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In a rare press briefing for the administration, the White House acting chief of staff said President Trump held up aid to Ukraine as part of a quid pro quo — something Trump himself has denied.
The watchlist for Gridiron Glory’s Player of the Year are here. The athletes are some of the most talented players in the state and they have put their respective teams in positions to succeed. Our coverage goes across four conferences in southeastern Ohio and each league is recognized with at least one player. The list… Read More
ATHENS (WOUB) — Two more fraternities and a sports club have been named in cease and desist letters at Ohio University. The business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi, the social fraternity Pi Kappa Phi, and the Men’s Rugby club have all been served with letters by the university’s Division of Student Affairs. All three of the… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A legislative report says West Virginia’s Division of Labor cited more than 500 violations of a jobs act intended to give local laborers the majority of roles on state-funded public works projects. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported Wednesday that contractors were fined more than $100,000 altogether during the 2018-19 fiscal year for… Read More
Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will replace a faulty power regulator on the International Space Station. Only 14 women have participated in spacewalks, and all were accompanied by men.
The Cactus Blossoms will bring their brotherly rock ‘n’ roll sounds to Stuart’s Opera House (52 Public Square, Nelsonville) on Tuesday, October 22. The duo, made up of Page Burkum and Jack Torrey, is fresh off of the release of Easy Way, the first album that the band has self-produced. The group wrote several of the… Read More
The Baltimore congressman, who was chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, had taken a lead role in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.
Over 340,000 people could get back on the roads legally – sometimes after many years of not being able to pay reinstatement fees. After a six-month pilot period that ended in July, the state is restarting a shortened amnesty program for Ohioans who’ve lost their drivers’ licenses. Most are low-income Ohioans who’ve fallen behind in paying… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill to forbid employment and housing discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community. The latest iteration of the Ohio Fairness Act was introduced by Democratic Rep. Michael Skindell and Republican Rep. Brett Hillyer on Wednesday. The Columbus Dispatch reports the bill’s unveiling comes about two weeks after a… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) — With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation’s persistent opioid crisis. The companies are negotiating with state attorneys general as jury selection is expected to wrap up on Thursday in the first federal trial over an overdose epidemic… Read More
David Correia, who was listed as one of four defendants in a grand jury indictment issued last week, has surrendered to authorities after returning to New York following a trip to the Middle East.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the leader of a violent gang has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the killings of five people. U.S. Attorney Benjamin Glassman says defendant Martin Neftali Aguilar-Rivera directed the central Ohio branch of the El Salvador-based MS-13 gang from 2015 to 2017. Glassman says gang… Read More
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell briefed his caucus on what a Trump impeachment trial could look like in the Upper Chamber. It could last weeks and begin after the Thanksgiving holiday.
At age 31, about to achieve his dream of becoming an orthopedic surgeon to elite athletes, Herman Williams experienced a life-changing event that left him depressed and disabled. With the love and support of family, friends and mentors, Williams reinvented himself – and created a deeply fulfilling life and career that helps more people than… Read More