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The pitch goes all-in on workforce development.
Formerly considered useless, or maybe a parasite, the stretch of DNA known as LINE-1 actually plays “a key role” in creating an embryo and embryonic stem cells, research shows.
Ohio’s top Democratic elected official is fighting the state’s process when it comes to scratching voters off the rolls. The new bill from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown is in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling approving Ohio’s voter roll cleanup process. It states no voter should be kicked off the rolls just because they failed to cast a… Read More
As a part of their “Athens Asylum: 150 Years of a Healing Landscape” series, the Southeast Ohio History Center will present “The Many Phantoms of the Kirkbride Hospitals” on Saturday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at the Ridges Auditorium (Building 23 on The Ridges campus in Athens, OH). The presentation will be led by Robert… Read More
Koko fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language and her ability to interact with humans. She also gave people a glimpse of her emotions.
The president ended a policy that sent children to government-run facilities away from their parents, but critics say he created new problems, and kids already held may be there indefinitely.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A judge has rejected the Ohio auditor’s effort to formally get involved in court proceedings about the dismantling of a massive online charter school but says he remains open to the auditor’s input. Republican Auditor Dave Yost’s office sought to intervene in the case after preserving computer data from the Electronic… Read More
The Trump administration today released a politically charged study on the health impacts of perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS chemicals, including the compound known as C8, which has been detected in some water systems in the Ohio Valley. The draft report, released by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry(ATSDR), finds these fluorinated chemicals, which are used in… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Democratic Party voters more than doubled Republicans in party-switching and overall voter affiliation growth for Ohio’s 2018 primaries. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted released voter data Thursday tracking changes for the May primary. In 2016, Republicans had outgained Democrats in party-switchers and new voters in a presidential year featuring Donald… Read More
AKRON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio man who tried to recruit members for the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison. Amir Said Rahman Al-Ghazi pleaded guilty in March 2016 to attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and two counts of being a felon in… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state crime lab is offering to use its drones to take aerial photos of Ohio schools that could help police if they had to respond to an active shooter or another emergency at those sites. Attorney General Mike DeWine says mandated school safety plans are required to include floor plans,… Read More
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) – Officials say a $50 annual fee added to property tax bills to fund a Kentucky county’s 911 system has been approved by a local court. Boyd County Judge-Executive Steve Towler tells news outlets the county fiscal court approved the fee Tuesday that will replace phone surcharges to fund the county emergency… Read More
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia authorities are still searching for a man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend’s mother and brother. Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle says multiple agencies are searching for 29-year-old Jeremy Bartram. Sheriff Zerkle says Bartram fired gunshots into a house while looking for his estranged girlfriend, wounding her mother, brother and… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Supreme Court has ruled in a Toledo case that a trial court couldn’t block implementation of a 2015 state law deducting funding to local governments using traffic cameras to collect fines. The high court’s unanimous ruling Wednesday said lower courts couldn’t block the law because no lawsuit has challenged its… Read More
Annie Williams operates two physical therapy facilities in rural Virginia. And her places are special, serving as popular neighborhood gathering spots. Her clients hang out there, having fun as they learn about health and well-being. Beyond having therapy, they take classes, do exercise and find themselves engaged in activities they never expected, like dancing. On… Read More