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Many young people participate in the rental economy. They own less stuff than their parents’ generation, and they rent or share a lot more. For some it’s a choice; for others, a necessity.
The justices are weighing whether the Trump administration can include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. A decision is expected this summer, when printing of the census forms is set to begin.
A number of the 2020 Democratic candidates, like their colleagues in Congress, are debating how to hold President Trump accountable for his actions following the release of the Mueller report.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says his administration’s economic development secretary is stepping down from the job he has held since early 2017. Bevin said Tuesday it’s with “regret” he accepted Terry Gill’s resignation, effective at the end of May. The governor says Gill brought a business executive’s perspective to economic development… Read More
Social media posts from groups in Lancaster have been abuzz for weeks following a child’s performance in a drag queen show at a local bar. Now the state lawmaker who represents that area has introduced a bill that he says will keep that from happening again. The bill by Republican Rep. Tim Schaffer (R-Lancaster) would prohibit a performance in which a child simulates… Read More
Physically marking a tire without a warrant is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled. The amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures.
As the Spring semester draws to a close we want to honor some of the best work from our student volunteer photographers. These amazing young photographers make the compelling visuals found on WOUB every single day!
The Honda plant in Marysville is planning on suspending a second shift production line. The change will result in a reduced production of about 55,000 cars a year, mostly Honda Accords. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted says this highlights the unpredictable nature of the automotive industry. While the Accord saw a slight uptick in sales to start… Read More
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – Western Kentucky University is cutting ties to its Confucius Institute due to a new federal policy. News outlets report University President Tim Caboni made the announcement Monday in an email to faculty and staff. Caboni says defense spending legislation passed last year doesn’t allow institutions to host Confucius Institutes if… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University is offering buyouts to employees with at least 20 years of service as part of cost-cutting efforts. The voluntary program comes after the university last week announced a tuition and fee increase for the fall semester. According to the university, eligible faculty and staff would be offered a… Read More
Referees at sporting events are used to being heckled by fans but, sometimes, they are victims of actual assault. A new bill has been introduced in the Ohio Legislature to address that problem. Democratic Rep. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) is also a college basketball referee. He says he hasn’t been assaulted by over-zealous fans but he’s aware… Read More
RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio school superintendent facing sex charges involving two male juveniles while they were district students has pleaded not guilty. The Ravenna Record Courier reports Laura Amero, superintendent of Windham Exempted Schools, pleaded not guilty Monday in Portage County to charges of sexual battery, attempted sexual battery and intimidation of a… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A prosecutor says he has asked West Virginia State Police to investigate the death of a man who slipped into a coma hours after his arrest and never regained consciousness. Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney Thomas Plymale told news outlets that he understood a Kenova police officer, or officers, had 50-year-old James… Read More
LOGAN — A Logan woman is charged with aggravated arson after allegedly setting a fire that damaged the Hocking County Courthouse, and allegedly wielding a knife at law enforcement. The incident also caused the closure of the courthouse and surrounding schools as a precaution on Tuesday, according to a release by the Hocking County Sheriff’s… Read More
On April 30, FRONTLINE Shares the Stories of “The Last Survivors” of The Holocaust Tues. April 30, 2019 at 10 on PBS & online As young children, they lived through “humanity’s darkest hour.” Now, over 70 years after World War II, FRONTLINE speaks with some of the last remaining survivors of the Holocaust, in The… Read More