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A Planned Parenthood clinic on the west side of Columbus

How Planned Parenthood Change Could Affect Ohio

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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

In this July 19, 2019, file photo, acting Director of the Bureau of Prisons Hugh Hurwitz speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington.

US Prisons Chief Removed from Position after Epstein’s Death

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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

Red and blue lights, as if from a police vehicle

5 Texas Residents Charged in WVa in Credit Card Fraud Scheme

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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

Crooksville player gets interviewed by reporter.

Gridiron Glory Media Day Recap

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Gridiron Glory hosted its fourth annual Media Day on Sunday, bringing players and coaches from 20 teams across Southeast Ohio to Ohio University’s campus where they laid out their aspirations and expectations for the upcoming season. Players and coaches alike took part in a gauntlet of picture-taking, interview-giving, and lunch-eating throughout the event, which stretched… Read More

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin delivers the State of the Commonwealth address to a joint session of the state legislature at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky.

Kentucky’s Governor-Lieutenant Governor Spat Goes to Court

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s general counsel has told a judge that a legal fight with the lieutenant governor over a staffing dispute is a minor disagreement between friends. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton later told reporters that her friends don’t treat her that way. Attorneys for Bevin and Hampton were in court… Read More

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West Virginia’s New Catholic Bishop Set to be Installed

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s new Roman Catholic bishop is set to be installed this week. A ceremony is scheduled for Thursday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling for the Most Rev. Mark Brennan, who previously was auxiliary bishop of Baltimore. The Wheeling-Charleston diocese includes nearly 75,000 Catholics and 95 parishes and… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine

DeWine Dismisses Proposal to Use Fentanyl for Executions

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is dismissing a legislator’s proposal to use the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl to execute death row inmates as the state struggles to find a drug combination to carry out lethal injections. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Republican governor says fentanyl, which has led to thousands of fatal overdoses in… Read More

Ohio State to Aid Farmers Needing Emotional, Financial Help

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is creating a new way to help farmers dealing with the stress and strain of keeping their farms running. It’s called the Rural and Farm Stress Task Force. The university says the task force will help connect farmers with specialists who can help them learn more about keeping their businesses… Read More

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Water Witches II Radio A Sessions

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EXPLICIT CONTENT WARNING: This feature may contain language and lyrical content that is not suitable for all listeners. Only a few weeks before their 2019 performance at the Nelsonville Music Festival, Water Witches performed four tracks off of their brand new Most Likely to Succeed EP:  “Scapegoat,” “Stringfinger,” “Dog Food,” and “Trees” in WOUB’s Radio A…. Read More