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PoliticsOhio
5:35 pm
Fri June 24, 2011

Election Reform On The Minds Of Ohio Legislators

Emily McCord speaks with Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler in this edition of PoliticsOhio. Kasler explains the latest developments with election reform legislation in the Senate and how a more controversial bill is expected next week. Also, there's discussion over Secretary of State Husted's role in the collective bargaining debate.

PoliticsOhio
5:33 pm
Fri June 17, 2011

Kasich Agreement With Casinos Impacts Dayton

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with the Dayton Daily News' Ellen Belcher to discuss how Kasich's deal with casino operators brings the potential for video lottery terminals to Dayton but critics from the left and the right are coming out against it. Belcher explains why and what the future holds for the games in the state.

PoliticsOhio
1:35 pm
Fri June 17, 2011

Book Nook: The Tiger’s Wife, by Téa Obreht

In this archived edition of the Best of the Book Nook we reprise an interview that was recorded earlier this year. At the time that this recording was made Téa Obreht was preparing for her first book tour. Her debut novel, "The Tiger's Wife" was one of the most anticipated novels of 2011. The book wasn't out yet and this young writer was eager to embark on this grand adventure.

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PoliticsOhio
5:32 pm
Fri June 10, 2011

Senate Budget Plan Changes JobsOhio

In this week's edition of PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Martin Gottlieb from the Dayton Daily News to discuss the change in the Senate version of the state budget regarding the JobsOhio Plan, public response to Senate Bill 5 and controversial early voting legislation taking place at the statehouse.

Politics
7:35 am
Tue June 7, 2011

Town Hall Meeting Focuses On Collective Bargaining Law

In Kettering Monday night, a town hall meeting on Senate Bill 5 brought both supporters and opponents together to discuss the legislation. The League Of Women Voters and Lift Dayton sponsored the event. About 250 people were in attendance. GOP State Senator Peggy Lehner was on hand to answer questions from the public along with union supporters from the city of Kettering. Republican house representative Jim Butler from the 37th district was also at the meeting.

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