Thousands Of Ohioans Purged From Voter Rolls Can Now Vote In November

A federal court has ruled thousands of Ohioans who had been removed from the voter rolls must be allowed to vote in this election. The Court told Secretary of State Jon Husted to allow voters who have been removed from the voter rolls since 2011 to vote in this election.
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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown

PARMA, Ohio (AP) - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and a staff member were treated for minor injuries after a driver ran a stop sign and struck the senator's vehicle.

The accident happened Thursday in Parma in suburban Cleveland as the staff member was driving Brown's 2016 Jeep. Brown, a Democrat in his second term, was in the passenger seat.

Brown's office said air bags in the Jeep deployed and he and his staffer were treated at a Parma hospital for minor injuries and released.

School bus
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Columbus Police say they’re investigating the stabbing and sexual assault of a Hilliard City Schools bus driver.

Columbus Fire Lt. Stu Tudor
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A central Ohio firefighter struck by lightning at a charity event two years ago has died from an infection attributed to his injuries.

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The number of workers unemployed in Ohio rose slightly in September.  The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reports the unemployment was 4.8 percent in September, up from 4.7 percent in August.

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (left) and U.S. Senator Rob Portman (right) debate for the third and final debate for the U.S. Sentate seat in Cleveland last night

The two major party candidates for U.S. Senate in Ohio held their third and final debate in Cleveland last night at the Ideacenter. Freshman Senator Rob Portman, a Republican, faced former Governor Ted Strickland, a Democrat. As Ideastream’s Mark Urycki reports each tried to link the other to their party’s presidential candidate.

Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump tells crowd at the Delaware County Fairgrounds that he believes the election could be rigged toward Hillary Clinton.
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Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump visited one of Ohio’s most conservative counties to motivate his staunch supporters to go out and vote. Trump doubled down on what he said in last night's final presidential debate - that he wouldn't accept the results of the election outright.

Linden-McKinley High School
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A recent drive-by shooting at Linden McKinley STEM Academy injured two students, alarming parents and school leaders.  

School Board President Gary Baker says two additional school resource officers have been added at Linden McKinley. Members of the Columbus Board of Education plan to hold a special meeting next month to look into safety concerns outside of school district buildings.  

2,869 central Ohio homes and condos were sold last month; an 8.3 percent increase over the previous year and the highest number of closed sales for the month of September ever recorded.


Ohio’s government watchdog is recommending changes within the agency that issues permits for oil and gas drilling in Ohio. 

Cleveland Advances To World Series, Beating Toronto

Oct 20, 2016

Carlos Santana and Coco Crisp homered and rookie Ryan Merritt delivered shutdown pitching as Cleveland beat Toronto 3-0 to win the American League Championship Series in five games.

The Indians are heading to the World Series for the first time since 1997 and will host the first two games. Cleveland last won a World Series in 1948.

Mike Napoli's double off of Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada put Cleveland on top in the first inning. Estrada also gave up two home runs.


All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour, daily public-affairs show designed to over time touch upon all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio.

New Sunday Lineup on 89.7 NPR News

The New Yorker Radio Hour, Freakonomics are now on 89.7 NPR News. Listen to these two new shows starting at 10am on Sunday mornings.

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