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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels are surging in the Great Lakes and likely will set records this summer, forecasters said Monday — a remarkable turnaround from earlier this decade that’s bringing welcome relief to shippers and marina owners, but causing flooding and heavy erosion in some areas. A six-month bulletin from the U.S…. Read More
Ohio’s Attorney General filed a motion Monday to block a federal court decision throwing out the state’s congressional map. A three-judge panel last Friday ruled that Ohio’s map is an “unconstitutional partisan gerrymander” and must be redrawn by June 14. Attorney General Dave Yost asked for a stay of the decision while he appeals the ruling to… Read More
“Protecting biodiversity amounts to protecting humanity,” says UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, who warns that species are being lost at an alarming rate.
China and the U.S. are scheduled to continue trade talks in Washington this week, but President Trump’s threat has blindsided Beijing, a trade analyst says.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia House of Delegates education committee has a new chairman after its previous leader stepped down because he was having an affair with an intern. News outlets report Monday that Republican Del. Paul Espinosa will be chairing the committee on an interim basis during an upcoming special legislative session… Read More
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – An 83-year-old student of West Virginia University at Parkersburg will deliver the school’s commencement address this week. The university said in a news release that Sharon O’Neill of Parkersburg is the eldest community and technical college graduate since the West Virginia Community and Technical College System began in 2004. O’Neill will… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say they’ve reached a $17 million settlement with a health care company accused of Medicaid fraud in West Virginia. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart announced the civil settlement with Acadia on Monday, saying it’s the largest health care fraud settlement in state history. Stuart says Acadia, though its subsidiary CRC… Read More
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.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio inmate has been charged in federal court with mailing more than a dozen threatening letters he claimed contained anthrax or fentanyl but proved to be harmless powder. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbus said Friday 35-year-old Sean Heisa has been indicted on two counts of making false information or… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is set to hold a public auction of surplus and confiscated items. The auction is being held today on the department’s main campus in Frankfort. Among the surplus items that the public can bid on are tools, boats, outboard motors, cars and four-wheel-drive… Read More
POMEROY, Ohio (AP) – A former jail officer in Ohio accused of sexually assaulting or trying to sexually assault a dozen female inmates and probationers has been convicted of sexual battery and kidnapping charges. The Ohio Attorney General’s Office says former Meigs County corrections officer Larry Tucker could face decades in prison when he is… Read More