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Accused Fraternity Men Put Other Greeks on Bad Pedestal

11 Comments | Posted December 21, 2011 | 11:32:09 (EST)

Conduct a Google search for a fraternity or sorority, and some of the most popular searches will probably not be for philanthropy projects or positive news about the Greek community. Apparently, people are scouring the Internet for "Kappa Kappa Gamma secrets" and the "Sigma Chi handshake." Ritual, the basis of...

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Justice at the Grammys will not be Swift

Posted December 3, 2010 | 14:23:02 (EST)

Taylor Swift cleaned up well at the 2010 Grammys, netting four awards and adding to her already staggering list of achievements and accomplishments.

This year, she was nowhere to be found.

Despite the fact that her latest album Speak Now was released several weeks after...

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Nearly Broke, Lee Fisher Steps Up Ad Campaign

Posted October 31, 2010 | 13:34:19 (EST)

His campaign is almost out of money after he donated $100,000 to the Ohio Democratic Party. He is 22 points behind Rob Portman in the polls.

But at least Lee Fisher is a proud Ohioan.

In a new 30-second ad, Fisher proudly...

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Game Day: Why Loyal Buckeyes May Hate Rob Portman

Posted October 31, 2010 | 13:08:34 (EST)

It's a rivalry that dates back to 1897, and Lee Fisher is capitalizing on it in his latest ad.

Fisher, wearing an Ohio State sweatshirt and sitting in a stadium, holds a football as he talks about Rob Portman's inflated budgets and practices of shipping...

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Is Lee Fisher Giving Up the Ohio Senate Race?

Posted October 30, 2010 | 12:44:14 (EST)

Democrat Lee Fisher gave $100,000 to the Ohio Democratic Party on Wednesday to support last-minute campaign efforts.

This has led Ohio papers and the National Republican Senate Committee to question if his gift suggests that he is giving up on the race for the Ohio...

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Obamas Draw 35,000 To Ohio State for Moving America Forward Rally

Posted October 18, 2010 | 22:21:32 (EST)

With the midterm elections fast approaching, President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of 35,000 at Ohio State University Sunday night.

The talk was part of hisrally Moving America Forward campaign. It was the largest crowd he has drawn since his inauguration.

The...

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Portman, Fisher Go Head To Head

Posted October 5, 2010 | 12:48:49 (EST)

Last night marked the first televised debate for Ohio Senate candidates Lee Fisher (D) and Rob Portman (R). The candidates sparred over Ohio's lackluster economy, the war and each other's political records.

Fisher, the lieutenant governor, opened the debate by saying Ohio voters had a "clear...

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Where Are Ohio Senate Candidates Getting Their Money?

Posted October 5, 2010 | 12:42:31 (EST)

It's no surprise Rob Portman, the Republican candidate to fill George Voinovich's Senate seat, is leading opponent Lee Fisher by a margin of 13 points in the polls.

Money talks in the world of politics, and the resources Portman has far outnumber his Democratic rival's. According to the...

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Economic Problems Take Center Stage In Ohio senate race

Posted September 20, 2010 | 14:03:32 (EST)

The economy is taking center stage as the main issue in the Ohio Senate race as Democrat Lee Fisher slips even farther behind Republican Rob Portman in the polls.

Both Fisher, Ohio's lieutenant governor, and Portman, a former congressman and cabinet member under George W. Bush, have released television advertisements...

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New Poll Shows Republican Rob Portman Leading Democrat Lee Fisher In Senate Seat Race

Posted September 16, 2010 | 13:12:54 (EST)

A new CNN/Time poll shows Republican Rob Portman is ahead of Democrat Lee Fisher by 11 points in the race to capture the open Senate seat in Ohio.

Fisher released his first televised ad this week denouncing Portman as a "trade czar" who sent thousands of Ohio jobs...

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