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Some startups are making synthetic versions of animal proteins for use in foods from smoothies to baked goods. The goal: to reshape the food supply without the environmental footprint of livestock.
The president’s Republican allies in the Senate never appeared to warm up to the Texas congressman and press reports suggested he’d overstated his terrorism-fighting qualifications.
Miners left unpaid by the bankrupt Blackjewel coal company say they are prepared to keep up their protest on railroad tracks in Harlan County, Kentucky, where they are blocking delivery of a load of coal. As their protest grows and gains attention, a bankruptcy court hearing on Monday could determine whether and when the miners… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — It’s a showdown that’s been boiling for years — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear competing in the cauldron of Kentucky’s foremost political event. As they prepare to square off in the summer heat Saturday at the Fancy Farm picnic, the governor’s race already has the makings… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says an assistant women’s basketball coach has resigned amid an investigation into NCAA rules violations. In his resignation letter dated Friday, associate head coach Patrick Klein said, “I’ve been made aware that in some instances, my communications with some student-athletes may have been too informal or in some cases… Read More
The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The U.S. has long accused Russia of refusing to comply with its terms.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) – Authorities say a 4-year-old West Virginia girl has been found unharmed in Texas and her father has been arrested more than a week after she was reported missing. A U.S. Marshal’s Service news release says Gracelynn June Scritchfield was found Thursday in Pecos, Texas. News outlets report the statement says her… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A state appeals court decision means Ohio’s capital city has resumed banning bump stocks, a gun accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to be fired rapidly. Two gun rights groups sued Columbus after it enacted the ban last year. A Franklin County judge then ruled that municipalities can’t regulate bump stocks under… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says evidence made public over the past two weeks makes clear that drugmakers were responsible for the U.S. opioid crisis. The Republican spoke Friday at a joint appearance with U.S. drug czar Jim Carroll, the president’s chief drug policy adviser. The two were highlighting record usage of… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – A Kentucky man is accused of punching a protester outside an Ohio rally for President Donald Trump. News outlets report 29-year-old Dallas Frazier of Georgetown was arrested Thursday night and charged with misdemeanor assault. He’s set to appear in court Friday. Thousands attended the Thursday rally , which included speeches by Trump,… Read More
Every weekend local music geeks unite to provide the region with 11 hours of creatively curated tunes on WOUB 1340AM, an endeavor that is known commonly as Radio Free Athens! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Here is a… Read More
The Ohio River Sternwheel Festival has announced their headline entertainment for the 2019 festival. The Ohio River Sternwheel Festival will be held on the levee of the Ohio River, in Marietta, Ohio on September 6-8, 2019. Entertainment during the event will feature: Friday, September 7 10 p.m. Blue Stones 9 p.m. Oak & Ash 6… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Transportation officials are warning of large crowds at Charleston’s airport later this week as the World Scout Jamboree comes to a close. The Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday said thousands of scouts from 152 countries will start heading home Friday and into the weekend. Officials said they expect Saturday to be… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump used a revved-up rally in Cincinnati to tear into the Democrats he has been elevating as his new political foils, attacking four liberal congresswomen of color and their party’s urban leaders, while also directing fire at those he could be facing in 2020. But the president mostly avoided the… Read More
Gov. Mike DeWine is delaying the execution of a death row inmate, for the second time, as the state works to overhaul its lethal injection protocol. But anti-death penalty advocates say it’s time for a more comprehensive change to the way Ohio prosecutes capital punishment cases. Abraham Bonowitz says Ohio’s criminal justice system regarding capital punishment… Read More