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Dorian is roughly 105 miles off the shore of Fort Pierce, Florida. It has maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour. Officials in the Bahamas say there are at least five storm-related deaths.
LOGAN, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says a 44-year-old woman died after she was hit by a falling tree branch while visiting Hocking Hills State Park. The agency is investigating the Monday death of Chillicothe resident Victoria Schafer. It is the third death at the park this summer and the second… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The State Medical Board of Ohio plans to review nearly 2,000 closed cases involving alleged “sexual boundary” violations by doctors over the past 25 years to see if any involved evidence of criminal misconduct that was ignored. Gov. Mike DeWine requested such a review after learning credible evidence was ignored in… Read More
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) – Miami University in Ohio is suspending a fraternity for 10 to 15 years after a student reported being hazed by members who beat him with a spiked paddle, kicked him and forced him to drink lots of alcohol. Miami already had suspended Delta Tau Delta last March while investigating violations of… Read More
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) – A judge says the mother of a woman charged in a Pike County family’s slaying must stop talking with her jailed daughter and have no phone calls with her or three other relatives charged in the case. The mother, 66-year-old Rita Newcomb, isn’t charged in the 2016 slayings of eight people… Read More
Ninety-eight years ago, thousands of pro-union miners marched toward West Virginia’s Logan County, to protest abuses by coal operators in what was then a largely anti-union territory. The marchers were met at Blair Mountain in Logan County by an army of men, fighting on behalf of anti-union mine guards and local law enforcement. The battle… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A federal judge says a wrongful conviction lawsuit against a West Virginia prosecutor’s office and a county commission can go forward. Former minor league baseball player Jimmie Gardner sued the Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Kanawha County Commission and others after his 1990 sex assault conviction was vacated in 2016 due… Read More
The satellite is believed to be among America’s most advanced. Some believe it’s as large as the Hubble Space Telescope.
Parkersburg, WV’s strikingly young Jake Eddy Trio brought hypnotic and expertly executed jazz to WOUB’s Radio A several months ago, performing three songs, “Five Spot After Dark,” “When the Saints Go Marching In,” and “Angel Eyes.” The band now tours as the Eddy/Meyer Trio, with brothers Jake and Carter alongside new member Andrew Meyer. That… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin says he’s staying put in the U.S. Senate and won’t run for governor. The 72-year-old Manchin announced his decision on Tuesday after months of reflection. It means Manchin will steer clear of a potential showdown with incumbent Republican Gov. Jim Justice, who already has announced he’s… Read More
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Oberlin College is seeking a new trial after being ordered to pay $25 million to the owners of a market who accused the Ohio school of ruining their business by encouraging protests and branding them racists after a shoplifting incident involving black students. The Chronicle-Telegram in Elyria reports Oberlin alleges a variety… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Fair officials say attendance was down this year but revenue was up. WLKY-TV reports no statistics about pricing change was given, but attendance figures released last week show a drop of more than 25,000. This year’s fair ran from Aug. 15 to 25 and drew 589,170 people. Last year, attendance was… Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is preparing to announce whether he’ll run for governor in next fall’s election. His spokesman says Manchin is expected to announce his decision sometime Tuesday. Manchin’s entry into the gubernatorial race would likely set up a showdown with Republican Gov. Jim Justice, a former Democrat who… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway will headline the Ohio Republican Party dinner this month. State party chairwoman Jane Timken says she expects tickets to go quickly for the Sept. 21 event at the Columbus Convention Center. Dinner tickets start at $60 for young Republicans and $150 for other individuals. President… Read More
When Dian was 6 years old, she heard a deep rumble and turned to see a tsunami of mud barreling towards her village. She remembers her mother scooping her up to save her from the boiling mud. Her neighbors ran for their lives. Sixteen villages, including Dian’s, were wiped away. A decade later, nearly 60,000… Read More