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The U.S. Attorney for Kentucky’s Western District unsealed eight fraud indictments Wednesday against employees of the bankrupt Armstrong Energy coal company for falsifying dust monitoring samples in two Kentucky mines. “What the grand jury is charging and what the United States will prosecute is lying and cheating by a coal company to prevent the appropriate… Read More
For people who end up in the emergency room after a suicide attempt, safety planning helps them map out coping tools and get help to prevent future attempts.
The world was riveted by the 12 soccer team members trapped in a cave in Thailand. But there are many youngsters who are struggling to survive — and who aren’t in the spotlight.
Quite a few cat people went ape over our story about permethrin. How risky is the pesticide for Kitty? By minimizing their pet’s exposure, cat owners can use the chemical safely, veterinarians say.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an order that sets out to create new regulations on farms and cut the amount of fertilizer feeding Lake Erie’s huge algae blooms. The executive order signed by Kasich on Wednesday comes after the state has said voluntary steps farmers have taken to scale back… Read More
“I’m sad to share that Zsa Zsa passed away in her sleep last night,” reads a message from her owner, Megan Brainard, a pet groomer in Minnesota.
MAGICK & POISON: NO FATE YOU’LL PREVENT by Timothy S. Klugh is a re-imaging of Beauty and the Beast, Shakespeare and Faust all in one chilling story. This audio drama narrated by Karen M. Chan and brought to life by the featured voices of Christian T. Chan and Margo Tillstrom is beautifully illustrated by Jade… Read More
ATHENS — Members of the 200 expected motorcyclists who are visiting Athens this week from the Vulcan Riders Association hit the road Monday night through uptown Athens. They made their way from the OU Inn up through Richland and Court Street and finished by parking along West Union before shuffling into Jackie O’s for a bite… Read More
A handy guide to choosing fun and educational media for kids this summer.
The pharmaceutical company Pfizer says it will delay price increases that went into effect on July 1. The move follows pressure from President Trump, who posted a critical tweet on Monday.
The administration’s list includes more than 6,000 items, including seafood, propane and toilet paper.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s governor is set to announce new steps to combat toxic algae in Lake Erie. Republican Gov. John Kasich’s office says he’ll announce a new plan on Wednesday to deal with water quality issues. The governor’s office has said in recent months he’s considering issuing an executive order that would create… Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hey, did my congressman really say that? Is that really President Donald Trump on that video, or am I being duped? New technology on the internet lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they’ve never said. Republicans and Democrats predict this high-tech way of putting words in someone’s… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio officials are adding another nearly $657 million to the state’s rainy day fund, a move they say was made possible by lower spending and higher tax growth than expected. The transfer of surplus dollars brings the fund’s balance to nearly $2.7 billion, far exceeding the 89 cents it held when… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state auditor is urging Ohio school districts to adopt policies about how teachers use online crowdfunding to raise money for supplies, classroom expenses, and projects. Republican Auditor Dave Yost says those policies can help mitigate risks such as mishandled donations, compromised student privacy and extra scrutiny of educational programs. He… Read More
The beloved summertime tradition that is the Lancaster Festival is occurring once again, Thursday, July 19 through Saturday, July 28. The festival includes oodles of free entertainment for the whole family, from performances from the legendary Lancaster Festival Orchestra to live music in downtown Lancaster at noon, to the annual artwalk on Friday, July 20…. Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – Authorities in Ohio say judges across the state have received threatening letters containing white powder. Authorities have identified a suspect in the case who has a history of sending threatening letters to judges. Investigators say the suspect currently is imprisoned in southern Ohio. One of the letters was addressed to Cuyahoga County… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The federal government has awarded grants totaling more than $47 million to help homeless veterans find jobs. Recipients in Tennessee were awarded more than $906,000, Kentucky awards totaled almost $775,000 and West Virginia will receive $165,000. The Labor Department announced the funding Monday. The grants are awarded to state and local… Read More
In November 2017, Errin Whack was appointed to be the Race and Ethnicity Writer for the Associated Press. She works closely with the Race and Ethnicity team dedicated to covering “race, culture and politics” in a changing and volatile America. The Associated Press says it has developed a team that can focus on the complicated… Read More