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President Trump told reporters Friday that he has his list narrowed to “about five” candidates, including two women, and he may interview one or two candidates this weekend at his golf club in N.J.
“On their phone, on their desktop, on their laptop, on their tablets, however they are seeing information, they’re entitled to know where it’s coming from,” said FEC Vice Chair Ellen Weintraub
President Trump and congressional Republicans promised that taxpayers would be able to file their returns on a postcard, but the new IRS effort isn’t quite that.
The Ohio Valley’s auto manufacturing industry is growing increasingly nervous about the Trump administration’s trade policy. First came tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, key materials for vehicle makers. Now the Commerce Department is looking into taxes on imported automobiles and automotive parts. Both are ominous signs for an industry that employs more than 1.5… Read More
“Today we are speechless,” the opinion page of The Capital reads on Friday. But that didn’t stop the staff from printing a newspaper, one day after a horrible attack.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Toledo has sued the state of Ohio saying a law that reduces state funding for cities collecting automated traffic camera fines is unconstitutional. The Blade reports the suit filed Thursday comes a week after the state Supreme Court said two lower court rulings siding with Toledo over the local funding issue… Read More
After serving a year in prison, Jeff Smith realized his fellow inmates were just as business savvy as many on the outside. He now works to help inmates harness those skills when they leave prison.
Victor Rios had dropped out of high school. But one teacher helped him turn his life around. Today, he’s a sociologist who studies youth and the factors that nurture their potential.
Pearl Arredondo grew up in East Los Angeles, the daughter of gang members. Education was her ticket out. She says young people need mentors to push them not to be victims of their own circumstances.
She raps, dances and plays trumpet and keyboards. She loves school and wants to be a gynecologist when she grows up. But right now she just wants to make people happy.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Medicaid recipients will soon receive the second phase of new services under a federal waiver as part of efforts by Gov. Jim Justice’s administration to provide substance use disorder treatment. The statement by the state Department of Health and Human Resources says the expanded coverage starts Sunday. It says… Read More
Charlie Parr performed at the Gladden House on Sunday, June 3, the final day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. Hailing from Austin, MN, Parr rose to popularity in Australia and New Zealand after his 2002 tune “1922 Blues” was featured in a 2007 Vodafone (an international cell phone provider) commercial. He has since found… Read More
Every weekend local music geeks unite to provide the region with 11 hours of creatively curated tunes on WOUB 1340AM, an endeavor that is known commonly as Radio Free Athens! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Here is a… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – It’s going to be too hot for fireworks this weekend, at least for a few Ohio communities. Organizers of Fourth of July celebrations in Springfield Township and Swanton, both near Toledo, have canceled their Saturday night fireworks shows because of the expected extreme heat. The National Weather Service has issued excessive… Read More
A bill is now before Gov. John Kasich that would continue $2.5 million in funding for a 40-year-old program providing wraparound services for at-risk kids with severe behavioral needs in Cuyahoga County. The program’s operator had said it was concerned that services would have to stop because of a dispute over who should pay for… Read More
The premiere broadcast of Realistically Ever After: A Turn it Gold Movement, focusing on childhood cancer and its aftermath is scheduled for air Thursday, July 5 at 9 p.m. on WOUB. The documentary focuses on the efforts of the Dina family of Texas as they partner with schools, athletic teams, and community members to communicate… Read More