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Ohio Voter Turnout with Pot on Ballot Beats Midterm Election

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Unofficial results show more Ohioans voted in Tuesday’s off-year election that included a marijuana legalization issue than in last year’s midterm election highlighted by the race for governor. Data from the secretary of state’s office indicate nearly 3.2 million people, or about 42.4 percent of Ohio’s registered voters, cast ballots for… Read More

Tywan Claxton’s Appeal For Eligibility Denied

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Redshirt senior Tywan Claxton’s appeal for a fifth season of eligibility has been denied by the NCAA. Claxton transferred from Divsion II King University after his freshman year and redshirted his first year at Ohio University. In that season, he wrestled in two competitions, which the NCAA counted as a full season of eligibility. Claxton was one win away from being named an All-American last season, and he was consistently ranked in the top 15 for his weight class. He finished the season 27-5 and placed… Read More

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U.S. Education Dept. Restricts Flow of Grant Money to Ohio Charter Schools

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The U.S. Department of Education has restricted the initial flow of a $71 million charter school grant, pending further assurances that Ohio can responsibly oversee the money amid an investigation into the state’s former school choice director. In a letter sent Wednesday to Superintendent Richard Ross, the federal charter schools program… Read More