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“I can tell you one thing for sure, we don’t need a liberal person in there, a Democrat,” the president told reporters shortly before departing for Florida for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The FCC will vote Dec. 14 on a plan to undo rules that prevent Internet providers from blocking or slowing websites and apps. The plan would require broadband providers to disclose their practices.
A judge in California has issued a permanent injunction against an executive order that promised to withhold federal funds from jurisdictions that didn’t cooperate with immigration authorities.
The Trump administration called for five new detention facilities to be built and operated by private prison corporations. Just one facility in Texas will cost taxpayers $44 million per year.
GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A supervisor at a Kentucky coal mine has been sentenced for violating the Mine Safety and Health Act. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Daniel Couch Jr. was sentenced Friday to two years of supervised probation and fined $2,000 for falsifying a safety-inspection record. Couch was chief of maintenance at the Ken American… Read More
A group of aspiring professionals at Ohio University held a workshop on Thursday to confront and discuss their implicit biases in school, the workplace, and everyday life. The Ohio U Black Student Union partnered with the Black Student Communication Caucus and gathered in the Multicultural Center at 7:00. The meeting started off with a brief… Read More
In October of 1971 filmmaker Adrian Maben secured the Roman amphitheater for the six-day shoot of Pink Floyd’s groundbreaking concert film, Live at Pompeii. The undeniably impressive performance includes cuts from some of the band’s earliest works, and was recorded with no one in the audience except the crew charged with making the film happen…. Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say a police officer in Kentucky who’s accused of assaulting a man has been arrested. Louisville Metro police spokesman Dwight Mitchell told news outlets that 30-year-old Christina Gaddis was an officer when she was arrested and served with the department for three years. According to an arrest citation, Gaddis was… Read More
This is the November 21st, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this week’s show, our reporters will tell you how the Marching 110 is preparing for their performance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Females make up a majority of Ohio University students, but they’re a minority in the ROTC program. Hear… Read More
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) – A former youth pastor and school volunteer has admitted to sexually abusing a young girl. The Kentucky Enquirer reports 56-year-old Joseph Niemeyer pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of first-degree sodomy, all against a girl younger than 12 years old. New Banklick Baptist Church… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say a new billboard campaign will be used to raise public awareness about drug abuse and the need for public participation in tackling the problem throughout Ohio. The Ohio Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio and Ohio’s Department of Public Safety and Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services launched… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The nation’s leading anti-gay marriage organization was among the Christian conservative groups that knew a recently resigned Republican Ohio lawmaker had extramarital sexual contact with other men. A Citizens for Community Values board member tells The Associated Press that the Cincinnati-based group learned about Wes Goodman’s consensual activity after it had… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery set to receive $213,000 in federal funds to repair damage from last year’s flooding. West Virginia’s U.S. senators say the money from the Department of Transportation will be used to repair damage done to trails and other infrastructure by the June 2016 floods. Sen…. Read More
Students have a variety of motives for communicating with their instructors over the course of a semester or term. In this episode, Dr. Scott Myers from West Virginia University discusses a recent study he published in the journal, Communication Education, titled, “A longitudinal analysis of students’ motives for communicating with their instructors.” Dr. Myers research… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky State Parks system is gearing up for the Christmas season by offering candlelight tours, special meals and entertainment. Parks officials say special Christmas tours are planned at such historic homes as Waveland, White Hall and My Old Kentucky Home. Resort parks are planning special meals and events for children…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say they’ve received more than 300 applications to operate 60 dispensaries that will sell medical marijuana. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy said on Monday that it had received 370 applications to operate the dispensaries the state expects to have up and running in about a year. The deadline for… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is warning motorists heading into the Thanksgiving holiday period to follow all traffic laws, including buckling seat belts and never driving impaired. The patrol says nine people were killed in nine crashes on Ohio roads during the long holiday weekend last year. Five of those fatalities… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Firefighter training and certification are being offered during the West Virginia State Fire School next month. The school runs from Dec. 1 to Dec. 3 and will be held in the Morgantown area. It is hosted by the West Virginia University Fire Extension Service. Classes are open to volunteer and full-time… Read More
The star of the highly regarded PBS talk show Charlie Rose and co-host of CBS This Morning issued a statement apologizing for his actions.