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Revenue Stream: How An Environmental Law Creates Jobs In Coal Country

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When President Donald Trump visited Kentucky for a recent rally he returned to a common theme from his campaign: environmental regulations are job-killers. “I have already eliminated a devastating anti-coal regulation,” he said, referring to a measure he recently signed overturning a Department of Interior stream protection rule. “And that is just the beginning,” the… Read More

Planning for Equity in Athens Schools


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Students living in Athens can’t seem to leave their past in the past. Even after students move into Athens High School, they still remember which elementary school they attended and so does everyone else. Generations of Athens students admit there’s some stereotypes that go along with attending different elementary schools. Griffin Lutz is getting ready… Read More

Ohio Travels to Western Michigan Following a Series Sweep

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Coming off an impressive series sweep of Toledo, the Bobcats looks to maintain its momentum in Kalamazoo, Michigan, when they take on Western Michigan this weekend. Ohio (22-6, 3-0) currently sits atop of the MAC standings. Coach Jodi Hermanek took away a huge revelation about her team following last weekend’s emotionally, mentally and physically draining series…. Read More

Two Arrests Made in Unauthorized Plane Investigation

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Update 11:30 a.m.  Federal court documents show United States Customs and Border Protection investigators found 132 bundles, each weighing about 1 kilogram, of suspected cocaine “secreted in the tail of the aircraft.” Investigators opened three packages to find a “white powdery substance.” “A review of various database revealed that both Desjardins and Ayotte have prior… Read More

Ohio House OKs Bill Lifting Renewable Energy Mandates

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A repeat attempt by state lawmakers to soften Ohio’s renewable energy requirements has cleared the Republican-controlled Ohio House. The bill heads next to the Senate, where its fate is unclear. Representatives supported the bill Thursday 65-30, giving it enough votes to override a governor’s veto. Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) vetoed… Read More

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Manchin, Colleagues Propose National Painkiller Monitoring

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and two colleagues have introduced legislation that would require all states getting certain federal funding to establish electronic prescription drug monitoring and share information across state lines. In their proposed federal effort against doctor shopping for addictive painkillers, their bill would require pharmacists in… Read More