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Presidential race tightening in Ohio, poll says

NEW YORK — The contest in Ohio between President Obama and Mitt Romney has tightened, according to a Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll.

Obama has a 5-point advantage over his opponent among likely voters with 50 percent, to 45 percent for Romney. Last month, in the Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News poll of Ohio, Obama led by 10 points.

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