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Austin Loses $50 Million Smart City Challenge to Columbus

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Department of Transportation and Vulcan Philanthropy to Columbus, Ohio, according to a report in The Columbus Dispatch. Austin lost its bid to become the winner of $50 million in prizes in the Smart City Challenge from the U.S.

When Will Columbus Day Sales Become Indigenous Peoples' Day Sales?

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As more push to recast the holiday on the second Monday of October, business mull how to navigate the changing currents

Why the Startups in This Midwestern City Have Billion Dollar Goals

Inc Startups

In Columbus, Ohio, founders and investors aren't just looking to build a bunch of multimillion dollar companies -- they're aiming for big exits

Man sentenced for 2014 killing in Columbus County

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in a 2014 killing in Columbus County WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Saad's 1st career hat trick helps Columbus beat Carolina 5-1

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AP) — Brandon Saad scored three goals for his first career hat trick, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 on Saturday night RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Carolina Mudcats bus wrecks in Columbus County, several hurt

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AP) — Several players have been hurt after the Carolinas Mudcats team bus wrecked in Columbus County CHADBOURN, N.C. (AP)

Missing woman’s body found in Columbus Count

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WHITEVILLE) — The body of a Brunswick County woman missing for more than two weeks has been found in Whiteville in Columbus County

2 shot, killed in Columbus County after argument

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WHITEVILLE — Authorities say two men are dead after they shot one another during an argument in Columbus County

Listen to your Clients

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Columbus County lawyer enters pleas on obstruction charges

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WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — A Whiteville lawyer and former prosecutor has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor obstruction charges, ending a separate criminal investigation

Man killed in Columbus County while repossessing vehicle

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WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — A Robeson County man has been shot and killed as he was trying to repossess a vehicle

Missing Leland woman's body found in Columbus County

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WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — The body of a Leland woman missing for more than two weeks was found in Whiteville

Fugitive treasure hunter charged with contempt due in court

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Clinton to stop in Columbus in visit to swing state Ohio

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7 Critical Questions Before You Become an Entrepreneur

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Starting a new business is not a job, but an adventure into the unknown, similar to Columbus setting out to find the New World. As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, the most common question I get is, “I want to be an entrepreneur -- how do I start?”

3 charged in death of missing woman found in Columbus County

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WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Three people are charged in the death of a Brunswick County woman missing for more than two weeks before her body was found last Wednesday

The 9 Super Simple Steps to Entrepreneurial Success

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Deputies find 2 decomposing bodies in storage shed

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AP) — Authorities in Columbus County west of Wilmington are investigating after two decomposing bodies were found in a storage shed WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Isaac Business Services Small Business Institute Presents: One Day Institute; "Find Your Mojo in 2010"

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Ask Yourself Why?

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When Business Remodeling Becomes Necessary For Your Startup

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The Annual Dinner

Feld Thoughts

We are staying at Columbus Circle so this year Joanne picked something within walking distance for us. After spending most of the day at littleBits yesterday, I finished it with an annual tradition that is one of my favorites.

Hartnell snaps tie as Blue Jackets beat Carolina 3-2

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Scott Hartnell scored his second goal of the game midway through the third period to push the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night

Dubinsky scores twice and Blue Jackets beat Canes 4-1

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Dubinsky ended a 17-game scoring drought with two goals, Boone Jenner had a goal and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 45: Dan Miller and Brian Zuercher

Steve Blank

Actively involved in the local startup community, Brian is a Startup Weekend Columbus host and MC at the monthly morning pitch event for entrepreneurs, WakeUp StartUp. I always told myself that I would stop pushing forward when there was an overwhelming force from the outside saying that this is not working. But even when I reached that point, I continued to try to brute force it into existence. I wound up losing a lot.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 45: Dan Miller and Brian Zuercher

Steve Blank

Actively involved in the local startup community, Brian is a Startup Weekend Columbus host and MC at the monthly morning pitch event for entrepreneurs, WakeUp StartUp. I always told myself that I would stop pushing forward when there was an overwhelming force from the outside saying that this is not working. But even when I reached that point, I continued to try to brute force it into existence. I wound up losing a lot.

Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets 2-1 in OT on Hanifin's goal

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AP) — Noah Hanifin scored 2:16 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes rallied to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Thursday night RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Bring Dreams to Life in One of These 10 Amazing Cities

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Columbus, OH. If you want the amenities of a big city, but don’t want to experience the crowds and high cost of living, Columbus Ohio should be on your list of cities to consider. Columbus is young, growing, and full of great cultural offerings. via Wikimedia Commons. Everybody has dreams. Don’t you have an image in your head of the career and life of your dreams? Maybe you would like to start your own business and build your own small empire.

Klarna To Invest $100M Into U.S. Expansion

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expansion, setting up base in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus is at the heart of U.S. Klarna has been one of the biggest success stories from the region for a while yet.

Cash Flow 101: Growing Your Business

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Take a look at Whence, an Ohio-based startup that specializes in same-day delivery in the Columbus area. (Note: This is the fifth and final installment in our “Cash Flow 101” series. Click the links to read the first, second, third, and fourth articles in the series.). Congratulations!

NYEBN Startup Pitch Series 5 @ Samsung Experience

David Teten

I hope you’ll join us at the upcoming NYEBN Startup Pitch Series 5 at Samsung Experience, Columbus Circle, next May 26. Startups: Dan Kurani – CEO @ opinionaided.com Ben Lang – Co-Founder @ myschoolhelp.com Ellie Cachette - Founder/CEO @ consumerbell.com Locke Raper – Co-Founder @ cheekd.com. Panel: David Teten – Chairman @ Harvard Business School Angels New York & CEO @ Navon Partners.

Ohio State swamps overmatched Western Carolina 66-38

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — JaQuan Lyle scored 17 and Jae'Sean Tate added 14 and 11 rebounds as Ohio State routed Western Carolina 66-38 on Monday night

Entrepreneurship can live forever

Taffy Williams

People sometimes forget that the only inhabitants in America were the Native Americans prior to Columbus. I can''t wave a magic wand, but I can provide advice and inspiration! Entrepreneurs have learned to dream big and they often never stop. They learn to live with adversity and failure.

Audit of Polk County evidence room could take up to 3 weeks

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COLUMBUS, N.C. (AP) AP) — Polk County authorities are investigating whether a former sheriff's office employee mishandled evidence

2012 Valuation Survey of Angel Groups

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Ohio TechAngels (Columbus). This summer I conducted our third annual survey of the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue companies recently funded by angel groups in North America. Access to our 2010 and 2011 surveys can be found at 2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Investor Groups. We received data from thirty groups of the fifty angel groups from whom we requested data. For the first time, we asked for data from specific business sectors, as follows: All pre-revenue deals.

The Importance of Perseverance

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But not too long ago, I decided I needed a challenge outside of work, so I started training and ran the Columbus marathon last year in under two hours and 30 minutes. Only you have the power to write your own story, so be sure to make it a good one.

SC men face murder, other charges in 3-state crime spree

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COLUMBUS, N.C. (AP) AP) — Two South Carolina men face murder and other counts in a three-state crime spree

Kessel's OT winner lifts Penguins by Blue Jackets 4-3

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel celebrated the 800th game of his career in style, scoring twice, including the winner 3:15 into overtime to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the suddenly scuffling Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday

Panel OKs bill to add historic Wright Flyer to Ohio seal

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to add the historic Wright Flyer to Ohio's state seal has cleared a House committee

Staal scores in OT, Hurricanes beat Blue Jackets 4-3

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Staal scored in overtime to help the Carolina Hurricanes recover after blowing a three-goal lead and beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Saturday night