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The Mine Safety and Health Administration will host a public meeting Thursday as it considers action on regulating respirable silica, one of the major contributors to Appalachia’s skyrocketing rates of black lung disease. MSHA issued a request for information in response to calls for increased regulation after a 2018 investigation from NPR and PBS Frontline. That… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A fraternity has revoked its chapter at West Virginia University, citing multiple violations of alcohol and risk management policies. WBOY-TV reports the national Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity’s board of directors unanimously voted to revoke the WVU chapter’s charter following an investigation. SigEp CEO Brian Warren’s statement says the national headquarters provided support… Read More
China is considered the motherland of aquarium goldfish, bred over centuries into rare forms. Now tariffs have some U.S. sellers of these goldfish in a tailspin.
Companies are trying to figure out the risks to their profits from a warming planet. Some of them are turning to high-tech tools of climate science.
Shares of big drug distributors are climbing after a report that they have made an offer to settle litigation over the opioid crisis. Two people with knowledge of the negotiations, which have been going on for months, confirmed to The Associated Press that McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp., and Cardinal Health, Inc., have offered $18 billion… Read More
Elizabeth Warren faced new scrutiny, Pete Buttigieg controlled multiple exchanges and the potential conflicts of interest of Joe Biden’s son got relatively little focus.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — New data from the federal fiscal year that ended in September show the collection of child support payments has improved in Ohio. The Department of Job and Family Services says Ohio collected nearly 70% of current child support owed statewide, pushing it above the national average of 65.8%. The Dayton Daily… Read More