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Drivers might be cheering OPEC’s decision to increase oil production, but analysts say the extra supply isn’t expected to drive gasoline prices down in time for summer vacation season.
The new House speaker says now that the seven week long fight to elect him is over, it’s time to regain focus on several big issues. Among those – an effort to reform the state’s unemployment compensation fund. It’s been more than a year and half since top House leaders joined business and labor groups,… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – A man sent to prison over 15 years ago has been released after a judge found DNA evidence cleared him of raping a woman. Forty-one-year-old Christopher Miller was released Thursday in Cleveland. He was sentenced to 40 years in 2002 on charges including rape in an attack on a Cleveland Heights woman…. Read More
A new theory claims that shared child care and food were the original secrets of our species’ success.
At issue: How should cases proceed and what should happen to the more than 2,000 immigrant minors already detained in light of the president’s executive order?
The Supreme Court ruled police do need a search warrant to obtain cellphone location information routinely collected by wireless providers.
Earth’s rocks and fossils can help us understand our own species. Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara explains important moments in Earth’s history that help us recognize our place in the world.
Environmental writer Emma Marris wants us to broaden our definition of nature to one that embraces urban and wild spaces in order learn to protect and care for it.
Biodiversity archivist Cary Fowler explains how the Svalbard Global Seed Vault will prepare humans for the climate change and its effect on our environment and our food supply.
Mt. (Matthew) Davidson, aka Twain, performed on Saturday June 2, the third day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival and by far the most eventful day at the Gladden House. Originally from Roanoke, VA, Davidson has been touring across the United States for quite a while, sometimes playing solo, sometimes playing with a band, such… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has quashed a proposal to raise parking rates for state employees. The state Department of Administration proposed the increase June 11 as well as higher fines for some parking violations. The plan was to have been open for public comment for one month. The Charleston Gazette-Mail… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says two of their Masai giraffes are pregnant with their calves due in the next few months. Zoo officials say the two expectant mothers are 8-year-old Zuri and 6-year-old Cami. The 8-year-old breeding male is Enzi. He is also a Masai giraffe. Zuri’s calf is due… Read More
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A federal appeals court has issued a stay that halts some Mountain Valley Pipeline construction in West Virginia. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the stay Thursday in a case brought by conservation groups that challenged a water-crossings permit. The Roanoke Times reports company attorneys said in court filings… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials say unemployment rates fell in 117 of the state’s 120 counties between May 2017 and May 2018. The Kentucky Center for Statistics says jobless rates rose in Owen and Spencer counties and stayed the same in Oldham County. It says Woodford County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at… Read More
CRUM, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia authorities say 21 people have been arrested on a total of more than 40 charges in a multi-level drug bust called “Operation CrumBull.” Wayne County Sheriff Rick Thompson says authorities executed search and drug warrants Wednesday morning in several areas, including Crum and Dunlow. A department release says “large… Read More