|News - News Blog|
|Wednesday, 24 February 2010 10:35|
Here's a look at some of the stories we're covering today:
Demjanjuk trial Former Soviet soldier Alex Nagorny testified yesterday that he was asked to work for the Nazis while he was in a concentration camp, but that he didn't know that he would be forced to work as a death camp guard. John Demjanjuk denies being a death camp guard, but the defense is trying to show that many of those who served at Sobibor had no choice.
Portman leads Dems in Senate race Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher leads Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner 29-20 among Democrats, but Republican candidate Rob Portman leads both of them in head to head polling. The Quinnipiac University poll released today showed Portman ahead of Fisher 40-37 and Brunner 40-35.
Capitol statue finalists The finalists to become the subjects of a new statue representing Ohio at the US Capitol are the Wright Brothers, Thomas Edison, Jesse Owens, polio vaccine developer Albert Sabin, astronaut Judith Resnik, President Ulysses S. Grant, abolitionist and author Harriet Beecher Stowe, women's suffrage advocate Harriet Taylor Upton, and former congressmen James Ashley and William McCulloch.
Olympic update Team USA took the silver in team large hill nordic combined yesterday and now leads the medal count by 3 over Germany with 26. Medals will be handed out today in women's giant slalom, women's bobsled, men's 4x10km, men's freestyle skiing aerials, women's 3000m short track, and women's 5000m speed skating
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