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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The state Education Department says a group of stakeholders and policymakers are meeting to develop a 5-star accountability system for Kentucky schools. An agency statement says the group will meet Aug. 23 and Sept. 3-4 to come up with a recommendation for Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis on how to rate schools… Read More
BEAVERCREEK (WOUB) — The Ohio University Board of Trustees received some positive news Monday regarding the amount of money they’ll receive from the state to fund university business. In a meeting at the Russ Research Center in Beavercreek, the board was told the state share of instruction (SSI) would be more than was anticipated at… Read More
Planned Parenthood says it will no longer provide birth control, HIV and STD testing and other health services with federal money known as Title X funds. The group says it cannot comply with what they call a gag rule that just went into effect that prohibits its doctors from talking about abortion with their patients. Here is what that means in Ohio. Lillian… Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position Monday, more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody. Hugh Hurwitz’s reassignment comes amid mounting evidence that guards at the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center in New… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Police in West Virginia say five Texas residents have been arrested in a multistate credit card fraud scheme. News outlets report criminal complaints in Cabell County Magistrate Court charge the five with conspiracy, fraudulent schemes, fraudulent access device and possession with the intent to deliver. Huntington police said the suspects were… Read More
The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help boost growth.