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Mold Occupies Classrooms Before Kanawha Students


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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Mold has been found in at least 25 rooms of a West Virginia high school just two weeks before classes start. News outlets report cleaning crews with Belfor Property Restoration began work Monday to remove mold at Kanawha County’s Capital High School. Belfor General Manager Robert Bonham says the list of… Read More

The old I Voted sticker in Ohio

Ohio Contest Could Signal Democrats’ Momentum For November

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WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump’s preferred congressional candidate — and his chief legislative achievement — are about to be tested in battleground Ohio in the season’s final high-stakes special election. The midsummer affair comes as Trump’s shadow looms over primary contests in four other states on Tuesday, none bigger than Kansas, where the… Read More

Julien Ehrlich of Whitney Talks Simon and Garfunkel, Opening for The Decemberists

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Whitney’s debut 2015 effort, Light Upon the Lake (Secretly Canadian), is chockfull of melodies that one’s auditory cortex is unsettlingly familiar with, even if that squishy temporal lobe can’t quite put a finger on exactly where it’s heard them before. Is it Roger McGuinn? Is it George Harrison? Is it Chris Hillman? Regardless of the fact that… Read More

Chatting With Scott McMicken of Dr. Dog

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Formed 20-some years ago in Philadelphia, PA, always charming neo-psychedelic rockers Dr. Dog have managed to craft everything from low-fi pop ala Guided By Voices and R. Stevie Moore to bristly, guitar-fueled punk rock (the band’s 2010 album Shame, Shame,) to the artfully polished, entirely analog-recorded Critical Equation, released earlier this year by We Buy Gold Records…. Read More