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2nd Ohio State Lawmaker Resigns Over Inappropriate Behavior

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The second Ohio state lawmaker in a month has resigned amid allegations of inappropriate behavior. State Rep. Wes Goodman, a Cardington Republican, resigned on Wednesday. Republican House Speaker Clifford Rosenberger says he learned of Goodman’s inappropriate behavior Tuesday and confronted him immediately. No details have been made public about what Goodman’s… Read More

Controversial Mine Safety Nominee Faces Final Vote

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A Senate vote is scheduled for Wednesday on confirmation for President Trump’s nominee to lead the Mine Safety and Health Administration, or MSHA. The country’s top mine safety position has been vacant since January as coal mining fatalities have risen to a two-year high. Trump’s choice to fill the post is facing opposition from congressional Democrats and… Read More

OU Percussion Ensemble Presents Works by All Female Composers Nov. 16

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On Thursday, November 16 at 8 p.m., the Ohio University Percussion Ensemble will present a concert made up entirely by works crafted by female composers in the Glidden Recital Hall on the Ohio University Athens campus. The performance will be directed by professor Roger Braun and graduate teaching assistants Forrest Yankey and Ryan Swanson. “A… Read More

Ohio County Mulls Plate Scanners To Find Crime-Linked Cars

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CLEVELAND (AP) – The Ohio county that includes Cleveland is considering installing license plate scanners at intersections to help police find vehicles used during crimes. Cleveland.com reports the Cuyahoga County Council expects to spend nearly $900,000 to install 18 cameras at locations throughout the county. The cameras are capable of taking one photo per second… Read More

West Virginia Forestry Chief Against Agency Transfer

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The director of the West Virginia Division of Forestry says the division shouldn’t be transferred to the Department of Agriculture, a move promoted by that agency’s commissioner. Forestry Director Barry Cook told legislators at interim meetings Tuesday that the division should remain under the Department of Commerce, which oversees agencies related… Read More

Pres. Trump Favors Russia’s Putin While Trashing the USA Intelligence Team


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While traveling on Air Force One this week in Asia, President Trump lamented the fact that Russia’s Vladimir Putin is insulted by United States accusations that Russia meddled in the 2016 Presidential election. Trump contended that Putin’s bruised feelings would prevent him from making “deals” with the US concerning Syria and North Korea. The President… Read More