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October, 2012

Ohioans Denied Early-Voting Appeal by U.S. Supreme Court

Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:28pm Written by:

Boards of elections across Ohio were ordered to open their doors to in-person, early voters the weekend before the election by Ohio’s election chief after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up the latest appeal on early voting. All Ohio voters will be able to vote in-person on November 3, 4, and 5.These dates […]

Early Voting Reinstated in Ohio for the 2012 Presidential Election

Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 3:35pm Written by:

A federal court appeal was reinstated on October 5 to allow voters in Ohio to vote in-person and without an excuse three days before Election Day on November 6. The three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled in a case targeting a state law that ends early voting for most […]

Salmonella Outbreak Causes Peanut Butter Recall to Reach 76 Products

Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 1:35pm Written by:

The New Mexico-based company, Sunland Inc., has expanded their recall to 76 types of peanut and almond butter products after a product that was sold to Trader Joe’s groceries was connected to an outbreak of salmonella. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have linked 29 salmonella […]

University of California Reaches a Near $1 Million Settlement in Pepper-Spray Case

Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:11pm Written by:

The University of California has agreed to pay close to a $1 million settlement to students who were involved in a pepper-spraying incident last year at UC Davis. The settlement will be paid through the university’s self-insurance program. Each of the 21 students and alumni, who were pepper-sprayed by campus police during what was said […]