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ATHENS, Ohio — A familiar demon came back to haunt the Ohio men’s basketball team Tuesday night, as the green and white could not get their jump shots to fall in a 66-52 loss to Kent State. For the Bobcats, it was just their second defeat inside the Convocation Center this year. With the loss,… Read More
In his new book, The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro argues that we’re not spending enough screen time with our kids.
Chester Nez, one of the original 29 Navajo men who used their native language to confound the Japanese military during World War II, died of kidney failure on Wednesday.
Four different dispensaries are set to open for business at 9 a.m. tomorrow. Two are in the Eastern Ohio town of Wintersville. One is in Sandusky. Another is in Canton. The supply of medical marijuana will be limited at first. And the only form of the product likely to be available in the beginning is… Read More
The state department of transportation has a bigger job than usual in changing the 38 road signs at Ohio’s borders that feature the new governor’s name. The signs are meant to last at least 20 years, so ODOT usually just replaces the names of the governor and lieutenant governor. But ODOT spokesman Matt Bruning said… Read More
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) – A former Ohio principal of the year convicted on charges of having sex with two female high school students has been sentenced to two years in prison. A Ross County judge on Monday sentenced the former Chillicothe High School principal to prison despite recommendations for no prison time. The judge said… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Sixteen Kentucky residents have again asked a federal judge to block new eligibility requirements for Medicaid. The group, led by a trio of advocacy organizations, wants a federal judge to block Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan that would require some Medicaid recipients to get a job, go to school or volunteer… Read More
Not long after new Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s inaugural, former Gov. John Kasich is announcing a new gig. Kasich has signed with CNN to be a political commentator for various shows – just hours after announcing, on the same day as DeWine’s inauguration ceremony, that he had signed with an LA-based talent agency. He’s been vague about his… Read More
Pharrell’s praise turned Maggie Rogers into a viral sensation. Now, she’s negotiating all the pitfalls of a fast track to fame on her debut album, Heard It in a Past Life.
A federal judge in New York has issued the first ruling out of multiple lawsuits over a question about U.S. citizenship status. The ruling is expected to be appealed all the way to the Supreme Court.