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The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH, United States

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Past articles by Max:

Teenager shot overnight on Northeast Side of Columbus

Columbus Police responded to a shooting of a teenager in the city just after midnight Sunday. → Read More

Ohioans placed more than $1 billion in sports bets the first month it was legal

The Ohio Casino Control Commission released its first revenue numbers for sports betting in Ohio. → Read More

OhioHealth spending $400 million to expand Grant Medical Center in downtown Columbus

OhioHealth will dramatically expand Grant Medical Center in downtown Columbus over the next five years. → Read More

Medical board adding investigators, expects rise in sexual complaints after Dispatch probe

The executive director of the State Medical Board of Ohio said she believes complaints of sexual misconduct will increase following a Dispatch series. → Read More

'It's going to happen again': Residents seek change after East Palestine train derailment

Attorneys are hosting meetings across the East Palestine area offering help to residents who may want to take legal action after the train crash. → Read More

Ohio train derailment: What's still unknown after chemical disaster forced evacuations?

In East Palestine, questions remain about how the train derailment will impact the region and Ohio and Pennsylvania residents. → Read More

Dispatch investigation of doctor sexual misconduct topic of Columbus Conversation

The Columbus Dispatch will host a panel discussion on its investigation into doctor sexual misconduct and the state medical board. → Read More

State lawmakers close to reviving bill on doctor sex abuse after Dispatch investigation

Ohio legislators may soon reintroduce a bill targeting sexual misconduct by doctors. The move would follow a Dispatch investigation on the issue. → Read More

Former college basketball player on his cardiac arrest: It 'hit me out of nowhere'

A former Ohio Dominican University men's basketball player talks about his cardiac arrest and how Damar Hamlin's attack impacted him. → Read More

Columbus twin abducted in December dies, police confirm

One of the twin boys who was abducted outside a short north Donatos in Columbus in December has died. → Read More

Columbus doctors: Pandemic to officially end in 2023, but COVID is here to stay

The COVID-19 pandemic, approaching its third anniversary, will likely end in 2023, doctors said. But, the virus will likely stick around forever. → Read More

OhioHealth acquires second hospital in a week, will oversee 14 total

OhioHealth acquired two hospitals this week — one in Van Wert and another in Cambridge. → Read More

Expert predicts Kason Thomas will be found soon, says unplanned abductions rarely pan out

A Columbus baby missing since Monday night has yet to be found. At least one expert said he thinks the case will be resolved rather quickly. → Read More

Grandmother begs for infant grandson's safe return home after Monday abduction

Columbus infant Kason Thomas has been missing since Monday night. His twin brother, Kyair, was found at the Dayton airport Tuesday. → Read More

COTA won't change service in January following cyber network hack

The Central Ohio Transit Authority will not adjust its bus service in January as it continues to deal with a cyber hack. → Read More

As Columbus measles outbreak continues, health commissioner predicts rise after holidays

The Columbus measles outbreak is continuing to grow, with 81 cases reported since the first infections were confirmed in early November. → Read More

Flu surges for first time in years as infections, hospitalizations rise across Ohio

Hospitalizations for influenza are higher than they have been in years across Ohio. The COVID-19 pandemic could be to blame, doctors said. → Read More

Winter fitness: Follow these tips as cold weather forces you to exercise indoors

From joining a gym to yoga classes to getting creative around the house, exercise experts provide tips on how to stay active this winter. → Read More

Amoxicillin in short supply at Columbus-area pharmacies; shortage may ease in December

Pharmacists in the Columbus area are dealing with an ongoing shortage of the common antibiotic amoxicillin. Supply may rebound in December, they said. → Read More

Construction paused on portion of new Ohio State hospital tower after cracks found

Ohio State has temporarily halted some work on its upcoming $1.79 billion hospital tower after some issues with concrete were discovered Monday morning. → Read More