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Rep. Dennis Kucinich defeated by primary challenger

AP March 7, 2012

Veteran Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur has defeated longtime Washington colleague Dennis Kucinich in a bruising Ohio showdown made necessary by a newly drawn congressional map.Kaptur is in her 15th term...

 

Romney grabs Ohio from Santorum in tight duel

AP March 7, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney squeezed out a win in pivotal Ohio, captured four other states with ease and padded his delegate lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination but was forced...

Ohio emerging as microcosm of GOP race

AP March 6, 2012

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — This state’s Super Tuesday primary is proving to be the perfect microcosm of the nation’s unruly race for the Republican presidential nomination: Mitt Romney is spending lots...

What’s so super about Tuesday? 419 GOP delegates ?

AP March 6, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — Super? Maybe not this time. But it is a Tuesday, one with the biggest payout of the Republican presidential primaries.Super Tuesday, slimmed down to half its 2008 size but still doling...

Ohio Governor-elect John Kasich talks to reporters after meeting with House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-Ohio), right, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), left, and other GOP Governors-elect at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, December 1, 2010. Photo courtesy of (Mary F. Calvert/MCT).

Campaign funds to help pay Ohio Governor’s speech costs

AP February 7, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Barred from using Ohio tax dollars, some state lawmakers are expected to use campaign cash to cover their travel expenses for the governor’s relocated State of the State address...

US, Australian filmmakers die in helicopter crash

AP February 7, 2012

Award-winning American cinematographer Mike deGruy and Australian television writer-producer Andrew Wight have died in a helicopter crash in eastern Australia, their employer National Geographic said.Police...

Slavery protections for animals? Judge to decide

AP February 7, 2012

For the first time in U.S. history, a federal judge heard arguments Monday in a case that could determine whether animals enjoy the same constitutional protection against slavery as human beings.U.S. District...

Gingrich seeks to challenge Fla. delegate count

AP February 3, 2012

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, defeated in Florida by a wide margin, is challenging rules in the state that handed all 50 delegates to Mitt Romney.The Gingrich campaign...

Groundhog wars: Rodents diverge on winter forecast

AP February 3, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil told people to prepare for six more weeks of winter on Thursday, making his the minority opinion among his groundhog brethren who seem to think...

Murdered N.C. girl’s father deported to Australia

AP January 31, 2012

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — The father of a 10-year-old disabled girl who was murdered by her stepmother in Western North Carolina is back in his native Australia, despite facing unresolved criminal charges...

Willie Nelson campaigns for Ohio congressman

AP January 31, 2012

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) - Country music icon Willie Nelson has come to Ohio to sing out in support of an old friend, U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich.Nelson performed a sold-out benefit for the congressman Sunday in...

Workers hurt in Ohio casino collapse recovering

AP January 30, 2012

CINCINNATI (AP) — A company whose workers were hurt when a floor collapsed at an Ohio casino construction site says it's ready to resume work when investigators decide it's safe.More than a dozen people...

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