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Recent articles by Valencia:

Tackling human trafficking through the classroom

A central Ohio organization is helping to curb the epidemic of sex trafficking by introducing survivors to students in the classroom. → Read More

Harmony Project celebrates 10 years of music, service in central Ohio

The Harmony Project Columbus celebrates a decade of singing and community service! → Read More

Celebrating the evolution of podcasts for International Podcast Day

According to Edison Research, nearly one out of three people listen to at least one podcast every month. → Read More

Life after death: Coping with grief after childhood cancer

A central Ohio mother who lost her 7-year old son to rare brain cancer opens up about grief after losing a child. → Read More

Columbus 7th graders learn in class ways to prevent suicide

Nationwide Children's Hospital offers suicide prevention course in Columbus schools. → Read More

Women's prison opens new nursery for babies born behind bars

The Ohio Reformatory for Women is opening a multi-million dollar nursery for incarcerated women and their babies. → Read More

A man on a mission: Father works to protect Pike County students after daughter's death

Zahn's Corner Middle School is home to a ton of memories. It's the place where hundreds of kids grew up, learned together and played. → Read More

"The Big Table" to transform lives within prison walls

The Big Table event is set to host an open conversation at the Ohio Reformatory for Women. → Read More

Is social media stalking us? Expert says there are ways to beat those targeted ads

A Columbus cybersecurity analyst talks social media tracking and ways you can protect yourself. → Read More

Free program teaches people with disabilities combat arts

Immortal Martial Arts Center offers a free class to individuals with disabilities. → Read More

A plea for Acceptance: "I just didn’t have much faith or security in anything"

A Columbus woman makes a public plea for foster parents to accept children in the LGBTQ community. → Read More

Central Ohio organizations seeking donations for tornado victims

The American Red Cross and Salvation Army are seeking donations to assist victims of tornadoes in the midwest. → Read More

Newark WWII veteran lines street that bears his name with American flags

Bob Mellars honors Memorial Day by decorating the street with American flags. → Read More

"Today is the day we say no!": Pro-choice rally takes over Ohio Statehouse steps

Planned Parenthood and other pro-choice organizations host rally outside of Ohio statehouse and Gov. DeWine's office. → Read More

Reduced rates, new validation program among parking changes coming to Short North

The Short North Alliance will implement cheaper rates and a new validation program in June. → Read More

Columbus keeping close eye on number and location of shared scooters

City of Columbus say Bird Rides and Lime Bike violated their contract agreements by not providing enough vehicles in "opportunity neighborhoods". → Read More

'There is still pain': Service honors Kirkersville shooting victims on 2-year anniversary

Sunday, Kirkersville United Methodist Church held a memorial prayer service remembering the three people killed on May 12, 2017, at the Pine Kirk Care Center. → Read More

Groveport Madison facing $2.7 million loss in tax revenue

Voters turned down a bond issue and tax levy in support of Groveport Madison Local Schools. District leadership is now considering possible program cuts. → Read More

Students paint mural on front wall of their Columbus city school

Students at Indianola Informal K8 School are painting a mural that will greet visitors on the school's front wall. → Read More

March for Babies supports families and infants in preterm births

March for Babies held its annual event at Genoa Park on Sunday morning. → Read More