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A 3-pointer by Notre Dame’s Isabel Cassidy was all the Lady Titans needed to pull ahead in the showdown between the Eastern Lady Eagles and Notre Dame Lady Titans at Jackson High School on Thursday night. Once Notre Dame had the lead, they kept it out of arm’s reach of Eastern the remainder of the… Read More
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine lays out how to cut child poverty in half in 10 years.
André Previn died Thursday morning in Manhattan. He was a composer of Oscar-winning film music, conductor, pianist and music director of major orchestras.
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty in the deadly Ohio shootings of four relatives, including a young boy, has been sentenced to the death penalty. A panel of three judges sentenced 24-year-old Arron Lawson on Thursday in the 2017 slayings near Ironton in southern Ohio’s Lawrence County. Prosecutors say he killed his… Read More
Ecuadorian-American producer Robert Carlos Lange builds his sound on ambient electronics, Latin American rhythms and instrumentation that allows each element to bounce and reverberate.
The group that represents Ohio’s Medicaid health plans says their managed care process is saving the state about $2.2 billion a year. But critics say there are several improvements that can still be made. Miranda Motter, president/CEO of the Ohio Association of Health Plans, says the report outlines how the private health plans provide accountability, quality care and… Read More
The U.S. economy expanded at a solid 2.6 percent rate during the last three months of 2018, but growth was significantly lower than it had been earlier in the year as the boost from tax cuts waned.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he takes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “at his word” that Kim was unaware of the alleged mistreatment of an American college student who died after being imprisoned there. Kim “tells me he didn’t know about it, and I will take him at his word,” Trump… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A marketing and communications company is planning to add 100 new jobs to a West Virginia facility. The Intelligencer reports Williams Lea Tag plans to add the jobs in downtown Wheeling during the next nine months, bringing the total number of employees at its Stone Center facility to nearly 660. The… Read More
Hundreds of people gathered in Columbus for the 10th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day to discuss the most pressing issues related to the issue and share what has been working in their communities. Advocates, law enforcement, attorneys and human trafficking survivors filled the Ohio Statehouse atrium for the conference hosted by Sen. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo)… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a school safety bill that comes more than a year after two students died in a shooting at a western Kentucky high school. In a show of bipartisanship, the Kentucky Senate voted 37-0 Thursday to send the bill to Gov. Matt Bevin. A day… Read More
Ohio is among 15 states that have asked the federal government for permission to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. Ohio’s request would cover people up to age 50, but a state senator has proposed a bill that would go further. The bill sponsored by Sen. Matt Huffman (R-Lima) would require 20 hours of work per… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s House speaker has indicated he’s open to the idea of more revenue for road and bridge maintenance although he hasn’t committed to any changes the House might make in the governor’s proposal for increasing Ohio’s gas tax to raise that revenue. Republican Speaker Larry Householder says a safe, well-maintained transportation… Read More
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed legislation requiring students to take computer science classes before graduating high school. Justice held a ceremonial bill signing Thursday at Cranberry-Prosperity Elementary School in Beckley. The governor’s office says in a news release West Virginia is the first state to require high school computer… Read More
The state says the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow still owes tens of millions of dollars for students it didn’t have but was paid to educate. Last year, an audit of what was the state’s largest online charter school was turned over to the Franklin County Prosecutor and the federal government for possible criminal charges…. Read More
Matt Wheaton started Greatness Every Day with the intention to be able to say he lived a great life, and wants you to be able to do the same! His Greatness Every Day podcast was featured on the “Top 100” list of podcasts on Anchor, and his YouTube channel racks in tons of views showing… Read More
On this episode of Conversations From Studio B, Chris Parsons, director of the upcoming ABC Player’s performance of Beauty and the Beast, talks with members of his cast and crew about the show. Showtimes are March 1-2, 8-9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., with matinees March 3, 9, & 10 at 2 p.m at the historic Stuart’s… Read More