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In the past century, many Americans have lost the ability to sit in a way that doesn’t strain their backs. Specialists say we could take a lesson from excellent sitters from other cultures.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich are trading jabs on Twitter days after a special congressional election the two Republicans tried to influence ended too close to call. Trump skewered Kasich on Monday as a “very unpopular” governor who hurt GOP state Sen. Troy Balderson’s Aug. 7 race against… Read More
After carrying her calf’s corpse for an unusually long time, a “remarkably frisky” Tahlequah, or J-35, as the orca’s known, was seen Saturday chasing a school of salmon with fellow members of her pod.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky will begin offering new driver’s licenses in January to comply with changes in federal law. Congress passed the Real ID act in 2005 in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It required states to update the security of their driver’s licenses. Kentucky is one of the last states to… Read More
UPDATE (3:30 p.m.) CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) – West Virginia lawmakers have impeached a second state Supreme Court justice accused in a spending scandal. The House of Delegates voted Monday to send an impeachment article against Justice Robin Davis to the state Senate for trial after earlier impeaching indicted Justice Allen Loughry. The charges against… Read More
Evidence shows there’s a link between depressed parents and their offspring. But a new study suggests that when teens benefit from treatment for their depression, there’s a ripple effect on parents.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit in connection with an industrial fire in West Virginia. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnson dismissed most of the claims made in a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit was one of several filed in the aftermath of… Read More
CHICAGO (AP) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $1.6 million in funding to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for continued implementation of its air pollution control program. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp says in a recent statement that the grant will help Ohio improve air quality in areas most affected by… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – President Donald Trump’s campaign says his next Make America Great Again rally will be held in West Virginia. A statement from Trump’s campaign says the rally will be held Aug. 21 in Charleston. The campaign says Trump will urge residents to vote for Republican candidates in the midterm elections, including West… Read More
Cyberchase Launches First Accessible Game “Railway Hero” on PBS KIDS Games App and PBSKIDS.org Now available for free with accessibility features for children with physical and cognitive impairments, including vision and hearing impairments Produced in collaboration with Bridge Multimedia WNET announces the release of “Railway Hero,” the first accessible and universally designed digital game from… Read More