Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Montgomery Decides to Drop Bid for Governor
A veteran republican operative has confirmed to Ohio Public Radio that Montgomery is indeed leaving the race for Governor and will announce instead that she’s running for the job she held four years ago, state Attorney General.
Montgomery’s first stop today is a news conference at the Wood County courthouse in northwest Ohio where she launched her career in government by serving eight years in the nineteen-eighties as county prosecutor. After that, it was a stint in the Ohio Senate, then state Attorney General, and now state Auditor.
Recent polls have shown Montgomery, the most moderate of the three big name G-O-P challengers in the Governor’s race, running third. Her departure from that contest makes it basically a two man race between front-runner, Secretary of State Ken Blackwell, and current A-G, Jim Petro