|News - News Blog|
|Monday, 25 January 2010 06:36|
Here's a look at the stories we're following today:
Strickland trails Kasich The Ohio Newspaper Poll released yesterday shows that Republican John Kasich has a narrow lead over Democratic incumbent Ted Strickland in the race for Governor. 51 percent of those polled said that they would vote for Kasich if the election was today, compared to 45 percent who would vote for Strickland. This comes on the heels of a report from the AP that national data doesn't back Kasich's assertion that phasing out the Ohio income tax will return money to Ohioans' pockets.
3 boys drown on the Sandusky River The boys, ages 8, 9, and 10, fell into the river near Fremont while they were collecting dead fish with a friend. Condolences to the families as well as the young man who survived. You definitely have to feel for them.
Court Issues Cell Phone Ban Erie County Common Pleas Court has issued a ban on all cell phones, laptops, iPods, and smart phones, saying that Twitter-happy juries could trigger mistrials. I thought these things were already banned in courts, but I guess not.
Plane crashes into Mediterranean The Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying 90 people caught fire and crashed just after taking off from Beirut. As of now, terrorism is not being considered a cause of the crash.
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