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US Senate Panel To Question Former Ohio AG

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Former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray is expected to field questions from a U.S. Senate panel considering his re-nomination to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Whether Cordray will be confirmed is uncertain. Wall Street interests and Republicans in Congress fiercely opposed the agency created to defend consumer rights as part of the 2010 overhaul… Read More

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National Youth Fitness Campaign Coming To WV

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A national youth fitness campaign is coming to West Virginia's public elementary and middle schools. The National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils will provide $100,000 fitness centers to three schools that promote student physical activity and wellness with innovative methods. These schools will be named National Champion Schools. Gov. Earl Ray Tomlin and the foundation's… Read More

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Suspected ‘Pill Mill’ Raid In Ironton


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Investigators seized patient files at an Ironton medical facility Tuesday morning. Pinnacle Wellness and Longevity Center on Third Street in Ironton has been under investigation by officials from the Ohio Attorney General's Office, Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, DEA and Ironton Police for over a year. No one has been charged in connection with the ongoing… Read More

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County Commissioners Association Announces Support For Medicaid Expansion

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The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) has decided to support the Kasich administration's efforts to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  Larry Long, executive director of the CCAO, made the announcement at the Athens County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning.  Long said that the decision is controversial but since the Affordable Care Act is… Read More

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Inman Seeking New Trial

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Prosecutors won't be allowed to make oral arguments in the appeal of an Ohio man convicted of murdering his estranged wife, who was found strangled in a septic tank. An Ohio appeals court magistrate made the ruling after the prosecution missed a court deadline for filing a brief in the appeal of William Inman II…. Read More

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Morning Update For March 12


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ODOT has not set a date yet for a public meeting regarding the closure of the Johnson Road intersection at U.S. 33. Twenty counties in West Virginia could see funding for school construction and repair projects. Details in your morning update.