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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Into the Amazon Premieres Tuesday, January 9


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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Into the Amazon Premieres Tuesday, January 9, 2018 on PBS Theodore Roosevelt and Brazilian Explorer Candido Rondon Make Perilous Expedition Down the Mysterious Amazonian “River of Doubt” Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the 1914 journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Candido Mariano Da Silva Rondon into… Read More

Proposed State Fund Would Help Counties Pay Bills, Fight Opioids

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A veteran Ohio politician is calling for a special state fund to help counties boost employment, fight opioid abuse and cover basic expenses. Any of the state’s 88 counties, large or small, would be eligible to draw from the equalization fund proposed Wednesday by Republican Gene Krebs. The former state representative… Read More

Analysis Shows Toxic Sites In Flood Zone

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The Ohio Valley has long been home to some of the dirtiest industries in the nation. Coal, plastics, and chemical plants and their waste sites dot our river valleys. Even those no longer operational leave their legacy in the soil and water. Distler Farm sits on the outskirts of Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Its pastoral… Read More

Ohio Clinic Displays Abortion Messages on Billboards

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Ohio’s largest abortion clinic has launched an advertising campaign aimed at challenging the stigma around the procedure. Preterm’s My Abortion, My Life campaign includes 16 billboards around Cleveland, where the clinic is located. Each billboard displays a sentence beginning with “Abortion is…” and ending with a different phrase. Some phrases include “a… Read More