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The meeting in the Situation Room comes as impacts from the partial government shutdown continue to grow across the country, including the closure of the National Zoo and the Smithsonian museums.
Scientists say Ultima Thule, a newly explored world out beyond Pluto, is a relic from our solar system’s earliest days.
The stakes are higher with a newly configured U.S. Supreme Court. Abortion-rights opponents say they’re ultimately hoping to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Russia’s Federal Security Service says it arrested Paul Whelan last week. Family members say he was visiting Moscow to attend a wedding, not to steal secrets.
Six passengers were stricken on the Tampa-bound flight, prompting Cleveland airport officials to shut down and clean water fountains.
The new rules include automatically increasing the debt ceiling when a new budget is passed and setting up a committee on climate change.
Hey, hey, they were the Monkees, and by 1968 they were sick and tired of their manufactured boy-band image, so they took a sledgehammer to it in the surreal, angry, stream-of-consciousness Head.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) – A former deputy in Ohio accused of having two inmates perform oral sex on him inside the county jail while he was still employed as a deputy has been charged with sexual battery. Clark County Sheriff Deb Burchett said in a news release Wednesday that Marcus Johnson IV, of Huber Heights,… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The company trying to build a $1.68 billion aluminum mill in eastern Kentucky backed in part by state taxpayers says it has spent $15.7 million on construction so far. But Braidy Industries says it is on schedule “to meet its anticipated target of bringing the mill to full commercial operation in… Read More
Though lawmakers didn’t address the issue after a set of lawsuits against a Cleveland hospital, one outgoing legislator is hoping his bill will move forward after he’s gone. In March, University Hospitals in Cleveland announced some 4000 embryos at its fertility clinic were likely nonviable due to a problem with its cryofreezer. Some of those families are… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A new Ohio law allows the spouses of transferred military members to collect unemployment benefits if a move forces spouses to quit their jobs. An analysis by the nonpartisan Ohio Legislative Service Commission found about 44 military spouses will claim benefits under the law each year, for a cost of about… Read More
Every weekend volunteer DJs fill the airwaves with their favorite sounds. Check out this playlist curated based on what those volunteer music geeks were spinning this past weekend. This week, enjoy “Feeling Good” from Nina Simone through “It’s Kickin’ In” by They Might Be Giants from Ezra Thobaben and “Rhapsody in Blue” from George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, and… Read More
Wow! 2018 has come and gone, and it’s about time we reflect on our favorite sounds of the past year. Leading up through the end of the year, WOUB Culture will be spotlighting what various music-centric people throughout the region have been enjoying the most for the past 12 months. It feels particularly awkward compiling… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia health officials say flu cases are on the rise. Lauren Spadafora is the flu coordinator for the state Department of Health and Human Resources. She told the Charleston Gazette-Mail there has been a steady increase in positive flu tests across the state. She says there were 15-20 positive tests per week… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 26 of West Virginia’s 55 counties in November. WorkForce West Virginia says jobless rates dropped in 21 counties and remained steady in eight others. Jefferson County’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 2.9 percent was the lowest in the state, followed by Pendleton County at 3.3 percent and… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Both environmental groups and coal lobbyists said they are concerned that a raid on a coal-mining reclamation fund in Ohio alongside the nationwide downturn in coal mining could leave taxpayers on the hook for millions needed to clean up abandoned mines. Republican Gov. John Kasich’s administration took $5 million from the… Read More
USS INDIANAPOLIS: THE FINAL CHAPTER Premieres Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. on PBS – A new documentary follows researchers as they work to solve the mysteries that circle the USS Indianapolis, highlighting the ship’s heroic legacy and dramatic final moments – A new documentary from Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions, USS… Read More
SEASON FIVE OF “FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.” PREMIERES JANUARY 8 10 All-New Episodes Explore Ancestry Stories of Felicity Huffman, Andy Samberg, George R.R. Martin, Christiane Amanpour, Michael Strahan, Laura Linney, Paul Ryan, Joe Madison, Michael Moore, Sarah Silverman, Kal Penn, Michael K. Williams, Tig Notaro, Lisa Ling, Alejandro Innaritu, Chloe Sevigny… Read More
“Story” is tantamount when a filmmaker decides whether to make a film. If the story doesn’t resonate with the film’s creator, then the project will just be a jumble of parts. Story is the linkage that brings the chapters together to make a coherent film that is both informative and entertaining. This is the documentary… Read More