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In the Senate, a resolution of disapproval of the FCC rule has the support of every member of the Democratic caucus, along with Maine Republican Susan Collins.
The unanimous decision comes as a record number of women run for the U.S. House — and motherhood takes on an increasingly visible role in politics.
This Tuesday’s primary election could have a big impact on who gets elected by state lawmakers to be the House Speaker next week. Even before former Speaker Cliff Rosenberger resigned in April amid questions about an FBI inquiry that involved him, there were two candidates who wanted to be the next speaker. On one side… Read More
Ruger says that while it will produce the gun violence report, the resolution cannot “force us to change our business.”
Attorneys handling hundreds of lawsuits over the opioid crisis say they’re making progress in discussions between local governments and drug companies. U.S. District Judge Dan Aaron Polster held a brief public hearing today to discuss the suits brought by cities, counties Native American tribes and others against drug makers and distributors. Francis McGovern, one of three special… Read More
After forty years, Kerri and Jeff Bond are moving from their small farm in Seneca Lake, Ohio. The rural hillsides have changed in recent years. The trees in their yard started to lose foliage and die last year. Their sheep, chickens and cats died, and their dogs developed tumors. The Bonds, themselves, say their family… Read More
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) – An effort by gun supporters to rent space on a billboard in Ohio directly below one calling the National Rifle Association a “terrorist organization” appears to be sagging. A GoFundMe account created April 26 has raised about $1,200 toward its $10,000 goal to rent a pro-gun billboard along Interstate 75 in… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state auditor says Ohio’s then-largest online charter school inflated the amount of time students spent learning by failing to deduct the time students were inactive online. An audit released by Republican Auditor Dave Yost Thursday also said the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow didn’t document whether students were learning during times… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Two American Electric Power subsidiaries in West Virginia are proposing a rate increase that would boost residential customers’ bills by nearly $15 each month. Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power filed a request with the state Public Service Commission on Wednesday for a nearly $115 million rate increase. It would boost rates… Read More
Shoreen Maghame knows how to help people communicate in effective, strategic ways. She began her professional life as a broadcast and print journalist, and at a young age she found herself with a front row seat at the O.J. Simpson trial. Shoreen’s experience reporting on high profile stories was the foundation of her current role… Read More
One way to be kind is with your wallet, donating to charities and people in need. But giving can get confusing in a hurry if you’re not aware of the economics of altruism. Dr. Julie Paxton is equipping students to give responsibly through her course, “Economics of Altruism” at Ohio University. We’re joined by Dr…. Read More