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The court on Monday, in twin partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland, said either that challengers didn’t have standing or didn’t weigh in on the merits of the case.
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there’s insufficient proof of its effectiveness.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich is urging fellow Republicans to use his administration’s economic record to cheer people up and win votes this fall. His advice came at a news conference Monday where Kasich touted a series of positive trends: Ohio’s job creation rate is outpacing the nation’s, unemployment is falling, wages… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Jim Justice is seeking a $2,700 increase in the salary tiers for health insurance premiums to avoid bumping teachers and other public employees into higher tiers from a recent 5 percent pay increase. Justice announced at a news conference Monday he will ask the Public Employees Insurance Agency for the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A coalition seeking to reduce gun violence across Ohio is urging lawmakers to act quickly to enact Republican Gov. John Kasich’s proposed gun law changes. Groups representing students, teachers, school counselors, police chiefs, pediatricians and Catholic clergy joined a letter sent last week to state legislative leaders. The groups criticized the… Read More
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – A Democratic lobbyist has been convicted of bribing Kentucky’s No. 2 law enforcement officer to win contracts for some outside law firms. But the federal jury found James Sullivan not guilty of three other charges that accused him of bribing a state official to maintain a lucrative state contract for one… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A consulting firm says in a study that Ohio’s privatized economic development office ranks well in comparison with similar groups. A review commissioned and funded by JobsOhio examined its record of creating jobs, attracting projects and sharing information. Independent management consulting company McKinsey & Co. compared JobsOhio to economic development groups… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state of Ohio plans to study the use of drones to monitor traffic and roadway conditions from above. The three-year, $5.9 million study involves DriveOhio, a new state office that coordinates smart vehicle technology efforts, and the Ohio State University College of Engineering. The project will be tested in what’s… Read More
For generations, coal power has fueled American prosperity. But for each shovelful thrown into the furnaces, a pile of ash was left in its place. Today, as coal’s dominance in the power sector wanes, those piles of ash have grown into mountains as coal ash became one of the largest waste streams in the country, according to… Read More
Breaking: Athens officials say the pool will now open on Monday June, 18 from noon to 7 p.m. Check out this video we took on Tuesday of the new facility. pic.twitter.com/GY3O6UqMFT — WOUB News (@woubnews) June 15, 2018 ATHENS — The Athens City Pool will open on Monday after multiple delays, according to city officials…. Read More