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The tax collecting agency is one of those affected by the partial government shutdown, but the White House says it will issue refunds, reversing previous government policy.
Trump announced that he will speak to the country Tuesday. He is also set to visit the southern border Thursday. Over the weekend, the administration sent its formal budget request to lawmakers.
The Department of Health and Human Services confirms the population at Tornillo, Texas, is down from nearly 3,000 adolescents last month to about 1,500. The camp is due to close at the end of January.
What happens to an image – and, more importantly, how we understand it, over time? Daniel King, the writer and photographer for Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts, and Cassidy Brauner, an Emerging Artist Post-Graduate Fellow in Photography and Integrated Media at the Ohio University School of Art + Design, are looking to the public… Read More
The 85-year-old liberal justice underwent surgery for cancer last month and also recently broke several ribs after a fall.
The months-long behind the scenes fight for leadership of the Ohio House ends with the defeat of the current speaker, and the election of a former speaker to that position again. There was a lot of suspense in the vote, though current speaker Ryan Smith was one of the two candidates vying for the job…. Read More
Volunteers and a skeletal staff have maintained sites in some parks. In others, the amount of damage and trash triggered an unprecedented move from the National Park Service to return more workers.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says he’ll seek re-election in 2020. Justice announced his intentions Monday in White Sulphur Springs. Justice was elected as a Democrat in 2016 in a largely self-funded campaign, then switched to the Republican Party less than a year later. Justice has spearheaded major road… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky says it will begin issuing new driver’s licenses in March. Kentucky drivers can choose between two options. One is a standard driver’s license. The other is a “voluntary travel ID” that complies with new federal travel rules. Kentucky drivers must choose between the two options. They cannot have both. Beginning… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio hosts a special award winning Bluegrass matinee with Rhonda Vincent & The Rage on Sunday, January 13 at 3 p.m. Famously crowned as “The New Queen of Bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal, and the most decorated artist in that field. Vincent’s music incorporates savvy contemporary touches while drawing… Read More
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A county school board in West Virginia is considering whether to suspend an assistant principal for a bathroom incident involving a transgender male student. Fifteen-year-old Michael Critchfield says Liberty High School Assistant Principal Lee Livengood harassed him for using a boys’ bathroom on Nov. 27, and told him, “you freak me… 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 “The Long Way Home” by Norah Jones through “This is Radio Clash” by The Clash from R@T; “Web In Front” from Archers of Loaf through “In Every… Read More
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) – Five former Kentucky jail deputies have pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an inmate’s death. The Independent reports Zachary Messer of Ashland, Brad Roberts of Westwood, Colton Griffith of Flatwoods, Jeremy Mattox of Grayson and Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, appeared in court Friday for arraignment. Court records show… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – New business starts in Ohio have seen another record-breaking year. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted reports 2018 marked the ninth consecutive year of records, with more than 125,000 new business filings. The previous record was just over 117,000 in 2017. New business filings are up nearly 56 percent since 2010…. Read More
Bohemian Rhapsody, Green Book, and The Kominsky Method, Glenn Close, and Lady Gaga all took home awards. Here is the complete list of winners.