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Journey LIVE with special guest Tower of Power!

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Lorde LIVE in concert with Majical Cloudz!

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TWISTED

A brilliant fusion of singers, dancers, and musicians will come together to perform dance premieres from four of today’s hottest choreographers set to a feast of classical music from beloved operas including La Bohéme, The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Carmen, and more.

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The OSU Symphony plays Manuel de Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain

Enjoy an evening with the OSU Symphony as it plays Manuel de Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain

Disney’s THE LION KING

Experience the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King when Columbus’ best-loved musical makes a triumphant return to the Ohio Theatre! Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you’ll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice’s Oscarâ-winning song “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “Circle of Life.” Let your imagination run wild when the Tonyâ Award-winning Broadway sensation returns to the Ohio Theatre stage. www.LionKing.com

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Battling distracted driving

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The death of a local TV personality’s daughter in an accident nearly one year ago has heightened the awareness of central Ohio motorists to the dangers of distracted driving.

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Gas prices still at holiday levels

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Central Ohio motorists are paying more for gas after pump prices jumped prior to the long holiday weekend.

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Cafeteria cookie

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A northeast Ohio school district that discontinued a popular cafeteria cookie under new federal nutritional guidelines says it's heard from plenty of people commenting on the decision or wanting to special-order the treat.

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Put-In Bay police probe

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A sheriff in northern Ohio and state investigators are looking into allegations of misconduct against police in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay.

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Meyer: No more excuses

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Urban Meyer was not very happy with his fifth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes at halftime Saturday.

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Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

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Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

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Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

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Kirsten Dunst criticizes Apple over naked photo leak

Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kirsten Dunst was among a number of celebrities targeted by a hacker who published explicit personal pictures on the Internet.

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Study: High-action TV shows lead to more snacking

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Watching high-energy TV programs might make watching calories harder, a new study suggests.

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Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. India has offered free midday school meals since the 1960s in an effort to persuade poor parents to send their children to school, a program that reaches some 120 million children. The country now plans to subsidize wheat, rice and cereals for some 800 million people under a $20 billion scheme to cut malnutrition and ease poverty.

The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice to help the country's hungry people.

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Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

A Delta Air Lines jet takes off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., Monday, July 28, 2014. In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport.

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Groom turns canceled wedding into charity benefit

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A Pittsburgh man whose wedding was called off is making the best of the situation. Instead of getting married he's raising thousands for charity.

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From Texas, where everything is bigger, the 99-pack of beer

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Invite the whole neighborhood to your cookout, because you're going to have plenty of beer.

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Australian farmers could have world’s woolliest sheep

Six-year-old Shaun the merino sheep may be the world's woolliest sheep. He had likely never been shorn in his life, but was due to have a date with the clippers in the next few days, farmers said.

Shaun the sheep was found wandering the Australian countryside with what is estimated to be a 55 lb coat.

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Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip

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For the first time in Florida history a crocodile attacked a pair of late-night swimmers near an upscale suburb.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Boy’s hilarious reaction to baby news

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This little boy is NOT excited about being a big brother again, but his reaction is priceless.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

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An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber drives a quad bike at the beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame on the outskirts of Panama City in a January 27, 2014 file photo.

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation and collision on Friday.

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Angelina Jolie debuts wedding dress featuring kids’ artwork

The cover of People magazine, dated 15th September, 2014, featuring the wedding of Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt.

Angelina Jolie has debuted photos of her surprise nuptials to Brad Pitt, revealing she wore a designer wedding gown featuring artwork by their six children.

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Miley Cyrus defends weed photos

Miley Cyrus performing live on stage on 'The Bangerz Tour' concert at Forum di Assago.

Miley Cyrus has defended her decision to publish pictures of her cannabis habit online, insisting she does not promote drug-taking to kids or feature it in her songs.

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Kirsten Dunst criticizes Apple over naked photo leak

Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kirsten Dunst was among a number of celebrities targeted by a hacker who published explicit personal pictures on the Internet.

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U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

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U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.

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Carrie Underwood expecting her first child

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Singer Carrie Underwood and her pro hockey player husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.

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