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After lawmakers have spent years making tweaks and changes to the high school graduation requirements, the incoming freshman class is beginning its high school journey with what are believed to be permanent standards. “Good morning everybody.” Amy Obhof greets a classroom full of new freshmen at Licking Heights High School, in central Ohio, before jumping straight… Read More
Scientists around the world are working to correct a problem with genetic health information — too much of it is currently based on samples of Europeans.
The Ohio Medical Board had credible evidence of sexual misconduct by longtime Ohio State doctor Richard Strauss in 1996 but didn’t inform law enforcement, a review by a state working group found. Gov. Mike DeWine established the working group in May specifically to review State Medical Board records from a 1996 investigation into Strauss, which ultimately resulted… Read More
The campaign finance agency will be temporarily shuttered over lack of a quorum. A former FEC chair says there’s a “real possibility” the agency is effectively closed through the 2020 election.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A former Marshall University student has appealed a Title IX lawsuit accusing the school of mishandling her rape case and allowing the man accused in the attack to remain on campus. The Herald-Dispatch reports Alicia Gonzales’ case was appealed Wednesday. Judge Robert C. Chambers dismissed the case about a month ago,… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say troopers are stepping up their enforcement efforts on the state’s roads through Labor Day weekend. Police say the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign focuses on removing impaired drivers. Troopers will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints statewide to enforce all traffic laws, with attention to seat… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The chief of the Huntington, West Virginia, Fire Department has been named as the American Legion’s national firefighter of the year. Chief Jan K. Rader received the award at the American Legion’s 101st National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Wednesday night. Rader is the state’s first female fire chief after having… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The state’s Labor Cabinet hasn’t secured the necessary bonds from coal companies that would cover wage payments to miners if their employer unexpectedly shuts down, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said. Beshear, a Democrat running for governor, announced on Thursday that his office examined records of Kentucky companies that should be… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials plan to share findings about whether the State Medical Board properly handled a 1996 investigation involving an Ohio State University team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men for two decades before that investigation. Findings on the handling of the investigation will be provided Friday. The investigation details have remained… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The multibillion-dollar settlement that the maker of OxyContin is negotiating to resolve a crush of lawsuits over the nation’s opioid crisis contains formulas for dividing up the money among state and local governments across the country, The Associated Press has learned. The formulas would take into account several factors, including opioid… Read More
LAWN, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say two people who locked themselves to equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline work site have been arrested. WOAY-TV reports 22-year-old Andrew J. Saltzberg and 21-year-old Cameron B. Angeiopouus were charged with trespassing on Thursday. The station says the two were protesting the pipeline in Lawn, an unincorporated community in Greenbrier… Read More
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — State officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in a horse in Ohio. Ohio Department of Agriculture State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey says the confirmed case was in northeastern Ohio’s Ashtabula County. Forshey says the disease is transmitted to horses by mosquitoes and attacks a horse’s central nervous… Read More
New logo crafted by Ohio University School of Visual Communication Professor ATHENS, OH – Something may seem a little different about WOUB Public Media. After a year-long review of the brand, the station has unveiled its new logo this week across all of its web, radio, and television properties. The new logo was created using… Read More
Live From Lincoln Center presents “Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece” | Friday, September 6 at 9 pm
Live From Lincoln Center has announced that Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece, will air on PBS Friday, September 6, 2019. Live From Lincoln Center’s first production outside the U.S., with support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), the broadcast also contains another milestone – the CMS concert at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural… Read More
“This would be a huge step backward,” said one environmental advocate. “It would cause greatly increased pollution.” The Trump administration says it will help the oil and gas industry save money.