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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
The race for the 4th Ward Council seat Democratic nomination in Martins Ferry has resulted in a tie, according to unofficial results in Belmont County. Larry Deaton and Rick Rodgers both received 24 votes in Tuesday’s Primary Election. If official canvassing does not change the result, the nomination could be decided by a coin flip.
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
Friday nights in the Fall include flashing lights, crowds cheering, and the clock patiently ticking waiting for the final play. For many players, their last game is during their senior night, for a select few it’s only the beginning. According to Pro Sports, the ratio of “high school senior players who go on to play… Read More
Scioto County voters decided the fate of one issue in Tuesday’s Primary Election. The Scioto County Career Technical Center 1 Mill permanent improvement renewal levy was approved with 819 voting for the issue and 279 voting against.
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
Athens County saw two races in the May primary Tuesday night, one of which was the approval of the Alexander Local School District’s operating levy. On its sixth try for passage, Alexander’s levy squeaked through for approval with a margin of five votes in unofficial Tuesday totals. The 1% earned income tax levy passed in… Read More
Three months after Ohio University removed delfin bautista as director of the LGBT center, the search for a replacement continues after a failed search this spring. bautista, who uses they/them pronouns and does not capitalize their name, was removed after charging more than $35,000 to a university credit card during the 2018 fiscal year, according… Read More
Unofficial primary election results for contested races and local issues are in for Tuscarawas County. Mark Haney will be the Democratic candidate in the Uhrichsville mayor’s race. Haney received 195 votes while his opponent Rick Dorland received 160 votes. In the mayor’s primary race for the Village of Dennison, Tim Still will be the Democratic… Read More
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
Brandon Lawson will appear as the Democratic candidate in the Chillicothe City Council Second Ward race. Lawson received 155 votes. His opponent Jan Nusbaum received 74 votes. Voters approved a five-year 0.5% income tax renewal for current expenses for the Union Scioto Local School District 858 to 337.
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
Judy Drake will be the Republican candidate on the November ballot in the Belpre mayor’s race. Drake received 187 votes. Her opponent John McClead received 177 votes. In the Council at Large race for Belpre City Council David E. Ferguson received 249 votes, Donna L. Miller received 206 votes, Larry K. Martin received 199 votes,… Read More
Governor Mike Dewine signed the Heartbeat bill into law earlier this month adding more fuel to what was already a fiery debate on abortion rights in Ohio. House Bill 258 is considered one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation. Ohio is not not the only state to pass such a bill. Heartbeat… Read More
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
“I have no misgivings,” said the head of one group. “On election night 2018, I didn’t hear anybody go, ‘Oh jeez, we won! But gosh, wasn’t all that stuff really bad that helped everybody win?’ “
Behenna was convicted of unpremeditated murder in a combat zone. But his claim of self-defense and a request for clemency drew support from high-profile corners in Oklahoma.
The next phase of human evolution seems headed toward merging biological bodies with machines, and in the first video of Future You, Elise Hu gets connected to a network and plays a game her thoughts.
The IRS says it is reviewing concerns about its Free File program after ProPublica reporting found that tax-prep companies made it difficult to find the program.