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Police confirmed at least five people have been fatally shot and many others injured in at shooting at Maryland’s Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis.
The 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing Saturday evening. Incessant rains prevented rescue crews from reaching a deep chamber where authorities believe the group is.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says he’s establishing a panel to study the state’s higher education system. Justice says in a news release he expects to sign an executive order creating the Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education on Monday. Justice says all colleges and universities will be consulted and… Read More
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences says the coal mining industry needs a “fundamental shift” in the way it controls exposure to coal and rock dust in order to prevent lung disease among miners. Despite improvements such as an Obama-era rule to strengthen monitoring and control of dust in mines, the experts on the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Republican candidate for governor has released what he says is a plan to invest in Ohio’s kids, families and future. But Democrats are saying his record shows he can’t be trusted on this. “This is what I’m passionate about. This is what I believe matters most for the future of our… Read More
Meth has made a resurgence, and in some communities already stressed by opioid addiction it’s doubling the burden on first responders, the criminal justice system and schools.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Republican-led Legislature has temporarily relaxed academic performance standards on a virtual school that took in thousands of students from a now-shuttered competitor. Senators and representatives approved companion measures during their final pre-summer session Wednesday creating “safe harbor” protections for the Toledo-based Ohio Virtual Academy. The Virtual Academy lobbied for the… Read More
The former ICE chief counsel — who oversaw immigration removal cases in four states — stole the identities of people who were “particularly vulnerable,” the government said.
The 25 individuals are thought to be reliable conservatives, most now serving on federal appeals courts or state supreme courts. The list includes one lawmaker: Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A new state audit found Kentucky paid more than $200,000 for a statewide 911 plan that does not exist. Auditor Mike Harmon released an audit Thursday of the Kentucky 911 Services Board. The board manages a fund that pays for 911 services statewide. The money comes from a fee on phone… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The hepatitis A outbreak in Louisville and other parts of Kentucky is now the worst in the country. The Courier Journal reports state health officials confirmed Wednesday at least 969 people have contracted the liver disease. State Public Health department Commissioner Dr. Jeff Howard says the outbreak is the worst on… Read More
LATHAM, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a woman found dead in Ohio woods and who was a relative of people killed in a 2016 family massacre died of a gunshot wound to the chest. Authorities have said they have no reason to believe her death is linked to the 2016 slayings. Thirty-five-year-old Violet Taylor’s body… Read More
Live from The U.S. Capitol With an All-Star Cast featuring Musical Performances by Jimmy Buffett and the Broadway Cast of Escape to Margaritaville, The Beach Boys, Pentatonix, The Temptations, Luke Combs, Lauren Alaina, CeCe Winans, Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming and the National Symphony Orchestra With the Most Iconic Fireworks Display in the U.S.A. − Celebrating… Read More