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The rule strengthens protections for health care providers who are unwilling to provide services like abortions. Critics say it could put women’s health in danger.
Ethical concerns aside, the genetic ingredients for human traits are so complex that editing a few embryonic genes is unlikely to have much effect — or achieve the fantasy of enhancing humans.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) – Police say a student at Miami University in Ohio is accused of maintaining a hit list and threatening to “shoot up” his fraternity. Court records show 21-year-old Cameron Wallace, of Springboro, was charged Tuesday in Butler County with aggravated menacing. The police complaint says that as a member of Alpha Sigma… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – House lawmakers have proposed reducing state income taxes for low- and moderate-income Ohio taxpayers in the latest version of the state budget. The proposal unveiled in the House Finance Committee Thursday eliminates personal income tax for those earning less than $22,500. The bill would cut the tax by 4.7% for those… Read More
A major drug company has agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing it of contributing to the opioid epidemic in one of the Ohio Valley’s hardest hit states. And officials there believe it’s the largest settlement against a single pharmaceutical distributor. The McKesson Corporation agreed to pay $37 million to settle a 2016 lawsuit filed by… Read More
Earlier this month hundreds of students and community members gathered Uptown for the 50th annual International Street Fair. The event features food and music from around the world. Check out this audio slideshow from this year’s fair.