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San Diego’s Ocean Beach psychedelic reggae-influenced rockers Slightly Stoopid brought their How I Spent My Summer tour to Nelson Ledges Quarry Park on Saturday, July 20. The music festival also featured performances by The Expendables, HIRIE, Tribal Seeds, Matisyahu, and more. Check out the photos from the event taken by WOUB’s Emily Votaw, below.
President Trump has his highest approval rating yet, even though his reelection prospects continue to be lackluster. But voters aren’t yet buying what Democrats are selling.
The credit reporting agency will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a 2017 data breach that affected nearly 150 million people.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The government has announced four guilty pleas by alleged members and associates of the MS-13 gang in Ohio, including two men who could receive life sentences. The four are among 29 individuals charged in central Ohio in recent years in a racketeering conspiracy that includes five killings as well as attempted… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s pension-relief proposal has narrowly passed the state House after a more than three-hour debate as a midsummer special legislative session continues. The 52-46 vote Monday was a pivotal test for Bevin’s plan to assist regional universities and quasi-governmental entities strapped by surging retirement costs. Those agencies include… Read More
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say they’ve rescued about a dozen people in a county in Ohio and ordered about 400 others to evacuate after heavy flooding. Water is starting to recede Monday in Wooster and Wayne County in northeastern Ohio, but it’s still causing problems and several roads remain closed. Firefighters began rescuing residents… Read More
AKRON, Ohio (AP) – State data shows the number of children enrolled in Ohio’s Medicaid program declined over a 15-month period, with nearly 37,000 fewer children enrolled as of May of this year, compared to February 2018. Ohio had previously seen progress for nearly a decade in efforts to make sure every child had health… Read More
One of Gov. Mike DeWine’s 25 vetoes on the state budget struck a provision that was added at the last minute – a property tax reduction for certain homeowners in one wealthy school district, but not others. Hunting Valley is a village of 700 people just east of the outerbelt around Cleveland. It’s one of the wealthiest communities… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says he’s asking for $2 million to help pay for a new U.S. Customs building at Yeager Airport in Charleston. Justice’s office said last week that he asked the Department of Commerce to request the funds from the Infrastructure Jobs Development Council. The council was created… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky utility regulators say their agency has issued more than 400 citations since assuming the role of enforcing the state’s call-before-you-dig law as it relates to natural gas or hazardous liquid lines. The state Public Service Commission took over responsibility for enforcing the law last July. Since then, the PSC says… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A program that has helped more than 6,500 Ohio drivers get their licenses reinstated after suspensions is being extended until the end of the year. Drivers can apply to have certain license reinstatement fees waived or reduced under the Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative. Cleveland.com reports two state representatives, Republican Dave Greenspan… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Tax officials in Kentucky will get a second tour of Gov. Matt Bevin’s mansion amid a long-running dispute over whether the home is assessed too low for tax purposes. The Courier Journal reports the Jefferson County Board of Assessment Adjustment decided Friday to revisit the 150-year-old mansion. The inspection was requested… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s capital city will be hosting a major gathering of U.S. mayors for the first time. The U.S. Conference of Mayors says it has selected Columbus as the location of its annual meeting in 2022. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, a Democrat who was elected to the conference’s advisory board this month,… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The total number of homeless public school students in West Virginia has increased by nearly 1,000 students since the 2017-18 school year. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports state Department of Education data for the 2018-19 school year says there are now about 10,500 homeless students across the state. Homeless students are those… Read More
PBS: America’s Home for Documentaries This Fall; Including feature on Laurel Valley Creamery – Gallipolis, Ohio
Programming Includes Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns’s Long-Awaited COUNTRY MUSIC and Peabody Award-Winning Filmmaker Lynn Novick’s COLLEGE BEHIND BARS PBS Schedule Includes New Weekly Contemporary History Series RETRO REPORT ON PBS Along with New Reporting from FRONTLINE, Independent Documentary Strands Debut Compelling New Documentaries with INDEPENDENT LENS “Made in Boise” and POV “The… Read More
First responders, crisis communicators, and the general public rely on new media to communicate during natural disasters and in the aftermath. On this episode of Defining Moments, Dr. Keri Stephens shares her personal story as a flood survivor and how it informs her research funded by the National Science Foundation. Her work focuses on new… Read More