Last year, my boyfriend and I went to West Virginia to visit my mother while she was undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. It was the second time she’d been diagnosed in three years, and the side effects from these treatments were much worse. Show More Summary
In 2012, it was easy to identify the top offensive playmakers on the West Virginia football team. Receivers Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey were both locks to post 1,000-plus yards and of course quarterback Geno Smith could be considered a top playmaker, as well. Show More Summary
West Virginia, bastion of morality and education apparently, passed a nonsensical law making it illegal for teens to engage in sexting.
Former West Virginia and current St. Louis Rams receiver Tavon Austin recently said that he can't believe how many people are crawling out of the woodwork asking for money now that he's set up as the eighth-selected player in the 2013 NFL draft. Show More Summary
In Touch belongs to the lowest tier of tabloids, but it has reach. Its media kit claims an audience of 7.2 million, which means a population close to that of the state of Virginia will read ludicrous rumors about Kanye West having an affair with "dashing, openly gay" Givenchy designer ... More »
This month, West Virginia became the latest state to ban teen sexting. Under the state’s new law, minors are barred from making, having, or distributing material that portrays another minor in an “inappropriate sexual manner.” Those who come in violation of the law will be charged with “an act of delinquency” and, instead of being [...]
Another quick recap of the Katelyn Campbell story: Christian speaker (and Liberty University graduate) Pam Stenzel was invited to speak at George Washington High School in West Virginia. Student Katelyn Campbell told the media about how it wasn't an optional assembly. Show More Summary
From mid-April to mid-May, the most glorious of the onion family grows on the wet hillsides of West Virginia (and several other, lesser states): ramps. Ramps are a delicacy that aren’t for everyone. Those steering clear include weaklings,...Show More Summary
Jets quarterback Geno Smith still hasn’t hired a new agent. One of Smith’s advisers, former West Virginia and NFL defensive lineman John Thornton, says Smith hopes to make a decision soon, likely after attending the NFLPA’s Rookie Premiere in L.A. this weekend. While Jay-Z’s Roc Nation agency may not secure the ability to represent Smith…
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man accused of gunning down a county sheriff in West Virginia plans to ask a judge for bail.
On Monday, a West Virginia gas facility exploded, injuring two workers. Luckily, neither have life-threatening injuries. So this story will fade into oblivion even faster than a fatal coal mine or fertilizer plant explosion. However, it should rivet our attention because it seems that OSHA has never inspected this plant. There are 8 OSHA inspectors [...]
Missouri Tiger basketball fans who are getting accustomed to life in the Southeastern Conference will undoubtedly have their ears perk up at the idea of a Big 12/SEC basketball challenge. The Tigers have yet to face a former Big 12 school in either of the two major sports, and with this new pairing being announced, the excitement has built. Show More Summary
Don't panic. A nuclear device was in fact lost, but that device is used to determine the density of the ground, and not hold the world at bay while you laugh on the Big Screen at the UN. Still, it's potentially dangerous and the people who lost it would very much like it back. Read more...
The New York Fed just released a ton of data on the state of household debt and credit. It included this map tracking the student debt delinquency rate. West Virginia is the worst, while South Dakota is the best. College graduates have...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, May 14, the world will take a temporary pause and set their sights on the No. 1 high school star in the nation. Andrew Wiggins, a Canadian small forward that attended Huntington Prep in Huntington, West Virginia, will make his commitment to the college basketball ranks on that day. Show More Summary
Another successful infiltration for bluegrass music… We heard recently from Brandon Green, lecturer and band director in the ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music program, about a music camp in West Virginia where he teaches. It’s called the Coda Mountain Academy, and they offer [...]
(Reuters) - An Airgas Inc distribution center in Putnam Country, West Virginia, has been closed after two people were injured in an explosion and fire at the facility, the company said on Monday.
Two workers were injured Monday when highly flammable gas used in welding exploded at a West Virginia industrial site, officials say. Fire crews were sent at about 3:20 p.m. to Airgas, a distributor of...
(Reuters) - Two people were injured by an explosion and fire at an Airgas Inc facility in Putnam Country, West Virginia, on Monday a county official said. No deaths were reported.
Two people were burned when acetylene gas tanks exploded at an industrial gas distributor Monday in West Virginia, neither of them with life-threatening injuries, authorities said. Three people were at an Airgas Inc. facility in the rural town of Black Betsy, about 20 miles north …