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KY Asks Trump For Help With Election Security

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is asking President Donald Trump to urge Congress to provide additional funding for state election security after he signed an executive order Wednesday. NPR reports Trump’s executive order would impose sanctions on any foreign person or country that attempts to interfere in U.S. elections. Grimes praised this move… Read More

Another Rape Reported in Athens


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ATHENS — Another sexual assault case was reported to the Athens Police Department on Tuesday. The most recent case was reported at about 8 p.m. on Tuesday, when police responded to OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital to pick up evidence. “The survivor indicated she was sexually assaulted in an apartment on the city’s south side,” Chief Tom… Read More

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Kentucky Secretary of State’s Father Pleads Not Guilty

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – The father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has pleaded not guilty in federal court to making illegal contributions to his daughter’s 2014 U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Mitch McConnell. Jerry Lundergan spoke little during a brief hearing in Lexington. His co-defendant, veteran Democratic political consultant Dale Emmons, also… Read More

Columbus Bans Electric Scooters

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s capital city has issued an emergency order banning electric scooters from sidewalks. Columbus Department of Public Service Director Jennifer Gallagher issued the order Tuesday as city administrators wait for the City Council to return from summer recess and consider permanent code changes. Electric scooters in Columbus have ignited an intense… Read More

WOUB-HD to Broadcast ‘American Masters — Basquiat: Rage to Riches’ Sept. 14

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Jean Michel-Basquiat was born in 1960 in Brooklyn, New York to Haitian and Puerto-Rican parents. Throughout his lifetime he created a great multitude of artworks, from graffiti to visceral neo-expressionist paintings rich with symbolism and abstraction that served as direct commentary on class struggle and criticism of racism, colonialism, and the consumption of art. On… Read More