No new maps for Ohio till 2022 after U.S. Supreme Court gerrymandering decision

The U.S. Supreme Court (Photo: Susan Walsh/AP) COLUMBUS – Ohio won’t draw a new congressional map until 2022 after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal courts shouldn’t play a role in fixing partisan gerrymandering. The decision came as a blow to Ohioans seeking a new map after a panel of judges found it had been crafted to favor Republicans over Democrats. And Hamilton County’s two GOP-leaning districts will remain intact until at least 2022 – when Ohio draws new lines. The U.S. Supreme Court decided in Maryland and North Carolina cases that federal courts shouldn’t police map making. "We have no commission to allocate political power and influence in the… Read More

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Padres, Rockies game delayed by puddle in foul territory

DENVER (AP) — The game between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies was temporarily delayed by a puddle on a sunny afternoon at Coors Field. Water began pooling in foul territory along the right field line Sunday, and umpires halted the game in the top of the first inning. The grounds crew rolled away the water and poured more dirt in the area to dry it out. It was unclear where the water came from. San Diego and Colorado players retreated into their dugouts to wait out the 15-minute delay. More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Source Article

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