When both parents are employed, mothers still take on significantly more child-care duties than fathers do, according to a new study out of Ohio State University. The study was based on time diaries of 182 middle-class couples in which both parents worked. When the children were 9 months old, on an average work day, the mothers spent 70 percent of their time outside of work performing some sort of child-care task, versus less than 50 percent of time for the dads. The results showed that moms spent more time even after excluding breast-feeding and pumping from the time tally.
A Crook County Grand Jury on Thursday indicted a Prineville man who allegedly sexually abused several teenage males on 30 charges including sodomy, sex abuse and encouraging child sex abuse. Leo Carl Novak, 63, originally faced two counts of third-degree sex abuse and two counts of third-degree sodomy for alleged incidents involving two Crook County brothers, according to Ron Brown, the county's chief deputy district… ... more