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Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law Friday a proposal designating the day – along with each March 30 – as Vietnam Veterans' Day. Supporters say the annual day is set aside to honor those who fought, died or are still unaccounted for in the Vietnam War. The date had been in flux as lawmakers… Read More
By turns funny and thoughtful, bawdy and shot through with the sex and rebellion of adolescent awakening, Bruce Springsteen's keynote address at South by Southwest is many things. It's advice. It's an education. It is a rock 'n' roll disciple, painting poetic, electric thumbnail portraits of his heroes and what they showed him: The level… Read More
One Southeast Ohio health department is heading up a statewide pilot program aimed at preventing accidental opiate deaths. The tool they hope will help save lives is nasal spray. In 2010, four Ohioans died of an unintentional drug overdose every single day. Lisa Roberts, a public health nurse with the Portsmouth City Health… Read More
Woodland owners in Southeast Ohio will have an opportunity to get a little education about the natural resources that are so close to home for them. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and The Ohio State University Extension office have teamed to offer "A Day In the Woods." OSU Natural Resources Specialist David Apsley… Read More
Scrap metal thieves targeting fiber optic cables shut down 911 service in Ohio's Appalachian region and left thousands without telephone and Internet services. Four counties in southern Ohio were affected by the outage that started late Wednesday and lasted until Thursday afternoon. Frontier Communications says fiber optic cables were cut and stolen, affecting 8,000… Read More
One Ohio city is doing something about unintentional drug overdose. Plus, an Ohio coalition is clear to continue pushing to take away elected officials' power in drawing district lines.