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Bar association done with Armengau before his trial is

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Javier Armengau’s trial is expected to continue on into next week, but the Columbus Bar Association has requested Ohio Supreme Court take immediate action on the criminal-law lawyer currently on trial for charges of rape, sexual battery, gross sexual imposition, kidnapping and public indecency. The “emergency” motion has called for his license to practice law be suspended. “There is strong enough evidence to conclude that Armengau’s approach to the practice of law and his personal life poses a present danger to the community and the legal profession …,” the motion states, according to The Dispatch

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NY Times lauds Dr. Amy Acton with video tribute

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If you live in Ohio, you'd have to have been living under rock these last 6 weeks to not know who Dr. Amy Acton is. Now the NY Times is making sure the rest of the country knows too with this nearly 7-minute tribute video titled, "The leader we all wish we had".

As the state's lead spokesperson on the healthcare side of the pandemic, Acton has received wide praise from both near and far. Despite recent protests that occurred outside of her Bexley home, most Ohioans believe she has been a shining star in these dark times.

She has a tribute t-shirt, "Not all Heroes Wear capes" created by Homage

Her own (Ok, Gov. Dewine too) tribute parody video

Her very own bobblehead from the Bobblehead Hall of Fame

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Here's our profile piece from the April issue of (614) Magazine - the cover of which is featured in the NY Times video. Very cool, Sarah!

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Views from the state house protest

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For the third consecutive day, hundreds of protestors were out in force around the state house grounds. The demands of the loosely organized crowd are as diverse as the people in it. Signs run the gamut from - lifting the stay-at-home order, anti-vaccine issues, damage caused by non-essential business closures, constitutionality, and even a plea to release Joe Exotic.

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Poll: Who won last night’s Democratic Debate in Westerville?

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Last night, Westerville's Otterbein University hosted the Democratic Debate. Twelve presidential hopefuls took the stage to win the votes of spectators in the auditorium and viewers who watched from their living rooms across the nation.

According to co-host CNN, Pete Buttigieg, Andrew Yang, Amy Klobuchar, and Bernie Sanders championed the night. Co-host The New York Times mostly agrees, with the opinion writers saying Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg were among the top performers last night, but Elizabeth Warren was the clear leader.

What do you think? Take our poll below to see who Columbus thinks won the Democratic Debate.

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