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You can hire someone for THAT?

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As humans, there are things we bellyache about doing; cooking, cleaning, painting our nails, detailing our cars…These are all things we can pay someone to do. But there are many, many other generally unpleasant facets of life that are better when hired out. Here in Columbus, these are a few things you can actually pay someone to do for you…

Dog sitting during your wedding: A wedding is enough of a headache but throw a hungry, poop-filled, barking dog in the mix and you’ve got yourself a regular National Lampoon movie. But with Furball Fitness, your dog can be a part of your big day without you having to lift a finger. An employee will tend to your dog’s potty business, feedings, exercise, and even walk your pup down the isle if need be.

 

Organize your home: Do you even remember what color your carpet is? It’s time to reclaim your clutter but not by yourself–hell no. Leave it to the expert organizers at Accent on Organization. Gaining a lot of her experience from working at the Container Store (order levels: off the charts), Cathy is chomping at the bit to fight off the mess monster in your closet with her label maker.

 

Be your friend: It’s called Rent a Friend and it’s exactly what it sounds like. For as little as $10 an hour, you could hire a buddy to attend your second cousin’s third wedding, show you around a new town, learn a new skill, or simply….hang.

 

 

Answer your phone: When you just don’t have it in you to answer your heartbroken ex’s call, Specialty Answering Service has your back. Can’t produce an excuse as to why the report wasn’t on your boss’s desk at 4pm yesterday? Let the live answerer at SAS handle the heat. First two weeks free of charge.

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Dog stabbed in head with knife saved by Franklin Co. shelter

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A local dog is saved after being stabbed in the head with a knife.

10TV reports a man called police after allegedly being attacked by two dogs. He told police he fended off one with a bottle and stabbed another with a knife.

Both dogs were taken to the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center for care. The male dog, who was hit with the bottle, was released from the shelter without injury. The female dog, who was stabbed in the head with the knife, underwent a successful surgery.

Kaye Persinger, shelter director, told 10TV it's a "miracle" that the female dog survived the injuries she sustained.

According to Persinger, the female dog will be designated as dangerous despite her showing no signs of aggression at the shelter. Persinger even called the dog "sweet."

Persinger told 10TV she is confident the dog won't hurt anyone in the future.

The man who claimed he was attacked had small puncture wounds but refused treatment.

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“With a heavy heart,” Sonic Temple announces major headliner changes

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With less than three months until showtime, Sonic Temple has announced some major shakeups to the lineup.

Metallica has regretfully cancelled their headline performances at the rock and roll music festival, scheduled for May 15 and May 17.

"With a heavy heart, we write to inform you that due to the health and recovery efforts of James Hetfield, Metallica has to cancel their headlining performances," wrote Sonic Temple in a release.

"As part of my continuing effort to get and stay healthy, I have critical recovery events on those weekends that cannot be moved," wrote Hetfield in a statement.

In lieu of Metallica, Sonic Temple has booked Red Hot Chili Peppers to headline Friday, May 15, and Tool to headline Sunday, May 17. As scheduled, Slipknot will headline Saturday, May 16.

Lead singer Hetfield entered into rehab last September, and is optimistic about what the future will bring, he said.

"Like the moth into the flame, being human in this career has its huge challenges and can be difficult," Hetfield wrote. "Your understanding helps the healing."

Click here to read Hetfield’s statement.

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Upper Arlington police mourn unexpected loss of officer

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The recent and unexpected death of an Upper Arlington police officer is being investigated as a suicide.

According to 10TV per the department, Officer Brian Brown died at his home. The impending coroner's report will determine official cause of death.

"It is with great sadness that we report one of our officers, Brian Brown, died unexpectedly at his home last night," wrote the City of Upper Arlington Police Division on Facebook. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time."

Brown was a 10-year veteran of the department.

https://www.facebook.com/CityofUAPolice/posts/1831391890329029:0

Michael Weinman, Director of Government Affairs for the Fraternal Order of Police, told 10TV more needs to be done to provide resources to police offers, whose daily lives often involve stress and trauma.

Know someone who may be having thoughts about suicide? Resources for help can be found here.

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