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Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina, left) stands alongside Gov. Mike DeWine during DeWine's first State of the State speech in March.

DeWine Says He’ll Call Special House Session To Replace Speaker If Necessary

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — After Larry Householder’s arrest on racketeering charges, his future as Ohio House Speaker may be cloudy – though he hasn’t said clearly if he will resign. Gov. Mike DeWine has called for Householder to quit, and says he’ll consider taking action if his fellow Republicans in the House do… Read More

Perry Nuclear Power Plant

Lawmakers Crafting Legislation To Repeal HB6

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — State lawmakers are quickly putting a proposal together that would repeal the energy laws created through House Bill 6. It’s a sweeping energy bill that bailed out two nuclear power plants along with making other big changes. However, the bill is now at the center of a federal racketeering… Read More

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Some State Leaders Calling For Speaker Householder To Resign Following His Arrest

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — It’s been just over 24 hours since Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder was arrested and charged with bribery and racketeering. And since that time, the chorus calling for his resignation has grown. It didn’t take long for Householder’s fellow Republicans Gov. Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. John Husted, and Attorney General Dave Yost to… Read More

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Athens Co. Confirms 8 New COVID-19 Cases For July 22

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 292 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after  eight additional cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department announced the cases in a press release sent July 22. No demographic information was provided by the health department regarding the cases. An analysis… Read More

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WATCH: Colleges And Universities Grapple With Decision To Return To Campus

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — U.S. colleges and universities are scrambling to finalize their fall plans as coronavirus infections continue to rise significantly in much of the country. While some students, faculty and staff are looking forward to returning to campus, others are raising serious health and safety concerns. NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan reports on how schools… Read More

The coal power station on the border between WV and PA

Plan To ‘Reimagine Appalachia’ Touts Jobs, Justice and Sustainability For The Ohio Valley

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (OVR) — A coalition of progressive policy and environmental groups has released a “blueprint” that provides a framework for how Ohio Valley communities could reap the benefits of federal action to address climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan, titled “Reimagine Appalachia” envisions a future economy for the traditionally extraction-based economies of Kentucky,… Read More

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Nilüfer Yanya: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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The Tiny Desk is working from home for the foreseeable future. Introducing NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (home) concerts, bringing you performances from across the country and the world. It’s the same spirit — stripped-down sets, an intimate setting — just a different space. After performing her opening song, “Heat Rises,” Nilüfer Yanya pauses to say a few… Read More

Alex Jones screams into a megaphone as protesters against the state's extended stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) demonstrate at the Capitol building in Austin, Texas, U.S., April 18, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare - RC267G9OA1E0

FRONTLINE Investigates Alliance Among Alex Jones, Roger Stone & Trump and How Conspiracy Theories Took Center Stage; July 28 at 10


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FRONTLINE: United States of Conspiracy Tues., July 28, 2020 Streaming at 7/6c at pbs.org/frontline & in the PBS Video App Airing at 10/9c on PBS and on YouTube www.facebook.com/frontline | Twitter: @frontlinepbs Instagram: @frontlinepbs | YouTube: youtube.com/frontline How did trafficking in conspiracy theories move from the fringes of U.S. politics into the White House? In… Read More