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The anti-nuclear bailout group, Ohioans Against Corporate Bailouts, did not turn in their collected signatures to the Ohio Secretary of State’s office by the deadline set in order to hold a referendum. However, the group is hoping a federal court will rule in favor of their request to extend the deadline in order for them… Read More
The Utah senator outed himself over the weekend as the owner of a mostly nondescript Twitter handle that defended Romney and was critical of President Trump.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Democrat Andy Beshear has offered a vigorous defense of Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion as he promotes an issue that’s become a flash point in his campaign against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. Beshear toured an addiction treatment center in Louisville on Monday. Afterward, he praised the Medicaid expansion that added more than 400,000… Read More
ATHENS (WOUB) — Eric Brooks hops out of his red, dusty combine in battered blue jeans and a green trucker cap. The hulking machine rumbles as he gazes over his field. There’s just one strip of corn left here that needs to be harvested, but the job is far from over. There are 500 more… Read More
Have you ever wanted to experience the magic that is a Pink Floyd concert, but never got the chance? Any Colour, Athens very own Pink Floyd tribute band, will be performing the band’s hit album The Wall, a chart-topping success from 1979 for the 40th anniversary of the album’s release on November 2 at the… Read More
Pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease are particularly vulnerable to flu complications yet lag the elderly in getting vaccinated.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) – The government says the remains of a soldier who died during the Korean War have been identified as an 18-year-old Ohio man. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency says the remains of Army Cpl. Robert L. Bray of Chillicothe were accounted for on June 6, 2019. The agency says Bray was an… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Four more public forums are set this week on a statewide response to substance abuse in West Virginia. The meetings are scheduled for Monday at the University of Charleston student union ballroom, Tuesday at the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office training center in Martinsburg, Wednesday at Wheeling University’s Swint Hall and Thursday… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Efforts to improve child literacy in Ohio are getting a boost from a federal grant worth $42 million over five years. The state Department of Education says the funding will help create “model literacy sites” implementing practices to improve literacy in preschools and elementary, middle and high schools across Ohio. Officials… Read More
The sponsor of Gov. Mike DeWine’s gun violence proposal said it’s a plan that can pass – though it’s getting criticism for not including mandatory background checks or a red flag gun seizure law. Sen. Matt Dolan (R-Chagrin Falls) said there’s a simple reason the required background checks plan DeWine called for right after the Dayton mass shooting isn’t… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A veteran appellate judge and a prominent lawmaker are highlighting their different resumes while making their case to voters in competing for a seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court. State Sen. Whitney Westerfield and Judge Christopher Shea Nickell are vying to represent a 24-county western Kentucky district on the state’s highest… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Pharmacies in Ohio will soon offer biodegradable bags so people who are prescribed opioids for work injuries can safely dispose of any opioids they don’t use. Gov. Mike DeWine said in a statement that the program is intended to prevent addiction when injured workers are prescribed opioids as part of an… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Democrat Andy Beshear has picked up an endorsement from a Republican against Gov. Matt Bevin in the GOP primary. William Woods says his endorsement of Beshear in next month’s gubernatorial election is the “right thing to do.” Woods finished far back in the May primary, receiving more than 14,000 votes. Woods… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation’s three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday, according to a lead lawyer for the local governments suing the drug industry. The… Read More