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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