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12:06 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Groups Concerned Over Ohio Absentee Ballot Order

Voter rights groups in Ohio are raising questions about an order from the state's elections chief that bans local election boards from calling or emailing people about errors on their absentee ballots.

The directive from Secretary of State Jon Husted requires boards to notify voters by mail if their ballots are invalid. Voters would then need to appear at their board during office hours to address any problems. He's also told boards to provide accommodations for the disabled.

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Nature
8:35 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Poor Will's Almanack: October 16 - 22, 2012

Fall in Clifton Gorge
Flickr Creative Commons user Angelskiss31

This is Bill Felker with Poor Will's Almanack for the second week of Middle Fall.

The season is sending messages. Migrating flocks of birds, sometimes large enough to stretch across the sky, remind the commuter and trucker that ice and snow lie ahead. The urgent call of the geese, common at this time of year, evokes an autumnal restlessness. As the days shorten, sheep and goat owners pay attention to the signs that their does and ewes are cycling. And even human conceptions are said to increase as the weather cools.

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Election 2012
8:04 am
Tue October 16, 2012

U.S. Senate Candidates Go On The Attack In First Debate

Ohio’s candidates for U.S. Senate squared off yesterday in the first of three scheduled debates.

The debate was similar to the largely negative ad campaign being over the airwaves as incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown and state Treasurer Josh Mandel hurled criticism at each other. 

Brown pointed to the endorsements he’s received from newspapers like the Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal and Youngstown Vindicator, saying they don’t trust the way Mandel runs the treasury. 

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Conrad's Corner: October 15, 2012

Elizabeth Schmidt reads her poem, "Browne County."

Election 2012
5:00 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Ohio Candidates for U.S. Senate Partipcate in First of Three Debates

  • Hear the debate in its entirety.

Ohio candidates for U.S. Senate, incumbent Senator Sherrod Brown and Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, participated in the first of three debates on Monday at the the City Club of Cleveland.  Karen Kasler of the Statehouse News Bureau moderated.

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