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Homelessness often looks different for veterans living in rural communities: Rather than living in the streets, they may be couch-surfacing, sleeping in their cars, or camping in the woods. Downtown Ballston Spa, New York, is full of charming old Victorian houses. But there’s one that’s different from its neighbors: the Vet House. Fourteen formerly homeless… Read More
The GOP has rushed its bill through Congress and may pass the package of tax changes less than two months after introducing it.
Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert says that after careful investigation, the U.S. is sure Pyongyang carried out an attack that caused “havoc and destruction” in May.
Gems like Game of Thrones and Master of None continued to glimmer in 2017, but don’t count out the broadcast networks — NBC’s The Good Place is the only show all three NPR critics agreed on.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A new study says a second bridge is needed to help ease traffic congestion over the Ohio River between northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. The Kentucky Transportation Department released results of the yearlong study on Tuesday, saying a second bridge, in addition to the Brent Spence Bridge, would improve safety and travel… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s correctional authorities say they are thwarting efforts to smuggle drugs to inmates inside mail that appears to come from their lawyers. Known as privileged mail, it gets special protection to preserve attorney-client confidentiality. However, authorities say they have stopped multiple attempts to use those privacy privileges in mailings that,… Read More
WAVERLY – The Waverly, Ohio water department has delivered hundreds of gallons of water to shut-ins while also trying to fix a water main break that drained the city’s tanks. Nancy Steele, secretary at the water department, tells the Chillicothe Gazette that thousands of gallons of potable water has been setup at the water department… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich wants to deliver the last of his annual State of the State speeches in a Columbus suburb near where he lives. The Columbus Dispatch reports the term-limited Republican has requested approval from lawmakers to give the speech March 6 at Otterbein University in Westerville, not far from… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The office of Ohio’s attorney general says the Republican has no plans to join any lawsuits challenging the rollback of “net neutrality” internet protections. His counterparts in a dozen states have indicated they’ll join litigation against the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to essentially scrap the principle that all web traffic must… Read More
Who can believe it? Another year has come and gone, leaving but memories of records beloved past! This is an installment in an ongoing holiday season series for WOUB, in which some of the area’s favorite music nerds share what moved them, musically, in the year 2017. Since 2015, Susan Tebben has been the News Assignment… Read More
What is the nature of intelligence? Is it one’s prowess with puzzles and math problems? How quickly one can determine by whom and in what ways they are being played? Or is it one’s ability to adapt a routine that regularly provides for their safety and livelihood? All of these questions and more are excavated… Read More
Kim Richey is a two-time Grammy Award nominated songwriter, storyteller, and musician. Born in Zanesville and a native of Dayton, OH, Richey’s work is tender, achingly honest and, above all, strikingly original. She’s responsible for major hits by Mary Chapin-Carpenter and Trisha Underwood. Her early works, 1995’s “Kim Richey,” 1997’s “Bittersweet,” and 1999’s “Glimmer” all… Read More
Eva Moskowitz is a leading figure in the education reform movement promoting charter schools. Her charter school system, the Success Academy Charter Schools in New York City, has 45 locations and serves nearly 15,000 students. In this episode of Teaching Matters, Moskowitz describes how her schools have created a culture of success despite the many… Read More