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Attorney General William Barr has released special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Democrats have pushed for Congress to get an unredacted version.
BENTON, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky school district where two students were fatally shot last year has been awarded a second federal grant to help recover from the tragedy. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos traveled to Marshall County with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on Wednesday to announce the Project School Emergency Response to Violence grant…. Read More
Black Belt Eagle Scout is the musical project of Katherine Paul, a Portland-based multi-instrumentalist. On Monday, April 22, WCLI and Blackout Booking will present Black Belt Eagle Scout at The Union, joined by opening acts Sweat Workers and Burger Big. “Having this identity—radical indigenous queer feminist—keeps me going. My music and my identity come from… Read More
The Justice Department has been excising sensitive, classified and other material from the special counsel’s report about Russian interference in the 2016 election. That task is now complete.
In this installment of WOUB’s Radio A Sessions, we had singer-songwriter Megan Wren in the studio for an interview and a performance of “Just In Case You’re Listening,” “Someone New,” and her brand new tune, “Renegade.” On April 28, starting at 5 p.m., Megan Wren will be performing at Jackie O’s Taproom (25 Campbell Street,… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky judge has overruled a decision by the state to release only documents with blacked-out details of allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination made by a former top social services official. The Courier Journal reports that Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ruled Wednesday that the state must disclose the… Read More
Gov. Mike DeWine is revealing more about the wellness initiatives that he wants to implement for the 2.8 million people on Medicaid in Ohio, including the 677,000 in Medicaid expansion. DeWine says he’ll make quitting smoking one of his Medicaid wellness initiatives. “If we can help them get healthier, it’s going to be better for… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An intensive care doctor accused of ordering excessive doses of painkillers for dozens of patients who died is asking a court to consolidate 27 lawsuits filed against him and an Ohio hospital system. The Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System fired William Husel in December. It found he ordered potentially fatal doses… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio House says a proposed overhaul of the state’s school funding system probably will have to be handled separately from the state budget due by the end of June. Lawmakers are considering two proposals for school funding increases. Reps. Bob Cupp and John Patterson proposed the big… Read More
More than 10 million youth are engaged in a program called Kids for Peace. Jill McManigal is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of Kids for Peace– which is home to The Great Kindness Challenge. The kids involved have accomplished more than 500 million acts of kindness, helped build two schools & peace centers in Kenya… Read More