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Columbus Council Approves Settling Lawsuit Filed By Former Kahoots Dancers

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Columbus City Council last night  approved a 185 thousand dollar legal settlement of a lawsuit filed by six dancers at the former Kahoots strip club. 

The dancers alleged two now-fired police officers wrongfully arrested them in retaliation. City Solicitor Lara Baker Morrish:

Rosser and Lancaster were fired for their roles in the arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels. Council approve a one-year grant to fund the city's second opioid response unit. Columbus fire chief Kevin O'Connor says the unit will respond within 48 hours of an overdose:

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O'Connor says when paramedics respond to opioid overdoses, often the people being treated refuse to be taken to a hospital.  Council also approved a 13 million dollar payment to the authority created to build a downtown soccer stadium for the Columbus Crew SC. The payment is the first of three totaling 38 million. The city also will spend 12 million on infrastructure improvements. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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