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Trump ordered stiff new tariffs on a wide range of Chinese imports in response to what the White House calls China’s unfair treatment of U.S. technology.
After President Trump unleashes new tariffs, China has a number of key U.S. imports — from soybeans to airplanes and iPhones — that it can choose to strike back against.
A Gallup poll finds teachers support measures like background checks for gun buyers, but little enthusiasm for bearing arms.
Weather in the Midwest plays a role in pretty much everything. With baseball season approaching, there’s not much that can be done besides toughing it out. The Athens Sandlot Baseball and Softball League is one of many organizations that deals with the issue every year. League co-founder of the Kevin Schwarzel knows this, often gathering groups of… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Government officials in Kentucky could discuss public business on their personal devices without having to disclose it according to a surprise amendment moving quickly through the state legislature. A legislative committee amended House Bill 302 on Wednesday to change the definition of public record to say it shall not include calls,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio House has approved a bill to cut state funding to cities and villages by the amount they collect from traffic enforcement cameras. Cleveland.com reports the Senate will now consider legislation sponsored by Cincinnati Republican Rep. Bill Seitz. The House passed the bill Wednesday on a 65-19 vote. Seitz has… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio judges and the state prison system are at odds over a new law meant to reduce prison time for low-level offenders who commit minor probation violations. At issue is a mandate capping the amount of time judges can send offenders convicted of minor crimes to prison for violations like missing… Read More
Angry students and faculty filled the Baker University Center ballroom Wednesday night voicing concerns about proposed rules restricting on-campus protests. The open forum was organized by a presidential advisory group reviewing “28 considerations” created in the wake of a protest in 2017 where more than 70 protesters were arrested. Students, staff and community members expressed… Read More
INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Women’s Commission is honoring eight women next week with the Legacy of Women Awards. The commission said Christine Weiss Daugherty is being given the Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson Award for lifetime achievement. Others being honored are Michelle R. Easton, Patricia A. Petty-Wilson, Janis Gunel, Mara C. Boggs, Christine… Read More
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) – The baseball Hall of Fame says it no longer will use the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo logo for plaques of new members. In a statement, the Hall said Wednesday that it “concurs with the commissioner’s sentiment and acknowledges the shifting societal view of Native American logos in baseball.” Former Cleveland slugger… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky teachers turned out in droves on a snowy day to keep the political heat on the Republican-led legislature. Their message: they’ll remember what happens to their retirement benefits come Election Day. Lawmakers say they heard the teachers but were less certain about how or when they’ll respond to their concerns…. Read More
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) – Four Democratic candidates for Ohio governor will participate in their last debate of the primary campaign season next month as early voting gets underway for the May election. State Sen. Joe Schiavoni, former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray, former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich and former Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill… Read More
“Dolores,” Acclaimed Portrait of Activist Icon Dolores Huerta, Premieres on Independent Lens, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, on WOUB “Exhilarating, inspiring and deeply emotional” – The Washington Post One of the most important, yet least known activists of our time, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in founding the first farm workers union with César Chávez…. Read More