Should the Ohio Lottery be privatized?

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related Critics line up to assail calls to privatize Ohio lottery, expand into racetrack slot machines COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A chorus of critics is rising up against plans by Ohio Republicans to privatize day-to-day operations of the state lottery and expand its reach into slots-like video lottery terminals at horse tracks.

Ohio State says football coach Jim Tressel resigns

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File Photo COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says football coach Jim Tressel has resigned as the NCAA investigates the Buckeyes for possible rules violations. related Tressel speaks in Morrow County, apologizes again March 16, 2011 The university announced the resignation Monday. Tressel says in a statement that he met with university officials and agreed… Read more »

Osama bin Laden Dead

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Obama: US operation killed al-Qaida head bin Laden; US in possession of body Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was slain in his luxury hideout in Pakistan early Monday in a firefight with U.S. forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade…. Read more »

Pain at the pump

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With gas prices $4 and above in Mount Vernon, here is some information from our archives and the Associated Press 2008 Gas prices continue to soar John McBride of Mount Vernon found himself facing $3.45 when he pulled into Speedway to refill his gas tank on Tuesday. He said he is retired and relies on… Read more »