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Columbus, Somali Arrivals and Crime

Consider the State of Ohio’s Department Job and Family Services record of the pattern of resettlement of Somali refugees from 1999 to 2011. Consider it in the context of Uniform Crime Reports data for Columbus, Ohio, the city with the second-largest influx of Somali immigrants

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Prophet Hale, where are the Riots in Columbus, Ohio?

At the end of December 2011, Christian pastor and self-proclaimed prophet T.D. Hale predicted massive riots on the streets of Columbus, Ohio: As I moved along the way I saw people running, looking for loved ones missing, totally out of their minds. I quickly came

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Change You Will Believe In, Damn It

Coming upon my car this afternoon in the Short North neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio, I found this magnet affixed to my car. I didn’t put it there. What an odd activity, and what an odd time to engage in it. I mean, hey, this is

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Not My Lover

At Skully’s tonight in Columbus, they opened the doors for free and played a heavy dose of Michael Jackson in with their 80s mix. It was the first time I’ve heard Thriller in years. And now, um, we’ve got the actual zombie.

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Under Digital TV Scheme, Central Columbus Loses PBS

I’m one of those people who don’t subscribe to cable television. I can’t afford it lately, and even if I could afford the expense I wouldn’t take it on. I’m impatient at cable television when I’ve encountered it: there’s so much noise, and so little

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?