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June 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Gov. Richard F. Celeste said Wednesday that a newspaper report linking him romantically to three women during the past decade will not affect his plans to consider running for President. Celeste and his wife, Dagmar, talked to reporters after a meeting with elected officials in Sandusky. He did not refer specifically to allegations made in Wednesday's editions of the Plain Dealer.
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December 22, 1990 | Associated Press
Gov. Richard F. Celeste on Friday granted clemency to 25 women prisoners who he said had committed crimes because they were victims of battering or other forms of physical or emotional abuse. The lame-duck governor said he reviewed 105 cases in which "battered woman syndrome" was suspected. The Ohio Supreme Court and the state Legislature in March established the syndrome as a defense against murder and other crimes. Most of the inmates were serving time for murder, manslaughter and assault.
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August 25, 1987 | Associated Press
Gov. Richard F. Celeste on Monday said he has decided against running for the Democratic nomination in the 1988 presidential race. Celeste said he concluded that a presidential bid at this stage would cost too much money and take too much time away from running the state. Celeste had announced in the spring that he was considering running for the nomination.
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June 6, 1989 | From United Press International
Robert Taft, a member of one of Ohio's most politically powerful families and currently a county commissioner, announced Monday that he will run for governor next year. Taft's father and grandfather were U.S. senators and his great-grandfather, William Howard Taft, was President of the United States. Democratic Gov. Richard F. Celeste cannot seek reelection, and no Democrats have yet entered the race. Republicans besides Taft who plan to run include Cleveland Mayor George V. Voinovich, Rep. Mike DeWine and state Sen. Paul Pfeifer.
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October 19, 1988
Ohio Gov. Richard F. Celeste said that he demanded in a letter that President Reagan shut down a government-owned uranium processing plant until something is done to stop the radioactive pollution it produces. The Energy Department admitted Friday at a congressional committee hearing in Washington that the government has known of dangerous environmental problems at the Feed Materials Production Center since it was established in 1951, Celeste said.
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June 6, 1989 | From United Press International
Robert Taft, a member of one of Ohio's most politically powerful families and currently a county commissioner, announced Monday that he will run for governor next year. Taft's father and grandfather were U.S. senators and his great-grandfather, William Howard Taft, was President of the United States. Democratic Gov. Richard F. Celeste cannot seek reelection, and no Democrats have yet entered the race. Republicans besides Taft who plan to run include Cleveland Mayor George V. Voinovich, Rep. Mike DeWine and state Sen. Paul Pfeifer.
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December 22, 1990 | Associated Press
Gov. Richard F. Celeste on Friday granted clemency to 25 women prisoners who he said had committed crimes because they were victims of battering or other forms of physical or emotional abuse. The lame-duck governor said he reviewed 105 cases in which "battered woman syndrome" was suspected. The Ohio Supreme Court and the state Legislature in March established the syndrome as a defense against murder and other crimes. Most of the inmates were serving time for murder, manslaughter and assault.
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April 25, 1989 | SHIRLEY MARLOW
Vice President Dan Quayle told a Chicago audience that the principal job of his wife, Marilyn, is to take care of him. Last week, in an interview with The Times, Mrs. Quayle, 39, who is a lawyer, had suggested that she was considering returning to work or becoming involved in some sort of cause. "I haven't ruled it out," she told The Times. "I think we are moving to a place where the question shouldn't ever cross anyone's mind, 'Why should the Second Lady work?' I think I've been given talents I should use."
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July 18, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Political Writer
Ohio Gov. Richard F. Celeste, who has been inching toward joining the 1988 Democratic presidential field, got some disillusioning news Friday. According to a newly released opinion poll, more than two-thirds of the Democrats here in Cuyahoga County, the biggest Democratic stronghold in the state and Celeste's home county, think that he should forget the idea of seeking the presidency.
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March 14, 1988
Ohio Gov. Richard Celeste, former director of the Peace Corps, told United Way leaders in San Francisco that they should lobby presidential candidates to restore and improve programs for the nation's underprivileged. Celeste accused federal officials of "sounding retreat" in the battle against problems such as homelessness and illiteracy. In Ohio alone, he said, about 43,000 families are waiting for low-cost public housing.
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April 25, 1989 | SHIRLEY MARLOW
Vice President Dan Quayle told a Chicago audience that the principal job of his wife, Marilyn, is to take care of him. Last week, in an interview with The Times, Mrs. Quayle, 39, who is a lawyer, had suggested that she was considering returning to work or becoming involved in some sort of cause. "I haven't ruled it out," she told The Times. "I think we are moving to a place where the question shouldn't ever cross anyone's mind, 'Why should the Second Lady work?' I think I've been given talents I should use."
NEWS
October 19, 1988
Ohio Gov. Richard F. Celeste said that he demanded in a letter that President Reagan shut down a government-owned uranium processing plant until something is done to stop the radioactive pollution it produces. The Energy Department admitted Friday at a congressional committee hearing in Washington that the government has known of dangerous environmental problems at the Feed Materials Production Center since it was established in 1951, Celeste said.
NEWS
March 14, 1988
Ohio Gov. Richard Celeste, former director of the Peace Corps, told United Way leaders in San Francisco that they should lobby presidential candidates to restore and improve programs for the nation's underprivileged. Celeste accused federal officials of "sounding retreat" in the battle against problems such as homelessness and illiteracy. In Ohio alone, he said, about 43,000 families are waiting for low-cost public housing.
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August 25, 1987 | Associated Press
Gov. Richard F. Celeste on Monday said he has decided against running for the Democratic nomination in the 1988 presidential race. Celeste said he concluded that a presidential bid at this stage would cost too much money and take too much time away from running the state. Celeste had announced in the spring that he was considering running for the nomination.
NEWS
July 18, 1987 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Political Writer
Ohio Gov. Richard F. Celeste, who has been inching toward joining the 1988 Democratic presidential field, got some disillusioning news Friday. According to a newly released opinion poll, more than two-thirds of the Democrats here in Cuyahoga County, the biggest Democratic stronghold in the state and Celeste's home county, think that he should forget the idea of seeking the presidency.
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June 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Gov. Richard F. Celeste said Wednesday that a newspaper report linking him romantically to three women during the past decade will not affect his plans to consider running for President. Celeste and his wife, Dagmar, talked to reporters after a meeting with elected officials in Sandusky. He did not refer specifically to allegations made in Wednesday's editions of the Plain Dealer.
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July 2, 1985 | Associated Press
Gov. Richard F. Celeste signed a $19.9-billion state budget and a two-year, 15% income tax cut Monday, saying the measures would keep Ohio "firmly on the comeback trail."
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January 24, 1986 | Associated Press
Democratic Gov. Richard F. Celeste, 48, announced his candidacy for reelection Thursday for a second four-year term. Three Republicans, including four-term former Gov. James A. Rhodes, are vying for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.
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