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Halloween: A Foodie History


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By Tori Avey / PBS Food  Halloween is one of the only holidays where we don’t gather around the dinner table for a big family meal. That said, Halloween involves many food traditions, some with ancient roots. Pumpkins are carved, kids bob for apples, and candy is consumed in massive quantities… lots and lots of… Read More

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Trump Bashes GOP Leaders to Consolidate His Base and Feed on Voter Anger


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Veteran political observer and world renowned economist Dr. Richard Vedder analyzes Donald J. Trump’s unprecedented attacks on Republican high-ranking officials during a campaign and the intraparty fights led by the GOP’s presidential candidate. Vedder, a long-time Republican and fiscal conservative, said this type of intraparty chaos is unprecedented. “It is unique,” Vedder says. The only… Read More

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Partnership To Provide Help To Abused Kids In State Custody

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Juveniles in state custody who say they’ve been sexually assaulted or abused will now get help from West Virginia’s child advocacy centers under a new agreement. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports West Virginia Child Advocacy Network spokeswoman Emily Chittenden-Laird and state Division of Juvenile Services spokesman Tim Harper announced this week that… Read More

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High-Noon Debate Broils West Virginia Attorney General Race

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia attorney general’s race has reached a boiling point in an impromptu, one-on-one debate at high noon on the state Capitol steps. Republican Attorney General Patrick Morrisey offered the debate challenge Tuesday, specifically telling Democrat Doug Reynolds to be there at high noon Wednesday. Reynolds arrived without forewarning. Morrisey… Read More