WOSU News Archives For: October 16, 2012

Supreme Court Clears Early Voting In Ohio

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Ohio voters will now be able to cast early in-person ballots on the three days before the general election.
12:58PM
October
16, 2012

The U-S Supreme Court is siding with Democrats in refusing to block early voting in Ohio. The court on Tuesday refused a Republican request to get involved in a dispute over early voting in the state on the three days before Election Day.

Racist Graffiti Scrawled At Bowling Green Coach’s House

12:34PM
October
16, 2012

Police in northern Ohio say they are investigating racist graffiti scrawled in chalk in front of a college basketball coach’s house.

Officials Seek More Money Out Of Ohio Turnpike

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Along the Ohio Turnpike
12:24PM
October 16, 2012

State officials may increase tolls and close maintenance facilities as they consider ways to make more money from the Ohio Turnpike.

Teenagers Talk Up Voting

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8:23AM
October
16, 2012

More than 200 teenagers, many of whom aren’t even old enough to vote, gathered at the Ohio Statehouse Monday to talk about the importance of the election process.

State Trooper, Police Officer Injured In First Lady Motorcade

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The state trooper and Genoa Township police officer were injured when their motorcycles collided while escorting First lady Michelle Obama from a campaign event in Delaware.
7:29AM
October 16, 2012

The two were injured when their motorcycles collided Monday afternoon while escorting First Lady Michelle Obama from a campaign stop in Delaware.

Franklin County Prepares For “Day Long” Early Voting Lines

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Franklin County moved its early voting site to an old Kohl's store on Morse Rd. to accomodate longer lines and allow people to wait inside.
5:55AM
October 16, 2012

The Franklin County Board of Elections met for a special meeting Monday as Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted awaits a U.S. Supreme Court decision on early in-person voting for the three days before Election Day.