Stories tagged: West Virginia
Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Teacher rebellion puts red-state Republicans on defensive
A teacher rebellion in red states from West Virginia to Arizona has put Republicans on the defensive, forcing them to walk a fine line in the months before midterm elections …
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Two firefighters killed, 3 injured in West Virginia accident
Two West Virginia firefighters were killed and three others were injured when a volunteer fire department’s truck flipped while responding to a call about a highway accident that also had …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
West Virginia teacher’s strike: ‘We feel … under attack’
The West Virginia teacher’s strike entered a new week with no immediate resolution in sight. Teachers are waiting for state lawmakers to agree on a pay raise, and state House …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Striking West Virginia teachers to return to class Thursday
Striking teachers in West Virginia are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
West Virginia teachers to continue strike Tuesday
Thousands of striking schoolteachers who have shut down West Virginia classrooms for days are demanding a face-to-face meeting with the governor and legislative leaders on their pay grievances, a union …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Pence touts tax cuts, slams Manchin in West Virginia
Vice President Mike Pence traveled to West Virginia Wednesday to tout the impact of tax cuts and pick a fight with the state’s Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who voted against …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
West Virginia reviewing court storm incident at Texas Tech
West Virginia’s athletic department said Sunday it is reviewing an incident in which a player is seen striking a Texas Tech fan who had joined thousands of others in a …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Bowl roundup: Kansas State beats UCLA 35-17 in Cactus Bowl
Alex Delton ran for 158 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, leading Kansas State to a 35-17 Cactus Bowl victory over UCLA in Phoenix on Tuesday night in what could …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Melania Trump tours West Virginia infant drug rehab center
First lady Melania Trump has toured a West Virginia drug addiction recovery center for infants in the heart of the nation’s opioid epidemic.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
Coal miner who died in West Virginia lost brother in Sago disaster
A coal miner who died on the job in West Virginia was the brother of one the 12 killed in the Sago Mine disaster of 2006.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
West Virginia industrial plant explosion kills two, injures one
An explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant has killed two people and injured a third.
Wed., May 17, 2017
Dan Heyman: My arrest as a reporter struck a chord
CHARLESTON, West Virginia – For someone like me who is constantly checking email on my phone, one odd thing about getting put in jail is how suddenly you’re almost totally …
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Six key moments that shaped Gonzaga’s greatest basketball season
The season opener was 30 seconds old and Nigel Williams-Goss already had a pair of buckets and Jordan Mathews drilled a 3-pointer.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
More to Mountaineers than just pressure defense
Zag fans might want to start the meter on ‘Press Virginia’ references (that’s one) leading up to Thursday’s Gonzaga-West Virginia clash in the Sweet 16 in San Jose.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few and crew savor another Sweet 16
Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
Wake Forest’s Ian Harkes wins soccer’s Hermann Trophy
Wake Forest midfielder Ian Harkes has won the Hermann Trophy as the top male college soccer player in the United States. West Virginia defender Kadeisha Buchanan was the top woman.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
Mayor in West Virginia resigns after racist Michelle Obama post
A West Virginia mayor resigned Tuesday following a backlash after she posted a response to a racist comment about first lady Michelle Obama on Facebook.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 9:47 a.m.
Two campers presumed dead found alive after flooding
U ANSTED, W.Va. – Two men who were presumed dead when a camper was swept away in rushing waters during the West Virginia floods have been found alive, officials said …
Sat., June 25, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
24 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues
CLENDENIN, W.Va. – Surrounded by muddy devastation, Cathy Light and her husband, Chris, thought it was “heaven sent” they had free burgers to munch on in a Clendenin parking lot …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
Ex-coal CEO Don Blankenship due to report to prison
A federal appeals court rejected a bid Thursday by former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship to remain free while the court considers an appeal of his conviction related to the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 10, 2016, 7:56 p.m.
Bernie Sanders’ West Virginia win makes up little ground on Clinton
His White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders aimed to add another state to his tally over Hillary Clinton with a win in West Virginia on Tuesday night.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin stuns West Virginia
The lucky beard that makes Thomas Walkup look as if he could be the Stephen F. Austin mascot is staying on for at least a couple more days. The Lumberjacks’ …
Sat., March 12, 2016, 7:57 p.m.
Devonte Graham helps No. 1 Kansas beat No. 9 West Virginia for Big 12 title
Bill Self still remembers the day Devonte Graham stepped foot on the Kansas campus, back when the point guard was trying to decide where he was going to play college …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Global warming doubts spur push to block science standards
Doubt over man’s contribution to global warming, particularly through burning coal for power, is fueling a push by West Virginia lawmakers to block new science standards in schools.
Sat., Jan. 2, 2016
West Virginia edges Arizona State in Cactus Bowl
Skyler Howard threw for a Cactus Bowl-record 532 yards and hit David Sills on a 15-yard pass for his fifth touchdown with 2:19 left, lifting West Virginia to a wild …
Mon., Sept. 7, 2015
Buckeyes won’t be overlooking Hokies
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he meant no disrespect to Virginia Tech when he blamed the Buckeyes’ stunning home loss to the Hokies last season on his team’s “lack …
Fri., July 31, 2015
Area roundup: Gonzaga women’s basketball releases nonconference schedule
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team on Thursday released its nonconference schedule, which includes hosting Stanford on Nov. 15. The Zags (28-6) reached the Sweet 16 last year and finished with …
Sun., Sept. 14, 2014
Hedrick-Miller combo lifts Broncos
Grant Hedrick threw two touchdowns to Matt Miller and caught one from the senior receiver on a trick play as Boise State beat UConn 38-21 on Saturday afternoon in East …
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013
Gonzaga rallies from 10-point deficit to topple West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs erased a five-point deficit with a late 13-0 run, fueled by three 3-pointers by Kevin Pangos, to rally past West Virginia 80-76 on Tuesday …
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013
Zags look to extend streak
There are any number of college basketball programs that would love to hand Gonzaga a loss and somewhere near the top of that list is West Virginia. Gonzaga blasted West …