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Meigs Lady Marauders Triumph over Lady Bulldogs

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The Meigs Lady Marauders (8-7, 4-3 TVC-Ohio) were firing from all cylinders as they hosted the Athens Lady Bulldogs (2-14, 1-7 TVC-Ohio) and ran away with a win, 61-40. Kassidy Betzing led all scorers with 16 points and added in six rebounds. Becca Pullins scored 14 points, 12 of them coming from behind the three-point… Read More

Trump Renews Opioid Emergency: Democrats Want More Funding For Crisis

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The Trump administration has extended its public health emergency on the opioid crisis. The move came just days before the original declaration signed in October was set to expire. Acting Health And Human Services Secretary Eric Hargan signed an order Friday to extend the public health emergency for another 90 days. In a post on the agency’s… Read More

Rival Campaign to Fight State Senator’s Map-Making Proposal

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to change the way Ohio draws congressional districts are opposing a competing plan brought forward in the state Legislature. Fair Congressional Districts for Ohio member organizations, including the NAACP and League of Women Voters, said Monday they plan to fight the rival proposal of Republican… Read More

West Virginia House Votes to Reorganize Districts in 2020

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s House has voted to reorganize into 100 legislative districts following the 2020 Census with one legislator elected from each. Currently several of the House’s 67 districts containing more densely populated areas have two, three, four or five delegates. Proponents say the bill passed 72-25 on Monday would make legislators… Read More

Kentucky Attorney General Sues National Opioid Distributor

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general has sued a national opioid distributor for allegedly using misleading business practices to flood the state with dangerous and highly addictive prescription painkillers. Andy Beshear announced Monday he has sued the San Francisco-based McKesson Corporation for, among other things, failing to report large volumes of opioid shipments… Read More

Kentucky Proud Members Urged To Apply For Grant Programs

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is inviting Kentucky Proud members to apply to participate in programs that help showcase the state’s farm sector. The Kentucky Proud Farm to Fork and Promotional Grant programs are administered by the state agriculture department. Funding comes from a grant from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund…. Read More

60-Plus Applicants Appeal Pot Cultivator License Rejections

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – More than 60 companies have filed appeals after the state rejected their applications for medical marijuana cultivation licenses. Cleveland.com reports 47 companies that applied for a large grow-license and 16 for a small-grow license have thus far filed appeals with the Ohio Department of Commerce. Those numbers could grow because rejected… Read More