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4:06 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Removal of Ohio Election Officials Recommended

A state hearing officer is recommending two Democrats be removed from the Montgomery County Board of Elections after they had moved to create extra voting hours on the weekends.

Secretary of State Jon Husted initially suspended Thomas Ritchie Sr. and Dennis Lieberman from their positions on the Board of Elections, then temporarily lifted his suspension last week so the board could continue its work.

Husted, a Republican, has ordered election boards in Ohio's 88 counties to have the same early in-person voting hours on weekdays and have no hours on weekends.

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Statewide News
2:53 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Local Aviation Photographer And Author Calls Armstrong A Remarkable Man

Neil Armstrong is being remembered as a national hero, and another Ohioan who was an aviation pioneer. WYSO's Emily McCord reports, that even though he made history, he is also being remembered as a humble man.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:14 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

WYSO Weekend: August 26, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 26, 2012 including the following stories:

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sun August 26, 2012

Conrad's Corner: August 26, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads David Petreman's poem, "If Jesus Had Died of Old Age."

Road Trip Series
10:35 am
Sun August 26, 2012

New Ohio Guide: Ft. Meigs - Defending a Young Nation

Fort Meigs
Flickr Creative Commons user Dakota Kingfisher

Fort Meigs is the largest wooden fort ever built in North America…and it’s easy to see why they built a fort here – Marching up this 40’ bluff from the Maumee River seems like suicide for the enemy army. Especially if the ground is wet as it is today.

That’s probably what the fort’s builder, Eleazar Wood, saw as well. And it’s a good thing he did.

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