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“Cash is king. For us to rebuild these communities, we need funds,” the president of Rotary International says. The Bahamas’ government has also posted a list of desperately needed items.
The Trump administration ordered the Census Bureau to produce citizenship data state officials can use when redrawing voting districts. But the bureau says no state officials asked for that data.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A federal appeals court says Ohio’s current lethal injection system does not pose an unconstitutional risk of suffering to condemned inmates. The court says the potential for suffocation posed by the three-drug method does not qualify as the type of “severe pain and needless suffering” prohibited by the Constitution. The 6th… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio nonprofit has proposed most of the money donated in the wake of the recent mass shooting go to the families of those killed in that tragedy. A draft proposal released Monday shows the Dayton Foundation plans to distribute about 75% of the $3 million raised to the families of… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Health Department says it will spend $4 million to help curb the use of vaping and e-cigarettes. The agency said Tuesday that a little over $3 million will go toward creating and promoting resources that community groups and organizations can use to teach youth and others about the risks… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Thousands of state government workers in Ohio are without reliable phone, email and internet service as a result of a computer disruption. A spokesman for the Ohio Department of Administrative Services told The Dayton Daily News experts were working to address the issue Wednesday. The unspecified problem was affecting state web… Read More
Apple & the Moon performed three songs during their time in WOUB’s Radio A: “Breathe,” “Black Top City,” and “Warm Love.” The four-person act has been playing rootsy, electric blues-tinged Americana together since 2014, when they formed at the Insea Sound Shop in Nelsonville, OH. Since then, the band has released a self-titled full-length and… Read More
J.J. Gregg, a passionately creative sitar player, will perform on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Arts West. Doors open at 1:50 p.m. for the all ages show. J.J. Gregg returns to Arts West after shows in 2014 and 2017. Since J.J. was last in Athens he released a new solo sitar album,… Read More
Update 2:45 p.m. Authorities say the two people killed in a cargo plane crash near an Ohio airport were from Texas. The State Highway Patrol in Ohio says the two men were the only ones onboard the plane carrying auto parts when it crashed early Wednesday just short of the runway at Toledo Express Airport… Read More
September 5, 2019; Washington, D.C. – The NPR Board of Directors announced today that it selected John Lansing to become its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Lansing is a media executive with a deep understanding of journalism, having spent two decades as an award-winning journalist, successful newsroom leader and major market local media executive… Read More
College and university student enrollments are in a downward spiral because of multiple factors including parents and students questioning the value of a college education, according to Dr. Richard Vedder, author, historian, columnist, and emeritus professor of economics at Ohio University. Demographically, there is a decline in the number of traditional college eligible students born… Read More