Bartender Billy Search is behind the bar at The Little Bar while wearing a mask.
Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Ohio State Tries To Restrict Game Day Parties As Bars Await Fans

Ohio State will kickoff its football season after a nearly two month delay on Saturday and while the university is asking fans to avoid gathering together to watch the game, local bars are hoping to see an influx of business.

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Ohio Voting Guide

Ohio Voting Guide: What To Know About The 2020 Election

Early voting has started around the state, and absentee ballots are now arriving through the mail. Read WOSU's guide to voting in Ohio.

A social distancing sign rests on the floor as people participate during early voting at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Cleveland.
Tony Dejak / Associated Press

Coronavirus In Ohio: Live Coverage

WOSU is providing updates about the coronavirus and COVID-19 in Ohio. Find the most recent news and information below.

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Ohio State head coach Ryan Day talks to his team during their practice Ohio Stadium on October 3, 2020.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Ohio State finally kicks off the 2020 football season tomorrow. It’s a pandemic shortened season, but also one of high expectations for the Buckeyes.

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder leaves the federal courthouse after an initial hearing following charges against him and four others alleging a $60 million bribery scheme Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost says his office will file a complaint Friday over the former Ohio House speaker's payments of more than $900,000 in campaign contributions to attorneys to defend him in a federal racketeering case.

The Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio
Dan Konik / Ohio Public Radio

The down ballot races are heating up in the fight over Ohio House and Senate seats. In the spotlight of many campaigns is one of the largest corruption investigations Ohio has ever seen, and the energy bill at the heart of the case.

In this April 28, 2020 file photo, Marcia McCoy drops her ballot into a box outside the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections in Cleveland, Ohio.
Tony Dejak / Associated Press

A federal lawsuit against Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose that could have allowed counties to add more ballot drop boxes at various locations for the November election has been dropped.

Jane Leiby with her dog and "I Voted" sticker.
Jane Leiby

WOSU's Letters from Home collects stories about our day-to-day lives during the era of COVID-19. This week, Ohioans share their voting experiences, from visiting the polls in person to casting their ballots absentee.

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Dayton International Airport, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at Dayton, Ohio.
Alex Brandon / AP

President Trump is coming to central Ohio in the home stretch of campaigning before the November 3 election.

Trump plans to speak Saturday at the Pickaway Agricultural and Event Center in Circleville. Doors open at 1 p.m. for the 4 p.m. rally.

President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden met for their second and final debate as tens of millions of Americans have already voted. A deeply divided country begins its final sprint to Election Day amid the coronavirus pandemic, and it's unclear how many voters have yet to make up their minds.

Here are five takeaways from the debate in Nashville, Tenn., a much different — and far more civil — night than the last encounter.

Bartender Billy Search is behind the bar at The Little Bar while wearing a mask.
Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Ohio State will kickoff its football season after a nearly two month delay on Saturday and while the university is asking fans to avoid gathering together to watch the game, local bars are hoping to see an influx of business.

 In this Nov. 29, 2017, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a news conference in Newark, N.J.
Julio Cortez / AP

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who recently recovered from COVID-19 after a stay in a hospital intensive care unit, implored Ohioans yesterday to keep their guard up against the virus.

GOP political consultant Karl Rove speaks at the LBJ Presidential Library and the Texas Book Festival on December 1, 2015.
Jay Godwin / LBJ Library via Flickr Creative Commons

In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss why influential political consultant Karl Rove is working to help conservative justices retain their seats on the Ohio Supreme Court.

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Snollygoster is WOSU's new politics podcast. Every week, we'll take an in-depth and seriously irreverent look at Ohio politics, plus talk to the people behind the news.
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