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West Virginia Governor Jim Justice

W.Va. Gov Turns to Trump for Reelection Help

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is betting on President Trump for a little help in his reelection effort. The Republican governor on Monday announced he’s hired a former state campaign director for Trump and two of the president’s advisers to work on his 2020 bid. A news release says Mike Lukach… Read More

NMF ’19 Interviews: Darlingside

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Darlingside’s last album, Extralife, tackles dystopian themes with the unlikely medium of colorful baroque pop. The band has been hailed by NPR Music for their “exquisitely-arranged, literary-minded” songcraft, which undulates from familiar feeling indie rock to cerebral folk. WOUB spoke to Don Mitchell (guitar/banjo/vocals,), about the band’s last album, finding hope in 2019, and performing at… Read More

House Speaker Rolls Out Plan To Overhaul Ohio’s Energy Policy

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A new proposal in the Ohio House would do away with renewable and efficiency standards, drawing a new fund to reward not only solar and wind production, but also nuclear power. The plan, HB6, would create the Ohio Clean Air Program and grant credits to any energy source that doesn’t emit carbon. House Speaker Larry Householder… Read More

Elizabeth McQuade talks about her experience as a dispatcher

The Faceless Heroes behind Those 9-11 Calls

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ATHENS, Ohio – The 47-year-old lieutenant of Athens County Sheriff’s Office urged people to celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 14-20. Aaron Maynard, who is also the interim director of the 9-11 Center, said it is important to recognize and appreciate dispatchers – the faceless heroes of society, who are on call 24/7… Read More