Depressing news about black students scoring far below white students on various mental tests has become so familiar that people in different parts of the ideological spectrum have long ago developed their different explanations for why this is so. But both may have to do some rethinking, in light of radically different news from England.
WASHINGTON -- As the government health care website chugs along, the Obama administration has initiated a counter-initiative to combat Republican naysaying -- and its weapons are of superior grade.
We traveled to Huntington for the Marshall-ECU game on Nov. 29. We came in Thursday night and had such a good time (even with the loss) that we stayed an extra night.
Young people said and did plenty of stupid things before the Internet.
So, be honest! How many of you escaped a political discussion at your Thanksgiving table? I hope you did.
The United States simply cannot sustain current levels of assistance to other countries.
Technology has radically altered how we work and play, and businesses must continuously evolve to meet consumers' needs. To succeed, businesses need a workforce skilled in science, technology, engineering and math, or "STEM," fields.
When it comes to smoking, there is not much good news in West Virginia and Kentucky.
The collision of a car and a tractor-trailer truck on Monday in Huntington had serious consequences, the most significant being that the car’s driver was badly hurt. Others included damage to the truck and the fact that the intersection of 5th Avenue and Hal Greer Boulevard was closed for five hours, forcing additional traffic congestion in that area and increasing the risks of more accidents. But considering the location of the accident, the repercussions could have been worse. The intersection where this happened is one of the busiest in the city. 5th Avenue is the eastbound route through the city for U.S. 60, while Hal Greer Boulevard also is W.Va. 10 and brings in large volumes of traffic to the downtown area from I-64.