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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