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A survey of fitness professionals who keep track of how we exercise suggests 2018 is likely to find more of us trading fitness gadgets for high-intensity interval training and group classes.
The patriarch helped take his legendary family from Gary, Ind., to global stardom, though the disciplinarian streak he used to get them there proved controversial later in life.
Justice Kennedy is a moderate and a champion for the gay rights movement. President Trump will likely replace him with a staunch conservative, which would fundamentally shift the culture of the court.
President Trump presented the Medal of Honor posthumously to Garlin M. Conner on Tuesday. Connor was a World War II soldier who ran ahead of his unit to call in artillery on German forces.
The Philippines is one of only two countries where divorce remains illegal. But a new bill permitting it has passed the House. A recent survey found 53 percent of Filipinos favor allowing divorce.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday 5-4 that states may not force public employees to pay agency fees to unions of which they are not a member.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Campaign finance filings show an outside law firm that cleared one of Ohio’s most powerful state lawmakers of a sexual harassment allegation in April gave to the politician’s campaign while the probe was ongoing. Taft Stettinius & Hollister’s PAC contributed $1,000 to Republican Rep. Bill Seitz in March. The donation adds… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky residents will pay a slew of new taxes beginning next week. Starting Sunday, prices for things like car repairs, tanning bed visits, veterinarian care and gym memberships will jump 6 percent because of a new law passed by the Republican-controlled legislature. On the same day, nonprofits will have to add… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Republican-led Legislature is preparing to temporarily relax academic performance standards on a virtual school that took in thousands of students from a now-shuttered competitor. The House Education Committee folded “safe harbor” protections for the Toledo-based Ohio Virtual Academy into a separate bill Tuesday and sent them for a full House… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House hosts our Monthly Happy Hour along with a special opening for our new photo exhibit on Wednesday, June 27 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Picture Page: Portraits of Southeast Ohio from 1966-1971 is presented and curated by the Southeast Ohio History Center! The show features work from three photographers: Jon… Read More
Featuring Judy Greer as “Luna,” New Multiplatform Media Property Encourages Kids to Learn About Cultures Around the World PBS KIDS announced that the new animated social studies series LET’S GO LUNA! will premiere Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Produced by 9 Story Media Group’s award-winning animation studio Brown Bag Films and created by Emmy Award-winning animator,… Read More
Editorial cartoonists, in the heyday of newspapers, were plentiful. Now the group is down to only 50 nationwide and that number is being threatened by slow extinction. One of the survivors, however, is prize winning cartoonist, columnist, editor and author Jack Ohman of the “Sacramento Bee. “ Currently, his cartoons are syndicated by The Washington… Read More