West Virginia

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
West Virginia teachers, students and supporters hold signs on a Morgantown street as they continue their strike on March 2, 2018 in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
"This is a real 'us against them,' this is a real working people standing up against huge corporations."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
demonstrations in WV
While some have called the West Virginia teachers' strike "the most important...
Julia Conley, staff writer
The governor offered a five percent pay raise to teachers after the fourth day...


The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds at OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe water, one in five people with health problems and local businesses down about $61 million. Oh yes, and the "clean-up" site is still leaking - twice last month - but Freedom, which has conveniently declared "bankruptcy," says it's only because of "heavy rain" and who could've...