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REPORT: Pence Pushed to Label Paul Ryan's Failed Health Bill 'Ryancare' Not 'Trumpcare'.

One day after the American Health Care Act vote was canceled for a second time, Vice President Mike Pence told West Virginians at Foster Supply Company in Charleston that 100 percent of House Democrats and a handful of Republicans were to blame for standing in the way of President Trump's health care bill, but a report has ...

- Breitbart - US

Pence on 'Trumpcare': 'Congress just wasn't ready'.

CBS - Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday blamed the Congress for thwarting a Republican plan to overhaul healthcare law, but acknowledged that the White House will need to work with lawmakers to accomplish its next set of legislative plans. Speaking to a group of small business owners in Charleston, West Virginia, Pence ...

- Business Insider - US

Man who bound dog's muzzle with tape sentenced to 5 years.

CHARLESTON, S.C. " A South Carolina man who wrapped electrical tape around a dog's muzzle to stop her from barking has been sentenced to five years in prison.Media outlets report William Dodson's sentence Friday represented...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pence: Senate will confirm Gorsuch 'one way or the other.'.

At a gathering of small business owners in Charleston, W.Va., Vice president Mike Pence called Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch one of the most respected, qualified and mainstream' nominees to the court in American history.

- Washington Post - US

Essential health benefits suddenly at center of health care debate, but what are they?.

By Simon Haeder, Assistant Professor of Political Science, West Virginia University. Lisa Schwetschenau, who has multiple sclerosis, shown in a photo in Omaha, Nebraska on March 16. She worries that she could lose some of her essential health benefits under the new proposed health care law. Nati Har...

- The Raw Story - US

Man gets 20 years for deadly Charleston bar shootout.

A North Carolina man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a deadly shootout at a Charleston bar.

- WRAL.com - US

Charleston East: Google's new campus in Mountain View .

MOUNTAIN VIEW, March 25 — Google's application to build a new campus has been approved by the Mountain View City Council. The new campus is named Charleston East. It will be located next to the current Googleplex in Mountain View,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Black man arrested in South for writing racist graffiti.

Police in South Carolina say a 19-year-old black man spray-painted racist, misogynistic and anti-gay graffiti on three buildings, including a library named for one of the black victims of the Charleston church shootings.

- FOX News - US

March Madness is a billion-dollar spectacle. So why isn't there more room for the women?.

The women's NCAA tournament should be far more than an afterthought.Maryland guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, right, reacts in front of West Virginia guard Tynice Martin after West Virginia called a timeout in the first half of a second-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament in College Park, Md., ...

- ThinkProgress - US

2 appointed to West Virginia Board of Education.

- Education Week - US

3 finalists named for West Virginia schools superintendent.

- Education Week - US

Top-seeded Gonzaga edges West Virginia to reach Elite 8

Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn't allow West Virginia to get off a third. A defensive stop was a fitting way for this offensively challenged Sweet 16 matchup to end. Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded The ...

- The Japan Times - JP

March Madness basketball resumes with Sweet 16 play

The NCAA men's basketball tournament resumes Thursday with the regional semifinal games of the Sweet 16. Kicking the round off are the semifinal games for the Midwest and West regions. In the Midwest, No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan face off at 7:09 p.m. ET in a clash of high-octane offenses. Later, the 9:39 p.m. ET matchup ...

- The Week - US

How to Watch Gonzaga vs. West Virginia Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament Live Stream Online

Here's how to watch Gonzaga vs. West Virginia Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament live stream online.

- Mediaite - US

Democrat Joe Manchin cautions against Gorsuch filibuster: 'What goes around comes around'

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Thursday that he would not join a Democratic filibuster of President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, arguing that the integrity of the Senate needs to be preserved. Manchin, a conservative Democrat and key vote, told Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric that Senate decorum needs ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Judge: Charleston church survivors' lawsuits can keep going

CHARLESTON, S.C. " A judge says Charleston church shooting survivors can continue pursuing lawsuits accusing the FBI of negligence they say enabled Dylann Roof to buy the gun used in the attack.U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

More Than 115 Anti-LGBTQ Bills Introduced in 30 States

As lawmakers continue to meet in state capitols around the country, HRC is tracking more than 115 anti-LGBTQ bills in 30 states.* The states are: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New York, ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Dylann Roof's Friend Tearful, Apologetic As He Was Sentenced To Over 2 Years in Prison

CHARLESTON, S.C. — During a night of vodka, cocaine, marijuana and video games, Joey Meek listened as a childhood buddy confided that he hated blacks so much he was going to kill them at a South Carolina church.

- TPM News - US

Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

CHARLESTON, S.C. — During a night of vodka, cocaine, marijuana and video games, Joey Meek listened as a childhood buddy confided that he...

- Townhall.com - US

Oil, Gas Workers Rally in WV to Support Jobs

Hundreds of oil and gas workers and supporters rally at West Virginia's State Capitol to support jobs, news agencies in the US report.

- Rigzone.com - US

Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his plans to massacre worshippers at a South Carolina church has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for concealing a crime and lying to the FBI.

- Billings Gazette - US

Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

CHARLESTON, S.C. " The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his plans to massacre worshippers at a South Carolina church has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for concealing a crime and lying to the FBI.Joey Meek apologized...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Minors seeking abortions in West Virginia may have to get permission from a judge first

Just how far is too far to go in limiting women's access to choice? Well, West Virginia is determined to find out. On Monday, its House of Delegates Committee on the Judiciary sent House Bill 2002, a bill that places restrictions on abortions obtained by minors, to a subcommittee for review.  Currently, West Virginia law ...

- Daily Kos - US

South Carolina church shooter's friend to serve time for lying, silence

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The South Carolina man who suspected his friend Dylann Roof was to blame for the June 2015 massacre at a historic black church but did not immediately call police and told others to stay silent was sentenced on Tuesday to more than two years in prison.

- Reuters - US

Dylann Roof's friend is going to prison for lying to FBI

During a night of vodka, cocaine, marijuana and video games, Joey Meek listened as a childhood buddy confided that he hated blacks so much he was going to kill them at a Charleston church.

- Newsday - US

Friend of Charleston gunman jailed for lying to police

Joey Meek received more than two years in prison for lying to the FBI and hampering an investigation.

- BBC - UK

Parent Activists Outraged as West Virginia Republicans Amend Their Own Bill to Replace Common Core

Parent activists battling to replace the Common Core standards in West Virginia are outraged that the very Republican lawmakers who sponsored a bill to replace the Core with highly acclaimed K-12 standards have voted to amend the legislation.

- Breitbart - US

Dylann Roof's Friend Gets Over 2 Years For Lying To The FBI

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plot to massacre parishioners at a historic black church was sentenced Tuesday to more than two years in prison for hampering the investigation and lying to the FBI after the attack.

- TPM News - US

Factory worker wins big in Buffett bracket challenge

A factory worker from West Virginia won $100,000 in Warren Buffett's NCAA bracket challenge.

- CNNMoney - US

Dylann Roof's friend gets over 2 years for hindering FBI

The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plot to massacre parishioners at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for hampering the investigation and lying to the FBI

- ABC News - US

Dylann Roof's friend gets over 2 years for lying to FBI

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plot to massacre parishioners at a historic black church was...

- Townhall.com - US

Dylann Roof's Friend Is Going to Prison for Lying to FBI

The only person to whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plan to massacre worshippers at a historically black South Carolina church is about to find out how long he will go to prison for lying to the FBI. Joey Meek is set to be sentenced Tuesday in Charleston by the same federal judge who presided over Roof's trial, which ...

- Voice of America - US

Cartoon: Trump's new programs

A couple relevant articles from Charleston, West Virginia :   AmeriCorps, still doing work in flood zone, facing Trump budget cut Trump budget axes program that funds WV infrastructure projects Then there's this gem from Houston, where they have, oh, just a few chemical plants and refineries: 'Death and destruction' ...

- Daily Kos - US

Dylann Roof's friend is going to prison for lying to the FBI

REUTERS/Randall Hill/FilesThe only person to whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plan to massacre worshippers at a historically black South Carolina church is about to find out how long he will go to prison for lying to the FBI. Joey Meek is set to be sentenced Tuesday in Charleston by the same federal judge who presided ...

- Business Insider - US

Economy grows as CO2 emissions drop, making mockery of Trump climate policy

GDP growth decouples from carbon pollution, thanks to efficiency, natural gas, and renewables.Coal miners wave signs as candidate Donald Trump speaks during a May 5, 2016 rally in West Virginia. CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve HelberThe premise of President Donald Trump's plan to kill the Environmental Protection Agency's carbon ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Mulvaney: Trump's budget shows 'compassion' to supporters

Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director, pushed back Sunday against critics of President Donald Trump's budget proposal, saying it shows compassion to the voters who elected Trump. 'The president knows who his voters are. His voters are folks who pay taxes as well. And I think for the first time in a long time, you ...

- POLITICO - US

OMB Director Mulvaney: Trump Will No Longer Force Coal Miners to Give Tax Dollars to the National Endowment for the Arts

Sunday on NBC's “Meet the Press,” while answering questions about President Donald Trump's America First Budget,' Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney said the Trump administration was showing “compassion” in terms of where the money comes from by no longer asking coal miners in ...

- Breitbart - US

This crazy buzzer-beater from 70 feet doesn't even make sense

I've seen a lot of buzzer-beaters over the years, but this is might be the best ever. I mean, look at this shot from Destiny Slocum. She shoots from 70 feet out with seconds left in the half ... with two hands over her head like a damn soccer throw-in. I didn't even know that was a thing. Let's see Steph Curry try to match ...

- Mashable! - US

US communities crumbling under an evolving addiction crisis

Of the 2,900 babies born last year in Cabell County, West Virginia, 500 had to be weaned off of opioid dependence.

- TheCitizen - TZ

This is what Google's incredible new campus will look like

Google has submitted plans to the town of Mountain View, California for a brand new campus called "Google Charleston East." This will be the first time Google has created a building from the ground up. Here's what Google thinks the building could look like. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook

- Business Insider - US

Man blamed for 6 deaths asks Maine governor for clemency

CHARLESTON, Maine " A man blamed for the deaths of six people and serving a life prison sentence wants Maine Gov. Paul LePage to give him another chance.Seventy-five-year-old Richard Steeves told the Governor's Board on Executive...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

12 apply for West Virginia schools superintendent position

- Education Week - US

West Virginia board scraps new school accountability system

- Education Week - US

In Appalachia, Trump's proposed budget has people worried

FRANKFORT, Ky. " Crystal Snyder was trying to figure out life as a single mom when she lost her job at a West Virginia T-shirt factory.The 37-year-old had no college degree, mostly because she married at 16, divorced at 19...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

West Virginia Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students in West Virginia will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 10:25 a.m. EDT Friday, March 17.

- NASA - US

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