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Advocates Want Ability to Reject Ohio Wind Farm Proposals

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Republican lawmakers in the Ohio House and Senate are pushing for a bill that would allow township voters to reject wind farm projects through a referendum. Wind companies have proposed putting up more than 200 new wind turbines in northern Ohio. Those proposals are filed with the Ohio Power Siting Board. But Rep. Bill Reineke (R-Tiffin) and… Read More

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Ohio Voters OK 73% of School Tax Issues in Latest Election

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio voters have approved nearly three-quarters of the public school district tax issues that were on ballots for Tuesday’s election. The Ohio School Boards Association says unofficial results show voters passed 113 of the 154 school tax issues on the ballot, or 73%. The association says just over half of the… Read More

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Cannabis Ordinances Decided In Nelsonville, Adena Village, Somerset

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ATHENS (WOUB) — Voters in Nelsonville, Adena Village and Somerset were split on ordinances nullifying the fines for cannabis possession in the city. The Nelsonville ordinance, which passed 430-321, was supported by Grassroots Ohioans. The same organization brought the Athens Cannabis Ordinance (TACO) to passage two years ago. “What the cannabis ordinance in Nelsonville does… Read More

Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, along with lieutenant governor candidate Jacqueline Coleman, acknowledge supporters at the Kentucky Democratic Party election night watch event, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Louisville, Ky.

Beshear Claims Victory in Kentucky; Bevin Refuses to Concede

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s bitter race for governor went into overtime as Democrat Andy Beshear declared victory while Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, a close ally of President Donald Trump, refused to concede with results showing he trailed by a few thousand votes. Kentucky has some sorting out to do before inaugurating its next governor…. Read More

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“The Race Underground” AMERICAN EXPERIENCE | Encore Broadcast on Tuesday, November 12 at 9


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American Experience The Race Underground To Have Encore Broadcast on Tuesday, November 12, 2019  Film Explores the Battle to Build America’s First Subway   In the late 19th century, as America’s teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form… Read More

Unofficial Election Results for Pike County


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Unofficial election results are in for Pike County. Voters passed issue 11 that would increase funding for emergency medical services with 2, 262 votes for and 1, 576 votes against. Issue 7, funding for maintaining Evergreen Union Cemetery was renewed, receiving 507 votes for and 227 votes against it. In the mayoral race for Beaver,… Read More