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Because of a Republic error, a story in the Dec. 6 edition of The Republic about the history of the Irwin Block building misstated Jayne Hege’s relationship to Fred Suhre. Hege is Suhre’s granddaughter.

City approves new levy and rate for 2023 general fund

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The city of Columbus is amending a portion of its 2023 budget to include an additional $413,000 for stormwater capital needs. Officials say that despite the change, the city’s tax rate is expected to decrease next year.

Defendant sentenced in police standoff case

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A local man who threatened to kill his wife prior to a police standoff has been ordered to serve 12 years with the Indiana Department of Correction.

CPD to have Coffee with a Cop today

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Columbus Police Department is inviting the community to its final Coffee with a Cop session today from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Columbus Chick-Fil-A.

Lightning strike causes extensive damage to Columbus home

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COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Columbus Fire Department fire investigators have listed a lightning strike as the cause of a Tuesday evening house fire in the...

Heritage Fund announces Lilly Fund scholarship winners

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COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Heritage Fund, The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, has announced Columbus East High School seniors Hallie Randle and Ariana Simpson as...

City amends 2023 general fund tax rate

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COLUMBUS, Ind. -- The city of Columbus is amending a portion of its 2023 budget to include an additional $413,000 for stormwater capital needs....

‘Voice’ contestant with ties to Columbus makes the finals

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The next winner of NBC’s “The Voice” could be a singing sensation who’s very familiar to family and friends in Columbus. Morgan Myles on Tuesday...

Hawaii remembrance to draw handful of Pearl Harbor survivors

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PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — A handful of centenarian survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor are expected to gather at the scene of...

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

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NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud Tuesday for helping executives dodge taxes on extravagant perks such as Manhattan...