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There's not much to add to today's story from the Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune. It is, however, a good source for Thanksgiving family get-togethers when Cousin Eddie starts with the conspiracy theory du jour (caution Glenn Beck website).

Wood County is at the center of a conspiracy theory about the presidential election.
But there is one major flaw in the theory — the numbers posted on numerous ultra-conservative websites don’t match reality.
However, the facts haven’t kept the conspiracy theory from gaining steam and convincing more than 62,000 people to sign a “We the People” petition demanding an election recount.
According to the right wing websites, Obama received 106,258 votes in Wood County, even though there are only 98,213 eligible voters.
“The numbers are plain wrong,” said Terry Burton, the Republican director of the Wood County Board of Elections.
The petition states, “It has become blatantly obvious the voter fraud that was committed during the 2012 Presidential elections. In one county alone in Ohio, which was a battleground state, President Obama received 106,258 votes ... but there were only 98,213 eligible voters. It’s not humanly possible to get 108 percent of the vote.”

Though becoming widely circulated, none of those numbers have any basis in reality, Burton said.
Wood County’s vote totals, which can be found on the board of election’s website, have Obama getting 31,596 votes in the county compared to Mitt Romney’s 28,997 votes.

Time to stick a fork in this turkey, it's done.
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