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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