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President Trump says the drone had closed to approximately 1,000 yards of the U.S. warship, “ignoring multiple calls to stand down.”
New court documents describe Trump’s direct involvement with negotiations that led to a $130,000 payment to an adult film star to buy her silence about her alleged extramarital affair with Trump.
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan is appearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee amid a heated debate between the GOP and Democrats about the administration’s immigration policies.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) –Athens Food Rescue held its annual Rubber Duck Derby and Family Fun Olympics over the weekend to raise money for their non-profit. Donors to the fundraiser can “Adopt a Duck” to race down the Hocking River and compete for first, second and third place prizes like free admission to the Columbus Zoo… Read More
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) – A plant pathogen that causes the tree-killing disease known as sudden oak death has been found in Ohio. Officials with the Ohio Department of Agriculture say the pathogen has been confirmed in rhododendrons shipped to Walmart and Rural King stores. A department release says the pathogen was detected after Ohio recently… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A judge has ordered lawyers for the governor of West Virginia to hand over documents requested in an ongoing lawsuit over his residency. News outlets report Judge Charles King rejected a dismissal motion Wednesday by Gov. Jim Justice’s attorneys and ordered the documents requested by Democratic Del. Isaac Sponaugle be delivered… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A permanent prescription drug disposal site is being placed at the West Virginia Capitol so people wanting to dispose of medication can do so all year. There has already been a collection site at the Capitol for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, but the new location is permanent. West Virginia Attorney… Read More
The two year operating budget will move next year’s presidential primary to St. Patrick’s Day. Republicans had to move it to after March 15 so they could award all delegates to a single candidate. Republicans aren’t expected to have a competitive presidential primary, but Democrats are. They had complained St. Patrick’s Day parades and activities… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials are reporting the first statewide drop in drug overdose deaths since 2013. A report issued Thursday says 1,333 people died from drug overdoses in 2018, down from a record 1,566 deaths the prior year. The decline follows years of steady increases in the death toll, driven mostly by surges… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s governor says the Federal Emergency Management Agency will help four counties and the state cover some of the costs of responding to tornadoes and severe storms that struck in late May. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine says FEMA has opened its Public Assistance program to the state of Ohio and to… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine approved a 4% cut in personal income taxes as part of Ohio’s next state budget but vetoed 25 other items Thursday, including elements affecting Medicaid, education and young adult smokers. The $69 billion, two-year spending plan eliminates the income tax for people earning less than $21,750, directs $550 million… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawmakers have approved a two-year budget for Ohio’s insurance fund for injured workers after missing the initial deadline at the end of June and covering the gap with a temporary budget. The nearly $645 million funding measure for the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation was passed Wednesday by the Republican-led Legislature, sending… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Republican-led Legislature has passed a measure that would allow Ohio farmers and university researchers to grow industrial hemp and would legalize sales of hemp-derived cannabidiol oil, or CBD. Federal legislation last year removed hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and now treats the low-THC version of the cannabis… Read More
Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins. With breathtaking CGI, beautiful landscape footage and some of the world’s most important astronomical artifacts, Ancient Skies looks at the cosmos through the eyes of our ancestors,… Read More
Everybody encounters bad days at work. And sometimes a career stumble can feel like the end of the world. In this episode, guest host Tom Hodson talks with our own Bev Jones, author of the career success book, “Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO.” They explore strategies for moving on after a catastrophe,… Read More