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Poor People’s Campaign Carries On King, Kennedy Legacies In Ohio Valley

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Anti-poverty activists say they will continue a campaign of demonstrations and civil disobedience throughout the Ohio Valley despite arrests at some events and being blocked from Kentucky’s capitol building. The Poor People’s Campaign has rallied in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia and campaign leaders returned to Kentucky Wednesday after the group was denied access at earlier demonstrations. North Carolina… Read More

Pipeline Builder Fined $430,000 For West Virginia Violations

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia regulators have issued a $430,000 fine for permit violations against a company building a 713-mile natural gas pipeline. The Department of Environmental Protection announced the fine Tuesday against Rover Pipeline LLC, which is owned by Energy Transfer Partners. Under a consent order, the company agreed to immediately take measures… Read More

Speaking With Author Michelle Houts About the Importance of Biography For Young Readers

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Charley Harper is one of the most beloved artists in the history of the state of Ohio. His trademarked style, minimal realism, rendered wildlife into playful, colorful, and captivating shapes. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Michelle Houts, whose biography of Harper for middle grade readers, “Count the Wings: the Life and Art of Charley Harper” was… Read More