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Rural Risk: Mobile Clinics Help Tackle Multifaceted Opioid Crisis

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In a room at the Letcher County Health Department in Whitesburg, Kentucky, about 20 people are learning how to use naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal medication. Among them is 18-year-old Morgan Hopkins. An aspiring therapist, Hopkins said she wants to be ready with naloxone if someone overdoses around her. “You never know what you’re going… Read More

Hazard Ahead: Ohio Valley Auto Industry Concerned About Trump Trade Policies

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Automotive manufacturing leaders met in Kentucky to discuss how changes in U.S. trade policy under President Trump affect the industry and its growing presence in the Ohio Valley. Industry leaders gathered for the annual AutoVision conference and many don’t like what they see coming. NAFTA 2.0 negotiations are ongoing, companies are paying tariffs for some steel and aluminum imports and… Read More

Ohio Football: Bobcats wrap-up first scrimmage of 2018

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*NOTE: any stats used are unofficial* ATHENS, OH — Ohio Football is one step closer to opening week after completing it’s first scrimmage of the 2018 season. The scrimmage featured most of Ohio’s second and third-string players with the exception of starting quarterback Nathan Rourke. The Junior captain was 14-of-19. 11 different receivers caught a… Read More

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Ohio Clears 2 More Medical Marijuana Processors, 2 More Labs

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Department of Commerce says it’s made additional progress in ramping up Ohio’s medical marijuana program. The state issued provisional licenses Friday to two more processors and two more testing labs. This brings to nine the number of processors that have met state minimum standards to process plants into marijuana-infused products… Read More