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From the Vault: Copper Head Plate

We stopped by Ohio History Connection to examine a copper head plate made by the Ohio Hopewell culture approximately 2,000 years ago.

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Hot Chicken Takeover

From the start, Joe DeLoss built his small-but-mighty restaurant team unconventionally, recruiting and investing in employees who had been incarcerated or homeless. As Hot Chicken Takeover grew, so did this mission.

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Franklinton Rising

Franklinton Rising prepares young, at-risk adults for careers in building trades. The organization also turns blighted residential properties into totally rebuilt, modern, efficient and durable houses, revitalizing the neighborhood.

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Florence Kenyon Hayden Rector

Florence Kenyon Hayden Rector (1882–1973) enrolled at The Ohio State University in 1901 and was one of the first female architects in Ohio. She was also the only female architect practicing in Central Ohio between 1900 and 1930. Kenyon Hayden Rector was active in the women’s suffrage movement on local and national levels.

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Central Ohio Innovators

Meet some of the innovators who’ve left their mark on Columbus and beyond. From the story of one of the first female architects in Ohio to programs bridging economic gaps today and even fried chicken, see stories about making a difference.

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