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How much damage a bullet does when fired at the human body hinges on physics. Our latest “Let’s Talk” video shows and explains why certain types of ammunition cause greater havoc than others.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Department of Commerce says only seven companies have met the state’s minimum standards to process plants into marijuana-infused products for use by people with physician recommendations. Cleveland.com reports the companies were given provisional licenses Friday. Another six could receive licenses after background checks are completed. Three of the seven… Read More
Earlier this week, the Trump administration threatened to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent. China quickly vowed to take countermeasures.
The economy continued to add jobs at a steady pace last month and the unemployment rate remained low. Analysts have been looking for signs that wage growth might pick up, but it held steady, too.
Paleobiologist Nick Pyenson is dedicated to uncovering the “hidden lives” of whales. He says that 40 million to 50 million years ago, they had four legs and lived at least part of their lives on land.
Even with a healthy job market and rapid economic growth, the federal government is piling up debt. The government’s deficit is expected to top $1 trillion next year.
Leaders make decisions for a group in the same way they make choices for themselves, a study suggests. They don’t change their decision-making behavior, even when the welfare of others is at stake.
West Kentucky farmer Judy Wilson says her family is a bit of a sundry bunch. “We love the farm, but we also love all the nature,” she said. Wilson is driving down a back-country road that divides two fields, to the left is her soybean crop and to the right is 102 acres that she… Read More
The City of Columbus announced on Thursday it’s filing a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its treatment of the Affordable Care Act. Columbus Attorney Zach Klein says the administration is violating the “Administrative Procedures Act” — an act that makes guidelines on how administrative agencies can create rules and regulations — and the Constitution’s… Read More
Every weekend local music geeks unite to provide the region with 11 hours of creatively curated tunes on WOUB 1340AM, an endeavor that is known commonly as Radio Free Athens! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Here is a… Read More
Iran is one of the only countries where women and girls must wear the traditional garment by law. These activists are breaking the rules in protest.
Should we concentrate farming in a small area, or spread it out to reduce the environmental impact? It’s a dilemma farmers face as they feed a growing planet. A new study weighs in.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is co-hosting a national workshop on helping law enforcement handle of sexual assault forensic kits that have not been submitted for testing. The two-day training session in Louisville on Monday and Tuesday will include the participation of 20 states. A release from the Attorney General’s office… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – An application period for a school clothing allowance is being extended in West Virginia. The Department of Health and Human Resources says in a news release the deadline for the program administered by the Division of Family Assistance has been pushed back to Aug. 10. Applications originally were due by July… Read More
Ohio State trustees have appointed a special committee to investigate coach Urban Meyer’s handling of a fired assistant coach’s domestic abuse allegations. The university released a statement Thursday night announcing the formation of the six-member “independent board working group.” Meyer was put on paid administrative leave on Thursday following a report that Meyer’s wife Shelley… Read More