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As Some Midwest Farmers Struggle With Historic Flooding, Ohio Valley Ethanol Producers See Profit Boost
Mick Henderson runs the Commonwealth Agri-Energy ethanol plant in west Kentucky. He said the past year for U.S. ethanol producers, including in the Ohio Valley, has been rough. “We’ve just passed our 15th anniversary just now, and this is going to be one of our weakest years,” Henderson said. Ethanol prices have been down the… Read More
Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) and Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) are traveling around the state to present their new school funding formula proposal to different teachers and school administrators around Ohio. The lawmakers say their formula ends up accurately reflecting how much state money each school district needs. Jim Rowan, executive director of the Ohio Association… Read More
Over two dozen people, including two current senior officials received security clearances after their initial denials were overturned by other top officials.
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti announced the news on Twitter Sunday night.
While some prisoners are benefiting from reduced sentences under the First Step Act, implementation of other aspects of the law has been hit with delays.
The Trump administration has proposed changing food stamp rules to require able-bodied adults without children to work 20 hours or more a week or lose benefits.
HARLAN, Ky. (AP) – A union says hospital workers in Kentucky and West Virginia have approved a three-year contract. WYMT-TV reports the United Steelworkers union announced the ratification of the contract with Appalachian Regional Healthcare. The contract covers 2,200 workers at nine nonprofit hospitals in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia. The agreement reached last… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – A review of specialty license plates shows Ohio State University collected the most money last year of any entity in the state for those types of plates. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports its review of Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles data shows Ohio State received $585,800 for 22,055 plates last year. The newspaper… Read More
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Attorneys for General Motors have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the automaker sidestepped an agreement with union workers through its plans to idle three plants, including one in Ohio. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports GM’s motion argues the United Auto Workers didn’t exhaust grievance arbitration procedures contained… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Marshall University is conducting an annual fundraiser this month to help feed needy families. The university says in a news release the 16th annual Empty Bowls event will take place April 12 at the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington. Marshall students and volunteers are making ceramic bowls for purchase at the… Read More
The deadline for a new state transportation budget with a gas tax hike came and went at midnight – without a new spending plan being signed. Lawmakers are coming back to the Statehouse this week hoping to work it out. Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) said the most significant disagreement continues to be the increase… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A special stocking of golden rainbow trout is returning to West Virginia’s lakes and streams. Gov. Jim Justice says in a news release the bright yellow trout is being added to 55 designated locations around the state this week. The Division of Natural Resources expects to stock about 40,000 golden rainbows… Read More
A National Tournament appearance is the goal of most teams, and the Ohio University Quidditch Club has reached that milestone. The team will travel to Round Rock, TX for the second year in a row to play in the US Quidditch Cup on April 13-14. But how is the fictional sport from the Harry Potter… Read More
The Providers Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, April 8 on PBS and PBS.org Against Overwhelming Odds, Three Medical Practitioners in Rural New Mexico Are Making a Difference in the Lives of Their Patients Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage, and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare professionals in northern… Read More
Unforgotten, Season 3 Sundays, April 7 – May 12, 2019 at 10pm on PBS When human remains are found by a motorway near London, Cassie and Sunny are called to the scene. Dogged work leads the team to Hayley Reid, a 16-year-old girl who went missing on the eve of the millennium. The police’s… Read More