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When people who own dogs are stressed, their dogs also get stressed, a new study suggests. It’s another indication of how emotionally synchronized dogs and their humans can be.
Giant gyres of plastic in the ocean grab headlines, but it’s the tiny bits of plastic that scare scientists. And they’ve made their way everywhere, a new study finds – including our seafood.
MORGANTOWN, W.V. (AP) – An initiative to combat the rise of hepatitis C infections has launched in West Virginia. News outlets report a five-year program called HepConnect launched Wednesday at West Virginia University. It was created by California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences. Gilead Head of Government Affairs Derek Spencer says HepConnect has three purposes: improving… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Federal attorneys want West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his son to pay $1.23 million in court-ordered sanctions against a family company that only serves to hide them from liability. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to rule Jim and Jay Justice… Read More
Lawmakers and dozens of opponents to a pro-gun bill squared off in an Ohio House committee over so-called “Constitutional Carry,” HB178, which allows people to carry a concealed weapon without the need for a permit or training. Amy Whitson is a trauma surgeon who teaches advanced trauma life support in Columbus. She says she’s seen first-hand the serious and fatal… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia lottery officials say the launch of a sports betting app has been delayed to ensure compliance with a federal law that deals with interstate gambling. Lottery Director John Myers says Wednesday that the Draft Kings sports wagering app has been put on hold. He says the location of system’s… Read More
Throughout his 31 years as an astronomer on the faculty at Harvard Dr. Robert Kirshner has been a leader in using supernovae to map the universe and chart the universe’s expansion over time. Some of his discoveries gave him Science Magazine’s Breakthrough of the Year Award in 1998 and led to a Nobel Prize in… Read More
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Members of Ohio’s congressional delegation came away with few answers after meeting with the head of General Motors about the future of its shuttered assembly plant near Youngstown. Republicans and Democrats talked with GM chief executive Mary Barra on Wednesday in Washington. The fate of the plant in Lordstown is up… Read More