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Ohio lawmakers want to expel former Speaker of the House Larry Householder

For months, a House Republican and a House Democrat have been trying to strike a deal on when to present a resolution to deport. former president Larry Householder, who was arrested last year on federal bribery and racketeering charges. Those negotiations ended Tuesday afternoon when three Democrats announced their own …

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Lakes Jam 2021 is happening

Lakes Jam – an outdoor music festival that combines country and rock with top-notch camping – will last four days instead of three this year and take place June 23-26 at Brainerd International Raceway, north of Brainerd. “Coming back after being away last year almost created a nervous excitement because …

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AAA predicts increase in Memorial Day vacation travel news

HUNTINGTON – Rising gasoline prices won’t stop Ramona Smith from making her Memorial Day trip from South Charleston to Columbus, Ohio, to visit family. “I didn’t go last year due to the pandemic, but I’m ready to go this year,” she said. “I don’t like the high gas prices, but …

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Daily dispatch of the BCTV on May 24, 2021

| Welcome to the first edition of the BCTV Daily Dispatch, where we take a look back at what caught everyone’s attention on TV, cable and streaming over the past 24 hours (a good sign of support from Prodigal son fans there). And just in case you missed any items …

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BHS class of 2021 celebrates long-awaited graduation ceremony

In September 2020, students went to school with masks covering their faces, unsure of what next year would entail. As the days, weeks and months went by and the COVID-19 pandemic increased, the Class of 2021 had no idea what their high school diploma would look like. But it happened. …

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Higgins: Golden triangle striking ‘balance’ with solar power

In less than 18 months, three 2,000-acre sites in the Golden Triangle – two in Lowndes County, one in West Point – are under contract to solar energy production facilities. Another 2,000 acres adjacent to the Clay County project, as well as another comparable site near the Starkville Industrial Park, …

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Milton students turn into ‘wax museum’ exhibits | New

MILTON – The fifth graders at Milton Elementary School just weren’t themselves Friday morning. These students, after reading books and doing additional research on historical figures they learned from history books, presented a “wax museum” to the school disguising themselves as the figures they they learnt. From Jackie Robinson to …

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