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Groups Call For Feds To Look At Ohio State Abuse Response

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Advocacy groups are calling for the U.S. Department of Education to investigate how Ohio State University responded to a late doctor’s alleged sexual misconduct against male athletes and other students over two decades. In a letter Wednesday, the National Women’s Law Center argues Ohio State failed to address Richard Strauss’ behavior… Read More

Immediate Vote Sought On West Virginia Justice Impeachment

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Legislative committee Democrats are demanding an immediate vote whether to recommend impeachment proceedings for West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry. House Judiciary Committee Democrats said in a news release Wednesday that after several weeks of testimony, there is more than enough evidence to move forward. The nine-member Democratic Judiciary Caucus… Read More

Your Voice Ohio Collaborative Seeking Solutions To Opioid Crisis

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An Ohio-based collaborative thinks journalists can play a bigger role in solving the region’s opioid crisis. The effort starts with listening to people in some of the hardest-hit communities. A group of about 50 people gathered in a small building at the fairgrounds in Marietta, Ohio, to share their thoughts on the region’s opioid crisis… Read More

Don Blankenship

Data: Bulk of Names On Blankenship Petition Are Democrats

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democrats make up the bulk of signatures so far on a petition to let ex-coal executive Don Blankenship run in West Virginia’s U.S. Senate race as the Constitution Party’s nominee, preliminary data shows. The Gazette-Mail reported Wednesday that the Secretary of State’s Office had processed about 4,000 signatures, of which 45 percent… Read More