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Groups Ask NC Regulators to Revoke 2018 Pipeline Permit

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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

Sen. Rand Paul Easing Back in Public View After Lung Surgery

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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

Gov. Mike DeWine delivers his first State of the State address

DeWine Fighting Comparisons Of His Plan To Kasich’s “Red Flag” Proposal

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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

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Feds: Man Who Threatened Agents Lived in Gun-Filled House

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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

Hubby Jenkins II Gladden House Sessions 2019

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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

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West Virginia City Gets First Ever Female Police Officer

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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

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Yost Rejects Language For Energy Law Referendum

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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