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Teachers Union Recommends New Policies for State’s Education System

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The Ohio Education Association Commission on Student Success released a report last week recommending new policies for the state’s education system. The report was first presented to legislators and the State Board of Education. “We wanted to lay out what a high-quality system—that’s well aligned, particularly related to student assessment, teacher quality and teacher evaluation,… Read More

Subaru Recalls New Models

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Subaru is telling owners of some newer Legacy and Outback vehicles not to drive them because the steering can fail. The company is recalling about 52,000 of the cars and SUVs from the 2016 and 2017 model years. It also has told dealers to stop selling them until they’re repaired. Subaru says in government documents that steering… Read More

Scientist Develop Synchronized Molecular Motors

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ATHENS, Ohio (May 9, 2016)—An international team of scientists has created molecular motors that can communicate and synchronize their movements. The team, led by physicist Saw-Wai Hla of Ohio University, published an Advanced Online Publication today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology demonstrating that scientists can control the coordinated motions of tiny machines at the nanoscale…. Read More

The West Virginia State Capitol at night

W. Va. Gov. Proposes Sales Tax Increases

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is proposing tax increases on sales, tobacco, e-cigarettes and cellphone and landline use. Tomblin released those options Thursday while calling the Republican-led Legislature into session Monday. The Democrat called for using $29 million from the state’s Rainy Day Fund and tens of millions from other funds. He… Read More