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WATCH: On Super Tuesday, Dems Can Gain Delegates Without Winning a Primary

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This week’s Super Tuesday will include results from 14 states and one U.S. territory. In all, 1,357 delegates are at stake. But Democrats do not have winner-take-all rules, so presidential candidates can gain a fair number of delegates without actually “winning” a primary at all. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield explains.

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Bill Would Ban Use of Gas Chambers for Pet Euthanasia

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When animals are put to sleep in Ohio, they are most often euthanized with medications administered by a veterinarian. But there have been some cases where dogs and cats have been put down in gas chambers. Now there’s a new bill that would make that practice illegal. Democratic Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) says most veterinarians use drugs to euthanized animals but he knows… Read More

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West Virginia Univ. President Responds after 2 Shootings

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University’s president is emphasizing a commitment to safety after two recent shootings near the Morgantown campus, one of them involving a fatality. Gordon Gee released a letter to the community on Sunday. Two people were charged with first-degree murder after Friday’s shooting at a student housing apartment complex. Neither… Read More

Chet Blankenship was buried in the lawn beside his home.

Clean Water Wanted: Contaminated Wells and the Legacy of Fossil Fuel Extraction

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“You seen that one with the tombstone up there?” seven-year-old Timothy Easterling asks, looking toward the grass just uphill from his home. “That’s my papaw.” Timothy’s grandfather Chet Blankenship died in 2016, at age 69. Blankenship lived on land he and his family have long owned at the end of a road atop Bradshaw Mountain… Read More

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REVIEW: Little Lawnmowers’ Cover of Nick Drake’s ‘Road’

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West Virginia’s bossa-nova-folk hybrid act Little Lawnmowers released an impassioned, unconventional cover of cult British singer-songwriter Nick Drake’s “Road” on Saturday, February 29, just in time for the 48th anniversary of the release of the beloved album that features the original track, Pink Moon.  Jonathan Hawkins (the vocalist, guitarist, and suitcase-drummer who performs as Little… Read More