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Appalachian Software Training Program Sued

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PITTSBURGH (AP) – Some people who took classes intended to turn unemployed Appalachian coal miners and others into computer software technicians have sued, saying they didn’t get promised paid apprenticeships and jobs. The complaint in West Virginia’s Raleigh County Circuit Court proposes class-action damages for everyone who lost months of their time and other employment… Read More

W. Va. STEM Programs Funded Through Initiative

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Science, technology, engineering and math programs at 84 schools and organizations across West Virginia are receiving funding through the Governor’s STEM Initiative. Education and Arts Secretary Gayle Manchin announced the funding of more than $200,000. A news release from Manchin’s office said awards were granted to more than 90 percent of… Read More

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Trump Recognizing Jerusalem as Capital of Israel Sparks Strong Global Reactions


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Recently, President Donald Trump announced that he was recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The act received widespread bi-partisan Congressional support and kudos from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. However, the announcement was met by Palestinian condemnation and by protests from some U.S. European allies such as France and other leaders in the Middle… Read More