6:37 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Election Results Map

8:35 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Poor Will's Almanack: November 6 - 12, 2012

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Poor Will's Almanack for the first week of Late Fall

There is an emptiness at the end of Middle Fall, an absence of flowers and birdsong, the slowing of the pulse of the crickets, the opening up of the sky in the woods when leaves come down, and sometimes I try to fill the emptiness with whatever is close at hand.

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12:58 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Book Nook: "The Woman Who Died a Lot" by Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde is at it again. In "The Woman Who Died a Lot," the seventh book in his absurdist fantasy crime fiction series, we spend a week with Thursday Next, the leading enforcement officer from the Bookworld.

As the story opens Thursday is still recuperating from some of the injuries that she sustained in a previous book when she is offered the gig as chief librarian at the Swindon All-You-Can-Eat-at-Fatso's-Drink Not Included Library.

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Election 2012
7:05 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Vendor Blamed for Absentee Ballot Problems in Miami County

Elections officials in Miami county say a ballot vendor is to blame for a pair of absentee ballot problems that affect more than 240 voters.

The Miami County Board of Elections says more than 200 voters in the area north of Dayton were accidentally sent two absentee ballots each instead of one. The Dayton Daily News reports board staff were calling those voters to apologize for the error and advise them to vote only one ballot and return the other.