WOSU News Archives For: November 8, 2012

Ohio Elections Chief Urges Bipartisan Talks On Law

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted wants state lawmakers to delay any election reforms.
2:53PM
November
8, 2012

But Secretary of State Jon Husted says legislative leaders shouldn’t act on any changes to the swing state’s election rules until next year.

Ohio Supreme Court, OSU To Honor First Black Justice

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A native of Urbana, Ohio, Robert M. Duncan was the first African- American elected to the Franklin County Municipal Court and the Ohio Supreme Court.
11:39AM
November 8, 2012

A native of Urbana, Ohio, Robert M. Duncan was the first African- American elected to the Franklin County Municipal Court and the Ohio Supreme Court.

Approval Of Liquor Issue Clears Way For Entertainment District

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The ballot issue allows alcohol sales in all parts of the 39-acre entertainment district.
11:16AM
November
8, 2012

City leaders in Upper Arlington say they’re ready to proceed with a planned entertainment district now that voters have approved expanded liquor sales.

Columbus Casino Brings In $165 Million In Wagers

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7:58AM
November
8, 2012

State casino regulators have released the first report on the Hollywood Columbus Casino that opened one month.

Republican Still Control Legislature, Look For More Tax Cuts

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Republicans still hold strong majorities in the Ohio House and Senate.
7:47AM
November
8, 2012

Democrats may have won the presidential race and a U.S. Senate contest in Ohio, but Republicans still have firm control of the Ohio House and Senate. And they’re already talking about further income tax cuts.

Democrats Already Eyeing 2014 Campaign Against Kasich

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Democrats distributed "Kasich...You're Next" signs at Election Night celebrations.
7:31AM
November
8, 2012

Ohioans are still recovering from the brutal, expensive political marathon that the 2012 campaign was, but some partisans were thinking ahead to the next campaign at the party on election night.