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W.Va. students creating underage drinking PSAs

June 15, 2010 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirty West Virginia students are heading to Charleston to record public service announcements to prevent underage drinking. more »»

Ikea recalls over 3 million window blinds, shades

June 11, 2010 WASHINGTON (AP) — Ikea is recalling 3.4 million window blinds and shades after a child nearly strangled on a cord. more »»

Woman gives birth to sextuplets in Ohio

June 11, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The father of sextuplets born in Ohio says he might have to work some overtime to support his new family. more »»

New Cedar Point ride debut delayed

June 9, 2010 SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — The head of Cedar Point's parent company says the Ohio amusement park's new but postponed water ride is being worked on around the clock in Europe. more »»

W.Va. woman gets 50 years for infant son's death

June 8, 2010 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Hedgesville woman convicted of abuse in the death of her infant son has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Monica W. more »»

Ohio House Clears School Lunch Bill

June 3, 2010 A bill to attack childhood obesity by requiring healthier options in school cafeterias has advanced in the Ohio Legislature. more »»

W.Va. dropout rate affects city economies

May 25, 2010 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's metropolitan areas could pump up their economies by millions of dollars if they drive down the dropout rates at their public schools, new research suggests. more »»

Partisan Bickering Ends Education Special Session in Charleston

May 20, 2010 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Legislature abruptly ended its special session Wednesday, May 19, with plans to return June 7 and refocus on education amid disagreements over Gov. more »»

Ohio lawmakers want to close sex offender loophole

May 3, 2010 CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio must close a loophole in a sex offender notification law that left neighbors of a Cleveland man suspected of killing 11 women unaware of his criminal past, state lawmakers say. more »»

Ohio school dance crackdown prompts alternate prom

April 30, 2010 NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Students say scores of people have bought tickets for an alternate prom they organized after an Ohio school said it wouldn't allow suggestive dancing at the real pro. more »»

Ohio sees increase in school voucher applications

April 20, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Applications continue to rise for an Ohio Department of Education program that provides students at low-performing public schools tuition vouchers to attend private schools. more »»

Fines to begin under Ohio booster seat law

April 6, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is about to start ticketing motorists who violate the state's law requiring most children from ages 4 through 7 to ride in a booster seat. more »»

W.Va. woman sews 521 quilts for military families

March 29, 2010 By JULIE PERINE The Exponent Telegram WESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Leanna Haynes not only pieces quilt squares, she helps bind families. more »»

Ohio to keep trying for federal school money

March 29, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Disappointed Ohio officials say the state will keep trying for money from a federal stimulus program to strengthen education. more »»

Huntington focus of TV chef show on healthy eating

March 25, 2010 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Linda Fillinger had a new experience recently: She made pancakes without reaching for a box of prepared mix. more »»

Substance Abuse Bill Goes to Delegates

March 2, 2010 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The full House of Delegates will get a chance to vote on a measure to fund substance abuse programs that no longer includes a beer tax increase. more »»

Legislators Want Local Committees to Oversee School Calendar

March 2, 2010 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — With West Virginia's counties now allowed to set their school calendars, lawmakers proposed Monday that committees oversee that process. more »»

Ohio child support collections drop amid recession

February 22, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Collections for child support have dropped about $15 million over the past year as Ohio parents struggle to make payments amid the recession, and officials expect numbers to ge... more »»

Ohio man admits to mom's slaying, kidnapping son

February 19, 2010 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to killing a young mother and kidnapping her 4-year-old son, who was found wandering at a highway rest stop just over a year ago. more »»



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