Seventeen-count federal indictment charges three West Virginia residents, one other with trafficking in oxycodone
Four people, three of them from West Virginia, have been named in a 17-count indictment charging them with trafficking in oxycodone.
New legislative leaders focus on jobs
It is clear the nation's economy is gaining strength. Reports show that we have added 2.7 million new jobs over the past 12 months. Positive signs abound as we march toward 2015. West Virginia has inched up in terms of job growth, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with an increase of just over 1.6 percent during that same time.
West Virginia?s Canaan Valley Resort State Park ? pure winter fun
Skiing and tubing at Canaan Valley Resort in Davis, West Virginia, is pure winter fun with outdoors activities, a 160-room lodge, food services, and 43 slopes and trails. Canaan Resort is part of the state parks system, an agency of the West Virginia Department of Commerce. (PRWeb December 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12402314.htm
Gov. Tomblin/ WV Coal Assoc. file comments with the EPA over proposed rule
(WVVA) West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is critical over the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule on carbon emissions.The "Clean Power Plan" would reduce the CO2 emissions 30 percent by the year 2030...
The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes Endorses Updated and Improved Science Standards
The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes' education and executive committees and 34 CSBI and CSBA members listed below today announced their endorsement of updated and improved science standards such as those embodied by the Next Generation Science Standards , a set of K-12 benchmarks that identify science and engineering practices and content that all K?12 students should master in order to ...
Irma Jane (Jensen) Fritz-Zager
On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 12:25 A.M., Irma Jane (Jensen) Fritz-Zager finished her journey to meet Jesus for coffee at the home He had prepared for her in heaven. As you know from her Coffee with Jesus Letters, she had described how she intended to leave this world in a speedboat, one that would Read More... The post Irma Jane (Jensen) Fritz-Zager appeared first on The Medina County ...
New estimates of the effects of the minimum wage
A large literature has examined the effects on employment of raising the minimum wage, with different researchers arriving at conflicting conclusions. The core reason that economists can?t answer questions like this better is that we usually can?t run controlled experiments. There is always some reason that the legislators chose to raise the minimum wage, often [?]