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Judge Jodi Thomas, right, speaks to participants in a specialized court docket during a weekly meeting.
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Columbus City Council on Monday night will vote on investing nearly $500,000 in Franklin County's specialty docket programs.

The Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville, Ohio.
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The Franklin County Board of Commissioners renewed funding Tuesday for prison and jail diversion programs.

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Sometimes an incident is different than what it appears. Take this case, as described by Upper Arlington Criminal Justice Program administrator Joe Roush.