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After the Supreme Court ruled to keep a citizenship question off forms for the upcoming national head count, the Trump administration is now trying to add the question by taking executive action.
Gov. Mike DeWine has appointed a task force to consider the future of the Ohio State Fairgrounds, just three miles away from downtown Columbus. The annual state fair brings together agriculture, rides and fried food on July 24, but that’s only one of the things at stake. DeWine says the 19-member Expo 2050 commission must… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio– A group of concerned citizens in Vinton County is wrapping up a two-year study on the number of cancer cases in their area. Next month the group will start to review their results and compare the data gathered with other databases. “We are number one in Ohio on cancer rates per capita and… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia teachers union says it plans to sue over a sweeping GOP education bill that allows the creation of the state’s first charter schools. The West Virginia Education Association released a statement Wednesday saying it has sent the attorney general a formal intent to sue letter that alleges the… Read More
Patrick Fitchpatrick has worked at Blackjewel’s D-11 coal mine in Cumberland, Kentucky, for more than a year. He said he enjoyed the work right up until he was told not to come in last Monday. “Everything was smooth sailing and then one day it just all goes to hell,” he said. The country’s sixth-largest coal… Read More
LancasterChorale, central Ohio’s all-professional chamber choir, will perform a variety of American Folk Hymns, Folk Songs, Spirituals, and Contemporary Works on Sunday, July 21. The concert is an affiliate performance of the Lancaster Festival, which runs July 17-27. “The American experience is a mosaic of imported and complementary cultures and traditions, and the music that… Read More
In 1990, Mitch McConnell returned a $1,000 campaign donation from Donald Trump, who was in severe financial trouble. It’s a view into a complicated relationship between two very different politicians.
PBS Commemorates Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary With 8 DAYS: TO THE MOON AND BACK Co-Produced with the BBC, the Film on the Ultimate Human Adventure Encores Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 p.m. during PBS’s “Summer of Space” PBS is taking viewers on a unique adventure with the crew of Apollo 11 for their eight-day,… Read More