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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Braidy Industries says it has about four months to raise $300 million in equity capital for a proposed aluminum mill in Kentucky or risk losing a large investment. The Courier Journal reports Braidy provided the details in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing this week about its agreement with United Co. Rusal…. Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) — Newly public federal data shows how drug companies increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as a national addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012. The data reported Tuesday by The Washington Post shows that companies distributed 8.4 billion hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to commercial pharmacies in 2006 and 12.6 billion… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest version of Ohio’s proposed two-year state budget would cut personal income taxes by 4%, keep a debated business tax break and change how pharmacy benefits are administered for Medicaid users to boost transparency and control those costs. The plan passed Tuesday by a conference committee also would direct $100… Read More
Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered the political consultant not to post, like, retweet or forward following what she ruled was a breach of a gag order from earlier in his case.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A proposal to ban tattooing on scarred skin will fade away after Kentucky health officials backed off the proposed regulation. State officials said Tuesday that updated regulations for tattoo studios will move forward without the proposed ban on tattoos over scars. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says it received… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOUB) — State fire investigators are asking for the public’s help in solving an arson case in Ross County. The fire occurred at 316 West Main Street at around 11:20 p.m. Monday in Bainbridge. The home was vacant at the time of the fire. The investigation is being conducted jointly by the State… Read More
WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State Police are set to increase patrols on 3-mile section of U.S. Route 35 known for deadly crashes. WSAZ reports there have been six deadly crashes on a stretch of highway in Putnam County since May. Trooper Justin Cavender says speed has been a factor in many of the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Supreme Court is keeping the door open for a court challenge of reforms aimed at leveling the playing field for public and private school sports teams. The court on Tuesday ruled that a Hamilton County judge can properly consider a challenge by a Catholic school athletic league to “competitive… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A Florida man has been cited after a loaded handgun was detected at a West Virginia airport. The Transportation Security Administration says in a news release TSA officers spotted the handgun Sunday at Tri-State Airport near Huntington. The gun loaded with six bullets was with the man’s belongings that entered an… Read More
Bouncing on a purple exercise ball, Alyssa talks to her new teacher about what classes she needs to graduate. “There’s a Psychology 1 as an elective, I would take that, but I already took psychology and sociology… And I feel like Heartland in general is a psychology class,” she adds, laughing. Alyssa is one of… Read More
President Trump had been expected to nominate Tomas Philipson as permanent chair of his Council of Economic Advisers. Philipson, an expert on health economics, succeeds Kevin Hassett.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – Police made arrests at two Kentucky massage parlors they say were operating as prostitution spots. News outlets report Bowling Green police charged four massage workers over the weekend at Blue Sky Spa and Lavender Massage. At both, police say they were alerted to suspicious behavior then found the phone numbers… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A university in West Virginia is no longer on probation from its accreditor. The State Journal reports Alderson Broaddus University received the notification from the Higher Learning Commission last week but the school is still on notice because of its financial trouble. Alderson Broaddus was put on probation in 2017 because… Read More
The Athens Rock Camp for Girls is a weeklong, immersive educational experience intended to cultivate self esteem, create leadership opportunities, encourage the development of life skills, and foster social change through the creation of music and musical performance by girls and non-gender conforming youth ages 12 to 18. The camp is the Athens extension of… Read More