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Supreme Court makes it easier to sue for malicious prosecution

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday made it easier to sue police and prosecutors for malicious prosecution. But the decision still leaves in place other barriers to such lawsuits. At the center of the ruling is a case of diaper rash. Yes, diaper rash. Larry Thompson was living with his then… Read More

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South Carolina beats UConn to win 2022 NCAA women’s championship

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Updated April 3, 2022 at 11:13 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The University of South Carolina triumphed over the University of Connecticut with a score of 64-49, crowning the Gamecocks as 2022 NCAA March Madness champions in the women’s bracket. After securing a lead at halftime, the Gamecocks continued plowing forward until the end… Read More

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GOP leaders say they should not be held in contempt over 4th set of Ohio legislative maps

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s two most powerful legislators are telling the Ohio Supreme Court that they should not be held in contempt for leading the charge to push through a fourth set of GOP-drawn legislative maps to meet a court-imposed deadline. In a filing Monday, Senate President Matt Huffman and House Speaker and Ohio… Read More

Jon Batiste accepts the Grammy for album of the year at the 64th annual Grammy Awards, presented Sunday, April 3 in Las Vegas.

Jon Batiste and Silk Sonic take home major prizes at 2022 Grammys

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Updated April 4, 2022 at 1:20 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — At the 64th Grammy Awards, which took place Sunday in Las Vegas, the major prizes were spread among a number of winners, including Jon Batiste, Silk Sonic and Olivia Rodrigo. By the numbers, the night’s biggest winner was Jon Batiste, who took home… Read More

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A staffing crisis is causing a monthslong wait for Medicaid, and it could get worse

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SALEM, Mo. (NPR) — Korra Elliott has tried to avoid seeing a doctor while waiting to get on Medicaid. She worries she can’t afford more bills without any insurance coverage. But in early March — five months, she said, after applying and with still no decision about her application — a suspected case of the… Read More

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Uncertainty about primary dates over lack of constitutional maps is hurting poll worker recruitment

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio is headed toward two primaries this year – the statewide and congressional offices on May 3, and the House and Senate candidates later. The uncertainty is making it hard for local boards of elections to recruit the poll workers they need to run those primaries. Local boards are… Read More

Milk Banking: On Family, Fieldwork, and Liquid Gold


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https://ohio.streamguys1.com/DefiningMoments/mp3/309_SarahJones_220304.mp3 Each year, thousands of premature and vulnerable infants receive the life-sustaining gift of donor breast milk. On this episode of Defining Moments, Dr. Sarah Jones shares how her discovery of human milk banks catalyzed a surprising personal and scholarly journey that continues to this day. Dr. Jones is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Communication… Read More

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April 10 ‘Women of Our History’ tour highlights women’s contributions to early history of New Straitsville

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WOUB Digital · ‘Women of Our History’ New Straitsville Tour History is a narrative, and to contribute to that narrative, one’s human experience must be documented in some way or another for future historians to ponder and contextualize. Unfortunately, the lives of women and other marginalized groups are simply not as well documented as the… Read More