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1:01 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Civil rights lawyer to run as independent for juvenile court

Jennifer Branch
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Jennifer Branch, a civil rights lawyer who represented Judge Tracie Hunter in her legal battle to win a Hamilton County Juvenile Court judgeship, will file petitions to run as an independent against Judge John Williams this fall.

Williams is the Republican judge whom Hunter defeated in 2011 after a long battle in federal court over the counting of provisional ballots. He was later appointed to a vacancy on the juvenile court.

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Spring Fund Drive
9:55 am
Mon May 5, 2014

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Local News
8:57 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Howard Wilkinson's Monday morning politics chat

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the expected low turnout in Tuesday's Ohio primary and what races will draw the most interest.

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Transportation
4:00 am
Sun May 4, 2014

It's finally warm but winter driving is topic of convention in Cincinnati this week

Credit Mark Heyne / WVXU News

The weather has finally turned warmer but snow and ice will be lead topics for convention-goers in Cincinnati this week.

The North American Snow Conference is being held here May 4-7.

Past president of the American Public Works Association Diane Watkins says 2,000-2,500 people, a record high, are participating. She says best practices for snow and ice clearing are at the top of the agenda.

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Politics
4:00 am
Sun May 4, 2014

Voter supression in Ohio? It's up to the federal courts to decide

Ohio’s “Golden Week” of early voting – which Ohio Democrats love and Ohio Republicans hate – may make a comeback this fall.

When Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted and his fellow Republicans in the Ohio General Assembly cut the number of early voting days in Ohio from 35 to 29 and restricted early voting hours, there was no doubt the issue would end up in federal court.

It was just a matter of which group would get to the federal courthouse first.

As it turned out, it was the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

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