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White House officials reportedly say that each week of the shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth — double the administration’s original estimate.
The Inspector General for the General Services Administration, said that agency lawyers decided to ignore the constitutional issues when they reviewed the lease after Trump won the 2016 election.
Ohio House Democrats will pick a new leadership team next week, more than a week after their leader resigned in the fallout from the battle over which Republican would be… Read More
During a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing Wednesday on his nomination to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler was pressed by members of the Senate Committee on Environment and… Read More
Editor’s Note: delfin bautista uses the pronoun they/their and does not capitalize their name. ATHENS — Ohio University has named Tyrone Carr as interim director of the LGBT Center, just shy… Read More
As the partial government shutdown continues, some federal workers and contractors are looking for temporary jobs to earn income.
Deaf people struggle with high unemployment. So they are creating their own “deaf ecosystems” and pushing employers to better accommodate them.
In a letter to President Trump, Pelosi cites security concerns and suggests working together to find another suitable date. Pelosi also gave the president the option to deliver the address in writing.
A coalition of business leaders and local elected officials say there’s no money for big road construction projects in the transportation budget that will come out next month, so lawmakers… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginians have long complained about motorists driving at reduced speeds in the left lane of highways. Now a state lawmaker is doing something about it…. Read More
Creating an exercise habit doesn’t mean you have to spend hours sweating on a treadmill. Start small, build up slowly and remember that all movement counts — even vacuuming, if you do it vigorously.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has officially filed to run for governor, calling on his Democratic opponents to release their tax returns ahead of the primary… Read More
The Ohio Democrat told NPR on Wednesday that Democrats “need to win in the heartland” as he announced a tour of states holding the first primaries in 2020.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for President Donald Trump’s wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border. The GOP-led House… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohioans who receive food stamps are getting February’s benefits this week. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue asked states to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program aid no later than Jan…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney says a second wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering that near-death hospital patients get potentially fatal doses… Read More
BOSTON (AP) — A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people at the prescription opioid painkiller’s launch party in the 1990s that it would be… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) — The first Ohio sales of medical marijuana are being made with the opening of four dispensaries in the state. Fifty-six-year-old Joan Caleodis was the first customer to… Read More
A new book, “The Snow Leopard Project and Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation” has been recently authored by Dr. Alex Dehgan. Dehgan is an entrepreneur, expedition leader, diplomat and development… Read More
Midway into the second half, the Federal Hocking Lancers were tied at 48 against the Miller Falcons. The score was broken open by Colby Bartley and the Falcon offense after… Read More