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White House Commission Recommends Actions On Opioid Crisis

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Roxanne Schwartz, of Lebanon, New Jersey, told a story to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis Wednesday that could easily resonate with parents in the Ohio Valley. Her two sons were denied by insurance companies when seeking treatment for conditions related to opioid use disorder. “We have spent over $300,000 in the… Read More

A BOOn From Bats: Naturalists Aim To Help Bats Fight Deadly Disease

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Bats have a bit of an image problem. You probably saw some Halloween decorations this week featuring flying, fanged creatures of the night. But conservationists say bats are actually very helpful animals, saving farmers in the Ohio Valley region alone hundreds of millions of dollars simply by eating harmful insects. Now bats need some humans… Read More

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PBS Announces New Series Hosted by Chef Marcus Samuelsson – NO PASSPORT REQUIRED


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Eater’s first network television expansion will premiere in 2018 on PBS October 31, 2017 (Arlington, VA and New York, NY): Today PBS, America’s largest public media enterprise, and Eater, the leading food and dining brand from Vox Media, announced the launch of a new original television series, NO PASSPORT REQUIRED (working title), hosted by internationally… Read More

West Virginia Contractors Chosen For Post-Flood Construction

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Development Office says four contractors have been chosen for housing-related construction under the RISE WV Housing Program designed to help residents affected by the June 2016 floods. The state is providing two housing programs for eligible applicants funded by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. The… Read More

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White House Minimizes While Congress Ducks Latest Trump-Russia Legal Action


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After two 12 count indictments were issued against former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates, a guilty plea of a Trump Campaign security advisor was unveiled on Monday. Washington DC was buzzing with strategizing, gossiping, and worrying. George Papadopolous, part of the Trump Security Group, admitted to communicating with Russians who… Read More