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The ECOT Money Pit Ditches Local Districts’ Plans

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A progressive think tank says data from the Ohio Department of Education’s website shows not only how much state money went to the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT), but also how much traditional public school districts lost to what was the state’s largest online charter school. Innovation Ohio notes local school districts have to… Read More

FEMA Offers Disaster Relief For February Damage


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Thanks to a major disaster declaration signed in April, most of the counties in Southeast Ohio are eligible for disaster relief funds for weather-related damages sustained in February. According to a press release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency eligible applicants can get reimbursed for repairing and/or replacing facilities damaged by severe storms, mudslides, flooding,… Read More

Trump’s Power Bailout Explained

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President Trump has told the Department of Energy to stop the pending closure of some economically struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants. As Brittany Patterson reports, energy analysts say that would raise bills for consumers and would likely come too late to help facilities in the Ohio Valley.  The Ohio Valley ReSource is made possible… Read More