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Pot Vs. Pills: Can Marijuana Help Cure The Opiate Crisis?

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As the opioid epidemic continues to plague the Ohio Valley with addiction and death, the search for safer methods of pain management has become increasingly urgent. Advocates for medical marijuana have recently made inroads in the area with growing scientific evidence that the substance currently considered of no medical value by the federal government might… Read More

Cleveland Expands Law to Let Transgender People Use Any Bathroom

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Days before the Republican National Convention, Cleveland has passed a law expanding its anti-discrimination ordinance to allow transgender people to use restrooms, showers or locker rooms that align with their gender identity. City council passed the amended version Wednesday. It removes a section that allowed business owners to say which bathroom people… Read More

AEP Ohio: ‘Pokemon Go’ Players Steer Clear of Electrical Facilities

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A power company in Ohio is warning players of the “Pokemon Go” smartphone app to stay away from electrical facilities. AEP Ohio cautioned players Thursday after learning that discussions were suggesting electric-type Pokemon could be caught near substations and transformers. The company says substations, all power lines and equipment on utility… Read More

Gridiron Glory Introduces Media Day


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For the past 18 years, the student-produced high school football show Gridiron Glory has provided comprehensive coverage to the Southeast Ohio population. This year, Gridiron Glory is celebrating a new season with a Gridiron Glory Media Day. On Sunday, August 14 from Noon to 5 p.m. regional teams will have the opportunity to meet the Gridiron… Read More