WOSU News Archives For: November 1, 2012

Franklin County Board Of Elections: ‘We Got It Right’

An Ohio voter rights groups wants elections uniform voter registration checks. Franklin County Board of Elections says its confident in its methods to check registrations.
November 1, 2012

Ohio voter rights groups wants voter registrations double-checked. Franklin County Board of Elections stands by its methods for securing voter registration accuracy.

Columbus Celebrates “Day Of The Dead” Holiday

One version of the Mexican sugar skulls, or calaveras, featured in a Thursday "Day of the Dead" event at Global Gallery coffee shop in Clintonville.
1, 2012

An event Thursday night in Clintonville features Latin folk music, traditional art, and several takes on the iconic Mexican sugar skulls.

Ohio Man Finally Exonerated In ’80s Slayings

Dale Johnston was sentenced to die in 1984 for the shooting deaths of his teenage stepdaughter and her fiance.
November 1, 2012

A judge has finally cleared the name of an Ohio man who spent more than five years on death row for a pair of slayings he didn’t commit.

Mansfield Man Charged With Distributing Bath Salts

The charges stemmed from the seizure of 5,300 containers of bath salts with a street value of $212,000.
1, 2012

A Mansfield man is going to prison for at least three years for distributing the synthetic drug known as bath salts.

Columbus Woman Charged In Fatal Double-Shooting

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1, 2012

A Columbus woman has been charged with murder after a double shooting on the city’s south side this week.

Second Auto Company Denounces Romney Ad

Executives at Jeep/Chrysler and GM have tried to clarify information they called misleading in Mitt Romney ads airing in Ohio.
1, 2012

First it was Jeep/Chrysler saying a Mitt Romney ad airing in Ohio was misleading. Now General Motors is criticizing an ad they say misleads voters into thinking GM is moving jobs overseas.

Appeals Court Shelves Ruling On Counting Provisional Ballots

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November 1, 2012

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Wednesday sided with Sec. of State Jon Husted in ruling that a lower court over-reached when it ruled provisional ballots cast at the wrong precinct and those cast in the wrong location all together should be counted.