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Computer Glitch Forces Early Voters To Wait

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The Franklin County Board of Elections says a computer glitch slowed down the process of pulling up voter registration information.
12:14PM
November
3, 2014

The Franklin County Board of Elections says it’s fixed a computer glitch that had about 50 people waiting in line this morning to cast an early ballot.

Final Poll Predicts Big Win For Kasich

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The Dispatch poll suggests Kasich has pulled in some voters that some might not expect would be supportive of him. Twenty percent of Democrats said they were voting for Kasich.
8:01AM
November 3, 2014

The last poll before Election Day 2014 projects a win in the governor’s race for Republican incumbent John Kasich over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald 62 percent to 38 percent.

Groups Seek To Challenge Latest Ohio Ballot Rules

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The Ohio Democratic Party and advocates for the homeless are claiming that restrictions imposed by two state laws governing absentee and provisional ballots intentionally disenfranchise minority voters.
12:17PM
October
31, 2014

The Ohio Democratic Party and advocates for the homeless are claiming that restrictions imposed by two state laws governing absentee and provisional ballots intentionally disenfranchise minority voters.

Report: More Than 1 in 6 Ohioans Seek Food Help

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Ohio Association of Food Banks says one in six Ohioans doesn't get enough to eat.
12:24PM
October 30, 2014

A new report on hunger finds that more than one in six Ohioans is struggling to get food on the table.

Former Trooper Admits To Coercing Women Drivers Into Sex Acts

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Bryan Lee, a former trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, has pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of women by coercing them into sex acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges.
6:48AM
October
30, 2014

A former Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper from Lancaster has pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of several woman by forcing them into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges.

County I.G. Rips Fitzgerald For Driver’s License Lapse

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FitzGerald lacked a driver's license for more than 10 years and had temporary permits for some of the period.
8:29AM
October 29, 2014

A county inspector general’s report says the Democratic candidate for Ohio governor disregarded administrative policies when he drove without a valid driver’s license.

Republicans, Democrats Make Cases To Female Voters

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8:03AM
October
29, 2014

Abortion is likely the first thing that comes to many people’s minds when they hear the words, women’s issues. But that’s only one issue women are concerned about in the upcoming election.

Ohio’s Housing Market On The Rebound

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Ohio Housing Finance Agency numbers show the median price for homes during a 12-month period ending in July $103,000, compared with $84,000 two years earlier.
1:44PM
October
27, 2014

Ohio’s housing market shows signs of rebound after a steep drop in prices during the Great Recession.

Missing Waverly Man Found Dead In South Carolina

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Jesse Conley went missing earlier this month. His body was found in a South Carolina woods on Sunday.
9:10AM
October
27, 2014

Searchers found the body of 58-year-old Jesse Conley of Waverly, early on Saturday afternoon in some woods about 30 miles north of Charleston, South Carolina.

Attorney: North Korean Detainee Was Treated Well

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Ohioan Jeffrey Fowle returned home Wednesday after being held captive in North Korea for nearly six months.
12:28PM
October
22, 2014

The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health.