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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin wants West Virginians to observe a moment of silence, starting at 3:01 p.m. Thursday to mark the second anniversary of the Upper Big Branch mine disaster and the deaths of 29 men. Methane and coal dust fueled the blast at the former Massey Energy mine on April 5, 2010. The… Read More
Energy-wise, Ohio's future is "very secure" according to Scott Miller, director of Energy and Environmental Programs at Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. "We have a lot to be thankful for in this state; we're very abundant and very blessed with a lot of those resources, so we're pretty good in Ohio,"… Read More
The Athens City School District has found a new purpose for the Chauncey Elementary School building. Plus, Perry County Commissioner Lonny Wood will serve jail time. And, Ohio's Republican party chairman has announced he's stepping down.