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College campuses are growing increasingly concerned about how to keep students safe amid a national opioid crisis. Some schools provide free and easy access to drugs that can reverse an overdose.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s governor has renewed his call for suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry to resign. Responding to a question about Loughry at a news conference Monday, Gov. Jim Justice said “it just seems to me like the right thing is resignation and go on down the road.” Loughry was… Read More
The Trump Administration is touting a new report that shows a decrease in greenhouse gas emissions nationwide. But Ohio environmental advocates say the celebration will be short-lived because of President Donald Trump’s new policies. The U.S. EPA says greenhouse gas emissions went down almost 3% last year compared to 2016, and large power plant emissions fell by 4.5%. The Trump… Read More
Fired State Agriculture Director Speaks Out, Shares Concerns About Kasich’s Order On Farmland Runoff
With a little over two months left till he leaves office, Gov. John Kasich suddenly fired a cabinet member who’s been with him for six years – the state agriculture director. David Daniels says on Friday he was called to a meeting in the governor’s office that had been scheduled a few days earlier, and… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – In-person absentee voting has begun in Kentucky for the Nov. 6 elections. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says eligible voters can cast an absentee ballot in person at their local county clerk’s office. To be eligible, a voter must be either out of the county on Election Day, elderly,… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A group formed to review student behavior in West Virginia public schools will hold its first meeting next month. The state Department of Education says in a news release the group will meet Nov. 13 at the state Board of Education’s conference room at the Capitol in Charleston. The group will… Read More
Frequent flyers have often complained of shrinking legroom on flights. Now Congress has ordered the FAA to establish minimum seat widths and pitch — but that’s unlikely to result in more space.
CINCINNATI (AP) – A civil rights organization is asking an appeals court to overturn a ruling that bans homeless camps in a southwestern Ohio county. The ACLU of Ohio has sued on behalf of a church that wants to house homeless people on its private property. An August ruling by Judge Robert Ruehlman banned encampments… Read More
The attorney general is the state’s top cop, protecting Ohioans against shady business practices and against crime on the streets. And the new AG will be among the five new statewide executive officeholders who will take over in January. Republican Dave Yost and Democrat Steve Dettelbach are both attorneys. And they both have a way… Read More
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – The state has suggested a shuttered injection well linked to two small earthquakes in northeast Ohio could resume operations if the owner submits an acceptable plan. The Ohio Division of Oil & Gas Resources Management has urged Ohio’s Supreme Court not to hear an appeal from American Water Management Services regarding… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Records show Ohio didn’t hesitate to spend the first round of federal funding targeting the country’s opioid crisis, unlike other states, to expand Medicaid under the national health care law. State officials spent $19 million, or about 73 percent, of the money it received last year as part of the two-year,… Read More
Most people who struggle with depression and anxiety have heard that exercise is a mood-booster. But exercising with friends, especially playing a team sport may help even more.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Clergy members in Ohio’s capital city alleging discrimination in its police department are seeking changes. The Columbus Dispatch reports more than 30 clergy members sent a letter recently to Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther asking for several changes. Their proposals include taking complaints and investigations into discrimination and racism away from the… Read More
FRONTLINE Presents “The Facebook Dilemma” The Facebook Dilemma – A Two Part FRONTLINE Series Part One – Monday, October 29 at 9 Part Two -Tuesday, October 30 at 10 The promise of Facebook was to unite the world. But a series of recent scandals – from the proliferation of fake news and disinformation on Facebook,… Read More