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PNS Daily Newscast - November 16, 2018 


Winter Storm Avery takes lives puts the brakes on commutes across the Northeast. Also on our Friday rundown we continue our reporting on a first-of-its-kind report calls for better policies for children living in foster care; plus got gratitude this holiday season? It could benefit your health.

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Public News Service - OH: Civic Engagement

More than 8 million Ohioans are registered to vote in the Nov. 6 election. (Melissa Doar/Twenty20.com)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohioans have some big choices to make this Election Day. Besides a statewide ballot measure, voters will decide on several statewide races, including who will be the next governor. There are also several races for seats in the U.S. House, and one of Ohio's seats in the U.S. Se

Gov. John Kasich's JobsOhio program says it has produced more than $6 billion in new revenue from created jobs. (Ohio.gov)

By Emma Keating / Broadcast version by Mary Schuermann Reporting for the Kent State-Ohio News Connection Collaboration No matter who wins the governor’s race in the midterm election, experts say JobsOhio is probably here to stay. The job creation program, developed by Gov. John Kasich in 20

Without Affordable Care Act protections, health care advocates say, a hospital visit is very costly for people with pre-existing conditions. (Grafixer/Morguefile)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Health care appears to be a hot-button issue for voters in Ohio and across the nation. According to polling from the Kaiser Family Foundation, 75 percent of Americans say it's very important the Affordable Care Act provision protecting individuals with pre-existing conditions

The Ohio candidates for governor, Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine, talk about issues important to older voters in a video guide online at aarp.org/vote. (AARP Ohio)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Choosing who will lead Ohio for the next four years is one of the biggest decisions for Ohioans on Election Day. And a new resource is providing useful information for voters before they cast a ballot. AARP Ohio's 2018 gubernatorial video voting guide features conversation

Democrats need to win 23 seats in the November mid-terms to regain control of the House. (U.S. House of Representatives)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A special election Tuesday in Ohio is drawing national attention as some experts say it's a bellwether for President Donald Trump. Voters will choose between Republican Troy Balderson or Democrat Danny O'Conner for the 12th Congressional District seat, left vacant by Republica

Ohioans can confirm their voter registration at myohiovote.com. (Steven Depolo/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld Ohio's voter-purge system, which some say means voters need to be especially vigilant about their registration status. In a 5-4 decision, justices said Ohio's method of using "failure to vote" as a basis for the removal process does no

Supporters say Issue 1 would create fair Congressional Districts that keep communities together. (M. Kuhlman)<br />

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Primary elections do not draw as many voters as the general election, but election rights groups are hopeful that is not the story for today's May Primary in Ohio. Not only will voters choose candidates for several statewide offices, including an open seat for governor, but

The Village of McComb used grant money from the AARP Community Challenge to install benches on walking paths around a reservoir. (Village of McComb)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - With the nation facing an aging population, many communities are examining ways to become places where people of all ages can thrive. Cities and towns in Ohio that are ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work on livability projects have an opportunity to get some financial hel

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