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Little Regional Coordination As Trump Unveils Delayed Opioid Emergency Plan

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Many lawmakers from the Ohio Valley region say they’ll be at the White House Thursday as President Donald Trump is expected to unveil a long-awaited emergency declaration to address the opioid crisis. The president is scheduled to speak on the issue 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon. However, health officials and addiction treatment experts in Kentucky, Ohio and West… Read More

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Clears Ohio House Committee

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A proposal to ban abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome has cleared an Ohio legislative panel over the objections of abortion-rights groups. Advocates of the measure, which cleared the House Health Committee Wednesday, contend terminating pregnancies in such cases is a form of discrimination stemming for misinformation and society’s… Read More

Ohio University Lancaster Theatre’s ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ Opens November 1


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Ohio University Lancaster Theatre presents Moon over Buffalo, a comedy by Ken Ludwig, running from November 1 – 5, 2017. Rashaan Holloway, a senior studying Multi-Media Management and actor in the play, urges everyone to attend, “It’s one of the funniest shows to come out of Broadway in the last 20 years, playwright Ken Ludwig… Read More

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Career Tips and Advice for all Stages and All Ages – Provided by a Career Coach


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Each stage of a career-early, mid-career, and retirement bring unique problems and issues that are addressed specifically by career consultant Beverly Jones. Jones is an attorney, an executive coach, an author, a blogger and a podcaster. She works with people at all stages of their careers to help them traverse the ever-changing landscapes of the… Read More

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Ohio Elections Chief Says Absentee Ballot Requests On Rise

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s elections chief says requests for absentee ballots are higher this year than during an equivalent election cycle two years ago. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted says an estimated 257,728 absentee ballots have been requested statewide, including about 1,000 requests from military and overseas voters. Husted said Tuesday that 69,223… Read More

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Kentucky Receives Education Grant To Improve Literacy Skills

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – State education officials in Kentucky say a $24.9 million grant will help develop pre-literacy skills as well as stronger reading and writing skills. Officials say the three-year grant from the U.S. Education Department is meant to create a comprehensive approach to advance literacy, including among those with limited English proficiency and… Read More