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Issue 6 : Casino Proposal – News & Updates

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  NBC4i.com wrote Think Tank: Issue 6 A $1B Giveaway To Wealthy  Tuesday, Oct 14, 2008 By Donna Willis The right to open a casino in Southwest Ohio would be worth $1 billion if this right were offered at a public, competitive open auction. Those were the findings of a report issued Tuesday by the […]

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Ohio adds 665,949 voters, to nearly 8.2 million

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The Dispatch wrote Ohio adds 665,949, to nearly 8.2 million Wednesday, October 8, 2008 By Mark Niquette A record number of Ohioans are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 election, for which officials expect record voter turnout because of the hard-fought presidential race. Nearly 8.2 million people are on the voter rolls in Ohio, […]

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4,134 cast ballots for president as of Friday

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote 4,134 cast ballots for president  Saturday, October 4, 2008 By Mark Niquette Ohio State University student Lauren Slutzky didn’t want to risk having to wait for hours in a long line to vote on Election Day. Eddie Booker, 68, of Columbus, has never voted before but wanted to be a part […]

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Central Ohio awash in younger voters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Central Ohio awash in younger voters

The Dispatch wrote Central Ohio awash in younger voters Friday, October 3, 2008 By James Nash Rule No. 1 of political debate, according to Ohio State University senior Eric Boyden: Never try it when you’re drunk. Nonetheless, the 20-year-old finance major from Lancaster said, the topic of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin came up […]

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New naturalized citizens to cast first vote in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote New citizens, new voters  Friday, September 19, 2008 By Sherri Williams 300 people became citizens yesterday at a ceremony at Veterans Memorial. Many of the new Americans, ranging in age from 18 to 79 and hailing from 73 countries, completed voter-registration forms afterward. More than 2,900 people have been naturalized in […]

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Voters Likely To Decide Payday Lending Repeal

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NBC4i.com wrote Voters Likely To Decide Payday Lending Repeal Monday, Sep 15, 2008 By Denise Yost It appears that voters will get a chance to decide on a repeal of laws governing payday lenders in Ohio. Rallys to support payday lenders came hard and fast as caps on interest of payday lenders was placed at […]

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Ohio says no to voting machine ‘sleepovers’

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  Ohio.com wrote Ohio says no to voting machine ‘sleepovers’  By STEPHEN MAJORS Published on Tuesday Aug 19, 2008 Poll workers will not be allowed to take voting machines home for safekeeping in the days before the November presidential election because the practice known as “sleepovers” is an unacceptable security risk, Ohio’s elections chief said […]

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