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Store managers are told to make “every effort” to offer new job options as the greeter position goes away. Workers and their families tell NPR about chaos and anxiety of being in limbo.
“Now we must speak out,” Fred and Cindy Warmbier said after President Trump said he believes that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not have anything to do with Otto Warmbier’s death.
Researchers are learning that attitude can have measurable effects on health. For a food allergy therapy, thinking of stressful side effects as positive signals helped patients complete the treatment.
YouTube says it has already disabled comments on “tens of millions of videos that could be subject to predatory behavior.”
Gillette, Wyoming, isn’t the kind of place you just happen to come across. “It’s about a four hour drive through vast, unimpacted, wide, sweeping plains,” said Matt Gray, a professor at University of Wyoming in Laramie, explaining the trek from his office to his clients. Plains, he said, “and lots and lots of antelope.” For… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training. The bill, backed by the National Rifle Association, won final House passage Friday after a long debate. The measure now goes to Gov. Matt Bevin. Under the measure, Kentuckians able to… Read More
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is starting the final leg of his tour of the early presidential primary and caucus states. As he visits South Carolina, Brown says he’s learned a lot as he gets closer to making a decision on a possible presidential run. Brown has been spreading his pro-worker message but says he’s learned about… Read More
PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) – A man who struck and killed an Ohio police officer directing traffic and then fled the scene has pleaded guilty to charges. Twenty-four-year-old Brian Anthony, of Kirtland, entered pleas Friday to aggravated vehicular assault, failing to stop after an accident, operating a vehicle under the influence and failing to change lanes… Read More
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice says an investigation found evidence that a Kentucky jail routinely uses excessive force against inmates through the use of chemical agents, restraint chairs and electronic control devices. A Thursday letter by the agency to the Boyd County Detention Center warns a lawsuit could be filed if… Read More
CALDWELL, Ohio (AP) – Officials say 29 inmates and four staff members have been treated for exposure to carbon monoxide at a medium-security state prison in southeastern Ohio. The Marietta Times reports an assistant warden at Noble Correctional Institution says a malfunction in the air-handling system in one of the prison dormitories sickened inmates and… Read More
The state has joined two briefings filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on cases dealing with gun ownership and regulations. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost says one of the legal fights is about protecting the country from setting a dangerous precedent related to constitutional rights. Ohio is among 23 states fighting a law in New… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A Roman Catholic diocese based in Ohio’s capital city has made public the names of 34 priests it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors. The Diocese of Columbus said it reviewed the files of nearly 2,000 clergy who served in the diocese since its formation in 1868. The… Read More
Memories can be slippery things, something that The Crooked Spines‘ frontman and chief songwriter Conor Stratton knows all too well, and has expressed poignantly, in the band’s first single, “Bent Out of Shape,” from their second forthcoming full-length, Coyote Laugh. Listen to it embedded above. The song goes public today, although WOUB had the privilege of… Read More
An audit from the state shows a local landlord owes Ohio University more than $20,000 after improperly billing for work done on a Coventry Lane home leased for the former OU president. The Ohio Auditor of State stated in a news release this week that John Wharton owes OU $20,449 for maintenance and repair expenses… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s capital city is continuing its rollout of a system that can quickly detect gunshots and their source. Police in Columbus said Thursday the ShotSpotter detection system is now live in the Linden neighborhood on the north side. It was previously introduced in the Hilltop neighborhood on Columbus’ west side and… Read More
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ruled an Ohio school district’s policy allowing trained teachers and staff to carry concealed weapons in school doesn’t need to require the many training hours required of police. A Butler County judge ruled Thursday in a lawsuit parents filed against Madison Local Schools. The suit sought to prevent… Read More
High school basketball in the great state of Ohio isn’t about a player’s highlights or stats, it’s about a players passion and their will to win. On Thursday night, the Peebles Lady Indians (16-8) and the Waterford Lady Wildcats (20-4) put each other’s wills to the test in a battle for the District Final. It’s… Read More