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Researchers wanted to know why certain infections were increasing in hospitals. They were surprised by what they found.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Air Force base in Ohio said there was not an active shooter incident Thursday, just hours after authorities in armored vehicles and unmarked cars swarmed the base amid reports of a shooter its medical center. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said in a statement that someone called 911 during a training… Read More
Jacinda Ardern, who assumed office last October, announced in January that she would be taking six weeks of maternity leave while her deputy stepped in to assume the duties of prime minister.
It’s a shift for the church, which used to consider the death penalty an “acceptable, albeit extreme, means of safeguarding the common good” in response to certain crimes.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As Republicans in Congress prepare for a possible backlash this fall against President Donald Trump, their counterparts in the Kentucky legislature are grappling with a similar threat from the state’s teachers and public workers. This spring, thousands marched on the state Capitol in a protest that shuttered more than 30 school… Read More
The job market is booming and the economy is expanding. So why aren’t wages keeping pace? That’s the wage puzzle, and some economists and employers offer explanations they say help explain it.
Chicago-based guitarist-composer-improviser Bill Mackay opened at the Gladden House Stage on Saturday, June 2, the third day of the Nelsonville Music Festival. His easy blend of folk and country provided a nice backdrop for early festival-goers as they streamed in through the entrance. His nimble, spirited fingerpicking captivated his audience as he effortlessly switched from… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – Federal authorities say they’re responding to reports of an active shooter at an Air Force base in Ohio, and the base is on lockdown. Security forces and other emergency responders are outside the hospital at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said via… Read More
The U.S. Education Department is going back to the drawing board on some basic rules of higher education.
Followers of the “QAnon” conspiracy theory appeared at President Trump’s campaign rally in Florida on Tuesday. And on Wednesday, the White House press secretary was asked about the fringe group.
COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State expects to open fall camp as scheduled on Friday – but without coach Urban Meyer. Meyer was put on administrative leave on Wednesday over the handling of a longtime assistant who has been accused of domestic violence. Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will run the team while Ohio State investigates claims… Read More
ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) – A California man convicted of mailing methamphetamine to West Virginia and Virginia has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison. Forty-year-old Cesar Navarro, of Los Angeles, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Elkins, West Virginia. A jury convicted him in March of meth distribution, conspiracy and other charges. Prosecutors… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The State Highway Patrol’ says troopers and security personnel acted properly when stopping a black Ohio lawmaker as she attempted at least three times to enter state buildings. A patrol report released Wednesday said the agency’s investigation found no “unprofessional conduct or bias” toward Democratic state Rep. Emilia Sykes, of Akron…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s governor has signed a bill that increases penalties for drug trafficking and some other drug offenses when the drug involved is a fentanyl-related compound. Republican Gov. John Kasich signed Senate Bill 1 on Wednesday. The law will go into effect after 90 days. Among other things, it calls for increased… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has been awarded a $400,000 federal grant to provide agriculture training for military veterans. The state Department of Agriculture says in a news release the grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs aims to improve veterans’ health. The statement says the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center in… Read More
Journalist and author Bob Deans is a wonderful writer and passionate speaker. These days, as director of strategic engagement for the Natural Resources Defense Council, he’s a frequent national media commentator on environmental issues. But Bob started his career as a newspaper reporter. He rose to the top of that profession, including a term as… Read More