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Modern birds are dinosaurs without toothy jaws, and with bigger brains. Newly published research fills in some of the missing links in their evolution.
Global warming has so far seen a gradual rise in average temperatures. But that may change, with extreme variations. And poor countries could bear the brunt of it.
Motivated by President Trump’s rhetoric, social scientists set out to answer whether undocumented immigrants are more likely to break the law.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A tentative agreement with Amtrak officials will keep West Virginia’s New River Train service going. The Herald-Dispatch reports Democratic West Virginia U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announced Wednesday that Amtrak and the Collis P. Huntington Society reached a general agreement on pricing. Amtrak had announced at the end of March that it… Read More
Six in 10 teachers in our poll say they have worked a second job to pay the bills.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced new rules for monitoring the prescribing of painkillers to patients suffering chronic pain. The rules announced Wednesday by the Republican governor apply to the treatment of patients with sub-acute pain, a type of pain lasting between six and 12 weeks, and long-term pain, lasting 12… Read More
Andrew Revkin has spent his professional career covering environmental issues and writing about them contemporaneously. However, his most recent book, just published in May 2018, tracks climate change by looking at 100 historical events that help explain today’s climate debate. The book is “Weather: An Illustrated History: From Cloud Atlases to Climate Change” published by… Read More
Regional iron and steel industry leaders say they are disappointed by the Trump administration’s delay on a decision about which countries will face new import tariffs. President Trump has postponed until June a decision on which countries will be subject to new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The decision had been due May 1. Nucor Corporation CEO… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Democrats are crisscrossing Ohio highlighting what they say is a “culture of corruption” among Republicans, while the GOP’s endorsed gubernatorial ticket is embarking on a “rock solid conservative” tour. Both parties are working hard to get their messages out across the bellwether state ahead of Tuesday’s primary elections. Democratic Auditor candidate… Read More
May 6 through May 11 will mark the very first Geek Week at the Athena Cinema, featuring screenings of some beloved geek culture films. The weeklong screening series is a fundraiser for ARTS/West, a lead up event for Southeast Ohio’s premiere pop culture convention, Ratha Con (which takes place Saturday, May 12 at the Athens… Read More