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If you want to know how to start the season on a good note, look no further than the Alexander Lady Spartans and their new head coach Jeff Grinstead. In their season opener and coach Grinstead’s debut, the Alexander Spartans took complete control of their game as they defeated the Marietta Lady Tigers by a… Read More
Time is running out for Congress to approve more funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Ohio is one of several states on track to run out of federal funding for CHIP by the end of the year. In Ohio, CHIP funds Healthy Start, a Medicaid program that provides insurance to children and pregnant women with… Read More
Shutdown and debt ceiling deadlines are fast approaching four days before the Alabama Senate election, and Republicans are trying to pass a tax plan by Christmas.
The USA is the world’s leading trash nation. An average American produces 4.4 lbs of garbage every single day. According to a study by the United States Environmental Protection Agency the global average is only 2.6 lbs. Statistics from the same study show that the recycling rate has increased significantly within the last 50 years,… Read More
Deputy Director Leandra English argues that she is the rightful head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But the White House has made a rival appointment — OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A United Nations expert on extreme poverty and human rights will visit West Virginia’s capital city during a fact-finding trip to the United States. A statement from the U.N. says professor Philip Alston will travel to the United States in December to investigate government efforts to eradicate poverty in the country,… Read More
The 2017 Division VI and Division VII All-Ohio Teams as voted on by a statewide panel of media members: Division VI Coach of the Year Rusty Richards, Nelsonville-York First Team Offense Garrett Maiden, Nelsonville-York; Carson Stauffer, Southeastern; Isaiah LaFontaine, Southeastern; Bailey Sprague, Belpre First Team Defense Ronnie Wend, Nelsonville-York; Chip Russell, Crooksville Third Team Offense… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Court records say a guilty plea has been reached in the case of a man charged with harassing a county sheriff in Ohio for nearly 20 years via letters, emails and websites. A criminal affidavit filed earlier this year said the harassment began in 1999 when Columbus resident William Young was… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The former head of the Ohio Senate has died. Bill Harris left his car dealership in Ashland after being elected to the Ohio House in 1995. The U.S. Marine veteran served there until 2000 when Gov. Bob Taft appointed former State Senator Dick Schafrath to an administrative position, opening up a Senate… Read More
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) – Officials in a cash-poor northeast Ohio city say they’ve agreed to report the arrests of immigrants who are in the country illegally after accepting federal grant money. The Justice Department awarded East Cleveland more than $425,000 this week. The Justice Department says they gave special consideration to applicants that agreed… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio has hired a hospitality professional as its new tourism director. Ohio Development Services Agency Director David Goodman says Matthew MacLaren will begin the job in January. MacLaren, an Ohio native, most recently served as a senior vice president for the industry trade group American Hotel & Lodging Association where he… Read More
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Two more West Virginia communities have joined others around the state in suing drug companies over the opioid epidemic. Media report the Berkeley County Council and the Jefferson County Commission filed lawsuits recently against drug manufacturers and distributors, accusing them of fueling the local opioid epidemic by shipping too many pain… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Talking Book Library has been recognized for its service to the blind. A statement from the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet says the organization received the James Carl Dotson award this month for providing access to literacy, information, recreation and community to blind and visually impaired people around… Read More
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Doctors at WVU Medicine have developed a uniform system to identify newborns suffering from addiction withdrawal. Berkeley Medical Center Neonatal Clinic Director Dr. Mark Polak told The Journal that the uniform diagnostic scoring system helps determine which babies need withdrawal medication. He says not all infants born to addicted mothers go… Read More