Democrat Joe Manchin tells Clinton to stay away from West Virignia
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who is up for re-election in 2018, said it “wouldn’t be wise” for Hillary Clinton to campaign for him in his… READ MORE
Coal mining begins seeing revival as Trump gives industry hope
Wise County, Virginia – A long-awaited revival is under way in this beleaguered Central Appalachia community where residents see coal as the once and future… READ MORE
West Virginia Teachers Forced to Draw Numbers to See Who Keeps Their Job
It’s a tough time for teachers around the country, as school districts announce layoffs to counter budget cuts. But one district has a very unusual… READ MORE
Democratic candidate for governor in West Virginia owes millions in taxes
HINDMAN, Ky. – Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia’s most impoverished counties,… READ MORE
Mylan CEO’s mother (& Senator’s wife) used position with education group
After Gayle Manchin took over the National Association of State Boards of Education in 2012, she spearheaded an unprecedented effort that encouraged states to require… READ MORE
Bill Clinton Mocks ‘The Coal People’ In West Virginia, Kentucky For Supporting Trump [VIDEO]
Speaking in Homewood, PA on Friday, Bill Clinton criticized the “coal people” in West Virginia for supporting Donald Trump.
Clinton added that “they all voted… READ MORE
Obama Kept His Promise, 83,000 Coal Jobs Lost And 400 Mines Shuttered
This Labor Day, America has 83,000 fewer coal jobs and 400 coal mines than it did when Barack Obama was elected in 2008, showing that… READ MORE
Dem senator’s daughter could face Congress over EpiPen price hike
Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) daughter may have to explain to Congress why her company hiked up the price of EpiPens, Bloomberg News is reporting.
Heather… READ MORE
Exit polls: Nearly half of W.Va. Sanders backers would vote Trump
Nearly half of the voters in the West Virginia Democratic primary who backed Bernie Sanders say they would vote for Republican Donald Trump in the… READ MORE
WV teacher threatened with fine for violating Michelle O’s school snack rules
WILLIAMSON, W.V. – Students and parents are rallying to the defense of a teacher who is accused of violating federal school snack rules.
The Williamson… READ MORE