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Eight candidates meet the requirements to make the debate stage in September: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O’Rourke, Cory Booker and Andrew Yang.
Victoria Gray, 34, of Forest, Miss., has sickle cell disease. She is the first patient ever to be publicly identified as being involved in a study testing the use of CRISPR for a genetic disease.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has picked up an endorsement from a Republican state lawmaker in his bid to unseat GOP Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky. Sen. Dan Seum announced his support for Beshear in a video released Monday. Seum represents Bullitt County and part of Jefferson County. Seum says Bevin… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A group of West Virginia lawmakers want control of a recent $37 million opioid settlement with the drug distributor McKesson. Members of the House of Delegates on Monday asked the attorney general to let the legislature to divvy up the money so it can be used for opioid treatment programs, rather… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The director of Ohio’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has toured a youth behavioral facility after reports of alleged violence and sexual abuse against children and staff and describes its environment as clean and safe. WBNS-TV reports Director Lori Criss’s statement after recently touring Sequel Pomegranate in Columbus said… Read More
The banks of the Mississippi River and of the Ohio River had a lot in common, at least spiritually, this past weekend, thanks to the 19th annual Big Bend Blues and Brews Bash that took place on the downtown Pomeroy riverside stage. The blues is a genre etched on 78rpm records; a sonic mutation of… Read More
The Trump administration has released details of a $16 billion plan to compensate farmers who’ve lost money as a result of the trade dispute with China. Some economists say it’s too generous.
After multiple frustrations, U.S. strategists are asking if the North Korean leader is capable of making the nuclear deal the Trump administration wants.
GRANVILLE, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio college says a 10-acre pollinator habitat it created is full of butterflies, bees and other pollinating insects after its first year. Denison University in Granville in central Ohio positioned the habitat within the university’s solar array, which supplies the liberal arts college with about 10% of its energy. The… Read More
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Schools across Kentucky are working to fulfill a new state law requiring the national motto “In God We Trust” be displayed in a prominent place before classes begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports some school districts, including Jessamine and Franklin, have put up plaques while some, including Jefferson County Public Schools, plan to use… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a West Virginia deputy was hospitalized after coming into contact with the dangerous opioid fentanyl. WCHS-TV reports that Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle said the deputy pulled over a man on Route 40 on Friday afternoon after the deputy thought the man was having a medical problem. Zerkle said when the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State prison officials say inmates in Ohio prisons may soon be offered tattoo removal services. The Dayton Daily News reports that Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Director Annette Chambers-Smith says the state is researching costs and logistics of removing tattoos on prisoners’ faces, necks and hands. She says tattoos can hurt inmates’… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say opponents of two new taxes on arts, sports and entertainment ticket sales in Ohio’s capital city didn’t collect enough valid signatures to put the matter on the November ballot. The Columbus Dispatch reports the elections board validated less than half of the 22,000-plus signatures submitted for a referendum. They were short… Read More
Racial inequalities in healthcare are well-documented across the United States. Medical schools are developing curricular innovations to reduce implicit racial bias and other forms of discrimination. On this episode of Defining Moments, Dr. Tracy Shaub talks about the Open Book Project at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. The Open Book Project is… Read More