Tuesday, 25 April 2017
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West Virginia groundwater not affected by fracking, but surface water is

Added: 24.04.2017 21:32 | 5 views | 0 comments

Three years of fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but accidental spills of wastewater from fracked wells may pose a threat to surface water, according to a new study. The scientists used a broad suite of geochemical and isotopic tracers to sample for contaminants in 112 water wells near shale gas sites, including 20 wells that were sampled both before and after fracking began.

From: feeds.sciencedaily.com

From Risking His Life To Saving Lives, Ex-Coal Miner Is Happy To Take The Paycut

Added: 24.04.2017 8:48 | 10 views | 0 comments

The "Brave New Workers" series tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: after years working in the coal mines of West Virginia, a miner charts a new career in health care.

From: www.npr.org

'Brave New Workers': Ex-West Virginia Coal Miner Now Saves Lives As An EMT

Added: 24.04.2017 1:47 | 12 views | 0 comments

The "Brave New Workers" series tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: after years working in the coal mines of West Virginia, a miner charts a new career in health care.

From: www.npr.org

West Virginia public school's Bible class heads to court

Added: 24.04.2017 0:42 | 8 views | 0 comments


Gym is Trenton Tolliver's favorite class. But the 7-year-old is also a huge fan of the weekly Bible course at Princeton Primary, his public elementary school. He gets to play matching games about Bible stories and listen to classic tales. Noah and the Ark is a favorite. Adam and Eve and the garden...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners’ benefits

Added: 22.04.2017 7:48 | 13 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin and other coal-state Democrats threatened to shut down the government over the issue in December, but they ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Breakthrough Listen Search for Intelligent Life: First Results

Added: 21.04.2017 17:35 | 20 views | 0 comments

Breakthrough Listen - the largest ever research program aimed at finding evidence of intelligent life beyond Earth - has released its eleven events ranked highest for significance as well as summary data analysis results. The Breakthrough Listen project, announced in 2015, is currently using the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, the Automated Planet Finder [...]

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At least 26 high school students injured in school bus crash

Added: 21.04.2017 6:52 | 9 views | 0 comments


West Virginia State Police say at least 26 high school students and one adult from neighboring Ohio have been injured in a school bus crash.
the bus carrying football players from Buckeye Local High School in Rayland, Ohio, slammed into a tree...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Lawyer Behind West Virginia County Lawsuit Against Opioid Distributors

Added: 20.04.2017 21:58 | 21 views | 0 comments

Pharmaceutical distributors — the middle men in the opioid epidemic — have already been paying out millions to federal and state law enforcement officials for the companies' role in the crisis. But a new front in the legal battle against opioids has opened. One personal injury lawyer in small-town West Virginia has come up with a creative legal theory to go after these distributors so that small, ravaged communities can collect too.

From: www.npr.org

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 19

Added: 20.04.2017 17:30 | 3 views | 0 comments

Twins top prospect Nick Gordon collected four hits in a doubleheader for Double-A Chattanooga while Pirates No. 18 prospect Stephen Alemais homered twice for Class A West Virginia.

From: www.milb.com

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