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Trumps Cite Ohio Valley Experience In Opioid Emergency Plan

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President Donald Trump outlined on Thursday his long-awaited plan to address the opioid crisis as a national public health emergency. Part of that plan was based on experiences in the Ohio Valley region. In an address at the White House Thursday both President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump mentioned efforts in the Ohio Valley region to… Read More

PHOTOS: John Sims’ ‘Confederate Flag: a Public Hanging’


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On Thursday, October 26, artist John Sims performed his piece Confederate Flag: a Public Hanging in the Scripps Amphitheater. The performance featured the hanging of a Confederate flag on 13-foot gallows, symbolic of judgment and reckoning against the Confederate history of white supremacy, contemporary terrorism, and Jim Crow laws. The artist states: “As Confederate flags and… Read More

Rimsky-Korsakov’s ‘Scheherazade’ Comes to Gallipolis Nov. 4


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The rich and exotic colors of the far east will be painted in music when The Ohio Valley Symphony presents Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade on Saturday November 4, 2017. The 7:30 p.m. concert takes place at the historic Ariel Opera House in Gallipolis, Ohio under the direction of Maestro Ray Fowler. Russian native Rimsky-Korsakov was a master of orchestration…. Read More

The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio to Host Celebration Nov. 11


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The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio (DACO) is pleased to host a community Veterans Day celebration featuring a tintype portrait event and a children’s art project from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11, 2017. Photographer Stephen Takacs will offer complementary tintype portrait sessions for military veterans employing his unique16x20-inch format studio camera. Tintype is… Read More

California Men’s Billions On Hot Seat In Ohio Election

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Two wealthy Californians are behind separate fall ballot issues in Ohio. Henry Nicholas is the billionaire businessman behind Issue 1, Marsy’s Law. It’s a crime victims’ rights measure named for his murdered sister. Michael Weinstein is president of the $1.2 billion AIDS Healthcare Foundation behind Issue 2, a drug-pricing measure. While… Read More