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A military aircraft has crashed in a rural area of Augusta County, according to the Augusta County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened around 9 a.m. near Deerfield Valley Road. It is believed to be anFull Story >
A military aircraft has crashed in a rural area of Augusta County, according to the Augusta County Sheriff's Office.Full Story >
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The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.Full Story >
The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group fighting them has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces, an independent U.N....Full Story >
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Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said.Full Story >
A U.S. journalist said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined and big-hearted" people were behind efforts to secure his release from a Syrian extremist group.Full Story >
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Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education...Full Story >
Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.Full Story >
HARRISON, OH (FOX19) -
It wasn't long ago that vocational education choices in middle
schools were limited. However, these days Harrison Middle School is offering
classes in engineering technology.
Robots the size of a shoe boxes are built by the students in
Angela Elsasser's Gateway to Technology class.
"We're teaching them a robotics unit. They learn mechanical gears,
ratios, the relationships between speed and torque and now they're learning to
program their robots with Robot C, it's a version of C++," said Elsasser.
The class is designed for students of all skill levels.
"I'm learning how to program robots and build gears. It goes along
with math real well," says Joey Lawhorn. "It's more of a hands-on class."
The goal is to introduce these kids to a field that may become a
"I'm kind of considering being a mechanical engineer now," says eighth
grader Emily Hursh. "I don't like the stereotype of girls can't do anything so
I really enjoy learning how to use the tools and learning how to build
Emily's enthusiasm is just what Christian Tracy, the Principal at
Harrison Middle school wants to hear.
"We're not trying to make them grow up faster, but if we know that
we want to be an engineer at the Jr. High level let's do everything we can to
give them every preparation possible," says Tracy.
Eighth graders who decide they like this class can further their
engineering studies at the high school level where they can earn college credit.
In partnership with school districts around the tri-state, Great
Oaks institute of Technology also offers courses in bio-medical science,
information technology and business.
Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:19:25 GMT
Glen Galemmo, the man behind one of the largest Ponzi schemes in Ohio history, is set to learn his punishment Wednesday. The former Cincinnati money manager is expected to appear in Federal Court whereFull Story >
Glen Galemmo, the man behind one of the largest Ponzi schemes in Ohio history, is set to learn his punishment Wednesday.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-08-27 12:30:32 GMT
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are in the Cleveland area after a deadly plane crash that killed four Case Western University students. Full Story >
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are in the Cleveland area after a deadly plane crash that killed four Case Western University students. According to NTSB investigators, the plane never got very far off the ground Monday night.Full Story >
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