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To secure enough votes in 1994, the ban’s sponsors in Congress accepted a “sunset provision” — meaning it would last 10 years but need to be reauthorized. Politics in the U.S. changed.
Ken Cuccinelli, acting head of Citizenship and Immigration Services, says the new rule, which can deny green cards to immigrants who use government benefits, is part of Trump “keeping his promises.”
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Dayton say the gunman in Ohio’s mass shooting shot 26 people in 32 seconds before officers killed him. Chief Richard Biehl says besides the nine people the gunman killed, he wounded at least 17 others. Previously, police and hospital officials said at least 14 suffered gunshots. More than a… Read More
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Environmental groups that promote renewable energy want North Carolina regulators to cancel a key state water quality permit issued to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Leaders of the North Carolina Climate Solutions Coalition and Friends of the Earth announced Tuesday their petition with the Department of Environmental Quality asking that the… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is easing back into public activities after his recent lung surgery sidelined him for part of the August congressional break. The Kentucky Republican is scheduled to give a speech Tuesday at a chamber of commerce luncheon in southern Kentucky. It marks his first public appearance since part… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia suspension bridge has reopened more than a month after it was closed when a charter bus weighing well over the weight limit crossed the span. The state Division of Highways says in a news release the Wheeling Suspension Bridge was opened to traffic Tuesday. A charter bus weighing… Read More
The Trump administration is postponing some tariffs on Chinese imports set to take effect on Sept.1. Tariffs on laptops, cellphones, some clothing and other items are now set to begin Dec. 15.
One of Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed gun law changes in the wake of the shooting that killed 10 people in Dayton is an idea that’s been talked about before, and has passed in 17 states – a way to remove guns from people who are thought to be dangerous to themselves or others. But DeWine is now… Read More
The Trimble Tomcats are set to have another deep playoff run this season behind the consistent talent in the backfield. On Monday, the Tomcats hosted Chesapeake in a friendly, preseason scrimmage to see how both would fair against different base offenses and defenses. TAKEAWAYS Connor Wright (senior RB) is one of the best players… Read More
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors say an 18-year-old Ohio man charged with making online threats against federal agents was arrested at a home filled with guns and a huge stockpile of ammunition. Court documents say Justin Olsen also wrote that he supported mass shootings and attacks on Planned Parenthood. Federal prosecutors say Olsen has been… Read More
The administration argues that immigration judges are managers who are barred from forming a union. The leader of the union says the administration wants the judges to speed up deportation cases.
Performing solo with his loyal guitar and banjo, Hubby Jenkins joined the Gladden House Sessions for an intimate Friday set. While growing up in Brooklyn, Jenkins immersed himself in genres of music that are intertwined with African American history, such as including ragtime, fiddle and banjo, old-time jazz, and country blues. Starting as a busker,… Read More
VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — The city of Vienna, West Virginia, has finally welcomed a woman into its police department as a sworn officer. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports Allyssa Kern, of Williamstown, was sworn in Monday by Mayor Randy Rapp. Rapp says Kern is the 84-year-old city’s first female police officer. The newspaper notes the Vienna… Read More
Opponents of Ohio’s new energy law are rewriting language that they were going to take to voters to reject a nuclear power bailout. This comes after Attorney General Dave Yost denied their first attempt at summarizing the initiative. Yost identified what he described as 21 inaccuracies in the summary language that holds a referendum on Ohio’s new energy law,… Read More
Yoga enthusiasts are invited to help support cancer research and honor loved ones affected by cancer by participating in the first annual “Yoga on the Green” at Huntington Park on Saturday, September 14, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. The outdoor wellness event, sponsored by Ohio Cancer Research (OCR), will be led by studio professionals, including… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say the number of HIV cases in Cabell County has risen to 71. The state Department of Health and Human Resources posted the figure on Monday, saying the virus has spread primarily among intravenous drug users. The cluster, tracked since January 2018, represents a drastic increase from the… Read More
BIG BAND VOCALISTS, another installment of the popular MY MUSIC series, will air on WOUB Monday, August 19, 2019. Hosted by Nick Clooney (whose sister, Rosemary Clooney, is among those featured on the show) and Peter Marshall, BIG BAND VOCALISTS showcases the timeless “crooners and canaries” of the 1940s when they started their careers performing… Read More