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The Trump White House says they will not participate in Congress’s ongoing impeachment inquiry, heightening a political and legal standoff between the two branches of government.
ATHENS, Ohio — Projects in areas including The Plains, Gallipolis and Marietta are among those receiving nearly $7 million to help advance economic development in a region dealing with a changing economy. The Appalachian Regional Commission announced the $6,708,794 as part of the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative Tuesday. “The… Read More
The New Zealand artist rounds out a bizarre and wonderful trio of videos from her stellar album, Designer.
Ohio University’s School of Theater is preparing for another busy season. With weekend one already under their belt, the semester’s first main stage production of Silent Sky, written by Lauren Gudnerson and directed by Shelly Delaney, tells the true story of 19th Century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt as she explores a woman’s place in society during… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A private West Virginia university has hired a new president. Wheeling University says in a statement that Ginny Favede will become its 13th president. She has served as chairwoman of the university’s Board of Trustees since July. She replaces Michael Mihalyo, who served a little over a year as president and… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A former Kentucky police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexual misconduct against 5 women who are suing him over the assaults. News outlets report former Louisville Officer Pablo Cano was sentenced Monday as part of a deal in which he admitted to having sex without consent… Read More
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) – An attorney for a Kentucky public school board says complaints have prompted him to recommend the district remove “prayer lockers” from inside its schools. Pike County School Board Superintendent Reed Adkins told the Lexington Herald-Leader that Kentucky’s Office of Education Accountability and a national organization advocating for separation of church and… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say more than 40,000 Ohio voter registrations scheduled to be purged in September remained active because voters took the required actions or qualified for exemptions. Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office says 40,672 registrations originally slated to be purged Sept. 6 remained active, up from nearly 8,500 that avoided… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia man has been indicted on an involuntary manslaughter charge in a fatal shooting that was earlier reported as a suicide and an accident. News outlets report David Jakob Moore also is charged with wanton endangerment in the recently unsealed Cabell County Grand Jury indictment. Huntington Police Chief Hank… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Sen. Rob Portman became the fourth Republican senator to break ranks by criticizing President Donald Trump for seeking help from foreign governments to investigate a political rival. After attending an event in Columbus on Monday, Portman said that Trump asking Ukraine and China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden… Read More
This month the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will hold two especially festive autumnal art classes. They will take place Saturday October 19 (a mini scarecrow workshop taking place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for ages 8 and up; as well as a repurposed sewing class, taking place from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)… Read More
Journalist Assia Boundaoui Challenges the FBI’s Surveillance of Her Muslim American Community in Chicago in “The Feeling of Being Watched,” Premiering Monday, October 14, 2019 A journalist investigates rumors of surveillance in her Muslim American neighborhood In the Muslim American neighborhood outside of Chicago where journalist and filmmaker Assia Boundaoui grew up, most of… Read More