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Around the country, communities are learning their drinking water is polluted with a potentially harmful group of chemicals. The Trump Administration is working on a plan to manage them.
Astronomers have found a distant dwarf planet that appears to confirm the existence of Planet Nine, a giant planet lurking in the outer reaches of the solar system.
The Democratic candidates at the top of the fall ballot are hitting the road for a bus tour of Ohio. The candidates say their platform is a universal message that will connect to more than just liberal voters. The bus has four campaign promises written on the side: “affordable health care, quality education, good paying jobs, leaders you can trust.” Democratic Party Chair David… Read More
Even though judicial races are considered nonpartisan in Ohio, judicial campaigns are usually funded with campaign contributions. A government watchdog group’s report says once they’re on the bench, judges don’t recuse themselves when hearing a case involving those donors. Common Cause’s Catherine Turcer says the report shows judges continue to hear cases involving their contributors and more often than not, rule in favor… Read More
The Supreme Court begins a new term with just eight justices, as the fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination continues. And for the first time in over 30 years, the court is left without a swing vote.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Two women arrested with adult film actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club have sued Columbus vice detectives claiming the officers conspired to retaliate against Daniels for her sex allegations concerning Donald Trump before he became president. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, was arrested in July for inappropriately touching… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia senators have voted to allow impeached Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker to remain in office. The 32-1 vote Tuesday followed a two-day impeachment trial. One senator was absent. A two-thirds majority was required to remove Walker, whose 12-year term expires in 2028. Walker was accused of abusing her authority…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says he’s putting $100 million toward state employees’ public insurance plan and will ask the Legislature to give state workers a 5 percent pay raise. News outlets report Justice made the announcement Tuesday, a day after revenue numbers indicated state collections were almost $120 million ahead… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio welcomes Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy on Monday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy’s recent projects in 2016 include the collaborative LP with Bitchin Bajas (Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties); a split 7″ with Oscar Lee Riley Parsons; numerous performances with neo-classical ensemble 8th Blackbird; a collection of… Read More
In 1967, Emma “Grandma” Gatewood became the first person to solo thru-hike the entire 2,170 miles of the Appalachian Trail. She did this at the age of 67, armed with only a bare minimum of supplies and a desire to achieve a goal. “I’m not so sure that she was walking towards something so much… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A state board and foundation are seeking nominations for the 2019 class of “Great Ohioans.” The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board and Capitol Square Foundation say the award recognizes special Ohioans who have played a significant role in an event, or series of events, of lasting significance in world, American… Read More
The Two Gentlemen of Verona Act 1 Scene 2 Julia – Davis Bosley O hateful hands, to tear such loving words! Injurious wasps, to feed on such sweet honey And kill the bees that yield it with your stings! I’ll kiss each several paper for amends. Look, here is writ ‘kind Julia.’ Unkind Julia! As… Read More
CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) – Three West Virginia schools have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The schools are East Lynn Elementary in Wayne County, Allen T. Allison Elementary in Hancock County, and Mount Lookout Elementary in Nicholas County. The honor is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s agriculture commissioner says the application period has opened to participate in the state’s hemp pilot program next year. Commissioner Ryan Quarles says the goal is to keep strengthening the effort to put hemp on a “responsible path toward commercialization.” In 2018, Kentucky’s farmers planted 6,700 acres of hemp, up from… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – One of Ohio’s large-scale medical marijuana cultivators expects to sell the state’s first legal pot to licensed dispensaries sometime in December. Buckeye Relief LLC, which is based outside of Cleveland in Eastlake, planted its first seeds July 31 after the state granted the company permission to begin growing pot for Ohio’s fledgling… Read More