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Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia is facing mounting pressure from his Senate colleagues to resign from his position as the co-chairman of group No Labels, according to sources familiar with Senate Democratic politics. Democrats have been increasingly perturbed by the actions of No Labels, which bills itself as a...
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Monsoon rains triggered a landslide on a Sri Lankan tea plantation that engulfed about 150 houses, killing perhaps 100 or more residents. Bad weather hampered rescue efforts, and only 10 people were confirmed dead by the end of the first day of searching. However, hundreds remain missing. Most of the casualties are believed to be adults, as many children were already at school—outside the affected area—by the time the landslide struck. Though this likely saved their lives, it has also probably left a good many of them orphans.
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A Russian government agency is blaming the selfie craze for the spread of head lice and advising young people to abstain from the practice to protect themselves. It says group selfies, which typically require the individuals involved to squeeze close together to fit into a photo, have become the primary pathway for the critters to jump from host to host. While it is conceivable that a person carrying lice could inadvertently spread them to others in this manner, many find the notion that this is the leading cause of the parasite's spread to be suspect and have taken to social...
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A Google executive has broken the world altitude record for skydiving set by Felix Baumgartner in a much-hyped 2012 jump. The 57-year-old senior Google vice president, Alan Eustace, jumped from an altitude of 135,890 feet, nearly 8,000 feet higher than Baumgartner, hitting a peak velocity of 822 mph (1,321 km/h) during his 123,414-foot freefall—both record numbers as well. As Eustace plummeted toward Earth from the edge of space, observers on the ground heard the sonic boom triggered at the moment his body exceeded the speed of sound.
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Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia is facing mounting pressure from his Senate colleagues to resign from his position as the co-chairman of group No Labels, according to sources familiar with Senate Democratic politics. Democrats have been increasingly perturbed by the actions of No Labels, which bills itself as a force for bipartisanship in Washington. In the spring, the group raised hackles ...
There's almost no money reserved to help utilities pay for plans to protect water supplies under a new law, a West Virginia panel said Monday. At a Public Water Supply System Study Commission meeting, ...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — West Virginia, picked to finish near the bottom of the Big 12 this year, will enter November with a chance for the conference title.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia airport has stopped promoting a PeoplExpress flight and is looking for other airlines to provide the service.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals took their dream season to the limit, falling just short of their first World Series title since 1985.
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Today is Thursday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2014. There are 62 days left in the year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants succeeded where no team had in 3 1/2 decades, winning Game 7 on the road for their third World Series title in five years.
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) — A jet on a military training exercise crashed into an agricultural field near a Southern California Navy base Wednesday, killing the pilot, authorities said.
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Morgantown – Today Governor Earl Ray Tomblin declared a State of Emergency in Morgantown and surrounding areas in Monongalia County and has asked FEMA for federal assistance. This declaration comes in response to WVU President Gordon Gee asking the Governor’s Office for help in combating spontaneous fire outbreaks following home…
CHARLESTON - West Virginia Democrats have finally ran out of things to name after famed Senator Robert Byrd who died on June 28, 2010 at age 92. After naming and renaming almost one out of every three bridges and streets in West Virginia after Byrd, the Democrats seemingly ran out…
CHARLESTON- In a surprising move to supersede the United States Supreme Court, WV Legislators put to vote the Equal Rights Law for marriage in West Virginia.  What was assumed to be a quickie in-and-out vote that constituents would happily get behind, turned into a long back and forth debate with…
UMWA President, Cecil Roberts, announced today that America's labor unions had successfully lobbied to have Labor Day changed to Unemployment Day.

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