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County Party Chair Resigns After Trump-Putin Press Conference

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A county Republican Party leader is getting a lot of state and national attention for his decision to resign after watching President Trump’s press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. But unlike Trump, he’s not walking back or changing what he said. Chris Gagin said “something just snapped” as he watched Trump appear… Read More

Pension Problems: Lawmakers Warn Of Economic Fallout From Failing Pensions

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United Mine Workers President Cecil Roberts fired up a crowd of thousands of union workers in Columbus, Ohio, with a simple chant: “Fix it!” The rally last week came on the eve of a Congressional field hearing on problems plaguing multiemployer pension programs like the one retired miners depend upon. “When the people get to… Read More

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Senate President Criticizes Union’s Endorsement Edict

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Senate President Mitch Carmichael is criticizing a teachers union that won a pay raise earlier this year over what he called its “Obama style socialist agenda.” The Jackson County Republican said Tuesday on Twitter the American Federation of Teachers’ agenda “doesn’t represent values” of West Virginia families, students and… Read More

Due to Popular Demand, DACO’s “Creating the Illusion” Exhibition Extended


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Due to popular demand, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio (DACO) has extended their “Creating the Illusion Exhibition” to August 19. The exhibition features costumes from some of the most popular Paramount films of the past several decades, including “Coming to America,” “Allied,” “Transformers: the Last Knight,” “Zoolander,” and many more. Curator Randall Thropp will… Read More

Gladden House Sessions 2018: Nick Waterhouse

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Born and raised in California, Nick Waterhouse brought his vintage rhythm and blues sound to the Gladden House stage on the second day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. With festival attendees arriving well ahead of the set, there was a palpable excitement to catch Nick Waterhouse and his band in such an intimate setting…. Read More

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NASA is Reaching Out to Promote and Increase Contracts with Small Businesses


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Last year, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) spent nearly $5.5 billion dollars on contracts related to small businesses. Some $2.7 billion or 16.5 percent of total procurements involved direct contracts between small businesses and NASA. Another $2.8 of contracts were subcontracts with small businesses — contracts between small business and large prime contractors… Read More