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04.25.14 Andy Cush

April 15, 2014 may go down in history as the day that ended the debate on pot legalization. On that date, the Dayton City Paper published an installment of its “Debate Forum” column that focused on the issue, with the intent that one staff writer would argue in support of legalization and another would argue against it. […]

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10.22.13 Kyle Petreycik

The popular pizza chain Sbarro is set to open up a series of new locations in Ohio under the name of “Sbarro Brooklyn Fresh.” It does seem like they’re simply trying to capitalize on the widespread media appeal of Brooklyn, but the restaurant did get its start as a small deli and pizzeria in Bensonhurst during the early 1950’s. […]

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03.09.11 Marina Galperina

“Controversy: Pieces You Don’t Normally See” – a small exhibit at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus (opening April 1st) – totes the State’s oddities of olde, because “History definitely isn’t always pretty!” Pieces range from the quirky (a 150-year-old sheepskin condom found in the diary of a steamboat captain) to dull and disgusting (a […]

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06.15.10 Marina Galperina

Monroe, Ohio is mourning their 65ft half-Jesus, seen here burned down to skinny, singed stumps. The church statue was recently struck down by lightning, but one of the artisans behind the formerly fiberglass-covered Styrofoam structure says Jesus will rise again, “bigger and better.” We’ll have to see what Mother Nature has to say about that. […]

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