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The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday about one of the few remaining provisions in the Bill of Rights not yet applied to the states: the ban on excessive fines.
Trump’s account reposted a tweet featuring a meme that asked: “Now that Russia collusion is a proven lie, when do the trials for treason begin?”
Democrats state lawmakers are using these last few weeks of session to try and eliminate school district takeovers by the state. This process has allowed the state to assign a CEO to take control of an academically failing district. Youngstown and Lorain have all been taken over by the state, and more districts, such as Dayton,… Read More
As Appalachian coal miners suffer from a historic surge in black lung disease, a federal trust fund that supports some of those miners has been scheduled to lose a significant portion of its funding. A new tax bill in Congress includes a provision to extend the coal excise tax that supports the trust fund. With… Read More
The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association announced the Division VI and VII All-Ohio football teams Sunday. Those players in Gridiron Glory’s coverage area named to the lists are below. Division VI First Team Offense Running Backs: Keegan Wilburn, Nelsonville-York, Jr. Third Team Offense Running Backs: Jesse Collins, Belpre, Sr. Special Mention Donovan McCollister, Nelsonville-York; Dakota Ross,… Read More
The Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association announced the Division IV and V All-Ohio football teams Monday. Those players in Gridiron Glory’s coverage area named to the lists are below. Division IV First Team Defense Linebackers: Eric Stillion, John Glenn, Sr. Punter: Brady Emerson, John Glenn, Jr. Third Team Offense Receivers: Joseph Clifford, John Glenn, Sr.; Dillon… Read More
Ohio’s senior Senator is blasting General Motors for planning to close the Lordstown plant in March. He says Congress needs to change the tax code to prevent companies from benefitting from that action in the future. Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown says workers are being hurt by GM’s decision. “While people’s lives were being upended… Read More
WAVERLY, OHIO — The second of four family members charged with killing eight people from another family in southern Ohio has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges. George Wagner IV, 27, was arraigned on 22 counts Wednesday in Pike County court. He’s being held without bond. Wagner, his parents and his brother… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia Board of Education committee on school finance and funding has formally approved recommendations for changes to the state School Aid funding formula. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that changes intended to make funding more equitable and more directly meet student’s needs were approved Tuesday. Board member and committee chairman,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The State Highway Patrol says six people were killed in Ohio traffic crashes over this year’s Thanksgiving travel season – the lowest number of traffic fatalities for that travel period in 27 years. A patrol release says the six people killed this year died in six crashes over the five-day reporting… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The leader of West Virginia’s Senate is mulling his options after the state Supreme Court refused to revisit a ruling that halted the impeachment process of several justices. A panel of judicial stand-ins ruled Oct. 11 in favor of Justice Margaret Workman’s challenge of her impeachment. The decision also was applied… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A bill being considered in the Republican-controlled Ohio Legislature would specify that ministers don’t have to perform marriages that contradict their “sincerely held religious beliefs.” The “Ohio Pastor Protection Act ” would stipulate that an ordained or licensed minister or religious society isn’t subject to civil or criminal liability for denying… Read More
Infections with Clostridium difficile can be difficult to treat and life-threatening. Once a problem seen mainly in health care facilities, the infections are now occurring often in the community.
Confusion has been a feature of the Trump Administration’s policies toward immigration and especially the current border issues with migrants and the caravan from Honduras. Philip Ewing, national security editor for National Public Radio (NPR), says the recent tear gassing of migrants at the southern border of the United States was a result of some… Read More