West Virginia Headline News
Former Justice Loughry Barred from Practicing Law in West Virginia
West Virginia's Supreme Court has banned a former justice now in federal prison from ever practicing law or seeking public office again in the state.
Sun, 19 May 2019 04:54:27 +0000
‘‘It’s Just Really Hard’- Families and Caregivers Struggle to Find Resources Inside Appalachia
Across most of central Appalachia, the population is declining as young people leave to find work. Those who stay, are rapidly aging. In West Virginia, for instance, about 16 percent of the population is 65 or older, according to a Department of Health and Human Resources report. Seniors are expected to be about a quarter of the total population by 2030.
Sat, 18 May 2019 12:47:05 +0000
Jefferson County Residents Hold First Rockwool Construction Site Protest
More than 200 protesters rallied at the construction site of the Rockwool plant in Ranson, Jefferson County.
Fri, 17 May 2019 20:54:08 +0000
WVU President: No Recollection of Ohio State University Doctor Accused of Sex Abuse
West Virginia University president E. Gordon Gee responded Friday to a report from Ohio State University that says a team doctor sexually abused students for nearly two decades. Ohio State University released an investigative report Friday that says Dr. Richard Strauss sexually abused 177 male students between 1979 and 1997.
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:14:03 +0000
Demystifying Mental Illness One Class at a Time
Most people are familiar with the idea of first aid — like what to do to when dealing with a cut or scrape — but not everyone knows what to do when their friend is showing signs of mental illness. There’s a class dedicated having a better mental health first aid response. One of these classes was recently held in the Northern Panhandle.
Fri, 17 May 2019 18:01:47 +0000