WOSU News Archives For: August 15, 2012

Husted Orders Uniform Early Voting For All Counties

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has ordered uniform voting hours for all Ohio counties.
5:00PM
August
15, 2012

All Ohio counties will have the same hours for early voting. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Wednesday afternoon decided to order uniform hours for all counties during the early voting period.

Chief Justice, Top Lawyer Say Courts Face Funding Crisis

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Top lawyers say courts in Ohio and the nation face a funding crisis.
2:42PM
August 15, 2012

Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and former president of the American Bar Association Bill Robinson say courts in Ohio and across the nation face a funding crisis.

Ohio Man Man Charged In Outer Banks Murder In Custody

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Summerfield was wanted on a murder charge in the death of 33-year-old Lynn Jackenheimer of Ashland, Ohio.
12:52PM
August 15, 2012

Authorities say a month-long manhunt ended early Wednesday when Nathan Summerfield was arrested in Medina County.

The War On Coal In Ohio

8:58AM
August
15, 2012

Backers of both President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney have been running Ohio ads attacking the other candidate’s position on coal.

Drug Sting Brings 47 Indictments

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Investigators allege defendants traveled to Florida to get prescriptions, then filled them in other states and sold pills.
7:58AM
August
15, 2012

Columbus Police and Franklin county authorities say the defendants traveled to Florida to get prescriptions, then filled them in other states and sold the pills.

Ohio Swine Flu Cases Continue To Increase

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A pig rests at the 2012 Ohio State Fair.
7:26AM
August 15, 2012

The state Department of Health says the number of confirmed cases in Ohio now sits at 54, with most involving people who’ve had direct contact with hogs at county fairs.

GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns In Zanesville

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From left: Ohio Governor John Kasich, U.S. Senator Rob Portman, (R-OH); GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney
5:31AM
August
15, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made three Ohio campaign stops Tuesday. In a mid-afternoon address in Zanesville, the presumptive GOP nominee fired up a friendly crowd in a speech that lasted just 13 minutes.