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The maker of a highly addictive fentanyl-based drug wants to sell its assets to pay some $250 million in debts. The move could let the company out of part of the settlement deal reached last week.
The fourth day of the Nelsonville Music Festival is always a poignant one. Don’t we all get nervous about the beginning of things and maybe a little sad about their ending? Take a look at the photos from WOUB’s Jordan Kelley and Robert Green below.
Some high schools throughout Ohio have decided not to name valedictorians at graduation. But one state lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require schools to name at least one valedictorian or salutatorian. Republican Representative Niraj Antani ‘s bill would allow districts to determine the criteria, but he says requiring at least one valedictorian would create competition…. Read More
Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, Elmo, Grover, Rosita, Count von Count, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and other surprise guests gather at NPR’s headquarters to celebrate 50 years of love, learning and joy.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The attorney for Ohio’s capital city has ordered prosecutors to stop asking for cash bonds for minor, nonviolent crimes to reduce jail populations. Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein says it’s time to address over-incarceration and overcrowded jails. Klein says the U.S. jails a disproportionate number of people compared to other countries…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair on Monday said the Republican governor should step down to deal with the many court cases that have dogged his businesses. Blair is chairman of the Senate finance committee. He first called for Justice’s resignation… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – Federal geologists say an earthquake with an estimated magnitude 4 has been detected just northeast of Cleveland in Lake Erie. There were no reports immediately of damage, and the U.S. Geological Survey is collecting responses from people who felt the tremors. A magnitude 4 earthquake can cause moderate damage. The 10:50 a.m…. Read More
The group Ohioans for Gun Safety is rolling out a new campaign that would expand background checks for gun sales, closing the so-called “Gun Show Loophole.” The petition is part of an initiated statute that calls on requiring the sale and transfer of guns to be conducted by a federally-licensed firearms dealer. The petition language… Read More
Americans’ use of social media is on the rise as are their levels of stress, anxiety, and loneliness. On this episode of Defining Moments, Dr. Sarah Tracy discusses the importance of face-to-face conversation as it relates to individuals’ physical and mental health. She argues that humans’ capacity to respond compassionately to others’ suffering is key… Read More