Cuts to federal Head Start may hurt West Virginia’s highly praised state early-education efforts.
The life expectancy of white, female high school dropouts has dropped dramatically over the past 20 years, according to researchers in population, human longevity and public health. Poor, undereducated, white American women can now expect to die five years earlier than they did in the last generation.
Critics of Head Start cuts say partisan battles over the budget mean the U.S continues to waste money on tax breaks for the wealthy at the cost of West Virginia children.
There are a lot of immigrant women in this country who are abused, but are afraid to say anything because they fear being deported.
The fight to put West Virginia workers in Marcellus jobs seems to be bringing results, at least in one big part of the natural-gas industry.
West Virginia faces another budget gap next year, but experts say much of it could be made up by figuring out which tax breaks are not living up to their promises.
Government agencies, nonprofits, businesses and individuals are all working to bring back West Virginia’s “magnificent” spruce forests.
Turns out there’s another reason babies need their mothers in an emergency.
As the situation for West Virginia’s power plants changes, construction workers who build and maintain them are worried about their jobs.
Consumer groups say an Appalachian Power plan to buy chunks of two big generating stations does more for Appalachian’s parent company than for West Virginia ratepayers.