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Happy Urban Meyer’s fate announcement eve

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The wait for Urban Meyer’s fate at the Ohio State University will finally be over sometime after 9am tomorrow.

OSU President Michal Drake will make the final decision at the university’s board of trustees public meeting tomorrow at 9am.

The decision will follow an independent six-member investigation into Meyer’s handling of allegations of domestic abuse against a former assistant coach that was scheduled to wrap up on Friday but didn’t end until Sunday.

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“The investigative team will verbally share its findings to the board (Monday) in an informational briefing,” the school said in a release sent Monday afternoon, per Columbus Business First.

OSU football receivers coach Zach Smith was fired last month after his ex-wife accused him of domestic violence.

Meyer was placed on paid administrative leave on August 1 after the university discovered Meyer publicly lied about his knowledge of abuse allegations against Smith in 2015.

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“#NoPlaceForHate” Sawmill Rd marchers fly messages of hate

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A group of people marched down Sawmill Road over the weekend waving a flag considered to be an iteration of the Nazi Germany war banner.

State Representative Beth Liston posted photos to Facebook of several individuals walking on a sidewalk, some carrying American Flags, others carrying Trump 2020 flags, and one carrying a bright green flag that she says is used by the alt-right to represent hate.

Another person pictured is waving a "Proud Boys" banner which represents a far-right organization that only admits men.

"We must all unequivocally condemn this message. #NoPlaceForHate," wrote Liston

https://www.facebook.com/Liston4Ohio/posts/2743348539010928

According to the SPL Center, the green flag carried by one of the men in the photo is the “national flag of Kekistan” that mimics a German Nazi war flag.

"Alt-righters are particularly fond of the way the banner trolls liberals who recognize its origins." —SPL Center website

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Rossi goes ratless, opens after “emergency” rodent activity closure

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Update: After less than 48 hours of being issued a red sticker by the Columbus Public Health Department for "rodent activity in the basement prep area" The Rossi Bar + Kitchen is back open for business.

In an excited post on Facebook, The Rossi thanked their "loyal and wonderful" customers for their support through the closure.

https://www.facebook.com/TheRossiBarandKitchen/posts/2759890094044319:0

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08/15/2019: Someone is getting assigned to some "Charlie Work" after The Rossi Bar and Kitchen was served a red sticker by the Columbus Public Health Department.

The Short North restaurants was issued an emergency order yesterday because of "rodent activity in the basement prep area." Reportedly, inspectors discovered dead rats in traps and excessive rat feces in the bowels of the 895 N. High St. building.

Rossi will remain closed until the facility is cleaned, holes in the basement are repaired, and the rats are under control, according to a post from Tom Sussi, a local licensed and insured Private Investigator.

Sussi added that sources informed him that employees are not being paid on time.

https://www.facebook.com/mrtomsussi/posts/2317071688406214

In an Instagram post, Rossi announced it'd be closed "for the next few days due to emergency repair."

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1KmvTBgsdw/
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Knead a bakery? Former downtown Kroger facility up for sale

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The former Kroger bakery near downtown Columbus has been put up for sale. Offers are now being made on the 10-acre property at 457 Cleveland Ave.

The bakery closed in February after more than 90 years in business. Kroger claimed "the outdated layout and age of the equipment" were inhibiting the company from staying competitive.

Senior Vice President of real estate company CBRE, Joseph Kimener, told NBC4i the property would be very desirable for incoming tech companies.

Final offers are to be submitted by August 28 at 5:00 PM.

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