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The Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon to provide additional active-duty troops on the Southern border. They will upgrade or add 160 miles of fencing in Arizona and California.
A significant power shift begins in Washington with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives. The incoming speaker plans votes on bills to reopen the government and new rules.
In the 1990s, pirate radio station WBAD started playing hip-hop music without bleeping it like commercial radio. But even if it was playing church music, the FCC still would have come after them.
CIA Director Gina Haspel wants more undercover officers overseas. But in an age of universal surveillance, instant online searches and social media profiles, staying below the radar is a challenge.
“We will do better next time,” the Vermont senator and former presidential candidate said. As Sanders considers whether to run in 2020, new allegations from his 2016 campaign have emerged.
The United Auto Workers labor union is suing General Motors over the use of temporary workers at a plant in Indiana, saying that laid-off members from Lordstown could do the jobs. The UAW filed the suit this week in federal court in Youngstown. The suit accuses the company of violating a labor agreement that allows… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Federal prosecutors say an Ohio couple charged last month in a terrorism investigation is now accused of obtaining guns and explosives in a plot to kill others. The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced the indictments that include conspiracy charges against the pair from Toledo. Authorities in court documents filed… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A coal company West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice owns has been ordered by a federal court to release financial information to prosecutors. The Charleston Gazette-Mail quotes the U.S. District Court judge’s order filed Wednesday as saying attorneys for Justice Energy Co. are required to provide the information this month. Federal prosecutors… Read More
Governor-elect Mike DeWine announced the nomination of Annette Chambers-Smith as the next director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. If confirmed, Chambers-Smith would be the first woman to lead the DRC. DeWine says the two have discussed criminal justice reform, which includes prison overpopulation and recidivism. “As we move toward prison reform, which… Read More
R&B star R. Kelly has maintained his career through accusations of soliciting underage girls for sex and sexual abuse. A new series on Lifetime will explore those accusations.
The ’70s pop group was known for hits including “Love Will Keep Us Together,” “Lonely Night” and “Muskrat Love.” Dragon and musical partner Toni Tennille were married for almost 40 years.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Another barge that broke free last week on the Ohio River has sunk as responders wait for salvage teams to raise the barges. The Coast Guard says that the company operating the tow that hit the Second Street Bridge at Louisville on Christmas Day has retained two salvage teams. The release… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s elections chief has announced new signature requirements for statewide ballot issues. The numbers of signatures now required are based on total voter turnout for the governor’s race in the November 2018 election. Statewide ballot issue committees must follow the new requirements through the 2022 gubernatorial general election. Under the changes… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Columbus logged 103 homicides in 2018, a 28 percent decrease from a record-high 143 homicides the previous year. Officials say 73 percent of the homicides in 2018 were caused by shootings, and more than 70 percent of homicide victims were black. The city’s Hilltop neighborhood continued to be the city’s deadliest,… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Records show one West Virginia county’s non-fatal drug overdose totals fell by 40 percent in 2018 compared with the year prior. The Herald-Dispatch reports Cabell County EMS recorded 1,089 overdose reports in 2018 compared to 1,831 overdoses in 2017. The records also show Cabell County had fewer overdoses in each individual… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky auditor has filed paperwork to raise money for the 2019 governor’s race. Adam Edelen filed a letter of intent with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance on Thursday. Edelen has not officially filed as a candidate, but Thursday’s filing is an indication he will run for governor. Edelen… Read More
The Ohio Wrestling team showed a lot of potential for the second half of the season during the Southern Scuffle tournament. The team ended in 8th place with a field of 30+ teams in Chattanooga, TN. Two Ohio wrestlers placed 4th, Zac Carson and Cameron Kelly. Zac Carson surprised many with his path to the… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A lawyer for West Virginia residents affected by a 2014 chemical spill into a river says another batch of settlement checks from a class-action lawsuit is going in the mail. Attorney Anthony Majestro tells The Charleston Gazette-Mail that U.S. District Court Judge John Copenhaver approved the distribution of more than 1,500… Read More
Nature: Attenborough and the Sea Dragon Premieres Wednesday, January 9 at 8 p.m. Streams Thursday, January 10 at pbs.org/nature and on PBS apps A remarkable chance discovery is about to reveal secrets that have laid hidden for 200 million years. A “dragon” that ruled the ocean at the time of the dinosaurs was found… Read More
Online job search expert Susan P. Joyce has been quoted in hundreds of books, articles and blog posts. And she runs two top career websites: Job-Hunt.Org and WorkCoachCafe.com Susan is a prolific writer, and in her work she shares masses of excellent information about topics like how to create a modern resume, how to do… Read More
Boomer Perrault is a Connecticut resident who, with the help of a friend, started the 1 a Week Organization. 1 a Week promotes positivity and mental health awareness, through acts of kindness, giving out their own sponsored gifts along the way. In this week’s episode of The Kindness Podcast, Boomer talks with me about how… Read More