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Fire causes evacuation of French state radio - The Intelligencer
PARIS (AP) — A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio is sending columns of thick black smoke out of more than a dozen windows. Photos of the scene Friday afternoon showed smoke pouring from the upper stories of the massive Maison de la ...
Understanding Ohio’s New Educational Report Cards - The Intelligencer
We are constantly hearing change is needed in our educational system in the United States. Ohio has chosen a revised testing program, raising the bar for students to pass from a score of 75 percent to 80 percent.
Workers comp agency sets goals for investigators - The Intelligencer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio TV news investigation has found that the state's injured worker insurance fund sets goals for the number of fraud cases its investigators should refer for prosecution annually — an arrangement some former employees say ...
Campaign Spending Tops $1.6M - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - Coal, gambling and labor interests are among those seeking to influence West Virginia legislative races with more than $1.6 million in independent campaign expenditures this election cycle. Independent expenditures are those made in support of ...
Republicans Turning Out Early Vote - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - Republicans' strategy to turn out the early vote in 2014 appears to be succeeding, with the GOP outperforming its share of the state's voter registration by a higher margin than Democrats as the end of early voting nears. Early voting ends ...
Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers - The Intelligencer
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday, remembering the days when "the dying, the sick, the dead who could not picked up on time" as officials hope the disease is on ...
Army general takes power in Burkina Faso - The Intelligencer
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — An army general took power in Burkina Faso Friday after President Blaise Compaore stepped down, ending 27 years as the country's leader. Army Gen. Honore Traore, the joint chief of staff, has assumed power, state radio ...
Bombs at marketplaces near Baghdad kill 15 people - The Intelligencer
BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bomb attacks struck marketplaces near Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 15 people, Iraqi officials said as security forces recaptured parts of a strategic Sunni oil town north of the capital from Islamic State militants.
Germany's main Jewish leader steps down - The Intelligencer
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's main Jewish leader, who in 2010 became the first person born after the Holocaust to take the job, says he's stepping down. Dieter Graumann said Friday he won't seek a second term leading the Central Council of Jews in a vote Nov. 30.
Israel presents maritime version of 'Iron Dome' - The Intelligencer
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Israel's "Iron Dome" is heading to the seas, the maker of the rocket-blocking defense system says. State-owned defense contractor Rafael wants to leverage the system's much-vaunted success in protecting Israeli civilians in this ...
Ormet Auction Is Set - The Intelligencer
HANNIBAL - Eric J. Spirtas said old pots once used for making aluminum are no longer needed at the Ormet Corp. site, as he plans to auction off virtually everything left in the buildings to make room for "international energy groups."
Kristin Scott Thomas to play UK queen onstage - The Intelligencer
LONDON (AP) — Kristin Scott Thomas is about to don Helen Mirren's tiara. Producers announced Friday that Scott Thomas will star as Queen Elizabeth II in a new West End production of "The Audience." Mirren won an Olivier Award for the original 2013 ...
Maine asks court to isolate quarantined nurse - The Intelligencer
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials have asked a court to limit the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. Officials filed documents Thursday, following through ...
Court order temporarily restricts nurse's movement - The Intelligencer
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox's movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state's quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. A judge granted the order ...
Hockey teams facing off in Batman, Riddler jerseys - The Intelligencer
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Holy hockey promotion. The Toledo Walleye of the East Coast Hockey League plans to wear Batman jerseys next month against the Evansville IceMen who will be wearing Riddler-themed jerseys. The jerseys will be auctioned after the game ...