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What's Wrong With The Water In West Virginia?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: West Virginia Chemical Spill And Water Prohibition Story ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

West Virginians Say Not Having Tap Water For 5 Days Is 'Unsettling'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Five days after a chemical spill prompted a ban on using tap water in West Virginia, the water has been declared safe in some areas. For...

Kate Sheppard

How Do You Take Care Of Infant Triplets When A Chemical Spill Has Ruined Your Water?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Courtney Baumwell thought she had a lot on her hands already, with 2 1/2-month-old triplets and a recent move to Charleston, W.Va. Then a chemical spi...

Now, You Can't Ban Guns At The Public Pool

ProPublica | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

Now, You Can't Ban Guns at the Public Pool by Lois Beckett ProPublica, June 3, 2013, 8:45 a.m.If you feel unsafe at a public pool in Charleston, W...

HORROR: House Fire Kills 8 People, Including 6 Children

AP | JOHN RABY | Posted 05.24.2012 | DC

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Alisha Carter-Camp had a new job, a wedding to plan and a 26th birthday to celebrate with a family cookout and toasts to the...

Virginia Pagans motorcycle club member admits racketeering in multi-state investigation

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Virginia man charged in a racketeering case against the Pagans Motorcycle Club has pleaded guilty. Forty-three-year-old Jam...

Not-guilty plea is expected in Pagans Motorcycle Club case

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Florida man indicted on federal racketeering charges along with 54 other members and associates of the Pagans Motorcycle Cl...

N.J. Pagans Motorcycle Club members are indicted in W.Va. bust

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Fifty-five members and associates of the Pagans Motorcycle Club in eight states have been indicted on federal charges that in...

Four guilty pleas are expected in Pagans Motorcycle Club case in West Virginia

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Four of the 55 men named in a federal racketeering indictment aimed at the Pagans Motorcycle Club are due to enter the first ...

Pa. man is latest Pagans Motorcycle Club member expected to plead in West Virginia case

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Pennsylvania man charged in a federal indictment targeting the Pagans Motorcycle Club today is due to enter a plea to a cha...

Philadelphia man set to plead guilty in multi-state probe of Pagans Motorcycle Club

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Philadelphia man indicted on federal racketeering charges along with 54 other members and associates of the Pagans Motorcyc...

W.Va., Ohio representatives form Ohio River caucus

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Ohio River Basin is getting its own interest group in Congress.

West Virginia Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito and Ohio Democratic Rep. Steve Driehaus announced Monday that the two were forming the Ohio River Congressional Caucus.

Both representatives say the caucus was formed to address a variety of issues in the Ohio River Basin, including the economy, agriculture and the environment.

The Ohio River basin covers 204,000 square miles in parts of 14 states. The river forms in Pittsburgh and empties into the Mississippi River.

About 256 miles of the river's 981 miles serves as a border between West Virginia and Ohio.

Sara Jane Moore -- Then and Now

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Sara Jane Moore missed Gerald Ford's head with a bullet by a mere six inches. Someone like her didn't raise any alarms on a street corner in 1975, and wouldn't today.

EPA Freezes Hundreds Of Mountaintop Mining Permits

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency put hundreds of mountaintop coal-mining permits on hold Tuesday to evaluate the projects' impac...