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Learn about addiction, poverty and related challenges in our county

Come Join Us—and Bring a Friend! Deb Dingus, United Way Director and Pastor at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Newark will talk with us about the social and economic issues facing Licking County, including addiction, housing, domestic violence, and child abuse—and … Continue reading

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Women’s HIstory Month: Marjory Stoneman Douglas

With the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last week, the name Marjory Stoneman Douglas has entered the grim lexicon of mass killings. But just who was Douglas? Long before her namesake would be associated with tragedy, she gained fame as … Continue reading

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Congressional District 12 Candidates’ Forum

WHAT: Candidates’ Forum for District 12 WHEN: April 12th, 6:30 PM meet and greet; 7:00 – 9:00 PM the forum WHERE: Delaware Area Career Center (DACC), North 1610 State Rt. 521, Delaware, OH 43015 WHO: All candidates will be invited … Continue reading

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Poll Workers Needed

Dear Friends in League, Poll workers, or Precinct Elections Officials, are an essential ingredient in fair and legitimate elections.  Election day is long but you sleep with the satisfaction of having expended your energy well.  Training is required but your … Continue reading

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Look forward to these coming events – February & March 2018

Dear Friends in League, The Membership and Events Committee met recently and is planning a number of things, both social and educational, that we hope you will add to your calendars. Through discussion and learning we build community within the … Continue reading

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County Auditor – Unopposed Candidate Needs A Challenger

Dear Friends in League,  I believe that the person running for County Auditor is unopposed.  Races with only one candidate are not really races, are they?  Let’s have competitive elections!  Anything else is, well, boring.  Could you do this job?  … Continue reading

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Shaping districts nationwide – Races for governor, state legislature key for redistricting

Races for governor, state legislature key for redistricting JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Buoyed by a string of electoral victories during President Donald Trump’s first year in office, Democrats will be waging a renewed battle to wrest control of Congress from … Continue reading

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Melinda Gates: It’s Time for a New Era for Women

 Melinda Gates: It’s Time for a New Era for Women time.com 2 mins read IDEAS Melinda Gates is the co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation You may never know their names. They work beneath the headlines and far … Continue reading

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The Ohio state legislature is trying to undermine our efforts to end gerrymandering

The Ohio state legislature is trying to undermine our efforts to end gerrymandering by putting a watered-down version of redistricting reform on the May ballot. Their proposal will likely leave the legislature in control of drawing the congressional district map. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to take up Ohio’s purges of inactive voters

Supreme Court to take up Ohio’s purges of inactive voters   www.pbs.org 3 mins read COLUMBUS, Ohio — Joseph Helle was expecting a different sort of reception when he returned home from Army tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and showed … Continue reading

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