February 13, 2016

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Hillary struggling to win over younger women

CONCORD, New Hampshire — For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President. In New Hampshire, women under the age of 45 overwhelmingly backed Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, exit polls showed. It’s a problem for the former secretary of state as she tries to build the coalition of voters Read More…

Fresh off second-place finish in New Hampshire, Kasich heading to South Carolina

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is bringing his momentum from New Hampshire to South Carolina this week ahead of this weekend’s debate. On Wednesday, the Republican presidential hopeful is holding a town hall meeting at Finn’s Brick Oven in Mount Pleasant. Later in the day, he’s participating in a veterans jobs event Read More…

AP news analysis: New Hampshire results prove Trump can’t be stopped by GOP establishment

CONCORD, N.H. — The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire’s only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state’s largest newspaper called him “a con man” on the front page. Donald Trump won anyway — big time. So, too, did Bernie Read More…

New Hampshire primary: For Trump, there was so much winning — for one night

MANCHESTER, N.H. — For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning. The billionaire political novice on Tuesday posted a decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary, a once-unthinkable first for an enterprise built on the promise of putting America on top and turning politics on its head. Restive Democrats had their own Read More…

Trump, Sanders have high hopes for New Hampshire primary

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire’s primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost credibility for both of these breakout campaigns. Trump leads a Republican field that has been in flux in the final days of campaigning across snowy New Read More…

New Hampshire primary: Sanders wins handily, Kasich sneaks past Trump at midnight vote at Dixville

Snow begins to fall as Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, talks to reporters after a campaign stop at the public library Monday in Plaistow, N.H. AP PHOTO

DIXVILLE, N.H. — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday. Sanders won over all four Democratic voters in the tiny town of Dixville, while Kasich sneaked past Donald Trump, 3-2, among Republicans. Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer Read More…

Trump aims for New Hampshire win; rivals — including Kasich — aim to survive

NASHUA, N.H. — GOP front-runner Donald Trump is aiming for his first win in New Hampshire’s fast-approaching primary, while rival Republican candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. Democrat Hillary Clinton, facing an uphill campaign in the state against Bernie Sanders, took a trip to Michigan. Read More…

As New Hampshire primary looms, Hillary makes personal pitch to voters

MANCHESTER, N.H. — From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire’s town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination. Once a formidable front-runner, Clinton narrowly won Iowa’s caucuses and has watched her national lead over Sanders begin Read More…

Elyria forum tackles sports complex concerns

Built in the 1920s, Ely Stadium has weathered nearly a century of wear and tear and it shows. Among the problems: exposed conduits, water damage, poor ventilation, deteriorating wood beam ceilings, leaky flat concrete rooftops and mildew.

ELYRIA — Many residents, parents and community members want the construction of a new all-sports complex to be a part of the Elyria Schools master plan, but they need more information from the district on cost, maintenance and other issues before agreeing to vote yes in November. District officials recognize it will not be easy Read More…

ELECTION 2016: Sanders, Clinton get personal in Dems’ first 1-on-1 debate

DURHAM, N.H. — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artful smear” while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America’s political establishment. The two Democrats embraced a markedly more contentious tone than when they last debated before the Read More…