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NPR’s analysis of Immigration and Customs Enforcement data show 52% of detainees in the last year were held in rural areas, where legal representation is limited and deportation is more likely.
NITRO, W.Va. (AP) – Authorities say a 3-year-old West Virginia boy has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Nitro Police Chief Bobby Eggleton told news outlets that the child accidentally shot himself in the head Wednesday evening at a residence. He said it appears the boy’s father put the firearm down as he was getting… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Dayton shooter who killed nine people had cocaine on him and in his system during the mass shooting that police stopped in what they described as a combat-like gun battle, a coroner said Thursday. Montgomery County coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger said the gunman had a pipe device and a baggie of… Read More
A debate is brewing over whether a group can put the state’s new nuclear bailout bill before voters next year as referendum. The dispute questions if the increased rate on electric bills should be considered a tax increase. A Columbus law firm argues that the new energy law charging electric customers up to $2.35 a month for nuclear,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A State Medical Board of Ohio committee has decided not to recommend adding anxiety and autism spectrum disorder to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for purchasing medical marijuana. The committee made its decision Wednesday after hearing testimony that included concerns from several physicians about using marijuana for those conditions. They… Read More
MURRAY, Ky. (AP) – Murray State University says its Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders is set to formally open next week. A statement from the Kentucky school says there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a reception on Aug. 22. Officials say the center was designed to providing timely, comprehensive and affordable evaluation… Read More