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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Environmental groups have asked a federal appeals court to uphold a judge’s finding that West Virginia has shirked its responsibility to write plans to clean up streams harmed by pollution from mountaintop removal coal mining. The judge’s 2017 ruling said the state has dragged its feet for years on plans required… Read More
An ugly West Virginia contest features controversial coal executive Don Blankenship. President Trump said he could jeopardize a key GOP Senate target. Ohio Democrats have a big contest for governor.
The secretary of state’s office says no major problems were reported early Tuesday as Ohioans cast ballots in a primary election that includes picking Republican and Democratic nominees for governor. Voting was steady Tuesday with no long lines reported by late morning. Elections chief Jon Husted says absentee voting is up from the same time… Read More
Across Ohio, colleges and universities are celebrating their spring commencements this month, with some like Ohio State University celebrating the largest graduating classes in their history, but a report from the non-profit National Association of Colleges and Employers shows both private and public sector employers expect to hire fewer graduates this year. “The employers said… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The former president of the University of Louisville wants the school’s investment arm he’s accused of mishandling to cover his legal expenses in its lawsuit. The Courier Journal reports James Ramsey filed a motion this month asking a judge to order the University of Louisville Foundation to pay his expenses because… Read More
Tuesday’s primary results will determine the people who will represent the major political parties in this fall’s races for governor, Congress, the state legislature and for the Republicans – U.S. Senate. But they could also hint at what will happen later this year. There’s definitely a theme on the Republican primary ballot. Republican pollster Neil… Read More
Teaching Matters is excited to announce a special series of podcasts with award-winning teachers who will share their personal stories about teaching excellence. The second program in this series is with Jitka Nelson, who was selected as the 2017 Indiana Teacher of the Year through a program of the Council of Chief State School Officials… Read More