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The federal government said schools reported 235 shootings in one school year. But an NPR investigation finds that more than two-thirds of these reported incidents never happened.
The U.S. has the highest rates of sexually transmitted disease cases in the industrialized world, say health trackers, with chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reaching 2.3 million cases in 2017.
From TV series to cookbooks to cannabis-infused menus at upscale restaurants, pot cuisine is becoming an increasingly lucrative niche — and state and local laws are struggling to catch up.
It’s a muggy afternoon in early August, and the bellicose reverberations of a playfully rendered cover of R.E.M.’s “The One I Love” echo over the shimmering Ohio River. It’s an odd sight: it’s a full band set up within the Doric outer columns of an enormous house overlooking a large, healthy yard that drops off… Read More
ATHENS — An Ohio University professor has been suspended, and will not be teaching classes this semester after university investigations into claims of sexual harassment. A spokesperson for the university confirmed that OU’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance issued a report on Friday “regarding its investigation into complaints against a professor in the… Read More
Most of the money — more than $3.6 billion — will go to soybean farmers. Last year, China bought nearly a third of all soybeans grown in the U.S.
Defense Distributed can’t publish its DIY gun designs online until a court case between the states and the federal government is resolved. But the designs are already circulating.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia judge has heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by a Democratic state delegate against Republican Gov. Jim Justice demanding that he live in the county where West Virginia’s capital city is located. Assistant Minority Whip Isaac Sponaugle submitted a writ of mandamus requesting the Kanawha County Circuit Court… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A U.S. congressman’s seat will remain vacant until January once he resigns to serve on the West Virginia Supreme Court. News outlets report Republican Rep. Evan Jenkins of West Virginia was appointed Saturday by Gov. Jim Justice to replace Robin Davis. She retired from the Supreme Court hours after the state… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter is speaking in Cincinnati as part of a series of community talks. The Rev. Bernice King will join seven other panelists tonight (Tuesday) as the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change begins its tour of Beloved Community Talks. She says the intent… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia University associate professor is part of a team trying to prevent a large outbreak of cholera in war-torn Yemen. The university said in a news release that Anta Jutla is associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and is part of a British-led humanitarian team. Cholera is caused… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State emergency medical services officials are urging Ohio motorists to stay alert in school zones, in residential areas and near schools as the school year starts around the state. Ohio’s Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) also says parents and teachers should remind students to be aware… Read More