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Harrison County Township Building sits empty the day before the official Election Day in Londonderry, Ohio on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016.

LaRose: Russian-owned Company Attempted Ohio Election Hack


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Ohio’s elections chief says his office detected and thwarted a foreign cyber attack on the day of this month’s election. Secretary of State Frank LaRose says the “relatively unsophisticated” hacking attempt Nov. 5 originated in Panama but was traced to a Russian-owned company. LaRose said would-be attackers were looking around for vulnerabilities in his office’s… 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

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Lawsuit Seeks to Remove Kentucky AG Candidate from Ballot

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit is alleging the Republican nominee for Kentucky attorney general has not been a practicing attorney long enough to serve. The suit filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court by Joseph L. Jackson of Louisville asks that Republican Daniel Cameron’s name be removed from the ballot. The complaint says the state… Read More

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Bevin, Beshear Clash on Several Issues at Farm Bureau Forum

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear have clashed on education and health care policies during a forum before Kentucky’s most influential agricultural group. Speaking at Kentucky Farm Bureau headquarters in Louisville, Beshear said Wednesday that a push to bring charter schools to Kentucky will hurt public education. Beshear… Read More

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Democratic Candidates Make Pitches to Kentucky Party Leaders

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Three Kentucky Democrats took turns pitching their credentials as the strongest candidate to challenge Republican Gov. Matt Bevin as they appeared before a group of party leaders. Attorney General Andy Beshear on Saturday touted his record of beating Bevin in the courtroom, including his successful lawsuit to block a public pension… Read More

Kasich Unsure How Much He’ll Stump For DeWine

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Fresh off a victory in Ohio’s primary election, the Democratic nominee for the state’s top office is reaching out to supporters of outgoing Republican Gov. John Kasich, whose policies have alienated many GOP supporters in recent years. Democrat Richard Cordray, who led the federal consumer protection bureau under President Barack Obama,… Read More