Coronavirus puts primaries in chaos as governor closes Ohio polls

World / Politics Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus puts primaries in chaos as governor closes Ohio polls

The already topsy-turvy Democratic presidential contest is being upended again by the coronavirus, as states weigh whether to delay balloting and prevent in-person voting. Monday evening, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine invoked a health emergency to close the polls in the state's primary Tuesday, after a ...

GM loans Ohio plant buyer $40 million to launch electric truck

Business Dec 10, 2019

GM loans Ohio plant buyer $40 million to launch electric truck

General Motors Co. loaned the buyer of its half-century-old assembly plant in Ohio $40 million to help the cash-strapped startup roll out an electric pickup truck. The transaction to support Lordstown Motors Corp. and its debut model, called Endurance, is essentially a mortgage, Jim Cain, ...

Joe Biden shows strong South Carolina lead in poll

World / Politics Jul 26, 2019

Joe Biden shows strong South Carolina lead in poll

Joe Biden has a commanding lead over his 2020 Democratic rivals in South Carolina, where a majority of black voters back him, a Monmouth University Poll shows. Biden is supported by 39 percent of likely voters in the February primary, a crucial early presidential contest. ...

GM will sell Lordstown plant and invest in Ohio, says Trump

Business May 9, 2019

GM will sell Lordstown plant and invest in Ohio, says Trump

General Motors Co. moved to solve two major political headaches on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump announced the Detroit automaker will sell its Lordstown, Ohio, plant to a company to build electric trucks, while GM said it would maintain some operations at a ...