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Justice Department Files Brief In Lawsuit Against Ohio Voting Rules

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The U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in on a federal lawsuit over voting times in Ohio. The NAACP and American Civil Liberties Union sued the state earlier this year over two changes in Ohio’s voting schedule, saying they hit African-American voters the hardest. One change eliminated the so-called “golden week,” in which people could… Read More

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New Poll Has Good And Bad News For Democrats In Ohio

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The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows only 36 percent of registered Ohio voters surveyed approve of the way President Obama is doing his job.  Fifty-nine percent of those who responded said they disapprove of Obama’s job performance. That’s close to his all-time low score in any of the nine states surveyed by Quinnipiac University.  Democrats… Read More

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City Says West Union Construction Won’t Heavily Impact Fair Traffic

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Construction will continue on West Union Street this week, but the city is hoping the work will have minimal impact on the Athens County Fair, which begins Friday. Work began on the corridor earlier this summer and is anticipated to be complete before Ohio University’s homecoming parade on Oct. 11, which utilizes Union Street as… Read More

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Welsh Writers To Offer Lectures, Workshops


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The Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau, in conjunction with the Madog Center for Welsh Studies, is pleased to announce the arrival of Suzanne Iuppa and Phil Cope of Wales this fall. Both will be arriving on Sept. 1, and visiting Rio Grande the entire week while offering creative writing workshops, lectures and presentations. Suzanne… Read More