Blade Endorsement: NO on 4, YES on 5
Toledo Blade – It would allow smoking in restaurants, bowling alleys, bingo halls, and bars. It would also permit smoking in offices, factories, and retail stores if minors are prohibited. In addition, smoking bans that are already in place in many Ohio communities 

Tight races mean long hours for candidates
Cincinnati Post – Earlier McNamara had gone with Heimlich to bowling alleys and bingo halls around the county and stopped at Paul Brown Stadium during the Bengals game to catch fans who watched the game on TV there. “It’s a great place to see people,” McNamara said. 

Charitable groups seek donations, volunteers
Akron Beacon Journal – Portage Path, Akron 44303, is seeking volunteers 13 and older to help with its Deck the Halls holiday program. The program dinnerware sets to serve 24, an electric skillet, baking pans, silverware to serve 24, juice glasses, trivia games, bingo 

Religious coalition opposes keno initiative
Lincoln Journal Star – Ricky wrote on October 07, 2006 11:13 PM : “I’d be curious to know how many of these churches operate a bingo game. Is that not By the way, how many upper-level government employees do you see at the Keno halls every weekend? Don’t forget that religion