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12:15 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Obama's Ohio Lead Dwindles in Quinnipiac University

A new poll indicates President Barack Obama's lead in Ohio has dwindled, but he is getting strong support from women.

The Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll released today put the Democratic president ahead of Republican Mitt Romney 50 percent to 45.  Obama led 55-40 among women and Romney 51-44 among men.  Romney led independent voters 49-42 percent.

Romney had more support among white voters, while blacks were heavily for Obama in the poll.  A Quinnipiac survey Sept 26 had shown Obama with a 10-point lead.

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The Economy & Business
12:04 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Goodwill Easter Seals Plans Dayton Service Complex

A local charity has bought the final piece of real estate it needs to launch construction of an $11 million, 80,000-square-foot human services center near downtown Dayton.

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley will begin by razing the former South Main Street flag shop it purchased this week and six adjacent commercial properties.

The Dayton Daily News reports officials are soliciting architectural bids for the building and surroundings.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon October 22, 2012

WYSO Weeend: October 21, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for October 21, 2012 featuring the following stories:

- Jerry Kenney speaks with Justin Howard of the Black Box Theatre in Dayton about bringing improv to Dayton

- Jerry Kenney speaks with performers participating in a free performance of Olivier Messiaen's Until the End of Time.

- PoliticsOhio: Neuhardt On Sequestration, Delphi, And Her Race Against Mike Turner

- An encore presentation of Kettering's 11th Hour's performance during WYSO's Fall Fund Drive.

Statewide News
8:35 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Ohio Officials: Heating Assistance Starts Nov. 1

State officials say heating assistance will be available again this winter to eligible Ohio households.

The HEAP Winter Crisis Program is administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency's Office of Community Assistance. It assists qualified Ohioans with winter heating costs from Nov. 1 through March 31.

The agency says the program will provide assistance once per heating season to eligible households threatened with disconnection or that have been disconnected. It also provides help to those with less than a 10-day supply of bulk fuel.

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Statewide News
8:06 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Ohio Elections Chief Asks End to Flawed-Ballot Order

Ohio's elections chief wants to see a judge's order requiring the state to count certain flawed provisional ballots thrown out.

In a filing Friday, Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling last week made the consent decree unnecessary and it should be vacated.

The decree requires election officials to count votes cast provisionally using the last four digits of a voter's Social Security number then made defective by poll worker error.

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