When legislation was passed in 2009 raising the state's maximum permitted alcohol level for beer from 6 percent to 12 percent by volume, there were a total of three craft breweries in West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON - As cities and states across the nation grapple with the opioid epidemic and point the finger at the drug manufacturing and distribution industries, Purdue Pharma says bankruptcy is an "option," The Washington Post reports.
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MORGANTOWN - When their family members struggle with substance use disorders, children bring experiences of neglect, trauma and often, mental health issues into the classroom, creating challenging environments for their teachers. Researchers at West Virginia University have evaluated the impact of the opioid crisis in classrooms across the Mountain State through a survey of 2,205 teachers in 49 counties.
ONA- Education reform, and the seemingly countless options and opinions for how that might take shape in West Virginia, generated considerable buzz during the state legislative session- energy that's yet to subside with a special session now imminent.
JENNIES CREEK, W.Va. - Rebecca Yvonne Hodge, 36, of Lenore, W.Va., was arrested Saturday and charged with child abuse and child neglect after an 8-year-old suffered severe burns.
The mask is down; the filter is off; all pretense has been dropped.
Earlier this month, E. Gordon Gee, president of West Virginia University (the state's flagship land grant university, you know) let the state know his true opinion of the state university in Huntington.
It has been said, "Our lives are defined by opportunities, including the ones we miss. Let us not weep over chances we have missed, but rather for the ones we did not take." When I look back over my life, I can see where I've made plenty of mistakes and I've also missed out on some wonderful opportunities. Maybe you are saying the same thing. If so, I encourage you to resist the temptation to live in regret.
After reading Mr. Chris Swindell's guest column on the campus carry bill in the Legislature, I am reminded that in today's society everything is political.