Subodh Chandra

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The NBA says if the renovation of Quicken Loans Arena does not start in seven weeks, Cleveland will not be considered for the 2020 or 2021 All-Star Game.

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In the ongoing battle over the renovation of Quicken Loans Arena, the organizers of the petition drive to block Cleveland’s role in the project are asking to be added to a lawsuit in state Supreme Court. The petition organizers want the state court to either dismiss a lawsuit filed by the city’s law director or add their arguments onto it.

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Arguments over Ohio’s voting laws will take place tomorrow in the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. At issue is whether laws adopted by GOP legislators, including rules for early and in person voting, are constitutional or whether they disenfranchise low income and minority Ohioans. 

When Columbus-area resident Gunther Lahm and his wife filled out their absentee ballots in Florida back in 2014, they thought their votes would count. But since that time, they’ve learned those ballots did not count because of a mistake -- a mistake they thought they had corrected.