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Many social sciences experiments couldn’t be reproduced in a new study, thus calling into question their findings. The field of social science is pushing hard to improve its scientific rigor.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Investments in Kentucky’s state worker pensions earned more than $1.4 billion during the 2018 fiscal year, good news for one of the country’s worst-funded pension systems. Kentucky Retirement Systems says in a release that its total assets increased to $17.4 billion as of the end of the fiscal year, June 30…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed a Republican ex-House speaker and a congressman to fill interim state Supreme Court openings created amid impeachment proceedings. Justice announced Saturday that ex-Speaker Tim Armstead and Rep. Evan Jenkins are replacing Menis Ketchum and Robin Davis. Justice said he wanted appointees who would run… Read More
Us, Today are unlike just about anything else one is likely to hear within the context of the Cincinnati, OH music scene in 2o18. One part skillfully executed post-punk, one part idyllic progressive rock, and one part avant-garde jazz, the band sounds a little like a snotty punk rock kid who also happens to really… Read More
Former House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger and several payday lending lobbyists are named in a federal search warrant seeking evidence of potential bribery and kickbacks. The documents, released by the Ohio House on Monday, outline the FBI’s criminal case against Rosenberger, who resigned in April amid an investigation into his involvement with the payday lending industry…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Records show Ohio’s government watchdog declined to investigate allegations of collusion and political manipulation involving the governor and attorney general. At issue was an investigation Attorney General Mike DeWine launched in 2015 after secretly taped video appeared to show Planned Parenthood employees engaged in potentially illegal fetal tissue sales. A 2016 anonymous… Read More
FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) – The faculty union at Wright State University in Ohio has set Oct. 1 as a date to strike if its members reject a fact-finder’s report. Union president and WSU Lake Campus professor Martin Kich says the strike will happen if at least 60 percent of the members reject the report due… Read More
Following the passing of Sen. John McCain, PBS stations look back on his remarkable life and career in FRONTLINE “McCain.” McCain – an exploration of Senator John McCain (R., Ariz.)’s complicated relationship with President Trump and the Republican Party, as well as his life and politics. “No one knows the workings of the modern Republican… Read More
Derek Demel graduated from Athens High School in 2017, and while working through a challenging STEM course load at Yale University would be enough for many, it’s not enough for Demel — who is also busy crafting infectious pop songs while he enters his sophomore year at the Ivy League school. Demel spoke to WOUB’s… Read More
Every weekend volunteer DJs fill the airwaves with their favorite sounds. Check out this playlist curated based on what those volunteer music geeks were spinning this past weekend.