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Senators said they were assessing what to make of new accusations involving Kavanaugh as the hours ticked toward a high-stakes hearing for the Supreme Court nominee on Thursday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s higher elevations are starting to burst into their peak colors. The state Tourism Office released its first fall foliage report Wednesday. Tourism officials say in a news release that areas along U.S. Route 33 should reach their peak by this weekend, including Tucker, Randolph and Pendleton counties in northern… Read More
ATHENS — A Summit County man has been indicted on charges related to the June hit-and-run that killed an Athens County man in mid-June. John W. Rohr, 37, of Clinton, Ohio, was indicted by the September term of the Athens County Grand Jury Monday on felony charges of second degree aggravated vehicular homicide, third degree aggravated… Read More
Medevac helicopter companies are on the congressional radar, as a funding bill for the Federal Aviation Administration nears passage. Consumer protections against deceptive practices could become law.
Retired coal miners and coal community activists are on Capitol Hill this week urging action on two important issues for miners: pensions and black lung benefits. Advocates say funds supporting both pensions for retired miners and the federal benefits for those sickened by black lung disease are at risk if Congress does not act. Pension… Read More
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) – Developers of a natural gas pipeline set to run through West Virginia and Virginia say the project’s cost has risen from $3.7 billion to $4.6 billion. Mountain Valley Pipeline developers released the revised cost estimate Monday. A Mountain Valley statement says about half of the increase is due to a construction… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The creator of the “For Better Or For Worse” comic strip and the artist behind the “Bone” graphic novels are among the participants in an annual cartoon and comic strip festival in Columbus. Cartoon Crossroads Columbus runs Sept. 27 through Sept. 30 at various locations throughout the city, including the Billy… Read More
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) – The parent company for Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park has been fined over $140,000 for safety violations. The $142,270 fine by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration stems from an April 11 incident where an employee was seriously injured in a fall from a park building. According to OSHA, the worker… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich says more public pressure is needed to get state lawmakers around the country to tighten state gun laws. Kasich has grown increasingly frustrated as he’s watched shootings from Las Vegas to his own hometown of Westerville do little to change the debate. Ohio is not unique… Read More
Kimberly Reed’s Political Thriller Uncovers Intricate Schemes of Illegal Election Funding in Her Home State of Montana, the perfect case study. Your vote can be bought, but at what cost? “Dark Money” follows local Montana journalist John S. Adams, who is determined to uncover the truth about funding in his state’s elections. The film gains… Read More