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Pentagon sources say that Trump’s hopes for a space force produced tensions between Wilson and the White House, who saw her as delaying the process. She plans to go into academia.
After #MeToo, many employment attorneys say they’ve seen the number of pay-disparity cases spike, and employers are having to adapt by conducting investigations and pay audits.
Shine, a former Fox News executive, will become a senior adviser to the president’s 2020 re-election campaign.
Gov. Mike DeWine wants to more than double the funds for home visitation programs to help curb Ohio’s dismal infant mortality rate and develop at-risk children’s mental, physical, and behavioral health. The report from DeWine’s home visitation committee recommends making race and ethnicity foundational elements in infant mortality efforts, creating a central point for the intake and data… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Vice President Mike Pence highlighted curbs in environmental regulations and called energy a “source of prosperity” during a speech in Ohio’s capital city of Columbus. Pence, speaking Friday at the Ohio Oil and Gas Association convention, also hailed President Donald Trump’s decision to issue an executive order to pay for building… Read More
The sentence in federal court followed Manafort’s conviction in a bank and tax fraud trial last summer. The case involved Manafort’s political work for powerful clients in Eastern Europe.
Children services officials are celebrating a proposal from Gov. Mike DeWine that nearly doubles the amount of state funding that goes towards their cause. They say this is the first indication in a long time that the state is taking issues like foster care seriously. DeWine wants to pump $74 million into the family and… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats (11-7) softball team is heading west this weekend, playing five games in southern California throughout the weekend. Ohio will open the weekend in LA, where they will face BYU and Robert Morris at UCLA on Friday. The team will then move to Long Beach State University on Saturday where they will battle… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety says the state is set to eliminate its backlog of untested rape kits this year. News outlets report the state launched an initiative in 2015 to start testing its nearly 2,400 shelved rape kits, some of which dated back to the… Read More
More than 5,400 Ohioans have purchased cannabis since sales began at dispensaries in mid-January. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says 5,465 patients have purchased medical marijuana. And that’s only about 28% of the number of patients registered for the program. One reason why so few are buying it could be due to the fact that… Read More
Every weekend local music geeks unite to provide the region with 11 hours of creatively curated tunes on WOUB 1340AM, an endeavor that is known commonly as Radio Free Athens! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Here is a… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Attorney General’s Office says the state has distributed most of the $12 million that lawmakers allotted last year for school safety grants. A spokesman for the office, Dave O’Neil, says schools claimed nearly $11.2 million of that. Schools were eligible to get $5.65 per student, or at least $2,500… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly from December to January. State officials on Friday said the unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in January compared with 4.6 percent in December. The rate stood at 4.5 percent in January 2018. The national rate was 4 percent in January, up from 3.9 percent… Read More
CELTIC GOLD: AN IRISH SONG & DANCE JOURNEY March 15, 2019 on WOUB – The Ultimate Irish Entertainment Experience – CELTIC GOLD, a celebration of Irish music, song and dance, features artists who have performed around the world, from Broadway to London’s West End and beyond. Cherishing both old and new music, while blending past… Read More
The Waterford Wildcats (17-7) certainly had their doubters at the beginning of the season. But by the time the final buzzer sounded at the end of their Thursday night game against the first-seeded Coal Grove Hornets (19-6), nobody was scoffing at the Wildcats. Even in defeat, as Waterford fell 56-61, the team held their head… Read More