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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has agreed to expand mental health services for children to resolve a federal investigation that found the state unnecessarily institutionalized kids with emotional or behavioral disorders. Officials from the U.S. Department of Justice and West Virginia announced the agreement Tuesday at a news conference. The deal requires the state… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Candidates are starting to line up for Supreme Court races next year in West Virginia. Three seats are up for grabs on May 12, 2020. Justice Margaret Workman’s 12-year term ends next year. Former House speaker Tim Armstead won a special election in November and is completing the 12-year term through… Read More
Conway built a career playing goofballs who rarely took center stage. On The Carol Burnett Show, he developed a reputation for sidesplitting improvisations that cracked everybody up.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A new campaign finance report from Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen shows his running mate contributed another $1 million in loans to boost their campaign. The report shows almost all of Edelen’s fundraising during the 15-day reporting period came from ticket mate Gill Holland, a businessman. Edelen also is benefiting… Read More
The state’s two U.S. Senators are teaming up to encourage federal contractors to put more effort into buying American-made products. U.S. Senator Rob Portman’s (R-Ohio) “Buy American” bill would require agencies to explain their out-of-country contracts, placing that information on BuyAmerican.Gov. Portman says this adds public accountability, allows American companies to see what opportunities are… Read More
The plan from business coalitions, higher-wealth districts and a charter schools group combines 20 credits of coursework, good final scores on basic high school English and math tests, and college or career prep. The new standards include high school course completion, competency on English II and Algebra I, and at least two seals or endorsements… Read More
The U.S. Trade Representative published a list of Chinese goods that would be hit with new duties, from artists’ brushes to watches.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A Ku Klux Klan group and an Ohio city have agreed on rules for a rally the group plans in that city. Dayton filed a lawsuit against the Madison, Indiana-based Honorable Sacred Knights citing danger to the community if the group held a paramilitary-type rally May 25. The city attorney on… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – An investigation into a stolen property ring in West Virginia has resulted in charges against 14 people. The Kanawha County sheriff’s office announced the arrests in a Monday news release. State police, sheriff’s offices in Putnam and Jackson counties, and a U.S. marshal service task force assisted in the warrant sweep…. Read More
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) – High water levels on Lake Erie have been flooding streets and houses along the Ohio shoreline and now people there are bracing for more problems. The water levels are expected to approach record amounts this summer. All of the Great Lakes have been rising for several years and now are… Read More
ATHENS (WOUB) — A new study released in partnership with Ohio University shows suicide rates rising in Ohio, and the highest rates occurring in Southeast Ohio. The study was conducted by Orman Hall, executive in residence for OU’s College of Health Sciences and Professions, and The Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health. The analysis… Read More
Wrestle Premieres on Independent Lens Monday, May 20 on PBS and PBS.org An Intimate and Inspiring Portrait of an Alabama High School Wrestling Team as They Face Challenges On and Off the Mat “Profiling four members of an underdog high-school wrestling team in Huntsville, Alabama, ‘Wrestle’ constructs an empathetic portrait of a mat that’s anything… Read More
NORMAN MINETA AND HIS LEGACY: AN AMERICAN STORY Premieres Monday, May 20, 2019 on PBS Biographical Portrait of Inspirational American Statesman and Bipartisan Leader Features Interviews with Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush NORMAN MINETA AND HIS LEGACY: AN AMERICAN STORY, a documentary portrait of the American statesman and trailblazer, premieres on Monday, May… Read More