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Woodsfield's economy and employment rate was affected after the closing of the Ormet Corporation.

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Woodsfield's economy and employment rate was affected after the closing of the Ormet Corporation.

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The Wall Street Journal 


OHIO VOTERS SAY GOP CONVENTION DO LITTLE TO SWAY THEM


By Dante Chinni 


DELAWARE, Ohio—This past week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland brought drama and media attention, but there was little immediate evidence that it had changed the thinking of voters.


On the eastern side of Ohio, where rural coal and manufacturing towns are struggling, many people said they already had decided to vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump and didn’t tune in to a convention that, in large part, presented messages and policies aimed at working-class communities such as theirs.


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A hay field in Monroe county, which has been hurt by the closing of the Ormet Aluminum plant and coal mines.

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A hay field in Monroe county, which has been hurt by the closing of the Ormet Aluminum plant and coal mines.

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Woodsfield, the county seat of Monroe County, Ohio.

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Woodsfield, the county seat of Monroe County, Ohio.

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The deteriorated and now abandoned Ormet Aluminum Corporation plant in Sardis. The company began its operations producing aluminum in the Monroe Country in 1955.

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The deteriorated and now abandoned Ormet Aluminum Corporation plant in Sardis. The company began its operations producing aluminum in the Monroe Country in 1955.

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In Beallsville the Majors, from left: Todd, David and Steve, discuss politics and the current presidential elections. David voted for Obama twice but now will give his vote to Donald Trump and his son Steve still is considering whether he will vote in the presidential election

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In Beallsville the Majors, from left: Todd, David and Steve, discuss politics and the current presidential elections. David voted for Obama twice but now will give his vote to Donald Trump and his son Steve still is considering whether he will vote in the presidential election

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Buchanan Presbyterian Church in Lewisville

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Buchanan Presbyterian Church in Lewisville

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Monroe County Commissioner Mick Schumacher

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Monroe County Commissioner Mick Schumacher

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Pere Seward, chairman of the executive committee for the Republican Party in Monroe County

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Pere Seward, chairman of the executive committee for the Republican Party in Monroe County

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Amy Togliatti in Sunbury, Delaware County

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Amy Togliatti in Sunbury, Delaware County

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Larry Glasgow in Sunbury, Delaware County

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Larry Glasgow in Sunbury, Delaware County

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