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Nelsonville-York Buckeyes Fall Short Against Alexander Spartans


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The Alexander Spartans (10-8) muscled their way to a 55-42 win over the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes (9-9), with the help of Spartans top scorer, Chace Harris, scoring 26 points. “Chace is very consistent. He’s a big, strong, athletic kid, and he’s been struggling the past few games. But, tonight he really fixed himself,” Coach Jim Kearns… Read More

Born Addicted: The Race To Treat The Ohio Valley’s Drug-Affected Babies

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She asked to not be identified. And it’s understandable given the stigma attached to addiction. For this story, we’ll call her “Mary.” Mary lives in eastern Kentucky and has struggled with an addiction that began with painkillers and progressed to heroin. “As soon as I opened my eyes, I had to get it,” Mary said…. Read More

Kasich Backs DeVos Without Mention of $5.3M PAC Debt to Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Gov. John Kasich urged confirmation of President Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee without mentioning the significant unpaid fine owed to Ohio by a now-defunct political action committee she controlled. The Republican governor praised Betsy DeVos for her character, experience and philosophy of limited government in a Jan. 24 letter to Sen…. Read More

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Medical Marijuana Discussed at West Virginia AP Legislative Lookahead

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia delegate says he’d like to see serious studies at the state Capitol on legalizing medical marijuana despite the House speaker’s recent declaration that such legislation won’t gain a foothold this year. Kanawha County Democrat Mike Pushkin was part of a panel discussion Friday at the West Virginia Associated… Read More

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W. Va. Ethics Commission Approves Blind Trust For Commerce Sec.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Ethics Commission has approved a blind trust agreement for Woody Thrasher, president of an engineering and architecture firm chosen by Gov. Jim Justice to be the state’s new commerce secretary. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that agreement puts the Bridgeport businessman’s firm and various real estate holdings in the… Read More