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Trump called Florence “one of the most powerful and devastating storms ever to hit our country” and promised federal support for disaster relief. “There will be nothing left undone,” he said.
Atmospheric, almost atonal sound fills the room as several projectors work together to create a thick forest of film — overlaid images play out over the screen: a faded cartoon horse and buggy make their way across the bottom of the projection; mountains and crashing waves crawl the surface of the wall; abstract images and… Read More
The proposal to reduce limits on methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public land is the latest move to roll back Obama-era climate regulations.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – Major party candidates for Ohio governor are set for the first of three debates ahead of the November election. Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray, the former federal consumer watchdog, are scheduled to meet in Dayton Wednesday night. Future debates are scheduled for Oct. 1 in Marietta and… Read More
Neil Diamond is perhaps one of the most prolific hit songwriters of the 21st Century. He’s responsible for the hits one may associate with him, such as “Sweet Caroline,” “Song Sung Blue,” “Cherry, Cherry,” and dozens of others – but he’s also the man behind The Monkees’ “I’m a Believer,” and “A Little Bit Me,… Read More
HINTON, W.Va. (AP) – Work being done on the Mountain Valley Pipeline in a West Virginia county will be halted as a judge has ordered a temporary stay. The Register-Herald reports Summers and Monroe counties Circuit Court Judge Robert Irons issued the stay on Tuesday over construction in Summers County. It will specifically stop work… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A Democratic West Virginia lawmaker has refiled a legal challenge of Republican Gov. Jim Justice’s residency. News outlets report Delegate Isaac Sponaugle of Pendleton filed a petition Tuesday for writ of mandamus against Justice, asking the court to require the governor to live at the seat of government, as the West… Read More
The U.S. Senate has approved a bipartisan package to address the nation’s opioid crisis with more resources for addiction treatment and recovery and an emphasis on stopping the flow of the the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl. The Senate approved the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 by a 99-1 vote Monday night including a version of Ohio… Read More
Music acts from around the region will meet at The Union Bar this weekend for the seventh year of Falloutfest, an event that showcases underground bands and solo artists. Falloutfest has something for almost any taste, as the three-night showcase involves bands with extremely varied styles and sounds. Musical genres range from soul to dancecore… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – An airport in West Virginia is set to get a $3.7 million Federal Aviation Administration grant for projects including an aviation school and air freight facility. Yeager Airport is also set to get $412,000 from the state for the projects. The Charleston airport and Marshall University are working to create the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state is announcing plans for a new exhibit showcasing some of Ohio’s earliest constitutions. The exhibit to be housed in the Ohio Statehouse Museum will display the original 1802 and 1851 Ohio constitutions. It will also include educational interactives explaining how the documents have changed over time. An announcement was… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with a newspaper seeking to view autopsy reports and photos in the still-unsolved slayings of eight family members. The Pike County case involves seven adults and a teenage boy from the Rhoden family who were found shot to death at four homes in April 2016…. Read More
THE MAYO CLINIC: FAITH – HOPE – SCIENCE, a New Documentary Executive Produced by Ken Burns, to Air on PBS Tuesday September 25, 2018 9-11 p.m. on WOUB – Two-Hour Film, Featuring the Voices of Tom Hanks, Sam Waterston, Blythe Danner, and Josh Lucas, Explores Clinic’s 150-Year History and What It Means to “Put the… Read More
Some 70 environmental regulations have been rolled back by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since the beginning of the Trump Administration. And, Dr. Michele Morrone, professor of Environmental Health Science at Ohio University finds this to be “really alarming.” She claims that these rollbacks are exposing citizens, especially in Appalachia and other poverty stricken… Read More