You are viewing the August 15, 2019 daily archives
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
An inspector general report from the Department of Health and Human Services found that 100,000 kids who were newly prescribed ADHD medication didn’t see a care provider for months afterward.
The Brother Brothers, Adam and David Moss, crafted heartfelt and sterling soundscapes at the Gladden House Saturday morning by wedding simple acoustic guitar and enchanting fiddle melodies and exquisite vocal harmonization techniques. By subtly weaving affectionate storytelling into their musical artistry, the two allowed a new generation of audience members to experience the beauty of… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky tourism officials say more people visited the state in 2018 and spent more money. Officials say visitor trips to and within the state topped 71.6 million last year and visitor spending rose to nearly $7.6 billion, up nearly 4% over the prior year and a 21% increase since 2013. The… Read More
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials say a missing West Virginia girl has been found in Mexico and her mother is facing charges. The U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday announced it located the 6-year-old and her mother at a hotel in Mexico City with the help of Mexican authorities Tuesday. The girl was reported missing… Read More
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — A man in Ohio is crediting his dog for saving him after the man suffered a bad fall. WSAZ-TV reports Jimmy Hale fell off a flood wall in Portsmouth last week while walking his dog Taco. Hale ended up passing out after falling 15 feet and didn’t wake up until the next… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The parents of the Dayton gunman are apologizing for the wording in his obituary that didn’t mention the shooting that left nine dead, including his sister. Stephen and Moira Betts issued a statement that says the obituary for the gunman was insensitive because it didn’t acknowledge the “terrible tragedy he created.”… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled governmental bodies can’t conduct public business through secret ballots. The court sided Wednesday with the operator of the community newspaper MORE Bratenahl who sued the Cuyahoga County village of Bratenahl in 2016. That lawsuit claims the village council violated Ohio’s Open Meetings Act by voting… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans a trade mission to Japan next month. The Republican governor announced the six-day trip Wednesday. It will revolve around the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association annual conference in Tokyo, which hasn’t been attended by an Ohio governor in over a decade. Japan is Ohio’s top international investor, with… Read More
When Bob Shaff walks through a room of strangers, you can observe that he’s a master networker. Bob interacts with person after person, asking gentle questions and helping each to relax and engage with the crowd. It’s clear that he knows how to connect. But in today’s show Bob says that he didn’t start out… Read More