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Students around the country are skipping class Friday to protest inaction on climate change. It’s part of a wave of pressure by young people as Democrats struggle to agree on a climate policy.
The resolution sets up the likely first veto confrontation between Congress and the White House since President Trump took office.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio officials are pursuing potential disciplinary action against 25 nurses accused of failing to question an intensive-care doctor’s orders for excessive doses of painkillers given to… Read More
While it was a largely symbolic vote, it represents growing bipartisan pressure on the Justice Department to disclose as much as possible about the Mueller investigation.
A group of Ohio legislators are trying to add sexual orientation and gender identity or expression into the state’s anti-discrimination law. The bill known as the “Ohio Fairness Act” would… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A federal prosecutor has concluded a corruption investigation into the West Virginia Supreme Court. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart said in a news release Thursday he is… Read More
Selwyn Birchwood will perform Saturday, March 16 at the River City Blues Festival in Marietta, OH. WOUB spoke to him several days before the performance in the interview embedded above.
Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed 18 cents gas tax increase was dropped to 10.7 cents by the House. Now the transportation budget is in the Senate, where it’s likely to get… Read More
Last year, China drastically cut back its imports of plastic waste to recycle. Now the U.S. and other wealthy nations must figure out what to do with their discards.
The automaker Toyota announced Thursday major new investments in facilities in Kentucky and West Virginia to increase production of hybrid vehicles. Toyota plans to invest about $750 million in facilities… Read More
PADEN CITY, W.Va. (AP) – Officials say the drinking water in a West Virginia community along the Ohio River contains a harmful chemical widely used by dry cleaners. State Bureau… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – The future of Ohio’s congressional district map is in the hands of three federal judges. Testimony concluded Wednesday about a lawsuit charging that the GOP-controlled redistricting resulted… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s governor is proposing spending nearly $1 billion to combat the toxic algae in Lake Erie and to protect the state’s other lakes and rivers. Republican… Read More
On Sunday, March 17, starting at 2 p.m., the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio (145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH) will feature a special presentation by Ed Kitchen, the grandson… Read More