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New Speaker Promises Study Group On Funding Online Charters

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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

Funding To Protect Lake Erie Met With Reservations

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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

West Virginia VA Hospital Being Renamed In Medal Of Honor Recipient’s Honor

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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