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Award-winning Journalist Studies Today’s Climate Change by Looking at the Past


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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

Trump’s Delay On Tariff Decision Disappoints Regional Steelmakers

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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

Campaigning Lively Across Ohio Ahead of Tuesday Primary

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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

‘Let Your Geek Flag Fly:’ Geek Week Takes Over Athena Cinema May 6-11

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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

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Police Veteran To Head KY Criminal Justice Training Agency

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The deputy commissioner for Kentucky State Police has been appointed to a new role as commissioner for the Department of Criminal Justice Training. William Alexander Payne’s appointment was announced Tuesday by Kentucky Justice Secretary John Tilley. The criminal justice training department is located at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. It provides… Read More

Ohio Governor To Announce Chronic Pain Prescriber Standards

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich is preparing to announce new standards to help people suffering from chronic pain get proper treatment from prescribers to avoid addiction. The Republican governor scheduled a Wednesday afternoon news conference with the presidents of the state’s medical licensing boards. The governor has been pushing prescribing limits in… Read More

“No Man’s Land” on Independent Lens Monday, May 7, 2018


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No Man’s Land on Independent Lens Monday, May 7, 2018 on PBS Inside the 2016 Standoff Between Protesters Occupying Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and Federal Authorities With unfettered access, filmmaker David Byars gives a detailed, on-the-ground account of the 2016 standoff between protesters occupying Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and federal authorities. No Man’s… Read More