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A report says the shutdown reduced federal spending by $18 billion, although most of that will be recouped, now that the government has reopened.
While the reopening of the government is welcome news for many federal workers, some express trepidation that they’ll face the same predicament after Feb. 15.
The cost of a stamp is up 10 percent as the U.S. Postal Service tries to offset billions of dollars in losses. Some packages will cost more to send too.
In West Virginia, mining jobs have been declining for years, and there have been few other options to make a living. The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective is hoping to help turn that around.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Senate has bypassed a key committee in advancing major education legislation as a union official declined to rule out mobilizing teachers in protest for the second time in a year. The Republican-led Senate approved a rare motion by voice vote Monday to skip the finance committee and instead let… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohioans who had their driver’s license suspended for certain violations may be able to have their license reinstatement fee waived or reduced under a new program going into effect this week. The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles says the Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative goes into effect Thursday. It allows drivers six… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio woman’s family says she died at a hospital minutes after receiving two excessive doses of potentially lethal medication ordered by a doctor now being investigated in connection with dozens of deaths. Attorneys say the May 2015 death of 85-year-old Norma Welch prompted one of two lawsuits filed Monday against… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Democrat Adam Edelen has filed to run for governor of Kentucky, promising an issues-based campaign that does not accept money from political action committees. Edelen filed paperwork with the Secretary of State’s office on Monday morning. He was joined by his running mate, Louisville businessman Gill Holland. Edelen is the fourth… Read More
NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) – Authorities in Ohio say a mobile home fire has killed two children and injured several other people. New Lexington Police Chief Scott Ervin has said a 3-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl were pronounced dead at the scene of the blaze early Monday. Police also say two adults and some… Read More
A new report by a coalition of social service groups says state leaders need to invest in families, Ohio’s seniors and the poorest in the state when they approve the next two-year state budget. The report by Advocates for Ohio’s Future says it’s important for Ohio to maintain Medicaid expansion while increasing mental and behavioral… Read More