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While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services make them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study suggests that’s not necessarily true.
It’s the only repellent that drives mosquitoes away when they come in contact with it. A new study has a theory about why that is.
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown bowed out of the 2020 presidential race weeks ago, and many speculated that was because former Vice President Joe Biden was planning to run. When asked for his thoughts on Joe Biden running for president, Sherrod Brown said that he doesn’t comment on any individual’s strengths or weaknesses as a candidate. However, he continued to push… Read More
The 76-year-old former vice president focused on President Trump’s response to Charlottesville in his announcement. He enters the presidential race with renewed scrutiny of his decades in public life.
Facebook reported strong profits on Wednesday but also revealed it is setting aside $3 billion to pay a penalty to regulators for violating users’ privacy.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A Catholic diocese and its former bishop want a judge to throw out a West Virginia lawsuit that claims they knowingly employed pedophiles. Attorneys for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and Bishop Michael Bransfield last week filed a motion to dismiss the suit brought by state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. The lawsuit… Read More
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) – A sheriff says human remains found in a large bag just a few yards off a road in a rural area of Ohio have been identified as the body of a man last seen in 2018. Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said in a release that the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – The city of Cleveland will pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a protester arrested during a flag-burning at the Republican National Convention in 2016. Steven Fridley of Cleveland was one of more than 15 people arrested near the site of the GOP convention. A judge threw out the charges against… Read More
Ohio’s top elections official says it’s already easy to vote in Ohio but he says wants to make it even easier. Here’s what he wants to do. Right now, when you get your Ohio driver’s license, you can register to vote or update your registration. Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose is asking a bipartisan group of… Read More
Spring cleaning. The phrase conjures up images of bustling around the house, fluffing pillows and dusting curtains, all in an attempt to give the house a deep “spring cleanse” in preparation for summer. Here in Athens, this spring cleaning means that an unlimited number of trash bags and bins can be put out on the… Read More
It’s late April, which means the Athens Farmers Market is open again on Wednesdays, but while the extra day may not be as big of a draw as the weekend edition, it does benefit Athens’ most food needy by giving residents using SNAP benefits another chance at buying local, organic produce – unusual for most… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Six Ohio strip club dancers accusing police of malicious prosecution say they were wrongly charged under retaliation by two officers from a Columbus vice unit that was later disbanded. Their lawsuit alleges the women were charged in 2017 and 2018 because officers targeted Kahoots Gentlemen’s Club in retaliation for firing a… Read More
The state has launched a new portal for its 320 opportunity zones, so those economically distressed communities can showcase the projects potential investors can put money into. The 2017 federal tax law put more incentives into investing in low-income rural areas and struggling urban neighborhoods. And Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said the next step was… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Unemployment rates dropped in all 55 of West Virginia’s counties in March. WorkForce West Virginia says Jefferson County’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 3.2 percent was the lowest in the state, followed by Berkeley County at 3.8 percent and Jackson and Monongalia counties at 3.9 percent. Calhoun County had the highest… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – A judge in Ohio has ruled that a man who’s been on death row for more than 30 years is intellectually disabled and has thrown out his death sentence. Andre Jackson was convicted of aggravated murder in 1988 for fatally beating a 74-year-old employee at a laundromat in Euclid. Cleveland.com reports a… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio is looking for members of the public with expertise in aviation and aerospace technology to serve on a state panel. State Rep. Rick Perales, a Beavercreek Republican, chairs the 2019-20 Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee. He says applicants for the group could include military representatives, academic experts or industry… Read More
BETHLEHEM, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia police officer accused of stalking an underage girl has posted bail and been released from custody. 29-year-old Bethlehem police Officer Daniel Eastham was arrested last week and released from custody Tuesday. He’s not allowed near the school or girl. A police report says the mother of the Ohio… Read More