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SAIC unveils ACV 1.1 prototype for U.S. Marines.

Ryan MaassFeb. 21 -- Science Applications International Corporation unveiled its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 to the U.S. Marine Corps during a ceremony in Charleston, S.C.

- UPI - US

Liens show governor's companies owe his state $4.4 million.

BECKLEY, W.Va. " Coal companies owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice still owe his cash-strapped state $4.4 million in unpaid taxes due at least a year ago, tax liens show.The liens, filed in Raleigh County where parent...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Gucci gone: $24,000 purse pilfered from store display.

CHARLESTON, S.C. " Police in Charleston are looking for a suspect with expensive taste.A police report says surveillance video shows a man walking into the local Gucci Store on Feb. 17 carrying what looks like a cane and heading...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

With laundry service, a group for disabled people benefits the community.

The Marion County Disability Action Center in West Virginia has launched the Feel Good Laundry service, which also gives opportunities to the group's clients.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

WVU's Huggins falls in apparent health scare, stays on bench.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees on the court during an apparent health scare while the 12th-ranked...

- Townhall.com - US

After Huggins' scary moment, No. 12 WVU beats Texas 77-62.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — After West Virginia coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees and clutched his chest in a scary moment before halftime,...

- Townhall.com - US

Carter scores 24, No. 9 WVU beats Texas Tech 83-74 in 2 OTs.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia's Jevon Carter and Tarik Phillip weren't in the mood for another debilitating loss after the Mountaineers let a late lead slip away at the end of regulation for the second straight game.

- Billings Gazette - US

Oldest continuously serving Army National Guard unit celebrates 282nd anniversary.

On Friday, the 201st Field Artillery, also known as the First West Virginia,' celebrated its 282nd anniversary as the oldest continuously serving National Guard unit in the U.S. Army.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Trump speaks at unveiling of Boeing 787 Dreamliner -- live updates.

The president is visiting the Boeing plant in Charleston, South Carolina on Friday afternoon

- CBS NEWS - US

Trump Talks Jobs At Boeing Plant In South Carolina.

The president's visit to the North Charleston plant comes after the company's employees voted against unionizing. "We want products made in America, made by American hands," he said.

- NPR - US

Scott Pruitt Confirmed To Lead Environmental Protection Agency.

The Senate approved the longtime EPA critic on a 52-46 vote. Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota voted for him; Republican Susan Collins of Maine voted against.

- NPR - US

Trump scrambles to find top national security aide

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - U.S. President Donald Trump, scrambling to find a new top security aide after firing his first one and being spurned by another candidate, said on Friday he has four people under consideration including acting national security adviser Keith Kellogg.

- Reuters - US

Trump Hits The Road, Hoping Rally Speeches Overcome Presidential Troubles

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Shifting attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday for a campaign-style rally, resurrecting the buoyant jobs promises that powered his election victory and pledging to "unleash the power of the American spirit."

- TPM News - US

Trump leaps back into campaign mode, raps media anew

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hoping to shift attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday to deliver a pep talk to American workers and the rest of the nation, resurrecting the jobs promises that…

- Billings Gazette - US

Trump pledges to protect U.S. jobs during visit to Boeing plant

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - President Donald Trump promised to boost U.S. manufacturing and punish companies for moving jobs overseas during a visit on Friday to a South Carolina Boeing Co plant to celebrate the unveiling of its latest Dreamliner jet.

- Reuters - US

Trump pledges to protect U.S. jobs during visit to Boeing plant | Reuters

By Jeff Mason | NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. President Donald Trump promised to boost U.S. The post Trump pledges to protect U.S. jobs during visit to Boeing plant | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Scott Pruitt's name confirmed by Senate to lead Environmental Protection Agency

, Feb 18 : Scott Pruitt's name has been approved by the U.S. Senate to head the Environmental Protection Agency .The Senate confirmed Pruitt's name after lawmakers voted 52-46 in his favour.He got the support of Democratic senators Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Manchin as both voted in his favour.The two Democrats represent energy ...

- Sify - IN

Trump attempts reset with American jobs pitch

NORTH CHARLESTON, Feb 18 — President Donald Trump tried to put a first month of tumult behind him yesterday, pitching himself as a champion of US jobs and industry during a visit to Boeing in South Carolina. A day after a grievance-filled...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Trump Pushes 'America First' at Boeing Visit

Friday at a Boeing manufacturing facility in North Charleston, SC, President Donald Trump gave a speech that promoted the “America first” theme that was also a part of his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump's stop in North Charleston was part of Boeing's rollout of the aerospace manufacturer's 787-10 aircraft. ...

- Breitbart - US

WATCH LIVE: Trump Speaks At Boeing Plant In North Charleston, SC At 1 PM ET

President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at a Boeing plant in North Charleston, South Carolina at 1:00 p.m. ET on Friday. Watch below via NBC:

- TPM News - US

Trump just used Boeing's new global airliner to attack globalization

REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueOn Friday, President Donald Trump paid a visit to Boeing's factory in North Charleston, South Carolina, to help unveil the latest version of the company's 787 Dreamliner. The new 787-10 — with capacity for as many as 330 passengers — is the largest version of the Dreamliner to date. The ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump promises focus on jobs, lower taxes in speech at Boeing factory

President Trump promised to work to keep manufacturing companies in the U.S., and to lower taxes for businesses, speaking at the unveiling of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Feb. 17 in North Charleston, S.C.

- Washington Post - US

Raw: Trump tours Boeing facility in SC

President Trump toured the Boeing production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina before speaking to workers and others at the plant about jobs.         

- USA TODAY - US

WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump gives speech in South Carolina

President Donald Trump is speaking in North Charleston, South Carolina, at the unveiling of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The event is scheduled to begin at 1:05 p.m. ET. Watch live streaming video below:...

- The Raw Story - US

The Senate just confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, despite unreleased emails

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteThe Senate voted 52-46 Friday to confirm Scott Pruitt as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency . Pruitt, formerly Oklahoma's attorney general, comes into the job as a high-profile legal opponent of the agency who has publicly touted his efforts to fight EPA regulations. Two ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump gets out of Washington, shifting from rocky start

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — President Donald Trump sought to shift the focus away from the rocky launch of his administration Friday, getting...

- Townhall.com - US

S.C. Man Is Accused Of Trying To Emulate Attack On Charleston Church

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Myrtle Beach, S.C., accused of buying a gun and ammunition as part of a plan to carry out a white supremacist attack "in the spirit of Dylann Roof."

- NPR - US

Trump says he's headed to South Carolina to meet with Boeing

REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstPresident Donald Trump is going to South Carolina to meet with Boeing about jobs, he announced on Twitter Friday morning. Trump tweeted, "Going to Charleston, South Carolina, in order to spend time with Boeing and talk jobs! Look forward to it." The president did not give a time frame for the meeting. ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

CHARLESTON, W.Va. " Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration.His supporters saw...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

CHARLESTON, W.Va. " Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration.His supporters...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pastor who baptized Dylann Roof speaks out

The pastor who baptized Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof as a baby, marking him "with the cross of Christ forever," has said that even in the face of the horror of what he did, God never forsakes anyone.

- FOX News - US

Boeing workers vote overwhelmingly against union at South Carolina Dreamliner factory

Workers at Boeing's Dreamliner plant North Charleston, S.C., voted in a landslide against joining the machinists union Wednesday. Out of the approximately 3,000 workers eligible to vote, 2,097 voted against joining the International Association of Machinists. That was about 74 percent of the 2,828 votes cast. The vote came ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Trump will hold a campaign-style rally in Florida this weekend

President Trump will spend his third consecutive weekend at Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida, after a trip to a Boeing plant in Charleston, South Carolina, on Friday. On Saturday evening, Trump announced on Twitter Wednesday, he will hold a rally at a hangar in the Orlando-Melbourne airport. The White ...

- The Week - US

Baltimore's Cindy Wolf, Charleston and Woodberry Kitchen named James Beard Award semifinalists

The list of 2017 James Beard Award restaurant and chef semifinalists is out, and some familiar Baltimore names made the cut in three categories.  Woodberry Kitchen was a semifinalist for outstanding service, Charleston was named in the outstanding wine program category, and Charleston chef Cindy...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Baltimore's Cindy Wolf, Charleston and Woodberry Kitchen named James Beard Award semifinalists

The list of 2017 James Beard Award restaurant and chef semifinalists is out, and some familiar Baltimore names made the cut in three categories.  Woodberry Kitchen was a semifinalist for outstanding service, Charleston was named in the outstanding wine program category, and Charleston chef Cindy...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Rite Aid expands naloxone program to combat opioid overdoses

Opioid abuse is an epidemic in Georgia, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Rite Aid Corp. has expanded a program into the state to prevent opioid overdoses. Naloxone, a medication used to reverse the effects of opioid overdose, is now available without a prescription at Rite Aid locations ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

The Latest: Boeing workers reject efforts to unionize plant

The Latest on the vote by employees of Boeing's plant in North Charleston on whether to join a union : 8:30 p.m. Workers at a Boeing plant in … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

South Carolina Boeing workers reject representation by Machinists, maintaining southern reluctance toward unionization

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina Boeing workers reject representation by Machinists, maintaining southern reluctance toward unionization.

- Billings Gazette - US

The Latest: Boeing workers reject efforts to unionize plant

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Latest on the vote by employees of Boeing's plant in North Charleston on whether to join a union :

- Billings Gazette - US

Boeing workers maintain South's anti-unionization history

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Production workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant voted Wednesday not to join the Machinists, maintaining southern reluctance toward unionization.

- Billings Gazette - US

Workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant reject union

SEATTLE/NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company's aircraft factory in South Carolina on Wednesday, as almost three-quarters of workers at the plant who voted rejected union representation.

- Reuters - US

Workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant reject union

SEATTLE/NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company's aircraft factory in South Carolina on Wednesday, as almost three-quarters of workers at the plant who voted rejected union representation. The secret ballot vote, conducted by the National Labor Relations Board at polling ...

- Yahoo! News - US

South Carolina Boeing workers reject representation by Machinists, maintaining southern reluctance toward unionization

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. " South Carolina Boeing workers reject representation by Machinists, maintaining southern reluctance toward unionization.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant reject union

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company's aircraft factory in South Carolina on Wednesday, as almost three-quarters of workers at the plant who voted rejected union representation.

- Reuters - US

Will Boeing workers defy South's anti-unionization history?

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nearly 3,000 production workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant are deciding whether they want to unionize, writing...

- Townhall.com - US

The Latest: Gov. McMaster: Boeing workers don't need union

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Latest on the vote by employees of Boeing's plant in North Charleston on whether to join a union :

- Billings Gazette - US

Boeing vote tells next chapter in Southern unionization

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nearly 3,000 production workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant are deciding whether they want to unionize, writing the next chapter in efforts to organize labor in large manufacturing plants across the South.

- Billings Gazette - US

Police: Man told pastor he caused mother's fatal overdose

PRINCETON, W.Va. " A West Virginia man is facing a murder charge after authorities say he told his pastor he caused his mother's fatal overdose because he wanted to "end her pain."News outlets report that 44-year-old Bradford...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Boeing's North Charleston plant votes on union

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. " The Latest on the vote by employees of Boeing's plant in North Charleston on whether to join a union :6:45 a.m.Voting is underway as thousands of workers at Boeing's South Carolina...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Boeing's North Charleston plant votes on union

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Latest on the vote by employees of Boeing's plant in North Charleston on whether to join a union (all times...

- Townhall.com - US

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