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The CEO of the National Rifle Association says legal troubles have cost the powerful gun rights group $100 million, according to a recording of the group’s board meeting obtained by NPR.
Both Republicans and Democrats agreed that a small business program that ran out of money needed a major infusion. Negotiators also added resources for hospitals and testing.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVPB) — After holding out for weeks on making a decision, Gov. Jim Justice said today that schools will be closed for the rest of the year. The announcement was made at his daily virtual press conference. He said if state workers are going to continue to work remotely, he can’t in good… Read More
URBANA, Ohio (WOSU) — Urbana University, a private college in Ohio, announced Tuesday that it will close its physical campus and move classes online after the spring semester ends. It will also stop enrolling students at the end of the semester. The university will transition its academic offerings to Franklin University in Columbus, citing operational difficulties caused by… Read More
Details of the president’s plan, including to whom it would apply, how long it would last and when it would go into effect, are unclear.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOUB) — The state of Ohio believes it has found a faster way to get unemployment benefits to the people approved to get them. Ohioans are now being encouraged to file their weekly claims on specific days of the week. The new schedule begins Sunday, April 26, and is based on the first… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WVXU) — Two former governors of Ohio – Democrat Richard Celeste and Republican Bob Taft – have agreed to lead a testing strike force team for Ohio to help the state combat the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Mike DeWine announced during his Tuesday briefing. In these roles, Celeste and Taft will work with state leaders… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge gave Ohio officials an early victory in a lawsuit challenging the shuttering of nonessential employers in response to the pandemic. The judge rejected a Columbus bridal shop’s bid for a temporary restraining order that would have allowed it to reopen. While another hearing on the lawsuit is set… Read More
UPDATE (6:30 p.m.) Authorities say a fast-moving fire at a large egg farm in Ohio destroyed one large building and also killed hens in other buildings. The blaze was reported shortly before 3:30 a.m. at the Trillium Farms facility in Croton. Chief Mike Richardson of the Hartford Volunteer Fire Department told the Newark Advocate that… Read More
The 2020 Emerging Artists annual high school photography showcase at the Kennedy Museum of Art was already going to be a bit different from past exhibitions: for the first time the exhibition would be juried by Ohio University professors Laura Larson of the School of Art + Design and Gary Kirksey of the School of… Read More
Revolutionary New Medicines in “JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH” on INDEPENDENT LENS, Monday, April 27 at 10
BILL HANEY’S: “JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH” PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS MONDAY, APRIL 27 ON PBS AND PBS.ORG What Does it Take to Deliver Revolutionary New Medicines Against Life-Threatening Disease? “We are facing a global health challenge that knows no boundaries or race or religion, and we are all relying on gifted and passionate scientists and healthcare… Read More