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Flags Lowered To Honor Peace Officers

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Flags are being lowered throughout West Virginia in honor of peace officers. Gov. Jim Justice issued a proclamation Monday ordering U.S. and West Virginia state flags on state-owned facilities be lowered to half-staff  today. The flags are to be lowered from dawn to dusk. On Friday, President Donald Trump declared May 15,… Read More

Needle Exchange Officially Suspended In Charleston

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Bureau for Public Health has officially suspended the certification of a harm reduction program following concerns over its needle exchange component. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the agency suspended the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department’s Harm Reduction Syringe Services Program’s certification following the Friday release of an independent evaluation of the… Read More

Ohio House GOP To Pick New Speaker

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Documents show the Ohio House speaker who resigned amid an FBI inquiry surrounding his activities spent more than $43,000 on travel expenses last year. The financial disclosure form for ex-GOP Speaker Cliff Rosenberger released Tuesday shows he was reimbursed about $13,000 by his campaign committee and about $11,000 by the campaign… Read More

Kasich’s Plan to Help Immigrants TBA

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is announcing an initiative aimed at helping legal immigrants successfully integrate in the state. The Republican governor planned a Tuesday announcement in Columbus. Kasich has taken a conciliatory approach to immigrant issues in the past, joining a bipartisan group of governors calling for the preservation of a… Read More

DACO Opens ‘Creating the Illusion’ Exhibition May 19

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Opening on May 19, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will showcase some of the most impressive and culturally relevant costumes from films of the past 30 years in their new exhibition “Creating the Illusion,” curated by Paramount Films archivist and former Ohio University Lancaster student Randall Thropp. The exhibition features everything from one of… Read More

American Masters, The Woman Behind ‘Little Women,’ airing Sunday, May 20 at 10 p.m. on PBS


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Film stars Three-time Obie winner Elizabeth Marvel as Louisa May Alcott and Tony winner and Oscar nominee Jane Alexander as Alcott’s first biographer, Ednah Dow Cheney The film features dialogue taken exclusively from writings or firsthand reports of conversations   Louisa May Alcott, the author of Little Women, is an almost universally recognized name. Her… Read More

Episode 122 : The Ten Principles for Building a High Quality System of Assessment


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In an effort to improve assessment practices, a collaboration between 19 different organizations representing educational researchers, educational policy reform advocates, private sector interests, and others, recently released “The Ten Principles for Building a High Quality System of Assessment.” (http://deeperlearning4all.org/10-principles-building-high-quality-system-assessments) A primary objective of the Ten Principles is to improve the ecological validity of assessment practices… Read More