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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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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

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Attorney General Mike Dewine Is ‘Very Excited’ About OU’s Survivor Advocacy Program


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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine came to the Ohio University Women's Center Thursday to hear about the progress being made with a year-old outreach program. The Ohio University Survivor Advocacy Outreach Program (OUSAOP) offers 24-hour support services to victims of sexual assault in Athens, Perry and Meigs Counties. "This has been something-as far as the… Read More

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Some Schools Implement New Hour Requirements While Others Will Count Days

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As schools are gearing up for the new school year some districts have implemented changes to the way time in school is calculated. Legislation approved by Ohio lawmakers became effective on July 1, requiring districts to switch from counting days in the classroom to counting hours of instruction. Under the new requirement, students in grades… Read More