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Jackson County Unofficial Election Results


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In Jackson County the race for County Commissioner was decided with a 446 vote difference. Out of the five Republican candidates, Paul Haller is the unofficial winner of the primary election, getting 40 percent of the votes. Jan Gettles followed with 30 percent of the votes. The unofficial winner for Prosecuting Attorney is Republican Justin Lovett, who… Read More

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WV Man Indicted For Allegedly Threatening Election Fraud Investigators

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A West Virginia man has been indicted after allegedly threatening election fraud investigators. James Matheny of Lincoln County faces two felony counts handed up Tuesday.   Prosecutors say the 61-year-old Midkiff man brandished a semi-automatic pistol Feb. 28 when approached by an FBI agent and an investigator with the Secretary of State's office.   The… Read More

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OU Employees To Receive Layoff Notices

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Ohio University announced tonight that it will provide immediate layoff notices to 20 dining hall employees. This came after a union rejected a memorandum of understanding that OU said would have avoided layoffs.    The university says American Federation of State, County and Muncipal Employees Local 1699 members voted down the memorandum by an overwhelming… Read More

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Landslide wins in Vinton County


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Vinton County candidates experienced landslide wins tonight. The first ten precincts predicted the winners for the night as candidates took immediate leads. Democrat Jerry Zinn got 73% of the vote for County Commissioner, winning over Tom Morgan. For County Prosecutor, Robert Driscoll won the republican nomination with 84% of the votes. Trecia Kimes Brown won… Read More

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Noble County Unofficial Election Results

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In Noble County, election results show Republican Juanita Matheney as the unofficial winner of the recorder's race, with 59 percent of the vote. Opponent Scott Wiley earned 40 percent of votes. In the race for treasurer, Democrat Marilyn Bond earned nearly 75 percent of votes, making her the unofficial results. Karrie Walters, who finished with… Read More

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Athens County Unofficial Results

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UPDATE 10:12 p.m.  Unofficial results are in for Athens County commissioners' races, as well as the race for county engineer. The race between Democrats Charlie Adkins and Gary Edwards was a close call, with unofficial winner Adkins taking 51 percent of the vote and Edwards receiving 49 percent.   Democrat Chris Chmiel took the other county… Read More

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School Levies Dominate Washington Co. Ballot


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Voters in Washington County cast their ballots to decide three levies affecting two different school districts. Marietta City Schools placed two renewal levies before voters: one for current expenses at 8.5 mills, which could generate $3.2 million a year, the other for permanent improvements at 2.95 mills. The Wolf Creek Local School district is asking… Read More

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Romney Takes GOP Nomination In Ohio

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UPDATE 12:35 a.m. Mitt Romney has outdueled Rick Santorum in Ohio, claiming the hotly contested, pivotal Super Tuesday state. Romney did best in Ohio metropolitan areas, as well as among voters worried about the economy and making sure the GOP nominated the best candidate to defeat President Barack Obama.   The former Massachusetts governor had nearly… Read More

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Some Candidates Tapping Into Lingering Anger Over SB 5

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Several candidates vying for seats in the Ohio Legislature are hoping to tap into lingering voter anger over the state's now-rejected collective bargaining law. Contenders in Tuesday's primary contests include public workers who were against the union-limiting bill passed last spring by the Republican-controlled General Assembly. Sixty-two percent of voters rejected the measure in November…. Read More