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Despite an enrollment period that was half as long, nearly 9 million people have signed up for Affordable Care Act insurance for 2018 so far, about the same as last year.
Judge George Daniels said it’s up to Congress, not citizens, to enforce the Foreign Emoluments Clause. “Congress is not a potted plant,” he said.
The New Year is upon us! Ever since we developed the sort of neural inner-workings necessary to mark time, human beings have been celebrating the end of each year with self-reflection, time spent with family, and honest contemplation about how to make the next year better than the last. WOUB-HD will provide ample food for… Read More
From the cold weather of Ohio to the warm, sandy beaches of Nassau, the Ohio Bobcats (9-4, 5-3) traveled down to the Bahamas and put a beat down on the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers (8-5, 6-3), 41-6 in the Bahamas Bowl. Ohio established the running game early, getting A.J. Ouellette into the trenches, but… Read More
The prestigious National Academy of Sciences is pursuing private funding to complete a study of the health effects of mountaintop removal coal mining after the Trump administration ordered a halt to the scientific work. The panel of scientists assembled by the National Academies was months into a study of the health effects of surface mining when the Trump administration’s… Read More
If one types “Italy” into a Google image search, the results are a visual cornucopia of gorgeous hilled country sides, artfully crumbling remnants of the Roman empire, stunning designs by the likes of Versace and Fendi and Prada, and heaps of gourmet pasta and deeply hued highbrow wines. It’s no wonder that Italy is one… Read More
The Trump administration’s Office of Management and Budget has announced a review of an Obama-era rule that protects coal miners from exposure to the dust that causes black lung disease. That has some health and safety advocates concerned. The review comes amid a tide of regulatory rollbacks by the Trump administration and at a time that black… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in November but remained higher than the national rate. The state unemployment rate decreased from 5.1 percent in October and was lower than the 5 percent rate of November 2016. The national rate was 4.1 percent in November, unchanged from October,… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Department for Public Health says flu activity in Kentucky is now considered widespread. A statement from the agency on Thursday says that means outbreaks or flu-like activity has been reported in at least half of the state’s 17 regions. The flu season typically lasts from October through May, but officials… Read More