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In central Appalachia, one in five working coal miners with at least 25 years experience underground now suffers from the deadly disease black lung, according to a new study.
In recent months, about two dozen people across India have been beaten to death by mobs driven to violence by what they’ve read on social media and messaging apps.
A new study by federal health officials finds the recent surge in cases of black lung disease is especially concentrated among coal miners in central Appalachia. Researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health say the rate of black lung disease among experienced miners in central Appalachia is the highest they have seen in a quarter century…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A panel largely appointed by Republican Gov. John Kasich has delayed immediate action on his executive order intensifying Ohio’s efforts to fight toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie. The Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission on Thursday agreed to further study the issue after farmers and some legislative Republicans raised concerns…. Read More
Albuquerque natives, Heather Trost and Jeremy Barnes, (aka A Hawk and A Hacksaw,) brought their unique brand of eastern european-inspired folk music to the Gladden House on Friday, June 1, wrapping up the second day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. A Hawk and A Hacksaw left the audience in a trance with the powerful… Read More
– More than 1.5 Million Votes Strong and Growing: THE GREAT AMERICAN READ Counts Down to the Selection of America’s Best-Loved Novel – – FRONTLINE Announces New Documentary “The Facebook Dilemma” – – Drama Reigns on Sunday Nights With ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: FIRE & DEW, THE WOMAN IN WHITE, and New and Returning Favorites… Read More
WAMU’s Tyrone Turner was mesmerized by the majestic ice and surprised by how he felt in the presence of these massive structures.
Well-funded groups are spreading the word: Teachers no longer have to support the union that represents them.
Richard III Act 4, Scene 4 QUEEN MARGARET Read by Allison Epperson I called thee then, vain flourish of my fortune; I called thee then, poor shadow, painted queen, The presentation of but what I was, The flattering index of a direful pageant, One heaved a-high to be hurled down below, A mother only… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A top whiskey industry official in Kentucky says he’s worried that global trade conflicts will escalate, with the state’s bourbon producers caught in the crosshairs. So he’s inviting whiskey associations across the world to meet in Kentucky to discuss ways to defuse trade disputes. Kentucky Distillers’ Association President Eric Gregory told… Read More
Of the 600-plus public school districts in Ohio, more than three-quarters have open enrollment policies. That means they accept and educate students who live outside of their district boundaries. Open enrollment was implemented by state lawmakers nearly 30 years ago to increase options for parents and students, an early example of school choice, but for… Read More
WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) – The Armstrong Air & Space Museum in western Ohio will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion to the facility named for astronaut Neil Armstrong. Astronaut Robert Springer and Armstrong’s son, Mark Armstrong, will be among the speakers at Friday’s groundbreaking in Wapakoneta. Museum officials say the expansion will include a… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Farmers and state lawmakers are urging Republican Gov. John Kasich to rescind last week’s executive order intensifying Ohio’s efforts to fight toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie. WCMH-TV reports that House Speaker Ryan Smith, a fellow Republican, said Wednesday he’s disappointed such a major policy directive side-stepped the legislative process. House… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A staffer who resigned from a housing program aimed at helping West Virginia flood victims now has a job with its largest contractor. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported Wednesday that Russell Tarry left his job in the state Department of Commerce in June. Angel Moore, a lobbyist registered with Thompson Construction, forwarded… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped slightly to 5.3 percent in June. WorkForce West Virginia says the number of unemployed state residents fell by 300 during the month to 42,000. Total unemployment was up 3,200 over the year. Job gains included 600 in professional and business services, 200 in… Read More
American Masters Presents the Exclusive U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Ted Williams: “The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived” Monday, July 23 on PBS in Honor of Baseball Hall of Famer’s Centennial Narrated by Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner Jon Hamm, documentary features exclusive never-before-seen footage of Williams’ final game and includes new interviews with Bob Costas, Wade… Read More
Mac Prichard, author of Land Your Dream Job Anywhere, has plenty of practical tips for anyone contemplating a career shift. He’s a respected job search expert, author and podcaster. And Mac’s List, his an online platform, is packed with helpful resources, including jobs listings for Oregon and Washington State. In this podcast episode, Mac describes… Read More