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Democratic congressional leaders called the White House meeting “very constructive,” but the big question remains unanswered. The parties will reconvene in a few weeks to discuss funding options.
Update (2:30 p.m. 5/24/19) Scioto Valley Local Schools say they plan to relocate students from Zahn’s Corner Middle School to two alternate sites for the upcoming school year. In a letter from the superintendent, posted on Facebook by the school board president for Scioto Valley Local School, the district says it will relocate 4th and… Read More
Athens community leaders and the Ohio Democratic Party are asking for more money in the local government budget in order to better mitigate substance abuse problems. Chris Knisley, president of Athens City Council, spoke at a press conference with other local officials about the state’s decision to cut local government budgets and how it has… Read More
ATHENS (WOUB)– A fraternity under fire after one of its pledge members died has been expelled from Ohio University. A university release sent Tuesday stated “hazing and other violations of the Student Code of Conduct” as reasons for the expulsion. “Through the administrative investigation, the University received reports of hazing activity by members of the… Read More
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison in the death of a 1-year-old boy. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports 40-year-old William Travis Schoonover of Parkersburg received the maximum sentence Tuesday on a second-degree murder charge in Wood County Circuit Court. A criminal complaint says Schoonover… Read More
A Glouster man is in custody after law enforcement chased him through the woods of Murray City. Stephen A. Giffin was wanted on warrants for felonious assault to a peace officer and rape, and now faces charges of resisting arrest and obstructing official business, according to a press release from the Athens County Sheriff’s Office…. Read More
The lawsuit seeks to prevent Deutsche Bank and Capital One from responding to subpoenas from two House panels seeking personal financial documents related to the president, his family and his company.
KENT, Ohio (AP) – A national search for a new president at Kent State University in Ohio has landed on campus with the selection of the school’s provost and executive vice president. The Record-Courier reports Kent State trustees on Monday announced the appointment of Todd Diacon to replace President Beverly Warren, who’s resigning July 1…. Read More
Nuclear power plants around the country are running out of room to store spent fuel. Federal plans for a permanent disposal site are stalled, so private companies are pitching their own solutions.
State lawmakers have been advised by their economic researchers to cut the spending in Gov. Mike DeWine’s budget. And they may try to add something into the House version of the budget set to be released on Wednesday that DeWine deliberately left out. There have been tax cuts in nearly every state budget since 2005. And… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The State Highway Patrol says a recent distracted driving enforcement project with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project resulted in more than 1,600 citations for distracted driving-related offenses. Ohio troopers issued 271 citations in the initiative that began April 14 at 12:01 a.m. and continued through 11:59 a.m. on April… Read More
Out of State Premieres on Independent Lens – Monday, May 6 on PBS and PBS.org Intimate, Honest and Raw Documentary Follows the Journeys of Two Native Hawaiians in a Prison Thousands of Miles from Home “Ciara Lacy’s powerful Out of State examines the unique phenomenon of Native Hawaiian inmates who paradoxically discover their indigenous roots… Read More