of an officer shown kicking a suspect in the head. 

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Students in the Columbus City Schools begin spring break on Friday, and city and district officials want them to stay safe and active.

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A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict two Columbus police officers who fatally shot a man last year they say opened fire on them. 

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther delivered his second State of the City speech last night at the Columbus Police Academy.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther says the city now has more than 367 million dollars in matching funds from public and private partnerships for its Smart Columbus initiative.

Columbus Board of Education members said last night they will meet with Columbus City officials every three months to learn more about the tax breaks the city has in the pipeline.

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Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther has a message for community activists who want the city to end it's summer safety initiative - too bad.

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A group of Columbus health professionals and community activists say the city needs a new perspective on dealing with violence in neighborhoods. 

A panel of people selected by Columbus City officials is scheduled to hold its final meeting this afternoon to discuss plans to change the structure of City Council.

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The attorney for former Columbus City Council member Michelle Mills says she will plead guilty this morning to a misdemeanor ethics charge for failing to properly disclose the value of a 2014 trip to an Ohio State football game with other elected officials and a convicted lobbyist.

While confusion continues over President Trump's executive order on immigration, and Statehouse  Republican and Democrats are squaring off over "sanctuary cities" bills, the Columbus Board of Education last night approved a resolution promising a safe environment for all students and staff, regardless of immigration status. 

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