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The search giant’s push into artificial intelligence as a tool for health improvement is a natural evolution for a company that has developed algorithms that reach deep into our lives through the Web.
A conservation group chose Earth Day, April 22, to announce the purchase of a massive property in Appalachian forest to protect habitat and help wildlife adapt to the challenges of climate change. The property covers 100,000 acres of forest straddling the Kentucky-Tennessee border. The Nature Conservancy, the nonprofit that made the purchase, said it plans to restore… Read More
Ratha Con is Athens’ pop culture convention, a day designated for superfans of all types. This year, the event will take place on Saturday, April 27 at the Athens Community Center (701 East State Street, Athens). In addition being a celebrated event for self-identifying nerds of all kinds, Ratha Con is also a non-profit, whose… Read More
When Ohio called for a pinch hitter in the top of the seventh inning against in-state rival Ohio State on April 16, Ohio Head Coach Kenzie Roark called on redshirt senior Michaela Dorsey to pinch hit. Dorsey responded in the only way she knows how, by hitting a double down the left field line. “Our… Read More
There aren’t any tax cuts in Gov. Mike DeWine’s first budget. Lawmakers may change that when they introduce their version of it soon. But they probably won’t change the $19.2 billion in tax credits and loopholes in it. Wendy Patton with the left-leaning Policy Matters Ohio said tax credits and exemptions have grown nearly 18 percent over the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s chief law enforcement officer wants to see prescription purchases for state employees centralized and subject to review by the state auditor in an effort to promote additional safeguards and transparency. Those are among four changes Republican Attorney General Dave Yost recommended to lawmakers Monday that he says would further the… Read More
Coal miner Lee Hipshire was photographed in 1976 emerging from a mine after a long day’s work. Years after his father’s death, his son found out the photo was used by Russian trolls to support Trump.
Every weekend volunteer DJs fill the airwaves with their favorite sounds. Check out this playlist curated based on what those volunteer music geeks were spinning this past weekend.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit for a natural gas pipeline in Jefferson County after canceling a public hearing on the matter. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the agency canceled the planned Feb. 21 hearing over “security concerns” and never rescheduled it. The permit was issued… Read More
The Coal Cave Hollow Boys, a local bluegrass band seen at many venues around Southeast Ohio, will play at Casa Nueva (6 West State Street, Athens) this Thursday, April 25. The Coal Cave Hollow Boys describe their sound as high-energy guitar, mandolin, banjo and bass-filled bluegrass. Thomas Adams, the band’s mandolin player, says they try… Read More
Get a Front Row Seat to the Change of Seasons in Real Time with Nature: American Spring LIVE Juju Chang hosts the three-day, multi-platform event live from the Sierra Nevadas on April 29, 30 and May 1 on PBS and Facebook Spring is one of nature’s greatest performances – a time of rebirth, renewed energy… Read More
PBS DOCUMENTARY “KOREA: THE NEVER-ENDING WAR” SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON A GEOPOLITICAL HOT SPOT PREMIERES APRIL 29, 2019 ON PBS — Two-Hour Film Presents Materials Never Before Shown on American Television and Confronts the “Forgotten War” Perception of an Important Turning Point in World History — KOREA: The Never-Ending War, a new two-hour documentary about… Read More
On April 30, 2018, a diverse group of world-renowned artists came together from all over the world for an extraordinary global concert, recorded at St. Petersburg’s famed Mariinsky Theatre, home to the internationally acclaimed Mariinsky Ballet and one of the crown jewels of a city renowned for its UNESCO World Heritage sites. The event took… Read More