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 [...]
Poll Shows Gingrich Rising, Cain Falling
A new poll shows former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich now leads the Republican field in the presidential battleground state of Ohio.
The Quinnipiac University poll out Thursday shows a major downturn for businessman Herman Cain, the top pick of Ohio GOP voters in a similar poll in late October.
Gingrich is now the choice of 36 percent of the state’s Republican voters. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is second with 18 percent.
No other candidate scored more than 7 percent, including Cain.
The poll shows President Barack Obama would face a tight re-election race in Ohio against either Gingrich or Romney.
The overall survey of 1,437 Ohio voters has a margin of error of 2.6 percentage points. The margin of error from 500 Republicans surveyed is 4.4 points.