WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will take steps to improve doctor training and ease access to drug treatment as part of an effort to help communities battling the scourge of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse.
Boredom can mean trouble and bad health for children in rural America. In communities where resources are few, schools face the extra challenge of keeping students active, safe and healthy. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters reports from McDowell…
By Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a floor debate next week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on President Barack Obama to rescind his veto threat.
By Justin Scuiletti
A federal grand jury indicted the former CEO of Massey Energy Thursday related to a 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 workers.
The front-runner in one of West Virginia’s state delegate races is a college freshman who won her primary while still in high school. Meet Saira Blair, an 18-year-old Republican and the daughter of a state senator, who says she wants…
Saira Blair studies economics at West Virginia University, belongs to the knitting club and the College Republicans. She also runs a political campaign from her dorm room. In some ways, she is not your everyday college freshman.
By Jason Kane, Ariel Min
Under the bridge of a four-lane highway in West Virginia, a movement is growing that some believe could help a struggling Rust Belt city recover.
By Anya van Wagtendonk
With one month left in this year’s midterm elections cycle, debate season is officially upon us. Many of these events promise tension and excitement in a year where control of the Senate is up for grabs.
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