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Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser, which is the world’s largest active geyser, has erupted three times in the past two months. The last time Steamboat erupted three times in one year was 2003.
The reactor could keep the lights on during long-duration missions far from Earth.
Voters will make statewide and local decisions at the polls on May 8 during the Primary. Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial Board Member, columnist and assistant professor at Ohio University Tom Suddes, Ph. D. joins the WOUB News team to look ahead at the election. Topics include: the interesting race for governor, the statewide issue regarding… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State University says it has received confidential reports of alleged sexual misconduct involving a former university doctor. The university said Thursday that male student-athletes in eight sports submitted the reports, which involve cheerleading, fencing, football, gymnastics, ice hockey, swimming, volleyball and wrestling. The reports follow an initial allegation announced last… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s auditor says a review of the state’s fire commission has turned up questionable expenditures from a fund meant to support fire departments. The report released Thursday by Auditor Mike Harmon questions spending $150,000 for firefighter competitions between 2014 and 2017. It says money went for hotel stays and meals for… Read More
Less than a week before Election Day, four in 10 Democratic voters remain uncertain who they want to be their nominee for governor. The latest Baldwin Wallace poll shows nearly a third of likely Democratic primary voters think Richard Cordray, the former head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should be their nominee. Fifteen percent… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A Republican running against an Ohio lawmaker with whom she exchanged sexual text messages has followed through on her threat to release more texts, even as the legislator pursues an extortion claim against her. Jocelyn Smith, of Fairborn, vowed in April to divulge additional texts if Republican Rep. Rick Perales, of… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – Federal prosecutors say three Ohio men have been indicted in a seizure of fentanyl pills marked as the less potent opioid oxycodone. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland says 36-year-old Gerald Bowerman, of Cuyahoga Falls; 34-year-old Emmett Nelson, of Akron; and 22-year-old Cortney Williams, of Cuyahoga Falls, were each indicted Tuesday on… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – A woman charged with stealing a butterfly from an Ohio botanical garden says the creatures “captivate” her. Jamie Revis is charged with the theft of a blue morpho butterfly from the Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati on April 15. Revis says that she loves butterflies and is inspired by them. She did not… Read More
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 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 weeks… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Public hearings on an insurance program for West Virginia teachers and other public employees have started, and increasing costs, ineffective billing services, funding and other concerns were discussed. The Herald-Dispatch reports roughly two dozen teachers, retirees and others were at a hearing Tuesday evening in Huntington with a subcommittee of the… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The number of overdoses in a West Virginia county has decreased in seven of the past eight months. The Herald-Dispatch quotes Cabell County Emergency Medical Services compliance officer Connie Priddy in a Wednesday report as saying the trend had not been anticipated months ago. County EMS records say the 62 overdose… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled arguments in the death penalty case of a man convicted of fatally beating and stabbing an 88-year-old woman during a robbery. Death row inmate James Goff was sentenced to die in the 1994 slaying of Myrtle Rutledge in her Wilmington home in southwestern Ohio. He… Read More
Susan Crites Price is an expert on family philanthropy. She’s the author of seven books, primarily on parenting and philanthropy. Susan has seen the rise of technology and the pause it gives parents. She teaches us how to encourage kids to share their time, talent, treasure and (social media) ties in a digital age in… Read More