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Lawsuit Seeks W.Va. AG Morrisey’s Pharma Industry Records

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A lawsuit seeks to force Republican U.S. Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey of West Virginia to release public records related to his communications with the pharmaceutical industry. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee filed suit Monday against Morrisey, who is running against Democratic incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin on Nov. 6. Morrisey represented Cardinal… Read More

Sofi & the Baladis to Bring Ancient Music to Peoples Bank Theater

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Sofi & the Baladis are a truly unique musical group. The group’s performances are one part demonstrations of fascinating ancient instruments such as the oud and the qanun, one part gorgeous interpretation of 4,000-year-old plus Samaritan prayers, and one part the powerful personal story of the group’s lead vocalist, Sofi Tsedaka. Tsedaka was born into… Read More

Steelworkers Agree To Four-Year Contract

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PITTSBURGH (AP) – Negotiators for US Steel Corp. and the United Steelworkers have announced an agreement on four-year contracts covering thousands of employees around the country. Details weren’t announced Monday pending ratification meetings, which the union said would take place in coming weeks. US Steel said the contracts cover about 14,000 union-represented employees. The union… Read More

Arts/West Opens New Music Program

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Fiddles, banjos, violins, ukuleles, and many other instruments are filling Arts/West’s and Stuarts Opera House. These instruments, specific to Appalachian culture, are part of Southeast Ohio’s Musical Lending Library.  The library offers everything from classic rock instruments to traditional Appalachian string instruments. People of all levels of musical ability are able to rent the instruments for free…. Read More

Episode 206 : Terri Givens


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Excellence in teaching and learning is increasingly tied to the need for assessment. As both students and methods of instruction change, faculty are called upon to assess learning in ways that are increasingly nuanced so that meaningful improvements can be made across programs and within specific courses. Dr. Terri Givens, an education consultant and former… Read More