Election 2011
8:06 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Clark County Voters Approve Parks Levy

Clark County voters approved a sixth-tenths mill parks levy on Tuesday, as unofficial results show the levy passed with 57% of the vote.

The levy was an attempt to generate money to fund maintenance of green space, parks and bike trails throughout Clark County.  The parks levy will generate annually $1 million for the National Trail and Parks Recreation District and the Clark County Parks District, the two groups responsible for the maintenance of the parks in Clark County.

The levy will cost the owner of a $100,000 home $21 per year.

Election 2011
8:05 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Greene County Race Results

 

Race results for Greene County.

 

Bath Township Trustee

Steve Ross 47% (3,361)

James Heider 30% (2,172)

Jeffrey Flora 23% (1,646)

 

Beavercreek City Council (Elect 4)

Vickie Giambrone 23% (9,353)

Jerry Petrak 21% (8,630)

Melissa Litteral 19% (7,813)

Zach Upton 19% (7,749)

Debora Sasser 17% (6,940)

 

Beavercreek Twp. Fiscal Officer

Christy Ahrens 69% (9,867)

Chris Grebner 31% (4,363)

 

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Election 2011
8:00 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Dayton Education Association President pleased with Outcome on Issue 2

Ohioans voted yesterday to repeal Senate Bill 5, the new collective bargaining law.

David Romick is the President of the Dayton Education Association. He
is pleased with the outcome, but he said for members of his coalition
of firefighters, teachers, nurses, police, there's no doubt this issue
will come up again.

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Election 2011
7:40 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Yellow Springs Results Summary

Yellow Springs voters returned incumbents Rick Walkey and Lori Askland to Village Council along with longtime village resident, Gerald Simms.

In uncontested races, Mayor David Foubert will now serve another term.  Incumbent Sean Creighton and newcomer Sylvia Ellison ran unopposed for seats on the school board.

In a race for Miami Township Trusteee, voters selected incumbent Chris Mucher over John Eastman. 

The Two-Way
7:40 am
Wed November 9, 2011

2011 Election Results: Mixed Messages

Voter stickers at a polling station Tuesday in San Francisco.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

As news outlets try to decipher what Tuesday's election results tell us about what voters are thinking, they're reaching various conclusions.

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Election 2011
7:15 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Issue 3 wins in Ohio

While Ohioans overwhelmingly rejected Issue two, the limits on collective bargaining, they overwhelmingly endorsed issue three. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

Dale Butland with Innovation Ohio… says now that voters have passed issue three, they will soon begin to see they’ve been sold something for which they didn’t bargain.

"When the taxpayers learn that they're on the hook for millions of dollars in unnecessary lawsuits and legal expenses, the Republican officials who endorsed this amendment for purely political reasons will be unmasked," says Butand.

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Animals
7:10 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Why Rain Is Not A Problem For Hummingbirds

Originally published on Thu November 10, 2011 8:44 am

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Election 2011
7:09 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Miami County Levy Results.

Levy results for Miami County. 

 

Bethel Twp. Fire and EMS (2 Mill Replacement)

YES 67% (1,243)

NO 33% (618)

 

Bradford Streets and Roads (7 Mill Renewal)

YES 55% (155)

NO 45% (127)

 

Casstown Operating Expenses (3 Mills Renewal)

YES 59% (55)

NO 39% (39)

 

Fletcher Ambulance Services (1 Mill Renewal)

YES 66% (99)

NO 34% (51)

 

Mad River Schools Levy (5.9 Mill Additional) 

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Business
7:06 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Holiday Season Expected To Be Good For Pets

Originally published on Thu November 10, 2011 8:44 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The holiday season will apparently be a good one for pets. A survey finds most pet owners plan to buy their pets a gift. We're not sure what this means for the economy, but people are spending more. They're budgeting $46 - up $5 from last year. Hopefully, a dog named Echo in Hawaii is not listening, since the owner says her dog is getting a toy for Christmas, and her husband is getting a shirt from the dog.

Election 2011
7:01 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Teachers React to Issue 2 Defeat

Celebration at an Vote No on Issue 2 Rally
Courtesy of Ohio Public Radio

In an election watched nationwide, Ohio’s voters quashed Issue 2 last night. That’s the measure that would have limited collective bargaining for some 350-thousand police, firefighters, teachers and other public employees. As StateImpact: Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky reports, unions members celebrated last night, but many are concerned about Governor John Kasich’s next move.

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