West Virginia

Uproar Over ‘Crack Pipes’ Puts Biden Drug Strategy at Risk

Undeterred, Ms. Shalala encouraged philanthropies to finance needle exchange programs, and instructed National Institutes of Health experts to conduct trainings on needle exchange. Mr. Clinton later said he regretted his decision. When Mr. Biden was elected, addiction experts were elated. The American Rescue Plan, the coronavirus relief package he signed into law last year, set […]

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West Virginia Reporter Is Hit by Car on Air, Striking Nerve With TV Journalists

“I would really like to see the industry cut back on the number of one-man-band-type of live shots because it is hard to be situationally aware, but I just don’t know whether it would have made a difference in this case,” he said. Professor Tuggle, who did “one-man band” shots in the 1980s, said that […]

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Manchin’s Choice on Build Back Better: Mine Workers or Mine Owners

Chris Hamilton, the president of the West Virginia Coal Association, which represents the owners, said coal employment would remain viable for years to come, and he accused the unions of “waving a white flag.” He also suggested they did not understand the damage that renewable energy incentives in the bill would do to what is […]

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Worker Killed in Pennsylvania Mine Collapse, State Officials Say

A worker was fatally injured in a mine collapse in Fayette County, Pa., on Friday afternoon, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in a statement. The department said it suspected that a portion of the mine’s roof had fallen onto equipment the miner was working with. The agency declined to identify the miner, but […]

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