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An Oregon company plans a new kind of nuclear power plant that many consider the future of the industry. It’s smaller and cheaper and could work well with renewable energy.
Nearly 90 percent of Kentucky’s electricity is from coal — the cheap energy source that helped build its manufacturing economy. Now it’s struggling to respond as more businesses want clean energy.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Attorney general as expected has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the redrawing of a new congressional district map until the court can rule late next month on other states’ partisan gerrymandering cases. A federal three-judge panel in Cincinnati refused Thursday to grant Ohio a stay on its… Read More
A muscled, intertwining Roddy Frame guitar riff lights up Ona’s second full length album, Full Moon, Heavy Light, in delectable shades of electrified neon on its opening track, “Summer Candy.” Although the Huntington, WV-based band might have taken more from the eclectic American artistry of Neil Young and the heartfelt sonic articulations of Jeff Tweedy… Read More
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a 21-year-old woman arrested on a warrant for failing to appear in court has been found dead in a northeast Ohio county jail. The New Philadelphia Times-Reporter reports Megan Larrick, of New Philadelphia, was found dead Thursday afternoon at the Tuscarawas County Jail. The Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky judge says a financial analysis of Gov. Matt Bevin’s original plan to revamp public pensions was wrongfully withheld from public release under the open records law. Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd’s ruling Thursday also sheds light on the analysis. He says it reveals that under the proposed plan, the… Read More
POWELL, Ohio (AP) – The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio says Tomo, the zoo’s 15-year-old male African lion, has died. Zoo officials said in a release that Tomo was euthanized Wednesday and that the veterinary staff had been treating him for age-related issues. The lion came to the Columbus Zoo in 2006 from the… Read More
Ohio Valley farmers say the latest tariff escalation between the Trump administration and China could continue to hurt their businesses, with many farmers already facing financial struggles. As Chinese officials visit Washington, D.C., for more trade talks, the Trump administration announced this week increased tariffs, planned to go into effect Friday, on $200 billion dollars worth of Chinese… Read More
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — An inmate escaped from the Cabell County Courthouse Thursday through a window. Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle tells WSAZ the inmate got away around 1:30 p.m. and was captured a short time later. Jeremy Huntington was originally facing a grand larceny charge. He is now charged with escape as well…. Read More