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Engineers in California are working on a new test that could offer a fast, cheap way to see if people are infected with the parasite.
A study of patients with low back pain finds that those who got physical therapy first needed fewer pricey scans and surgeries and had “significantly lower out-of-pocket costs” for treatment overall.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Health officials in West Virginia are reporting the first death in Kanawha County suspected to be related to an outbreak of hepatitis A. The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department says in a news release that department officials spoke with a relative who confirmed Wednesday’s death. The statement did not disclose the cause of… Read More
This essay is one of an occasional series written by students who are new to Athens, Ohio. The US is the land of entertainment, home of Hollywood and birthplace of the worlds’ largest fun-exports. It seems like no other country follows the rules of entertainment as strictly as the United States. Even during the election campaigns,… Read More
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say an Ohio homeowner trying to kill troublesome weeds with a torch has burned down his garage. The Springfield News-Sun reports Springfield Township firefighters in central Ohio were called to a home around 4 a.m. Thursday for a detached garage engulfed in flames. No one was injured. Fire officials learned… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Dozens of Ohio school districts and consortiums of districts will split $33 million in federal grant money to improve literacy development. Ohio’s Department of Education says the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant especially aims to boost literacy for more students who live in poverty, have disabilities, or are identified as English… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A memorial service will be held for a veteran of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor who died last month in Ohio at age 100. The Dayton Daily News reports services for Frank Ruby are Friday at Memorial Hall in Dayton. Ruby was serving as a Navy petty officer when he… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia is gearing up for its 42nd annual Vandalia Gathering in Charleston. The free celebration of traditional arts, music, dance and food kicks off Friday evening at the state Culture Center with an awards ceremony for quilt and wall hangings followed by a concert. Another concert Saturday will include the… Read More
WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) – An experimental aircraft flown by astronaut Neil Armstrong has returned to the museum housing it after a renovation. The rare aircraft has been a fixture at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum in the western Ohio city of Wapakoneta (wah-puh-kuh-NET’-uh), where Armstrong grew up. The plane known as an F5D Skylancer… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A lawyer for West Virginia residents affected by a 2014 chemical spill says they will not receive settlements until a judge’s final approval, and administrators finish processing the over 95,000 claims. Attorney Anthony Majestro tells The Charleston Gazette-Mail no one will be paid without U.S. District Judge John T. Copenhaver Jr.’s… Read More