West Virginia

Jake Johnson, staff writer
The Republican measure was condemned as "pure retribution" for the mass teacher strikes that swept the state last year
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is an environmental, climate, and human rights...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Last year we were fighting for us. Now we're fighting for our students, to be...


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...