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Sen. Sherrod Brown gives his victory speech at the Ohio Democrats 2018 Midterm Election Night Watch Party at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio on November 6, 2018.

Sherrod Brown Pushes Trump Administration On Overtime Pay

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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is proposing a bill that would require overtime pay for any salaried worker making less than $51,064, a more than $15,000 increase to the Trump Administration’s proposed threshold. The current overtime salary threshold is set at $23,660, Brown says his plan would make overtime pay available for more than 4.6 million… Read More

President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House

Trump Tweets Support for WV Governor Amid Education Debate

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – President Donald Trump has tweeted support for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as state lawmakers wrangle over education policy. Trump on Monday boosted the Republican governor, writing “One size doesn’t fit all – I support West Virginia Schools. Keep up the great work, WVGovernor Big Jim Justice – I am with… Read More

After Teacher Unrest, House GOP Debuts Education Plan

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates now have their own wide-ranging education proposal that would allow the state’s first charter schools. Lawmakers in an education committee approved the plan Monday, sending it to the full GOP-controlled House. Teachers have packed the Capitol to protest a similar Senate Republican proposal… Read More

Parents Plead Not Guilty in Death of Baby Found in Well

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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) – Court officials say the parents of a 4-month-old boy found dead in an Ohio well have pleaded not guilty to charges including aggravated murder, kidnapping and corpse abuse. Court officials in Scioto County say 39-year-old Jessica Groves and 41-year-old Daniel Groves, of Otway, pleaded not guilty Monday in Portsmouth in the… Read More

The Ohio Statehouse

Senate Proposal Tackles Issue of Custody of Troubled Kids

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A legislative proposal would help Ohio parents keep custody of troubled children who require desperately needed and expensive services. A measure in the Senate version of Ohio’s two-year budget is aimed at so-called “multisystem youths” who need help from service agencies that cover disabilities, child welfare and mental health. Ohio’s current… Read More

The Ohio Supreme Court building in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

Abortion Clinic’s Fate in Hands of State’s High Court

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KETTERING, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio abortion clinic’s future is now up to the state’s Supreme Court. Justices will decide whether to hear an appeal by Women’s Med Center, the Dayton area’s last abortion clinic. It continues operating during a long-running licensure dispute. At issue is Women’s Med’s inability to secure the waiver and written… Read More

Gavel leaning against a row of law books

Sentencing Moved up for man in Deadly Charlottesville Rally

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A sentencing hearing has been moved up for a self-avowed white supremacist convicted of federal hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. was originally scheduled to be sentenced July 3. A notice filed in… Read More

West Virginia House Reconvenes as Teachers Fill Capitol

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia teachers are again protesting at the Capitol as the House of Delegates reconvenes for the special legislative session on education. The House met Monday morning and then broke off into committees to debate bills. Educators are filling the statehouse’s halls to speak out against a sweeping Senate GOP proposal… Read More

Professor T | Premieres Sunday, June 23 at 10:30 pm


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Quirky Belgium Crime Drama PROFESSOR T Airing on WOUB Beginning June 23, 2019   PBS Distribution proudly announces the second international drama series from Walter’s Choice – PROFESSOR T, which will begin airing on WOUB Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 10:30 pm. Bill Young, Vice President, Television Programming, KERA comments “With viewers really responding to MODUS,… Read More

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Collaborative Art as Social Justice: Building Inclusive Communities for Individuals with Developmental Differences


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Sheltered workshops refer to rehabilitative and vocational programs for individuals with developmental differences. On this episode of Defining Moments, Patty Mitchell and Susan Dlouhy reflect on their efforts to revolutionize sheltered workshops through the Creative Abundance Model. This model relies on collaborative art programming to foster self-expression, create employment opportunities, and build inclusive communities. Patty… Read More