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New Testing Reveals ‘Forever Chemicals’ In More Water Systems Across OH, PA, U.S.

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New testing by the Environmental Working Group has identified the presence of toxic fluorinated chemicals, broadly known as PFAS, in the tap water of dozens of cities across the U.S. where contamination was not previously known. EWG, an advocacy organization that tracks environmental pollutants in consumer products, sampled water in 44 places between May and December… Read More

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WATCH: How Polaroid Pioneered the Instant Photography Revolution

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The Polaroid camera bypassed the entire process of film development, thus providing photographers an immediate look at their work. Released for sale in 1948, the first version was an “instant” hit. Now, the museum at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is showcasing the intersection of technology and art. Special correspondent Jared Bowen of WGBH reports… Read More

Crystal Brown, left, comforts her 15 year old daughter Josephine Brown-Walker as she talks about her EdChoice voucher, which allows her to attend a Christian high school in Columbus.

Deal Could Take Many Schools Off Voucher List, as Group Threatens Lawsuit

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Lawmakers who’ve wanted to stop the impending explosion in the number of school buildings where students will be eligible for the state’s largest private school voucher program say there’s a deal in the works. But parents and students already in the EdChoice program want it to stay and expand. The deal would potentially change the number… Read More

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Cases of Dangerous Virus Increasing Among Babies

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The common cold is, well, common. And the Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, that babies and older people can get after being around someone who appears to have a cold, is not new. But it’s the second leading cause of infant death. RSV cases, especially among babies, are increasing significantly. The Ohio Department of Health… Read More

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Kentucky Will Continue Hemp Program as Pilot for a Year

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Department of Agriculture says it will continue operating its hemp program as a research pilot program for another year before transitioning to a commercial program. Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said in a news release Tuesday that Congress gave state agriculture departments the option to continue pilot programs before submitting… Read More

Donald Trump at Columbus Convention Center

WATCH: Senate Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump | January 22

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The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump resumes Wednesday with House Democrats beginning their opening arguments. The House managers–seven Democrats who will serve as the “prosecutors” in the impeachment trial–will have 24 hours broken up over three days to present their case. The White House will then have the same amount of time to present… Read More