West Virginia is considering shipping inmates to an out-of-state private prison, as a temporary solution to overcrowding.
Less than 1 percent of West Virginia’s jobs come from Marcellus shale drilling.
Kentucky political leaders across party lines are looking for ways to diversify their state’s economy, after big job losses hit the coal industry.
West Virginia children’s advocates have heard from a nationally recognized child abuse survivor and activist about a good way to prevent other kids from being hurt.
It’s just a one-day journey, but for many West Virginia World War II veterans, it’s the trip of a lifetime.
New research has found that the stress of growing up poor can have a lasting impact that foretells a greater risk of both physical and psychological problems as an adult.
They work hard to get you a hot cup of coffee in the morning or a quick dinner at night, but many minimum wage fast-food workers depend on public assistance to feed their own families.
With many safety protections suspended due to the federal government shutdown, observers say there’s an increasing risk for miners and other workers.
An early call to sign up under the state’s expanded Medicaid program has brought a huge and immediate response, and it is similar to what is being seen in other states.
Two recent reforms should add up to drug treatment for West Virginians who desperately need it, but the question is, are there enough people to help them with their recovery?