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Archive: 2008

Final tally in Columbiana sheriff race will come later

LISBON — Perry Township Police Chief Ray Stone is the apparent winner in the Republican primary for Columbiana County Sheriff.But the decision is far from over.Stone received 3,107 votes Tuesday, topping two veteran members of ...

Only one governor's choice wins

YOUNGSTOWN — While they were both the governor’s choices, only one was the choice of Mahoning County Democratic voters.Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat formerly of Lisbon, had appointed Timothy Franken of Beaver Township as a ...

Hillary Clinton projected to win Ohio

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York has won the Democratic nomination in Ohio, CNN projects.

Results becoming clear in tight Trumbull races

WARREN – With 68 percent of Trumbull County precincts reporting, two hotly contested races are becoming clear.In the race for county sheriff, incumbent Thomas Altiere has 21,449 or 57 percent of the vote, compared with ...

Mass transit levy passing

Mahoning mass-transit levy passing

Sheriff, engineer races in Trumbull are close

WARREN – With 31 percent of Trumbull County precincts reporting, two hotly contested races for countywide offices are close.In the race for county sheriff, incumbent Thomas Altiere has 10,032 or 56.6 percent of the vote, ...

Columbiana Co. JFS levy gets defeated

Eileen Dray-Bardon, the head of the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services, said she will have to return to the ballot in November to again seek additional funding for her agency. With 80 ...

Leaks causing havoc at Columbiana elections board

At 9:45 p.m., workers at the Columbiana County Board of Elections were moving filing cabinets from the board meeting room that were being doused by rain falling from the leaky roof. The cabinets were moved ...

Clinton leading in Columbiana County

In Columbiana County with 60 of 103 precincts reporting, Hillary Clinton has 8,220 votes to 3,069 for Barack Obama.

Clinton wins Rhode Island primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodman Clinton has won the Democratic primary in Rhode Island.