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A week before Alabama’s special Senate election, President Trump is urging voters to back Republican Roy Moore, despite allegations Moore pursued sexual encounters with teenage girls.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – State officials say West Virginia tax collections nearly halfway through this fiscal year are 4.5 percent higher than they were last year and almost match budget projections. Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy says five-month collections of more than $1.6 billion makes him cautiously optimistic the state’s on track to meet estimates for… Read More
After anti-Trump texts between FBI agents, expect conservative allies of the president to allege that special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators have an anti-Trump agenda.
Where: Athens Community Center, 701 E. State St. Athens, Ohio When: Saturday Dec. 9, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Sunday, Dec. 10, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Over 40 local artisans will be selling their handmade work for holiday gift giving. Mediums represented include glass, ceramics, jewelry, wood, photography, 2D art, fibers, candy, and… Read More
Throughout the summer of 2017, the Athens Photo Project (APP) held their first intensive, 10-week youth photography and storytelling workshop. APP is a non-profit organization committed to utilizing art to encourage self-expression by those living with psychological illness, and has historically only been able to provide such workshops for the adult population of the region…. Read More
GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) – Winter hours are in effect starting this month for New River Gorge National River park facilities. The schedule began last week and will remain in effect through March 31. During the winter, the Canyon Rim Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily but closed on… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia official has told state legislators that raising correctional officer salaries would be beneficial. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports state Regional Jail Authority executive director David Farmer told a legislative corrections oversight committee on Sunday that raising regional jail salaries “has to be a positive.” Farmer told the interim committee… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The spokeswoman for Kentucky House Republicans says the former GOP speaker had a sexual relationship with a woman in his office and used money from political donors to help pay her a secret settlement outside of court. Daisy Olivo filed a lawsuit Monday saying she was retaliated against for reporting official… Read More
After years of blue print planning and construction work, Stuart’s Opera House is ready to unleash their many updated renovations during their Next Stage Curtain Call: A Public Grand Opening on Dec. 7 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and will include self-guided tours of the new spaces, a… Read More
If you’re looking for some over-the-top fun on the first Monday in December, look no further than Broadway for the Holidays, taking place in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on Monday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. As the final installment in the celebration of the Ohio University’s School of Music 100th Anniversary, Maestro Luke Frazier… Read More