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Today marks the third Sunday of Advent

December 14, 2014 TODAY is the Third Sunday of Advent and the crimson candle on the Advent Wreath will be lighted. more »»

Wife of GOP Sen. Cochran of Mississippi dies

December 14, 2014 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Rose Clayton Cochran — who became a focal point in the re-election campaign of her husband, Sen. more »»

Racists: To despair is to surrender

December 13, 2014 This is how a Dec. 8 editorial of the St. more »»

Cheers & Jeers

December 13, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Only about 20 percent of campus sexual assault victims go to police, according to a new Justice Department report providing insight into why so many victims choose not to pursue... more »»

Cheers & Jeers

December 13, 2014 CHEERS to Sarah Zink of St. Clairsville for being a participant on The Ohio State University Dance Team, which will be involved next month in national competition. more »»

Congress serves up potatoes to low-income moms

December 12, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s another political victory for the popular potato. more »»

White House swings behind huge $1.1T spending bill

December 12, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama swung behind a $1.1 trillion governmentwide spending bill Thursday, giving it critical momentum as it headed toward likely passage later in the afternoon. more »»

Mobile apps still collect information on kids

December 9, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried that toy stores, fast food chains, and other retailers are tracking your kids online this holiday season? A landmark 2013 law aimed at protecting the privacy of America’s... more »»

GOP to match Truman-era high with 246 House seats

December 8, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will hold at least 246 House seats come January, according to election results Saturday, giving the GOP a commanding majority that matches the party’s post-World War I... more »»

In Louisiana, GOP’s Cassidy vows to oppose Obama

December 8, 2014 Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy’s defeat of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu completes the GOP’s takeover of Deep South politics and its national domination of the 2014 midterm elections. more »»

Magistro tapped for HOF enshrinement

December 7, 2014 JOHN MAGISTRO has scripted an amazing football coaching resume, guiding Bellaire High for 23 years, taking the Big Reds to a pair of state title games while winning 9 OVAC titles and 6 regional... more »»

Giving Tree still contains many names

December 7, 2014 TODAY is the Second Sunday of Advent and the second purple candle on the Advent Wreath will be lighte. more »»

Christmas is a wonderful time of year

December 7, 2014 Yes, it’s that time of year again. It seems like it comes upon us so quickly after Halloween. more »»

After 2 reports, no Christie link to bridge plot

December 7, 2014 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — One report has been derided by critics of Gov. Chris Christie as a whitewash; his defenders see the other as a partisan smear-job against the governor. more »»

If only our grief were colorblind

December 6, 2014 Hundreds showed up Wednesday morning for the funeral of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Tamir was black, and all but a handful of his mourners in the pews were black, too. more »»

Scholars: China gov’t gets foothold on US campuses

December 6, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — China’s authoritarian government is gaining a foothold on American campuses by funding dozens of institutes that project a rose-tinted view of the Asian nation that compromises th... more »»

La.’s Cassidy: What kind of senator would he be?

December 5, 2014 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In 2002, a public hospital physician named Bill Cassidy donated to Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu’s first re-election campaig. more »»

House OKs bill to widen federal help for disabled

December 5, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bipartisan show of unity, the House overwhelmingly approved a bill Wednesday to allow Americans with disabilities to open tax-free bank accounts to pay for expenses from... more »»

Eyeing 2016, Jeb Bush talks foreign policy

December 4, 2014 CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Nearing a decision on a presidential run in 2016, Jeb Bush on Tuesday reaffirmed his support for the U.. more »»

GOP White House prospects clash on foreign policy

December 4, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as they attack President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, and with politics turning to the 2016 race for president, the GOP’s most ambitious leaders have begun to clash with... more »»

 
 
 

 

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