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5:53 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Ohio's Nail-Biter Primary Ensures Race Is Still On

Ellen Belcher, who is filling in for Emily McCord, interviews John Green, director of the Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron, about the results of Mitt Romney's tepid win in Ohio's primary.

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Arts & Culture
5:45 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

Live on Kaleidoscope: Go With the Flow

In the second part of the evening's interview, local yoga teacher Tori Reynolds joins Ben Rivet to discuss Go w/The Flow, a yoga experience featuring live music.   Rivet and Reynolds will be embarking on a tour for Go w/The Flow and blogging about their experience here.

 

Music
5:41 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

Live on Kaleidoscope: BJSR with Lauren Eylise

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Performing under the name BJSR, Ben Rivet makes a return visit to Kaleidoscope to talk about his recent musical endeavors which include Axed and Voxed, a remix of his Axe and Vox EP by various producers and collaborators including Lauren Eylise. 

 

Statewide News
9:26 am
Thu March 8, 2012

New Exotic Animals Rules to be Introduced in Ohio

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An Ohio lawmaker plans today to introduce a proposal to ban new ownership of exotic animals.

State Sen. Troy Balderson's office says the measure would also prohibit people from acquiring additional dangerous wildlife. Zoos, circuses, sanctuaries and research facilities would be exempt.

Owners of lions, tigers and other large animals would be banned in 2014 from keeping the creatures unless they met strict care standards.

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Statewide News
9:17 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Ohio Death Penalty Review Committee Meets Again

A state Supreme Court task force analyzing the effectiveness of Ohio's capital punishment law plans another
meeting today as part of its year-long review.

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor convened the task force while making it clear it won't debate whether the state should have the death penalty.

The panel has discussed whether Ohio should consider a statewide approach to charging murder defendants with death penalty charges to avoid disparities that arise from county to county.

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