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Primary Election Day Results

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This Election Day appeared to sneak up on Ohio’s voters. Primary elections tend to have a lower turnout and this cycle was no different. One closely watched race in Southeast Ohio was Alexander Local School District’s. This was the district’s 6th attempt to pass a current operating expenses levy in the last 3 years. Here’s… Read More

Jackson County’s Contested Primary Races


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In Jackson County, seven races needed to be decided but only 440 of the county’s 6,089 registered voters were up to the task. Randy Heath, the mayor for the city of Jackson will face  Republican Randy Evans in the next election. Evans beat Eric G. Brown 161 to 141. In Wellston, the city Auditor Chris… Read More

Unofficial Primary Results for Pike County

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Unofficial results are in for Pike County after 8.55% of voters had their voices heard during Tuesday’s Primary Election. Debra Whaley secured the Democratic nomination for Village of Waverly Auditor, receiving 179 votes to Linda Murphy’s 58. Mary Ellen Cormany received 167 votes to win the Democratic nomination for the Council-at-Large seat in the Village… Read More

Unofficial Primary Election Results for Pickaway County

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Unofficial results are in for Pickaway County after 9.11% of voters turned out for Tuesday’s Primary Election. Incumbent Don McIlroy secured the Republican nomination for Circleville mayor, securing 792 votes to challenger Tom Spring’s 258. With three selected in the Republican race for Circleville Council-at-Large positions, Katie Hedges, Tom Klitzka and Michelle Blanton received the… Read More

Unofficial Primary Election Results from Jefferson County

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Unofficial results are in for Jefferson County after 13.73% of voters showed up to the ballots on Tuesday’s Primary Election Day. Steven Rebich, Ronald Holmes and Glenn Dickinson received democratic nominations for the Member of Council at Large in Toronto. Rebich received 152 votes, Holmes received 145, Dickinson received 141 and J. David Core only… Read More

Jim Justice

DOJ Files Suit Against Gov. Justice’s Family Companies Over Mine Violation Debts

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The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against 23 coal companies owned by the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, seeking more than $4.7 million in unpaid fines and fees for mine safety and health violations. The delinquent fines were brought to light by investigations by NPR and the Ohio Valley ReSource as the Justice… Read More