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Performance: “Black Nativity” – I’m Still Here

Be a part of this amazing performance!

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for one performance only in Columbus at the Palace Theatre!

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Nationwide Arena

Trans-Siberian orchestra comes to Nationwide Arena for two shows on December 28th!

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New Year’s Eve with Elvis

Celebrate New Year’s Even with dinner and dancing to the tunes by authentic Elvis Presley tribute artist Mike Albert.

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Area unemployment lowest in 13 years

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The unemployment rate in the eight-county Columbus area fell to its lowest level in more than a decade last month.

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Coleman won’t seek reelection

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The longest-serving mayor in Columbus history says he won’t seek reelection to a fifth term next year.

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Bill: 3X pay for holiday workers

A woman shops at the Guess store in Miami's Dolphin Mall, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 for boots and handbags. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is the nation's biggest shopping day of the year.

A state lawmaker wants retailers in Ohio to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes as Macy's is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day.

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Mirror Lake jump

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Police estimate about 10,000 people gathered at an Ohio State University lake for the semi-official version of a traditional jump into the water ahead of the rivalry football game against Michigan.

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Cleveland protests; police to release video

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Police in Cleveland say that today they will be releasing surveillance video of an officer shooting to death a 12-year-old boy who was carrying a replica gun.

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SPECIAL SECTION: Hot holiday deals, turkey tips, and more

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Black Friday ads, travel tips, and more for a fun-filled holiday weekend.

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There’s an app for that

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More than 46 million Americans will travel over the long weekend — the most Thanksgiving road warriors since 2007.

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WATCH: How to perfectly carve a Thanksgiving turkey

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This one-minute video from the experts at Butterball will turn you into a turkey-carving pro.

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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

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Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.

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Does this town have the ugliest Christmas tree in America?

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It's like "A Charlie Brown Christmas" for some folks in Pennsylvania and they're not impressed.

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WATCH: Passengers in Russia’s Arctic give airliner a push

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In other countries, you may be asked to push a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, it's a jet.

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50 years later, skating team claims Olympics bronze

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Fifty years after Vivian and Ronald Joseph skated at the Innsbruck Olympics, the American pair officially got their medals.

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This Black Friday, get your pot at a discount

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Forget the mistletoe and think marijuana instead.

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Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine

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How a missing kitten made a 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery.

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Iowa woman locked up after she’s locked out

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An Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: John Oliver takes on Turkey pardoning

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The silly tradition is lampooned by the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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‘TIS THE SEASON: Holiday specials airing this week

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Here's a look at Christmas classics and new holiday favorites airing this weekend.

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

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The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.

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Harrison Ford signs on to ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

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The actor will reprise his 1982 role as bounty hunter Rick Deckard.

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Sting, ‘Sesame Street’ set for Macy’s parade

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KISS, Miss USA Nia Sanchez, Nick Jonas, and Idina Menzel are also set to take part in the 88th annual parade.

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WATCH: Passengers in Russia’s Arctic give airliner a push

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In other countries, you may be asked to push a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, it's a jet.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has heart procedure

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure after reporting discomfort following routine exercise.

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LISTEN: Adam Sandler’s ‘Thanksgiving’ song

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The comedian's infamous ode to turkey day!

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Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel for millions

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A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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