YOUR top 10 stories of 2017

As 2017 nears the end, we at 614NOW have been reflecting back on everything that happened this year. Instead of telling you what we thought was the most important news, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of the most read stories in the last 12 months.

Here is what you all found to be the biggest news this year:

10. Old 4th Street haunt catches fire

An old North 4th St haunt caught fire this morning, charring the place up badly enough to close it for at least a couple weeks.

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9. Meet Municipal Court candidate: “You had sex, you got pregnant, own it”

After 12 years as clerk of the Franklin County Municipal Court, Lori M. Tyack will be challenged by a man named Aaron Schlabach on the ballot today…

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8. Double sadness: Chinese lanterns coming down at local venue

What was once a place to have twice the amount of happy will soon be a lump of sadness…

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7. Breaking: Bomb threat in Grandview bank

Update: The City of Grandview Heights Division of Police announced today that the man accused of robbing a PNC Bank on 1st Ave. last month has been arrested…

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6. OSU concealed carry activist gunned down

Investigators and Columbus Police are concluding that the homicide near OSU appears to be drug related, as some had previously speculated…

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5. Update: Boyfriend of murdered OSU student a habitual offender

Update: More details have been released about the night OSU student Heather Campbell was killed…

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4. Columbus bucks at Trump’s Executive Order

Monday, January 30 at 3:30 p.m, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus City Council President Zach Klein will address the recent Trump administration executive order regarding immigration…

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3. End of the Ladies 80s era at Skully’s

For 15 years, Ladies 80s at Skully’s Music-Diner has been the authority of Thursday nightlife but we all have to grow up at some point, right? Ladies 80s has decided to do it all in one fell swoop…

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2. 10TV’s Chris Bradley in need of positive thoughts

Four months ago, 10TV’s chief meteorologist Chris Bradley shared on Facebook that he had entered remission. Today, The Dispatch reports Bradley has been admitted to the intensive-care unit…

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1. Kasich’s bizarre budget provision that turns teachers into interns

Will teachers be required to intern at a local carpeting store? Will they be doing ride alongs with local plumbers and electricians?..

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