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Kentucky Regulators Want Financial Assurances for Mill

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky regulators are requiring written financial assurances for a proposed aluminum mill in Greenup County, Kentucky. The requirement is part of regulators’ conditional approval of a $22.4 million Kentucky Power project to build power lines to the site. The Public Service Commission wants written assurances from Braidy Industries that it has… Read More

Professor Sues Over Rebuke for Calling Transgender Students Male

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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) – A professor is suing officials at his small, public university in Ohio after receiving a written warning for violating its nondiscrimination policy by not addressing a transgender student using the gender terms preferred by that student. Nicholas Meriwether filed a federal lawsuit this week against officials at Shawnee State University in… Read More

Deal Reached in Old Lawsuit Over Educating Disabled Students

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Department of Education and an advocacy group have a proposed agreement to settle a 25-year-old lawsuit about the education of students with disabilities. The Columbus Dispatch reports more than 250,000 such students are expected to benefit from the agreement aimed at improving educational support for them and raising academic achievement…. Read More

FEMA Penalizes West Virginia Over Grant Requirements

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A report from the West Virginia legislative auditor’s office says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has penalized the state for not complying with grant requirements. News outlets cite the report as saying management deficiencies at the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management prompted FEMA to place West Virginia into… Read More

WVa Governor Calls Special Session On Suspended Justice

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CHARLETON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has called the state Legislature into special session next week to consider removal of suspended Justice Allen Loughry. The session is to convene Tuesday to consider matters including impeachment, trial and other issues. The West Virginia Supreme Court last month effectively halted the Legislature’s remaining efforts… Read More

Senate Leader: Trump Likely To Nominate New AG ‘Pretty Quickly’

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he expects President Donald Trump to nominate a new attorney general “pretty quickly” after Trump fired Jeff Sessions earlier this week. Speaking in Kentucky on Friday, McConnell said he expects acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker to be “a very interim” attorney general. Democrats have criticized… Read More