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PIKETON, Ohio (AP) – State health officials and the U.S. Department of Energy say dust samples taken in late May from Zahn’s Corner middle school showed no radioactivity beyond naturally occurring levels. Scioto Valley Local School District had closed the school in Piketon in mid-May after traces of radioactive material were discovered. But the Department… Read More
By breeding and migrating earlier, some birds are adapting to climate change. But it’s probably not happening fast enough for some species to survive, according to new research.
Down bumpy back roads deep in central West Virginia, a flat, bright green pasture opens up among the rolling hills of coffee-colored trees. Wildflowers and butterflies dot the pasture, but West Virginia University Professor Jeff Skousen is here for something else that stands above the rest of the Appalachian scenery – literally. Thick stalks of… Read More
NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) – Motorists cited for speeding have filed a federal lawsuit against a southern Ohio village for using traffic cameras. The lawsuit in U.S. district court in Cincinnati alleges that New Richmond officials installed two fixed cameras on U.S. 52 without receiving required permission from the state Department of Transportation. Four motorists… Read More
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Ohioans support background checks for gun sales, favor legalized abortion and oppose one of the most recent state restrictions on it. The poll shows just over half of Ohio voters oppose a ban on abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected. It is on a court… Read More