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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

U.S. congressional district map  for 2012-2020

2020 census reveals losses for Ohio while redistricting efforts are still set for later this year

Ian Jameson Reporter May 1, 2021

Data from 2020’s census was released on April 26 and reveals Ohio is losing one congressional seat and an Electoral College vote.  Ohio’s population grew by 2.3 percent from 2010 to 2020 while the...

OPINION: Until leaders dismantle their own violent systems, we’ll keep burying hazing victims

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer April 3, 2021

Some fraternities are dangerous places that harbor dangerous people. This isn’t a preposterous or malicious assertion. It is a fact.We were reminded of it again last month when 20-year-old BGSU sophomore...

A sample ballot for the Ohio primary election. 

Updates in Ohio’s primary election: How to get an absentee ballot and still vote

The Ohio General Assembly approved a plan Wednesday to extend absentee voting for the 2020 primary election until April 28 and eliminate most in-person voting.Lawmakers overruled Secretary of State Frank...

Ray Paoletta is a junior political science major. Contact him atrpaolet1@kent.edu.

Opinion: Ohio House Bill 118 aims to reduce college costs

Ray Paoletta March 18, 2015

Many politicians in the Ohio General Assembly seem to talk a good talk about taking action to fight the problem of college affordability, but few seem to take any real action to support Ohio’s college...

David Stover, a resident of Tallmadge, holds his Issue 21 sign out to the passing traffic on E. Main with other demonstrators from the Global Frackdown rally Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Issue 2, on the Nov. 4 ballot, could create a community bill of rights for the city of Kent that would allow the community to have more of a say in the creation and location of fracking and drilling.

AP: Ohio Supreme Court ruling favors fracking

Associated Press February 20, 2015

By a 4-3 vote, Ohio Supreme Court justices decided Tuesday that cities, townships and counties cannot impose regulations on oil and natural gas drillers, effectively overruling any local fracking bans...

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