Columbus, Ohio

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, Ohio on November 29, 1953, the middle child of a middle-class couple. His father was a graphic designer and encouraged his son's drawing ability. Young Alex would collect insects and dead animals from the suburban neighborhood and bury them in the back yard. The themes of death and transcendence weave throughout his artworks, from the earliest drawings to later performances, paintings and sculpture. He went to the Columbus College of Art and Design for two years (1971–73), then dropped


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, Ohio Fairfield County - birth_date He attended high school in Columbus and graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. DATE OF BIRTH April 7, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Ohio DATE OF DEATH thumb 300px Melvin Rios and Baldemar Velasquez at Columbus Rally for Undocumented Immigrants' Rights, 2006-03-26 (Image:20060326 14-05-39melvinbaldemarvelasquez.JPG) On March 26, thousands rallied outside the Columbus, Ohio (w:Columbus, Ohio) statehouse, advocating rights for undocumented immigrants. This was one of a series of rallies following one in Los Angeles (w:Los Angeles, California), which was reported to have drawn over 500,000 attendees.


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. '''Ohio Dominican University''' is a private (Private university) four-year liberal arts institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic and Dominican traditions. The main campus spans over in the North Central neighborhood (Neighborhoods in Columbus, Ohio#North Central) of Columbus, Ohio, United States. The university has just over 3,100 students and offers undergraduate degrees in over 50 majors as well as six graduate degree programs. Ohio Dominican uses


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the individual faces the social world. Claude was inspired by African-American social psychologist Kenneth Clark’s (Kenneth and Mamie Clark) TV appearance discussing the psychological implications of the 1964 race riots (Harlem Riot of 1964) in Harlem, New York (New York City), which led to an excitement for doing behavioral research. Claude conducted early experimental research at Hiram College


manufacturing education

Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, Detroit and Indianapolis. Fort Wayne Facts – City of Fort Wayne. Retrieved on 2008-04-29. Allen County's economy is based on manufacturing, education, health care, and agriculture. Fort Wayne: Economy – City-Data


Tibbets

a lot done." That year, the band played at two more concerts organized to raise political awareness: Live 8, which aimed to end global poverty, and the Hurricane Katrina benefit concert, ReAct Now: Music & Relief. During the 1960s, Tibbets was named military attaché in India, but this posting was rescinded after protests in India regarding Tibbets' role in dropping the atomic bomb on Japan. After his


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: www.christianpost.com news creation-museum-founder-thanks-protesters-critics-27670 Creation Museum Founder Thanks Protesters, Critics ". ''Christian Post''. May 29, 2007. During the week the museum opened Answers in Genesis began running a 30-second television commercial promoting the museum in six metropolitan areas, Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio), Indianapolis (Indianapolis, Indiana), Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Dayton (Dayton, Ohio), Lexington (Lexington, Kentucky), and Louisville


supporting programs

for Ohioans while having a $6.6 billion economic impact with an investment return ratio of 9:1. In 2010 it won the International Economic Development Council's ''Excellence in Economic Development Award'', celebrated as a national model of success. Ohio Third Frontier and Supporting Programs Win Top Tech Awards for Economic Development The state's cities have become hubs of modern industry


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. They are the Columbus affiliate for Fox Sports Radio, along with being Columbus' affiliate for The Jim Rome Show. WYTS is also the Columbus radio home of the Cincinnati Reds and Cincinnati Bengals. September 3, 2005 Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), USA (United States) He attended high school in Columbus and graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. DATE OF BIRTH April 7, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH Columbus (Columbus, Ohio), Ohio DATE OF DEATH thumb 300px Melvin Rios and Baldemar Velasquez at Columbus Rally for Undocumented Immigrants' Rights, 2006-03-26 (Image:20060326 14-05-39melvinbaldemarvelasquez.JPG) On March 26, thousands rallied outside the Columbus, Ohio (w:Columbus, Ohio) statehouse, advocating rights for undocumented immigrants. This was one of a series of rallies following one in Los Angeles (w:Los Angeles, California), which was reported to have drawn over 500,000 attendees.


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and Tyler Read and participated in the first annual Rock on the Range concert festival held at the Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The final release date of ''Famous (Famous (album))'', however, was pushed back numerous times, resulting in it not being officially released until October 9, 2007. Later that year, Scantlin got himself into more trouble when he was banned from Graceland for swimming in an off limits pool while touring the facilities.

Columbus, Ohio

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Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 28th largest (List of metropolitan areas of the United States) in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau (United States Census Bureau), the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area) (which also includes Marion (Marion, Ohio), Chillicothe (Chillicothe, Ohio), and Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, Ohio)) has a population of 2,370,839, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio (List of metropolitan areas of the United States) behind Cleveland, Ohio. It is also the fourth most populous state capital (List of capitals in the United States) in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Population in Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas Ranked by 2000 Population for the United States and Puerto Rico: 1990 and 2000 (pdf). U.S. Census Bureau. December 30, 2003. Retrieved on 2007-11-20 from http: www.census.gov population cen2000 phc-t29 tab03a.pdf.

Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County (Franklin County, Ohio). The city proper has also expanded and annexed (annexation) portions of adjoining Delaware County (Delaware County, Ohio) and Fairfield County (Fairfield County, Ohio). Named for explorer Christopher Columbus, the city was founded in 1812 at the confluence of the Scioto (Scioto River) and Olentangy (Olentangy River) rivers, and assumed the functions of state capital in 1816.

The city has a diverse economy based on education, government, insurance, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, food, clothes, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology. Columbus is home to the Battelle Memorial Institute, the world's largest private research and development foundation; Chemical Abstracts Service, the world's largest clearinghouse of chemical information; NetJets, the world's largest fractional ownership jet aircraft fleet; and The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in the United States. As of 2013, the city has the headquarters of five corporations in the U.S. Fortune 500: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, American Electric Power, L Brands, Big Lots and Cardinal Health. "Fortune 500 features 5 Central Ohio companies, down from 6 last year", Columbus Business First. 2013. Retrieved June 25, 2013. The fast-food corporations Wendy's and White Castle (White Castle (restaurant)) are also based in the Columbus metropolitan area (Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area).

In 2012, Columbus was ranked in ''BusinessWeek'''s 50 best cities in America. Columbus was also ranked as the no. 1 up-and-coming tech city in the nation by Forbes in 2008, "Top 10 Up-And-Coming Tech Cities", William Pentland. ''Forbes Magazine''. March 10, 2008. Retrieved September 5, 2010. and the city was ranked a top ten city by Relocate America in 2010. In 2007, ''fDi Magazine'' ranked the city no. 3 in the U.S. for cities of the future, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium was rated no. 1 in 2009 by ''USA Travel Guide''.

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