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President Trump used his veto pen for the first time Friday. GOP senators who bucked the president in Thursday’s vote said they did so to preserve congressional control over government spending.
Judges are beginning to limit the sentences of cancer sufferers and other badly ailing prisoners after a law passed last year by Congress.
West Kentucky Farmer Barry Alexander doesn’t have an answer on when the Trump administration will reach a trade deal with China, now a year into tariffs that have hamstrung some Ohio Valley industries. Alexander is optimistic these continued negotiations will be worth it, but his plan in the meantime lies in massive, silver storage bins on Cundiff… Read More
CLEVELAND, OH — In their previous two meetings in the regular season, Miami had erased sizable Ohio leads. Back in late-January, the RedHawks came back from down as much as eight in the second half to beat the Bobcats in the Convo and Miami erased a 25-point deficit to draw even with Ohio in the… Read More
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Erica Johnson is playing like anything but a freshmen. She has back-to-back double-double’s in the MAC tournament and she’s a big reason why Ohio is headed to the MAC Championship game on Saturday against Buffalo. Johnson followed up her 18-point, 10-rebound performance in Ohio’s 72-56 win over Northern Illinois in the MAC… Read More
The federal government says Ohio can join the eight other states that have been given permission to impose work requirements on people in Medicaid expansion. When it’s implemented, recipients who aren’t over 50, disabled or caregivers will have to prove they’re working 20 hours a week, or are in job training or college, or doing… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – People who put solar panels on their homes will likely get less credit for the power they generate after Kentucky lawmakers OK’d new rules for the fledgling industry in one of the country’s top coal-producing states. The legislation was one of 119 bills Kentucky lawmakers finished on Thursday, an explosion of… Read More
A Michigan woman was engaging in constitutionally protected free speech when she made a crude hand gesture, a federal court ruled.
Gov. Mike DeWine has said repeatedly that mental health and drug addiction are two areas he’ll focus on in his first budget. The group that he appointed to study the needs in those areas has delivered to him a report, just hours before that budget comes out. The RecoveryOhio Advisory Council’s report includes 75 recommendations,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Efforts to support Ohio’s vulnerable children and adults, prepare more skilled workers, and address water-quality concerns would get targeted funding increases under Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s first state operating budget proposal. Officials say the spending plan unveiled Friday doesn’t raise taxes, instead relying on anticipated slow, steady economic growth from existing… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state school board is recommending that Ohio lawmakers give high school students more flexibility to earn a diploma through options not relying on standardized tests. The latest recommendation would give students more ways to prove their skills in five categories, including math, English, and leadership and social development. The state… Read More
CANTON, Ohio (AP) – A judge has tossed out a lawsuit Ohio filed against the developers of a $4.2 billion natural gas pipeline that stretches from West Virginia to Michigan. The lawsuit sought to force the builders of the Rover Pipeline to pay fines for what Ohio regulators said were numerous water pollution violations during… 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