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Stan Lee — born Stanley Martin Lieber — co-created many beloved Marvel Comics characters, but he became the company’s tireless, beloved figurehead. NPR’s Glen Weldon offers a remembrance.
In its latest effort to curb smoking by young people, the FDA wants to outlaw menthol cigarettes. The agency would also restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes to reduce youth addiction to nicotine.
President Trump, the GOP-controlled Senate and the Federalist Society are putting their stamp on the federal judiciary for a generation with a corps of conservative appointments.
Southeastern Ohio is known for its rolling hills, scenic views and its rich Appalachian history. Small villages nestled in the valleys of Athens, Perry and Hocking counties make up “Little Cities of Black Diamonds,” former coal mining towns that brought workers from near and far to achieve the common goals of landing a job and… Read More
A publicist said country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century, has died. Jeremy Westby said Clark died Thursday due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla. Clark was “Hee Haw” host or co-host for its entire 24-year run. The… Read More
The state school board is expected to vote on new recommendations for high school graduation requirements Thursday. This comes as hundreds of kids might not be able to graduate under the existing standards. The state school superintendent has proposed a plan that has several options for seniors to graduate, including tests, final projects, state courses and grade… Read More
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) – Hearings have been scheduled for two women charged with misleading authorities investigating an Ohio family massacre. Attorneys for Fredericka Wagner and Rita Newcomb say they will plead not guilty during the Thursday court hearing. Both face felony charges of obstructing justice and perjury. The 65-year-old Newcomb is also charged with forgery…. Read More
LOUISA, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police say two boys are expected to recover from an accidental shooting in which both were hit. Police said a preliminary investigation found that the children, ages 11 and 4, were watching television Tuesday at their home in the Blaine community of Lawrence County when one obtained or disturbed… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Supreme Court says it will hear a case about whether a Constitutional amendment voters have approved will stand. The court announced Thursday it will hear arguments on Feb. 8 for “Marsy’s Law.” The proposed amendment to the state Constitution would guarantee the rights of crime victims, including the right… Read More
Fifteen minutes before his shift was to end on November 8, 2017, Lariat Rope, a thickset man of 55, tumbled into a pit of scalding water at Sapa Extrusions North America in Phoenix, an aluminum-products plant where he’d worked for more than 25 years. It took rescuers three hours to retrieve his body from the… Read More