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U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland, a former Ohio governor, will speak to Black folks in Cleveland on May 6 at 2:30 pm at Angie's Soul Food Restaurant, 3400 Saint Clair Avenue, Call Carnegie Roundtable President Charles E. Bibb Sr at (216) 659-4619 for more information...A Democrat, Strickland leads U.S. Sen. Rob Portman in the polls....Cleveland Councilmen T.J. Dow and Kevin Conwell to attend, and South Euclid Judge Gail Williams Byers, South Euclid Councilwoman Ruth Gray, community activists, and others.... By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news (216) 659-0473

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-Chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com,  O hio's Most Read Online Digital Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email:  K athy Wray Coleman is a community activist, legal and political reporter, and a 22- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  ( ) /   ( CLEVELAND, Ohio- Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland, who lost reelection to current Gov John Kasich in 2010, and who announced in February that he will seek the Democratic nomination to seek to unseat Republican U.S . Sen. Rob Portman in 2016 will speak at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 before the Carnegie Roundtable at Angie's Soul Food Restaurant in Cleveland (Editor's note: Angie's Soul Food Restaurant is at 3400 Saint Clair Avenue in downtown Clevel

Ohio State Legislature repeals part of House Bill 194 state law that slashes time for early voting this November in half by passing replacement law dubbed Senate Bill 295 that allows some early voting but keeps provision to stop early in person voting the weekend before presidential election, Congresswoman Fudge, community activists, voting rights and Civil Rights advocates demand that weekend voting be allowed, activists say Republicans are pushing last minute state laws in Ohio to silence Black, Democratic vote for Obama in Ohio, ballot initiative to seek to repeal HB194 by Ohio voters will allegedly go forward for November general election

By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) COLUMBUS, Ohio-The Republican controlled Ohio State Legislature passed a state law on Tues. titled Senate Bill 295 that repeals parts of a controversial election law dubbed House Bill 194 that the same group of lawmakers passed last year that restricts early voting and makes other changes, though the new law permits some early voting but keeps intact the old law's provision against it the weekend before the November general election, a measure that Democrats say should motivate Ohioans to vote to repeal HB194 at the November ballot box this year. "HB 194 was an attack on voting rights and should never have been enacted in the first place,” said U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, a Warrenvillle Hts Democrat who, though a federal lawmaker, has been in the forefront on the bi-