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1 hr ago | Hudson Hub-Times

Our View: One-size-fits-all election rules not necessarily fair

"Golden week" is back, thanks to a federal judge whose mandate for extended voting hours for Ohioans ought to put an end to the partisan squabbling over opportunities to go to the polls. U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus ruled that election law changes approved earlier by the Republican-dominated legislature and backed by Gov. John Kasich were unconstitutional because they disproportionately affected minority, lower-income and homeless voters by making it more difficult for them to cast a ballot.

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4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Fewer Ohioans lack insurance

The number of people without health insurance fell by 47,000 during the past year in Ohio, one of 15 states that saw a decline in its pool of uninsured from 2012 through 2013, the federal government reported yesterday. In a report released by the U.S. Census Bureau, the government concluded that 1.258 million in Ohio, or 11a The decline in the number of those without health insurance in Ohio - a trend that started in 2010 - can be attributed to the gradually expanding state economy and some sections of the 2010 federal health-care law that have been phased in, such as allowing people as old as 26 to remain on their parents' insurance policies.

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8 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Tue. Sep 16th, 2014

A state pharmacy board document says the office of Ohio Gov. John Kasich forced the firing of its director by threatening board members with their jobs if he wasn't removed.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

WTOV9

Document: Governor's office forced pharmacy firing

A state pharmacy board document says the office of Ohio Gov. John Kasich forced the firing of its director by threatening board members with their jobs if he wasn't removed. A timeline created by former board Executive Director Kyle Parker also says Kasich adviser Jai Chabria threatened to ruin Parker's reputation if he wasn't fired.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Perspective | Public big loser with no governor debatesPerspective |...

It almost certainly won't impact Governor John Kasich's expected big win, but or the first time in almost 30 years, there won't be a Public big loser with no governor debates It almost certainly won't impact Governor John Kasich's expected big win, but or the first time in almost 30 years, there won't be a Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1s5opF7 It almost certainly won't impact Governor John Kasich's expected big win, but for the first time in almost 30 years, there won't be a single debate between candidates for Ohio governor. Ohio voters won't get to watch and listen to the men who want to run the state offering their views side by side.

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WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Regional News Stories: Venture Capitalists and Social Safety Net...

Big election years have always been about the state of the Ohio economy, and as usual, those with different political perspectives have different views on how the state's economic recovery is going. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler talked to experts who've been examining the extreme ends of the economic scale.

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Ballot Access News

Ohio Libertarians Ask Federal Court to Put Gubernatorial Ticket on Ballot

On September 15, the Ohio Libertarian Party asked a U.S. District Court to place its gubernatorial ticket on the November ballot. This time, the request is based on new evidence showing that the process by which the ticket was removed from the party's primary ballot was corrupt.

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Plunderbund

Dispatch Loses Last Bit Of Credibility With Mail-in, Pro-Kasich Push Poll

The Columbus Dispatch released a "poll" this weekend that is so amazingly bad, so biased and so clearly aimed at promoting John Kasich's campaign for governor, that they should be embarrassed to call itself a news organization. Last week we revealed that Dispatch Editor Marrison was scheduled to headline a GOP fundraiser .

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Crescent-News.com

Minority leader questions health department director selection

The minority leader of the Ohio Senate has asked for hearings on Gov. John Kasich's selection to lead the state health department, questioning whether the former lawmaker appointed to the post is qualified.

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Forbes.com

Special Session Sneak Peek: Will Virginia Lawmakers Listen To Voters On Medicaid Expansion?

The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.

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Norwalk Reflector

Ohio governor: Kasich ahead by 30 points in new poll

With Ohio Democratic voters apparently sitting on their hands this election, the party could be headed for an epic defeat in the governor's race. Republican Gov. John Kasich leads Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald by a 2-to-1 ratio, the first Dispatch Poll of the 2014 election shows.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Plunderbund

Columbus Entrepreneur: "John Kasich Is Terrible For Small Ohio Businesses"

It would be difficult for anyone in Columbus, Ohio to have a serious discussion about our small business community without mentioning Elizabeth Lessner. Lessner's Tip Top restaurant helped drive the Gay Street revival downtown.

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Cleveland.com

In Ohio auditor debate, incumbent Dave Yost and challenger John Patrick Carney trip over...

If this stands as the only debate they get from their statewide candidates this year, Ohio voters at least got a lot to consider. Republican State Auditor Dave Yost and Democratic challenger John Patrick Carney covered a lot of ground here Monday at the City Club of Cleveland .

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WBNS

Kasich 'Ohio Is Coming Back' Ad Passes Truth Test

A new ad from the Kasich campaign makes several statements about the Ohio economy and 10TV finds all of them to be accurate - with a couple caveats. Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped from 9.1 percent in January, 2011, when Kasich took office, to 5.7 percent in August.

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Ohio.com

Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor to attend opening of Summit Gop HQ

Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor will attend the opening of the Summit County Republican Party's campaign headquarters next week.

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Plunderbund

Will PD Check Tip That Fitz Sucked His Thumb As Child?

Having declared Ed FitzGerald's gubernatorial campaign DOA on several occasions, the Plain Dealer still persists in digging into his distant past in the hope of handing the election to Gov. Kasich by acclimation. In less-polite circles, it's known as piling on.

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The Columbus Dispatch

GOP positioned to retain statewide offices

State Rep. Connie Pillich of Cincinnati, left, is the only Democrat within 10 points of her opponent for a nonjudicial slot, GOP Treasurer Josh Mandel. However, a new Dispatch Poll shows that the Democrats are within striking distance in at least one race, and that a GOP Supreme Court justice is in danger of losing in what could be another name game for a seat on the state's highest court.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Toledo Blade

Toledo's Rios joins governor's race

Anita Rios has watched from a distance as the Democratic candidate for governor has seen his campaign flounder and wondered whether this could create an opening for her. The woman from Toledo's Old West End has more than a stake in the race.

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Cleveland.com

Gov. Kasich should move to abolish executions, not schedule them anew: editorial

Frost put a moratorium on Ohio executions -- a stay recently extended to Jan. 15, 2015 -- to give both sides in the legal challenge more time to obtain evidence and present arguments. Yet without waiting for a definitive ruling, Gov. John Kasich earlier this month approved new execution dates, starting Feb. 11, 2015 , apparently assuming the state's execution protocol will be upheld by Frost.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio's candidates for governor cite favorite statistics on economy

Gov. John Kasich, pictured at right at a 2012 JobsOhio board meeting with James Boland of the agency's board, says the agency's secrecy has been exaggerated. His opponent, Ed FitzGerald, doesn't necessarily criticize the private, nonprofit entity but says he'd restore transparency to it.

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