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Audit Reviews Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement Systems

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A report by Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon shows the pension system for teachers is on more solid ground. Harmon says the financial statement audit of the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement Systems shows that its fiduciary net position increased by some $600 million. The review shows the amount rose to $21.9 billion in… Read More

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Pharmacists’ Hearings Set Over Drugs for Patients who Died

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Administrative hearings are planned for an Ohio hospital system and three pharmacists facing possible discipline over excessive painkillers ordered by a doctor now charged with murder in 25 patient deaths. Only the doctor, William Husel, is being criminally prosecuted. He has pleaded not guilty. The pharmacists and the Columbus-area Mount Carmel… Read More

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West Virginia High School Graduation Rates Reach High Mark

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Education says high school graduation rates have reached the highest level recorded for the state. The department says the rates represent the percent of ninth grade students who graduate with a regular diploma in four or five years. Data from the 2018-2019 school year shows an… Read More

President Donald Trump takes questions from the media before boarding Maine One at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, en route to Camp David in Maryland.

Watch: The Trump Impeachment Hearings – Day 3

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four witnesses are scheduled to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, Nov. 19, in what will be the third day of public impeachment hearings. Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a U.S. Army officer who works on the National Security Council, will… Read More

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PBS NewsHour Presents “The Plastic Problem” | Wednesday, November 27 at 10 pm


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PBS NewsHour to Examine the Global Plastic Problem with Primetime Special Hosted by Amna Nawaz PBS NewsHour Presents “The Plastic Problem” premieres on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 10:00-11:00 p.m. on WOUB. With the support of PBS, the primetime special explores how plastic is impacting the world and ways individuals can break their dependence on plastics…. Read More