West Virginia groups see disease threat from surface mines

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia environmentalists on Tuesday urged a national committee examining the health risks from surface mining to look...

May 29th, 2017 |  


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Decision on Ramaco mine not expected until midsummerCASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A decision on whether a Kentucky company will be allowed to open what wo...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Poke Sallet Festival kicks of Thursday

Poke Sallet Festival kicks of Thursday

The 62nd Poke Sallet Festival kicks off on Thursday, featuring music, food, crafts, carnival rides and a host of other attractions designed to enterta...

May 29th, 2017 |  


To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

ANNVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful “Happy Memorial Day!...

May 29th, 2017 updated: May 29th, 2017. |  


Group working to create home for homeless female veterans

TRAPP (AP) — A former elementary school in Kentucky is being transformed into a home for homeless female veterans and their children.Work on the...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Jim Bunning, tough pitcher, hard-nosed senator, dies at 85

LOUISVILLE (AP) — Jim Bunning was an intimidating figure as a major league pitcher and was just as hard-nosed and uncompromising as a U.S. senat...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Museum showcases relics from Hatfield & McCoy feud

Hatfields and McCoys mingle peacefully in the mountainous region where their families waged one of America’s most famous feuds. Now a museum nea...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Cadets assist with Memorial Day preparations

Cadets assist with Memorial Day preparations

Photo submittedHarlan County High School JROTC cadets assist with the placement of the American flag on veterans’ graves in the Tri-City area of...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Paul: Medicaid expansion too expensive to continue

Paul: Medicaid expansion too expensive to continue

ASHLAND (AP) — Before Barack Obama’s health care law, about 17 percent of patients in the King’s Daughters Health System were paid f...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

Stable gasoline prices are expected to fuel a slight increase in long trips this Memorial Day weekend.The AAA auto club predicts that 39 million Ameri...

May 27th, 2017 |