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Moody’s Investor Services says it might downgrade U.S. cities’ credit rating if they don’t deal with the risks posed by climate change.
For the first time in history, soybeans are about to become America’s most widely grown crop. Yet compared to corn or wheat, they remain curiously invisible in American culture.
The White House says it’s confident former national security adviser Michael Flynn said “nothing wrong or inappropriate” to the Russian ambassador. Releasing the transcript would help clear that up.
Some key holdouts, including Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Maine Sen. Susan Collins, came on board after changes were made to the bill in a closed-door meeting Friday morning.
A James Gollon three-pointer put the Ohio Bobcats up 20-5 with under 14 minutes to go in the first half. Ohio (4-3) started off hot and did not look back, dominating the Coppin State Eagles (0-7) 79-37. The 42-point victory is the largest victory in the Saul Phillips era, according to the radio broadcast. The… Read More
White people in the U.S. may be asked to check off boxes about their ethnic background if the White House approves a proposal to change how the government collects race and ethnicity data.
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey stood in front of the state’s capitol to rally the roughly 120 coal miners and industry boosters gathered there. “The fight against the unlawful Clean Power Plan started in Charleston, West Virginia,” Morrisey said, noting the state’s role in a legal challenge to the Obama-era rule. The federal rule would have… Read More
Two key GOP holdouts came on board after getting concessions they say will help small businesses. That creates a path to pass the bill over concerns that it could add over $1 trillion to the deficit.
The former national security adviser is becoming a central figure in the special counsel’s probe of Russian election interference and any possible connections between Russia and the Trump campaign.
GREEN BANK, W.Va. (AP) – The National Science Foundation heard public comments as part of a process to consider changes to the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia. The Register-Herald reports nearly 50 people outlined their reasoning Thursday for why the Pocahontas County facility should stay in operation as it is. The Draft Environmental Impact… Read More
Nearly over a hundred years ago in the midst of December, a boy in America found a cardboard banjo atop a pile of trash in an alley. Delighted, he brought the miniature home to his older sister, giving it to her as a Christmas present. Their family was not rich, and the small, whimsical thing… Read More
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A new lawsuit over the industrial fire that burned for a week in West Virginia targets the chemical manufacturer who sold products stored in the building. The case filed Tuesday says DuPont Co. “breached its duty of care” by selling hazardous, flammable materials to the warehouse owned by Intercontinental Export Import… Read More
Who can believe it? Another year has come and gone, leaving but memories of records beloved past! This is an installment in an ongoing holiday season series for WOUB, in which some of the area’s favorite music nerds share what moved them, musically, in the year 2017. Adam Rich is the Audio Supervisor at WOUB Public… Read More
Senior guard Kate Liston led all scorers with 17 points as the Warren Lady Warriors defeat the Eastern Lady Eagles, 61-42 at Warren High School. Eastern Senior Madison Williams returned to the floor tonight after missing considerable parts of each of the last two seasons with multiple ACL tears. She led the Lady Eagles with… Read More