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Nutrients in crops fall as carbon dioxide rises. People who don’t get enough of the right nutrients are more likely to get sick. Researcher have now estimated the effects.
The Ohio Attorney General has filed an argument in court claiming ECOT’s agreements with its management and software service companies constitute a pattern of corrupt activity. And the claim backs up complaints Democratic lawmakers have lodged for years. The lawsuit goes after Altair Learning Management and IQ Innovations, two companies contracted by the Electronic Classroom… Read More
There’s a new ice cream trail in Ohio featuring Whit’s Frozen Custard in Athens and creations up north like a ten-scoop “Terminal Tower” in Cleveland. In fact, State Tourism Director Matt MacLaren says the Ice Cream Trail is one of dozens of themed trails. “You’ll find over 40 adventure trails,” he says. “Doughnut trails, coffee trails, the… Read More
The International Commission on Missing Persons in The Hague has identified remains of 18,000 people in the Balkans. Its new challenge: to I.D. the remains of migrants who died trying to reach Europe.
Soak up some holiday vibes with this video of a bear having an afternoon in Altadena, Calif.
While many Ohioans are enjoying picnics, parades and fireworks, members of a group that wants to put a proposed ballot issue before voters this fall are working to meet the July 4thdeadline. A group that wants the state to spend more money on treatment for drug addiction instead of prison hopes to present more than 700,000 signatures from… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – 3:30 p.m. The U.S. House speaker’s office is calling “serious” statements by two former Ohio State wrestlers that Republican Rep. Jim Jordan hasn’t been truthful when asserting he was unaware of allegations that a now-dead team doctor was abusing athletes. Speaker Paul Ryan’s spokesman issued a statement Tuesday in response to… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Records show more than 200 courts across Ohio have failed to respond to a governor’s executive order seeking more information on their history with the national background check database used in stopping gun-related crimes. Republican Gov. John Kasich sought the information in an April order as part of his broader bipartisan… Read More
Nearly all the fireworks Americans will use to celebrate this Fourth of July are imported from China. But the domestic fireworks business is still booming.
The Lebanese government is encouraging departures, but the U.N. objects. “We are at the service of the refugees,” says a Lebanese security official, “but we have reached the limit of our capability.”
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – The housing authority of a West Virginia city has banned smoking at all its properties, including public housing units. The Herald-Dispatch reports the Huntington Housing Authority has banned smoking at its administrative offices, company-owned vehicles, common spaces and more than 600 public housing units starting July 1. Authority Executive Director Vickie… Read More
NELSONVILLE — Hocking College will become a state testing lab for medical marijuana, after being announced as one of two colleges in the state to be approved for a provisional license. The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program announced on its website that Hocking College and Central State University were approved for provisional licenses, pending final reviews… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Algae blooms are back in western Lake Erie, this time a little earlier than normal. Researchers say the higher temperatures this summer have brought out the sometimes-toxic algae about a week or two earlier. The algae that turn the water a pea soup green color have been spotted along the shore… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The State Highway Patrol in Ohio is focusing on safe driving by motorists around commercial vehicles. The patrol and members of the Great Lakes Initiative began the safety enforcement effort Monday and will continue it through Friday. The initiative is a multi-state partnership aimed at reducing crashes involving commercial vehicles through… Read More
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) – The fire marshal in West Virginia says a fire that heavily damaged the Point Pleasant River Museum was likely accidental. News outlets report the fire broke out Sunday in the Point Pleasant community. No injuries were reported. Authorities say more than 100 first responders arrived at the scene. The cause… Read More
Shannon Lay opened up the 2018 Gladden House Sessions on Thursday, May 31, day one of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. Having spent her teenage years in Redondo Beach, CA, Lay started playing guitar at 13 and may be known best for playing in West Coast-based garage rock/punk outfit Feels. Lay is an outspoken Simpsons… Read More