|News - News Blog|
|Tuesday, 23 February 2010 10:41|
Here's a look at some of the stories we're covering today:
Strickland back on top A Quinnipiac University poll released this morning shows incumbent Ted Strickland leading John Kasich 44-39 in the race for Governor. There are still 15 percent undecided and the margin of error was +/- 2.4 points. This race has the potential to go right down to the wire, so get ready for those campaign ads!
Cafaro contribution flap State Senator Capri Cafaro's father admitted to violating campaign finance law by loaning $10,000 to Cafaro's campaign chairman in 2004. Federal prosecutors charged John Cafaro with making a false statement in regard to the loan. Cafaro's attorney says he plans to plead guilty and faces up to five years in prison.
New shift in Lordstown GM will announce this afternoon that it is starting a 3rd shift at the Lordstown plant. It should result in the creation of 1,200 jobs. The Lordstown factories will build the new Chevrolet Cruze.
Free Pancakes! at IHOP until 10 PM tonight as a part of National Pancake Day. They are, however, collecting donations for the Children's Miracle Network.
Olympic Update The US women's hockey team made short work of Sweden yesterday, beating them 9-1 yesterday en route to the gold medal game against Canada on Thursday. Kelli Stack of Brooklyn Heights scored a goal and had an assist. The Canadian team of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took home gold in ice dancing. The US leads the medal count with 25. Medals will be handed out today in men's giant slalom, women's biathlon 4x6 km relay, women's ski cross, team large hill nordic combined, and men's 10,000m speed skating.
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