Laura Borchers,

Laura Borchers

Columbus, OH, United States

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Past articles by Laura:

Franklin County Public Health to restart vaccine appointments Tuesday after receiving new shipment

More than 12% of people in the state have now received the first dose and more than 5% of Ohioans are now fully inoculated. → Read More

Hundreds of drivers took to I-270 to show support for President Trump

The drivers traveled around the highway in Columbus. → Read More

Two Dublin runners reunite after one suffers near fatal heart attack

Bob Keating and Mike Erdelsky celebrated life after one of them collapsed and suffered a complete cardiac arrest during their last outing. → Read More

Columbus father tests positive for coronavirus days before wife gives birth

As families across the nation continue to redefine what major life milestone moments look like due to COVID-19, one local family says they have lived through a momen → Read More

Mother whose son died by suicide calls on others to help those grieving during holidays

Nathan Seymour died by suicide at 23-years-old, but Jenny said she first saw signs of depression when he was nine. She reached out for help and surrounded him with love. Now she's hoping others surround her - and others also grieving the loss of a loved one - with love through the holidays. → Read More

Ohio State researcher developing app to detect dangerous chemicals in homes

A local researcher is gearing up to reveal a new app that would allow families to keep tabs on the chemicals within the air inside their homes. → Read More

Firefighters point out hazards that could spark fires in your home

Residents across central Ohio mark the turn to colder weather as the perfect time to evaluate home fire safety. Columbus firefighters offered the top safety actions for homeowners to take ahead of the holidays. → Read More

OSU researcher uses donations to fund innovative breast cancer trials

Advocates, legislators and Ohio residents join together for Breast Cancer Day of Action at the Statehouse on October 23. The 2019 focus surrounds metastatic breast cancer. → Read More

Dublin mom selected for new treatment for rare type of cancer

Local mother of four, Sarah Kearney, admits her diagnosis of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer was hard to accept. Doctors also found cancer in her bones. She struggled to answer her family's questions and now shares her journey. → Read More

Local students wear golden shoelaces for pediatric cancer awareness

Students at St. Agatha Catholic School in Upper Arlington have been working on several projects for a long time. → Read More

Local researchers work to get ahead of flu season by researching pigs

OSU Researchers work to get ahead of flu viruses by doing surveillance on illness in Ohio swine barns. → Read More

Dorm room decorating made easy on a budget

College-bound students move onto central Ohio campuses including Ohio State this upcoming weekend. Some students prepare to not only unpack, but also spruce up their new homes. Consumer 10's Laura Borchers talked with local designers for ideas on how to decorate within a budget. → Read More

Consumer 10: Ways to avoid costly student loan mistakes

Within Ohio, an estimated 62-percent of graduates leave college with an average of just over $30,000 in loans. → Read More

Outsourced Parenting: Local families turn to hired services for family tasks

A new trend has more moms and dads paying for tasks that most parents would traditionally do themselves. → Read More

'Sober Curious' push brings more alcohol-free options to central Ohio

Food and wine experts are calling attention to a new beverage movement that combines all the savory flavors of cocktails but contains no alcohol. Trendy locations throughout Columbus now include a "zero-proof" or "alcohol-free" sections on menus. → Read More

Fourth of July fireworks cause increase in runaway dogs in central Ohio

The loud boom of fireworks adds to the impressive experience for many people across Central Ohio enjoying displays, but can spark panic in pets. Each year the 4th of July season marks a jump in the number of dogs turned in to animal shelters after running away from home. → Read More

GirlCON event launched to promote tech careers to young girls

The GirlCON event will offer hands-on robotic projects and gaming experiences, aimed at introducing young women to less-thought-about technology fields. → Read More

BBB warns of potential phone scam targeting members of local Catholic churches

A scam targeting faith communities is striking parts of central Ohio. → Read More

Local balloon shops impacted by helium shortage, rising costs

Local families could feel the pinch of a global helium shortage. Consumer 10 found some local balloon and helium rental shops changing pricing and a few locations have stopped selling helium balloons altogether. → Read More

Ways to save while shopping for Mother's Day gifts

A local blogger reveals some tips to spend less while still finding the perfect Mother's Day gift. → Read More