- 12:24 pm - Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
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A bronze statue unveiled this morning at Port Columbus will remind people — or tell them for the first time — of the amazing feat by “flying housewife” Jerrie Mock and the role the airport played in her around-the-world flight.
Read more about Mock’s historic flight at Dispatch.com.
Photo, by Dispatch photographer Tom Dodge: Jerrie Mock’s grandson Raul Mock, 42, stands with the statue in the Port Columbus International Airport ticket lobby.
- 4:29 pm - Friday, Apr 11, 2014
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- 11:36 am
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“Please, please, don’t let my child out the door,”Tasha Morgan thought. “In the open air, a bullet has no name.”
Morgan’s daughter and her classmates at Liberty Elementary School missed getting caught in the middle of gunfire by minutes. Teachers put the school on lockdown after a man and a teenager were shot at 3:35 p.m. — dismissal time — during a fight just outside the Columbus school at Whitlow Road and Paladim Place on the Far East Side.
Photos by Dispatch photographer Courtney Hergesheimer
- 1:16 pm
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Global Gallery, the oldest fair-trade marketplace in central Ohio, is in the throes of some big changes.
The Clintonville coffee shop is being renovated and is preparing to serve alcohol. The Short North gift shop is under the management of a partner organization.
Still, the mission of the nonprofit group — to market sustainable products, support safe working environments and encourage entrepreneurs in developing countries — remains the same.
Photo by Dispatch photographer Tom Dodge
- 2:50 pm - Monday, Apr 7, 2014
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You keep hearing about one cyclist after another being seriously hurt — or killed — in car-involved accidents.
Statewide, though, the number of crashes has actually decreased in recent years.
Photo, courtesy of Wanda Freeman: Travis Freeman has been hospitalized since Feb. 28, when witnesses said motorist Robert Frix made a left turn in front of the bicyclist, causing him to crash into the side of Frix’s car.