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Podcast: Athens Happens – The electability question

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Athens Happens is a weekly news podcast brought to you by reporters at The New Political who are dedicated to explaining the nuances of Athens and state politics.

Listeners can find new episodes every Friday on iTunesSpotifyStitcherYouTubeSoundCloud, or wherever else podcasts can be downloaded.

This week we discussed Democratic congressional candidates Joel Newby and Daniel Kilgore participated in a forum where they talked about electability, jobs, the environment, and Athens. We also discussed the Board of Elections’ decision to disqualify Rep. Jay Edwards’ Democratic opponent for the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Universities recently announced Esports plans, and the academic opportunities they might present.

Stories/columns included in this episode:

Kilgore and Newby emphasize electability,job creation at forum

Board of Elections disqualifies Rep. Jay Edwards’ Democratic challenger

Esports to offer new academic opportunities at Ohio U


Host, Manager and Writer: Ben Peters, @BenPeters2

Second Host: Abby Neff, @_abbyneff

Producer, Engineer and Writer: Bo Kuhn, @bo_kuhn_


Delaney Murray, @delpaulinem

Eric Boll, @Eric_Boll_


Intro and outro track: “Wholesome” by Kevin MacLeod

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