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President Trump and EU.Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker say they will not impose further tariffs on each other as long as trade talks continue.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice has pleaded not guilty to a new indictment in federal court. The State Journal reports Allen Loughry appeared in court Wednesday in Charleston. Loughry is free on bond. A June indictment charged Loughry with 16 counts of mail fraud, two counts of wire fraud,… Read More
An area roughly the size of Delaware has been mined for coal in Appalachia using mountaintop removal, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE. Researchers from Duke University and nonprofit organizations SkyTruth and Appalachian Voices developed an open-source mapping tool drawing on satellite imagery. The new data show the amount of… Read More
A federal judge has rejected a motion from the Department of Justice to dismiss the suit. The lawsuit alleges Trump’s businesses, especially his hotel in D.C., violate the Constitution.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Drug overdose deaths in Kentucky are increasing despite a drop in opioid prescriptions and heroin use. A new report from the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy says 1,565 people died from drug overdoses in 2017. That’s an 11.5 percent increase from 2016. Kentucky overdose deaths have increased by more than… Read More
A selection of the winning photos from the 2018 iPhone Photography Awards contest.
The government changed the complaint process for families trying to improve the accessibility of schools, resolve racial discrimination and address other equal-access issues. A lawsuit has been filed.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a spokesman for the Columbus police department has been charged with sending and receiving videos and images of young children having sex with adults. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien says 51-year-old Sgt. Dean Worthington was indicted Wednesday on one count of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material… Read More
A dam that is part of the unfinished Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower project — being built with the help of a South Korea company — collapsed on Monday, sending a wall of water downstream.
Although the diverse and lively culinary scene of the region attracted Chef Matt Rapposelli to the area after he graduated from culinary school in New England, the other feature of the area that brought the chef here was the gorgeous scenery. Rapposelli worked for years for the National Park Service in Washington State, a position… Read More
Russia is trying to elevate its power in Europe and on the world stage and Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin is manipulating the United States and other countries in the process, according to professor, author and expert on Russia Dr. Steven Miner. To gain prestige and power, Putin is wanting to split the NATO alliance as… Read More
The Ohio Valley is not known for good health. Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia often rank near the bottom of states in many health rankings. But a new report shows there are “bright spots” in the region where some health measures are better than expected. And a team of health researchers thinks these communities can… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Republican governor is blasting President Donald Trump’s tariff battles, which have left some farmers at the annual Ohio State Fair feeling less than festive. Gov. John Kasich says Trump’s imposition of tariffs on products from such allies as Canada under national security grounds was “completely absurd,” and that now the… Read More
Kicking off Thursday, July 26, Blackoutfest XXII, The Union’s annual birthday party celebration will bring a number of nationally recognized rock acts into Athens for three nights of diverse rock ‘n’ roll fun. “(Blackoutfest) started simply as a birthday party show for a few union employees who had April birthdays and played in bands. Those… Read More
Wand is an L.A.-based band that has been churning out fascinating, thoughtful music for the past four years that is saturated in meaning, in only the way a band that has roots in art school critique can. They’re headed to Athens, OH to play at Blackoutfest XXII at The Union on Saturday, July 28, and… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded more than $1.7 million for health care programs in West Virginia. The funding is to combat mental health disorders and provide primary care services for mothers and children. Of the total, $1.5 million will go to maternal and child health services,… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Attorneys for a civil-liberties group and Kentucky’s governor continue their legal feud as a federal appeals court reviews the state’s attempt to require doctors to perform an ultrasound and show and describe fetal images to a patient before performing an abortion. A panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich is kicking off his final state fair as political observers wonder what the vocal detractor of President Donald Trump might do next. The two-time presidential contender Wednesday will open one of the bellwether state’s biggest family events. Kasich will no doubt shake hands and tout Ohio’… Read More