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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — When West Virginia needed another late push to pull out a win, Clint Trickett and Kevin White came up big again.
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If you were told that you would need to run for 50 minutes or walk five miles (eight kilometers) in order to work off the calories of the soda you were about to buy, would you return it to the shelf? It would seem that being confronted with this sort of information about sugary beverages while shopping does influence buying habits, particularly among teens, and could be a cheap and simple way to combat the growing obesity problem plaguing many countries. Discuss
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Kangaroos are known for their characteristic hop, but they didn't always get around like this. Analysis of the fossilized bones of extinct kangaroos called sthenurines finds that they were not anatomically cut out for hopping and likely got around instead by walking in much the same manner that humans do. Sthenurines lived in Australia from about 13 million years ago to about 30,000 years ago, going extinct around the same time that humans arrived on the continent, quite possibly as a result of human activities.
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The medical community remains divided on the existence of Internet addiction as a standalone psychological disorder, but support is growing. Studies suggest that Internet addiction is physiologically similar to other types of addiction, and a recent survey finds that 16 percent of young adults exhibit symptoms of Internet addiction, including spending inordinate amounts of time—more than 15 hours a day—online. Still, the American Psychiatric Association has yet to recognize Internet addiction as an independent condition in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — When West Virginia needed another late push to pull out a win, Clint Trickett and Kevin White came up big again.
Senate President Jeff Kessler is setting up a task force as part of a push to help West Virginia's struggling southern coalfields. At a news conference Thursday, the Marshall County Democrat announced ...
By Jeffrey Roth (Reuters) - A U.S. federal court has dismissed a $200 million civil lawsuit filed by the family of a man being treated for schizophrenia who was shot 23 times by police in West Virginia, drawing criticism from the local chapter of a national civil rights group. U.S. District Court Judge Gina Groh of the Northern District of West Virginia ruled that the use of deadly force by five ...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strong participation among students and high satisfaction with afterschool programs among parents is driving progress in meeting the need for afterschool programs in West Virginia, according to a new household survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance. ...
NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
NEW YORK (AP) — Actors often complain about short rehearsal times, but some of entertainment's biggest names — including Melanie Griffith, Amanda Seyfried, Uzo Aduba, Peter Dinklage, Nina Dobrev and Pablo Schreiber — are about to have virtually none.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Higher cigarette prices helped Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s net income rise 2.2 percent in its third quarter.
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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.
ILLINOIS - The competitors are puffing out their chests and rolling up their sleeves.  McDonald's is now joining Burger King in using social issues to perk up their marketing.  Today, McDonald's uncovered their newest two secret weapons!  McBreakfast Shakes to celebrate breastfeeding mothers.

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