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Heading into midterm elections, pressure is on for governments and campaigns to secure elections. But what about the companies that make the machines and print the ballots?
The deputy attorney general rejected a story that described him musing with the idea of secretly wearing a wire or conferring with members of the Cabinet about invoking the 25th Amendment.
As President Trump attempts to revive the struggling coal industry, the administration’s top regulator for mine safety used a recent lecture at West Virginia University to lay out his priorities for the agency charged with keeping miners safe. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health David Zatezalo outlined the Trump administration’s priorities for… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Supreme Court’s chief justice is asking the court to delay impeachment proceedings against her by the state Senate. Chief Justice Margaret Workman filed a petition Friday morning arguing the state Senate’s articles of impeachment are not constitutional. The Gazette Mail reports Workman is asking to delay impeachment proceedings… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A legislative aide who also was on the board of the state’s largest school district has resigned from both roles after two female colleagues in the Ohio House filed sexual harassment complaints against him. The Columbus Dispatch reports 36-year-old Dominic Paretti resigned Friday from the House after legislative staff confronted him… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Federal authorities say an Ohio mail carrier has been arrested during a sting operation and charged with mail theft for opening a package containing marijuana. A court affidavit says Ramon Johnson was arrested Wednesday in Toledo after being caught by investigators from the U.S. Postal Service and Toledo police opening a… Read More
“We WON!!!” the Cleveland Police Department tweeted of the comeback victory, before adding, “Wait….Oh God. The free beer thing…Ok Cleveland. Stay calm.”
In a comprehensive new report on the opioid crisis, the U.S. surgeon general writes that stigma remains a major barrier to treatment and urges a more supportive approach to those in need. Surgeon General Jerome Adams wrote in his Spotlight on Opioids report that stigma has prevented people with opioid use disorders from seeking treatment. “The way… Read More
Every weekend local music geeks unite to provide the region with 11 hours of creatively curated tunes on WOUB 1340AM, an endeavor that is known commonly as Radio Free Athens! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Here is a… Read More
An Ohio University employee at a regional campus has resigned, and allegations of sexual harassment and non-consensual sexual conduct were substantiated in a university investigation. The employee was listed in the OU Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance official report as a manager of student employees, and two student employees were listed as the… Read More