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The resolution, which formalizes the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, outlines rules and procedures for the inquiry moving forward.
The NCAA says it’s only starting to work out the details of how athletes would be compensated. The governing body’s decision Tuesday reverses course on its longstanding objection to the idea.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Country singer Kathy Mattea will be coaching music students at West Virginia University. The university says in a news release that the Cross Lanes native has been named a distinguished artist in residence in the School of Music for the 2019-20 academic year. The statement says the two-time Grammy Award winner… Read More
The CIA whistleblower complaint that sparked the impeachment inquiry is just the latest in a history of bad blood. And the mistrust Trump has for U.S. intelligence could pose a national security risk.
“Sat by a Tree” stars actor and comedian Aparna Nancherla as… a decomposing corpse, in celebration of life. Very Deacon.
When Eric Goulden (known primarily as Wreckless Eric) answers my phone call on a Wednesday afternoon, he answers the phone as though I’m a fellow human being, which is a strikingly rarer occurrence for a journalist than one might think. “You’re coming in quite clear!” he says. “I’m just trying to do some nightmarish crap…… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia education officials are warning that many students could become ineligible for free school lunches under a new Trump administration proposal that’s expected to reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The West Virginia Department of Education on Monday said kids in more than 120,000 households in the… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal funding will help a West Virginia airport recover the costs of cleaning up after a 2015 landslide. U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin announced the $3.2 million grant Monday from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Yeager Airport in Charleston. A safety overrun area near the end of… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The number of Kentucky college and university students receiving undergraduate degrees and certificates is continuing to climb, but preliminary enrollment figures are falling. The state Council on Postsecondary Education said Monday the continuing increase in degrees and credentials despite enrollment challenges indicates a strong commitment on Kentucky campuses to college completion…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Dayton area’s last abortion clinic is trying to avoid closure by pursuing a new state license and intervention by a federal court after the Ohio Supreme Court again refused to hear its appeal. That court decision Tuesday meant Women’s Med Center faced losing its license for not meeting certain state… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has appointed an ombudsman for its overwhelmed foster care system. The state health department announced Monday that Pamela M. Woodman-Kaehler has been named to the newly-created position. Her job will be to investigate complaints and collect data about the state’s foster care system. The number of children under state… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered a review of the state parole system following the alleged involvement of a recently released offender in a crash that killed two 6-year-old-cousins. Defendant Raymond Walters has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to 22 charges including murder in the August crash. Police say… Read More
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin aggressively pushed back against Democratic challenger Andy Beshear’s plan to legalize casino gambling, while the incumbent declared he regretted nothing he’s said about teachers as they met in a high-stakes debate Monday night. The bitter rivals, sitting next to each other, didn’t hide their mutual animosity during… Read More
Murray Energy Corp., the largest underground coal mining company in America with a substantial footprint across the Ohio Valley, has filed for bankruptcy protection. “Although a bankruptcy filing is not an easy decision, it became necessary to access liquidity and best position Murray Energy and its affiliates for the future of our employees and customers… Read More
In the heart of all the legends and lore surrounding Athens county and neighboring towns, Ohio University is home to an abundance of haunted rumors, ghost stories, and alleged sightings. For years, students and residents alike have found themselves at some point seeking out any possible truth to the hearsay. The Ridges, a building formally… Read More