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This Aug. 22, 2018, file photo shows a sign declaring the future home of Braidy Industries' aluminum mill in Ashland, Ky.

Bevin Administration Again Ordered to Release Braidy Records

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has again been ordered to release records about Braidy Industries, which is partly owned by the state and plans to build an aluminum mill in Kentucky. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd said in a ruling released Tuesday that he reviewed documents submitted by the… Read More

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West Virginia Board of Education to Discuss Charter Schools

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Board of Education is set to discuss charter schools this week. The board will meet on Wednesday and Thursday in Charleston. A board policy proposal on charter schools is on Thursday’s agenda. Details of the policy were scheduled for release Wednesday. The board’s agenda says it’s recommended that… Read More

Mount Carmel West

Nurses’ Hearings Set Over Drug Doses for Patients Who Died

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Administrative hearings have been set for the 25 Ohio nurses accused of giving excessive painkillers to patients who died and not questioning the medication ordered by a doctor now charged with murder. Those nurses from the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus aren’t being criminally prosecuted but face possible discipline by the Ohio… Read More

Josh Mandel

Future of Ohio Bitcoin Program, Deemed Illegal, in Limbo

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Resuming Ohio’s attempt to allow cryptocurrency in certain tax payments is up in the air after the state’s top lawyer found a Bitcoin program launched by the former state treasurer was illegal. Republican Attorney General Dave Yost found then-Treasurer Josh Mandel skirted state law when he launched the OhioCrypto.com website last… Read More

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Tantrum Opens Ionesco’s ‘Rhinoceros’ Nov. 21

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Ohio University’s professional theater, Tantrum Theater, will premiere their production of French-Romanian playwright Eugène Ionesco’s absurdist work Rhinoceros on Thursday, November 21 in Ohio University’s Forum Theater. Rhinoceros was written in 1959, and even 60 years after it’s creation, the work still speaks to the tragically easy way in which humanity has a tendency to conform, even to… Read More

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Award-Winning Documentary “FOR SAMA” to Premiere on FRONTLINE | Tuesday, November 19 at 10


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One Woman’s Journey of Love, Motherhood & Survival During the Syrian War: Award-Winning Documentary “FOR SAMA” to Premiere on FRONTLINE  “Simple in concept, shattering in execution… it’s you-are -there cinema of the most literal order.” – Variety “There simply hasn’t been a film like it before.” – The Times “Deeply powerful…a rare firsthand account of… Read More

Foreign Correspondents Have Played Critical Roles in American Journalism


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The concept of using foreign correspondents housed in other countries to help inform the American public of the news is a concept that goes back to Colonial days. Yet today, news organizations have drastically cut back on full-time correspondents abroad opting instead for a smaller reporting corps and the use of free-lancers and citizen journalists…. Read More

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Ohio Football: Bobcats’ Season Slips Away in OT Loss to W. Michigan

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ATHENS, OH — Nathan Rourke and Cole Baker sat in a meeting room on the second floor of Peden Stadium taking questions from the media. When Senior Night was brought up as a question, Rourke looked up, obviously upset, and stared off into the distance before bowing his head back down and nodding towards Baker… Read More