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A detailed comparison of mouse and human brain tissue found differences that could help explain why mice aren’t always a good model for human diseases.
A new federal government report shows that mines that changed ownership had worse safety records than mines where ownership did not change. According to an audit from the Department of Labor’s Office of the Inspector General, mines that changed ownership during a 17-year period were nearly twice as likely to have safety violations, and five times as likely to report severe accidents… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Democrat Andy Beshear is trying to nudge health care to the forefront of Kentucky’s race for governor with a new TV ad. In the ad, Beshear said he’s fought to protect coverage for pre-existing conditions as attorney general and promises to do the same if elected governor. He personalizes the issue… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a woman in Millfield. According to a news release deputies and EMS were dispatched to 15990 Millfield Road on a death call at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Once arriving on scene first responders discovered a strong odor of fumes coming from a camper trailer… Read More
Most everybody is a Supernobody fan. (Except for Unmonumental bassist Brian Koscho and The D-Rays guitarist Erick Coleman, but we’ll get into that later.) Supernobody is a roughly six-year-old local super group, responsible for six full-length albums chock full of endearing, melodic indie rock crafted by some of the most beloved musicians in Athens. The… Read More
UPDATE 11:30 A.M. 8/23 – Two more people allegedly connected to an Athens County drug ring have been apprehended and appeared in court. Athens County Common Pleas Judge George McCarthy set bond at $250,000 for Kasandra Curry, according to the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office. Curry is accused of buying enough heroin and methamphetamine to sell on… Read More
A Labor Department audit found no correlation between the federal system that fines mining companies for unsafe conditions and safety in mining operations.
The Other Years brought a timeless performance from Louisville, KY, to the Gladden House — one embellished with banjo, fiddle, and guitar. With roots in the regional music scene, they were welcomed by a collection of fans both old and new. After meeting as college roommates at the University of Louisville and singing together for the… Read More
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio electricity company says it is canceling plans to build a gas-fired power plant because of the state’s recent nuclear bailout. The Vindicator reports that the plant would have been Clean Energy Future’s third in Lordstown in northeastern Ohio. The company had already spent more than $1 million in development and permitting… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Michigan man has been convicted in West Virginia of impersonating an assistant U.S. attorney. A federal jury found 55-year-old Joseph Ziegler guilty Wednesday after a two-day trial. Court records show Ziegler said during a traffic stop in Clay County that he was a federal prosecutor on assignment by U.S. attorney… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich are creating a nonprofit that will fight to steer cash from any national opioid settlement to hospitals, rather than to local and state governments already sparring for control of the dollars. Gee and Kasich say Citizens for Effective Opioid… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A history organization says it will preserve and archive items left at a temporary memorial to victims of an Ohio mass shooting earlier this month. Brady Kress is president and CEO of Dayton History. He said Wednesday that the group accepted the items at the request of city officials and hopes… Read More