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Demolition work continues on the PSAC building. We’re tapping into our inner child today with this short video. There is something hypnotic when it comes to watching big machines work. Enjoy!
Ethan Schultz graduated from Ohio University in 2015 with a degree in Fine Arts but instead of taking a job with a major company, he decided to start his own creative toy company called Opa. Opa produces “high quality educational toys, that accelerate early developmental skills in children while remaining fun and engaging,” Schultz says…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Schools in West Virginia will now be graded on their work. The West Virginia Board of Education voted to adopt an amendment to its accountability policy at its Wednesday meeting. Schools will be given A through F grades. The grades will be based largely on students’ scores on the statewide Smarter… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republican Gov. John Kasich has signed legislation legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio, though patients shouldn’t expect to get it from dispensaries here anytime soon. While the law takes effect in 90 days, the medical marijuana program won’t be running by then. It’s expected to be fully operational in about two years…. Read More
A Nelsonville man was sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges regarding abuse to his infant son. Nathan T. Pyke was charged after an investigation by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office and Athens County Children Services into a claim of abuse. “Inconsistent stories pertaining to a visible injury on a five-month-old… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s governor is set to sign off on requiring public water systems to alert residents within two days after lead is found at the tap. The requirement is a key part of an overhaul rolled out by the administration of Gov. John Kasich to change how the state and its cities… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – New state data shows revenue decreased by 6 percent at Ohio’s casinos last month as the racinos saw a 6 percent increase. The figures released by the Casino Control Commission and state Lottery Commission show the four casinos totaled nearly $67 million in May. That’s down $4.5 million from May 2015…. Read More