Early Voting Begins Today in Ohio, Rain Later Today, CDC Director and Ebola Screening

Early voting begins today in Ohio. (Source: WOIO)
Early voting begins today in Ohio. (Source: WOIO)


Ohio voters will be lining up all day Tuesday at early-voting centers across Cuyahoga County and the state, exactly four weeks ahead of the November 4 Election Day. Ohioans can vote from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting today through Oct. 31. Offices are closed on Oct. 13 for Columbus Day. You can also vote on two Saturdays leading up to Election Day, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, the Supreme Court granted a last-minute stay of a lower court's ruling expanding early voting days and times in Ohio. Meantime, Vote-by-Mail for the General Election gets underway today as well. The Board of Elections will be mailing out approximately 120,000 ballots.



TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy with some rain shower mainly scattered starting in the afternoon. High: 67

TUESDAY NIGHT: Chilly & partly cloudy with scatter showers around town. LOW: 49

WEDNESDAY: Windy with partly sunny sky. High: 61


(CNN) - Tougher screening measures are being considered to prevent the spread of Ebola in the U.S. Federal officials say all options are on the table. But Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control, says there would have to be measures that really benefit the American people and not something just for show. Frieden also said there will remain a risk to the United States. "The bottom line is that as long as this is spreading in Africa, whatever we do, there will be some risk here. We can't get that risk to zero until we have it controlled in West Africa. So we have to make sure that whatever we do doesn't undermine the efforts there," Frieden said.

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 Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager