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As President Donald Trump addressed farmers at a national conference Monday Ohio Valley agriculture leaders said they are standing by his effort to renegotiate trade deals. But some leaders cautioned that costly tariffs on farm products need to end soon. President Trump doubled down on his fight for better trade deals during his speech to American Farm… Read More
Four more medical marijuana dispensaries have been awarded licenses from the state. And these businesses are now close to opening their doors. The Ohio Pharmacy Board has awarded certificates of operation to planned medical marijuana dispensaries in Canton, Wickliffe, Sandusky and Wintersville. That Wintersville dispensary is the second for that eastern Ohio town to be awarded a… Read More
The president says he’s never worked for Russia after The New York Times and The Washington Post raised new questions about his relationship with Moscow amid the unresolved special counsel probe.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A resolution introduced in the West Virginia Legislature seeks to require that Supreme Court justice appointments by the governor be confirmed by the Senate. The resolution introduced in the Senate on Monday was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. It is sponsored by Republicans Patricia Rucker and Mike Azinger. If approved… Read More
Update 1:40 p.m. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – New Republican Gov. Mike DeWine says he’s beginning his four-year term with great optimism about Ohio’s future and a commitment to hearing others’ ideas and perspectives. But he told the audience at his Statehouse inauguration Monday not to mistake that for lack of vision or resolve. DeWine led… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A health care company is donating thousands of disposal kits to help West Virginia residents dispose of unused opioids and other drugs. Gov. Jim Justice announced that UnitedHealthcare will give 10,000 opioid disposal kits to Recovery Point West Virginia to give to people so they can remove the drugs from their… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A high school teacher in West Virginia is suing over her firing in 2017 for a series of social media posts that ridiculed blacks, Muslims and former President Barack Obama. Ex-Huntington High School teacher Mary Durstein sued former Cabell County Schools Assistant Superintendent Todd Alexander, Cabell County’s school board, and state… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – Ohio’s casinos and racinos recorded 1.86 billion in revenue last year, marking a record profit for the industry that launched in the state in 2012. Gambling revenue – the amount of money kept by the facilities after paying out winnings – rose more than 7 percent at the state’s seven racinos to… 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 “See the Sky About to Rain” from Neil Young through “Finest Worksong” by R.E.M. from Ezra Thobaben; “Red Giant” from Kodomo through “Watching Me Fall” by The… Read More
ODD SQUAD: ODDS AND ENDS Premieres Monday, January 21 On Monday, January 21,2019 , PBS KIDS will premiere a brand new one-hour movie from the multiple Emmy Award-winning series, ODD SQUAD. The live-action series, from Fred Rogers Productions and Sinking Ship Entertainment, focuses on the Odd Squad, a kid-run agency whose mission is to save… Read More
Americans now have a 1 in 96 chance of dying from an opioid overdose, according to new analysis from the National Safety Council.