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Parents of young kids pick up their phones an average of almost 70 times a day — often to escape a stressful parenting moment. Here’s how to stop using your phone as a pacifier, for you or your kids.
Dozens of Appalachian coal miners plan to visit Capitol Hill Tuesday to ask lawmakers to bolster funding for the black lung disability trust fund, which miners depend upon when no responsible company can be identified to pay for needed health care. The fund is already billions of dollars in debt, and that will likely grow as more… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington will stop publishing a Monday print edition in a cost-cutting move. The newspaper says starting Aug. 5, its Monday edition will be available on its website, along with its app and electronic edition that shows print pages in a digital format. HD Media Publisher Jim Heady says the move… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s pension-relief proposal won approval from a legislative committee on Saturday, clearing its first hurdle of the mid-summer special session. The House State Government Committee approved the measure after defeating two Democratic-sponsored proposals during a three-hour hearing. The action sets the stage for a vote Monday in the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A powerful Statehouse lobbyist is leading a new coalition representing Ohio’s burgeoning hemp industry. Grant Street Consultants’ Neil Clark was appointed Wednesday. That same day, state lawmakers passed a bill allowing Ohio farmers and university researchers to grow industrial hemp and legalizing sales of hemp-derived cannabidiol oil, or CBD. The measure still… Read More