Are voter ID laws targeting youth?

Are voter ID laws targeting youth?

A growing number of states have set restrictions on voting that critics say are intended to erect barriers for young people.
Michael Smith and Christen Simeral, Medill News Service
Poll: Clinton sweeps 2016 Republican field in battleground state Ohio

Poll: Clinton sweeps 2016 Republican field in battleground state Ohio

HAMDEN, Conn., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton swept a 2016 field of Republicans in hypothetical presidential match-ups in Ohio, a Quinnipiac poll indicated.

The Issue: Texas in the spotlight; other states enact abortion laws

While the eyes of the nation were on Texas' abortion debate and filibuster, laws affecting abortion access went into effect without much national hoopla.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Strickland won't make Ohio governor bid

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Ted Strickland said Tuesday he won't run against Ohio Gov. John Kasich next year to get his old job back.

Edison to be enshrined in Capitol

MILAN, Ohio, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Mid-1800s Ohio Gov. William Allen's bust will be replaced in the Capitol Building's Statuary Hall by one depicting inventor Thomas Edison, state leaders said.

Senator plans conference call amid rumors

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Speculation in Washington is swirling as to whether U.S. Sen. George Voinovich of Ohio will retire at the end of this term, observers say.

Ohio U.S. House seats move to left

CINCINNATI, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, moved ahead of challenger Steve Driehaus to develop a comfortable lead early Wednesday while Democrats led other Ohio races.
Poll: Obama leads in Ohio

Poll: Obama leads in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama leads Republican John McCain in the battleground state of Ohio, a poll indicates.

Fungal infection strikes Ohio trees

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 21 (UPI) -- White oak and sycamore trees in Columbus, Ohio, are being ravaged by a fungal disease brought on by the wet spring, experts say.

Barnes is PBA player of the year

SEATTLE, May 1 (UPI) -- Chris Barnes, who won two U.S. tournaments and appeared in nine championship rounds this season, has won the PBA's Player of the Year honors.

Clinton wins Ohio primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 4 (UPI) -- Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was projected Tuesday to win the Democratic primary in Ohio, it was reported.

McCain projected to win Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 4 (UPI) -- Republican presidential front-runner John McCain was the projected winner in Ohio Tuesday, putting the Arizona senator closer to clinching the GOP nomination.

Ohio looks for exciting pivotal primary

CLEVELAND, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Ohio, before this year, had not been the stage for a decisive presidential primary since its first nominating contest in 1912, a report said Friday.

Clinton, Obama woo blue collar workers

TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama were campaigning in Ohio, trying to appeal to the state's blue collar workers.

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Ohio ( /oʊˈhaɪ.oʊ/ (help·info)) is a Midwestern state of the United States. The thirty-fourth largest state by area in the U.S., it is the seventh-most populous with nearly 11.5 million residents. Ohio, whose name was derived from the Seneca word ohi:yo’, meaning "large creek," was formed primarily from the Ohio Territory and was admitted to the Union as the seventeenth state (and the first under the Northwest Ordinance) on March 1, 1803. Ohio is known as the "Buckeye State" for its prevalence of Ohio Buckeye trees, and, as such, Ohioans are also known as "Buckeyes."

The government of Ohio is composed of the executive branch, led by the Governor; the legislative branch, which comprises the Ohio General Assembly; and the judicial branch, which is led by the Supreme Court. Currently, Ohio occupies 18 seats in the United States House of Representatives. Ohio is known for its status as both a swing state and a bellwether in national elections.

The population density of Ohio ranks ninth among all U.S. states. Nonetheless, Ohio currently suffers from a negative net population migration, and an increasing rate of unemployment.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Buckeye State."
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