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The Trump administration has a policy of separating families at the border, which means children are detained at Border Patrol facilities for up to three days and then moved to shelters.
The interesting thing about problems is, that as long as you are not aware of them, they don’t bother you. And there is an endless number of clever quotes about knowledge, even from centuries ago. The Greek philosopher Socrates has supposedly said: “I know that I know nothing.” So simple, but yet so meaningful and… Read More
Summer is finally here and many are complaining about insect bites or wine flies. But even if they might be annoying in the first place, their are two very important issues about insects in our environment: First, they are endangered, because their natural habitat gets destroyed more and more every day. Second, even if we… Read More
The new Speaker of the Ohio House is citing a two-year-old study from a pro-charter school group slamming the performance of virtual charter schools. And there may be changes coming in the laws that govern those online schools following the ECOT scandal. In his first sit-down with reporters, Speaker Ryan Smith said a new bill… Read More
Infants do better with their parents, studies find, as long as parents have support to get and stay sober. This program starts during pregnancy, to rally and train a strong family support network.
More than $20 million could soon be pumped into projects that help keep Lake Erie clean. Most of that money would help fund equipment that helps limit nutrient runoff from farmland. But there are state leaders and environmental advocates who believe that’s still not good enough. The bill would also increase funding to voluntary projects… Read More
Poetry came into Kari Gunter-Seymour’s life as a way to deal the enormous spiritual and emotional heft of having a son serving on military deployment, and some years and many publications later, she has been selected as the poet laureate for Athens, OH. Gunter-Seymour has won numerous awards for her poetry and photography. Her chapbook… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – An attorney’s argument that a grand jury in West Virginia has served too long could result in hundreds of indictments being dismissed. The Herald-Dispatch reports defense attorney Russell Cook claims the current Cabell County grand jury has been sitting for about 17 months in a motion to dismiss an indictment against… Read More
Banks requested the song after The Mountain Goats released Beat The Champ, a wrestling-themed album, in 2015. Now, songwriter John Darnielle has delivered.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Huntington VA Medical Center is being renamed for World War II veteran Woody Williams. Congressman Evan Jenkins says in a news release that President Donald Trump has signed Jenkins’ legislation to rename the hospital the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center. Jenkins says the bill was signed Friday. Williams served… Read More
For decades, Kentucky’s own coal stoked the fires that generated most of its electricity. And while some of those power plants have shut down or switched to natural gas, their legacy remains today in the leftover coal ash that’s stored all over the commonwealth. Now, new data show the coal ash buried in landfills and… Read More
LOGAN, Ohio (AP) – An astronomy park named for astronaut-hero John Glenn is about to open in his native Ohio. The John Glenn Astronomy Park is located in Hocking Hills State Park in the southeastern part of the state. A grand opening ribbon-cutting is scheduled Thursday to coincide with the summer solstice. Director Brad Hoehne… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – The FBI says a former Ohio sheriff accused of taking nearly $100,000 in bribes from drug dealers and others while in office has been indicted on federal charges. Authorities say 54-year-old Samuel Crish, of Delphos, was charged Monday in U.S. District Court in Toledo with bribery, extortion and making false statements…. Read More
Shaun Evans returns for a fifth season of the popular series as the young Endeavour Morse, before his signature red Jaguar but with his deductive powers already running in high gear. Roger Allam also returns as Endeavour’s mentor, DI Fred Thursday, for more crime-solving in 1960s Oxford. Endeavour, Season 5 Sundays, June 24–July 29, 2018… Read More