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WV School Board Considering Changes to Nutritional Standards

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Board of Education has voted for a 30-day public comment period for proposed policy changes that would tie the state’s standard for school meals and snacks with federal minimum requirements. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the public comment period for proposed changes to Policy 4321.1 received no dissenting votes… Read More

Nuclear Option: Officials Hope Old Facility Can Fuel Growth

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Paducah, Kentucky, is home to USEC, a Department of Energy uranium enrichment facility that operated for 50 years until being decommissioned in 2013. Just across the Ohio River lies the Honeywell corporation’s Metropolis Works, the nation’s only uranium conversion plant. Former State Sen. Bob Leeper thought it made sense to build on that existing capacity…. Read More