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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia that was worth $1 million from the Feb. 11 drawing has gone unclaimed.

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The eastern US and central Asia had a significantly cooler-than-average July, but they were the only two regions on Earth that did. For the globe as a whole, it was the fourth-hottest month on record—surpassed only by the Julys of 1998, 2005, and 2010—and the 353rd consecutive month with an above average global temperature. The blistering July temperatures came hot on the heels of both the hottest May and hottest June ever recorded. Discuss
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Humans have enjoyed chocolate for thousands of years, developing countless ways to prepare and consume it. Yet, in all these years, we have been unable to overcome the problem of chocolate melting in warm temperatures. So, Cambridge University is seeking a candidate to pursue a PhD in chocolate. Research will focus on studying the "fundamentals of heat-stable chocolate" and factors that can keep the tasty confection solid in warmer climes.
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Researchers may have found a cure for the baldness caused by alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition that causes patchy hair loss, and it is a drug already on the market, though for the treatment of bone marrow disorders. After just five months of taking ruxolitinib, three alopecia areata patients who had lost at least a third of their hair due to the disorder saw total hair regrowth. Further testing is needed to see if this treatment will be safe and effective on a wider scale.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia that was worth $1 million from the Feb. 11 drawing has gone unclaimed.
Locked in a tight race for the state’s open Senate seat, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R) and West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant (D) are each jockeying to be more pro-coal than the other. Recent polling shows Capito maintains about a 10-point edge with November’s midterm elections drawing closer. The latest coal-related jab comes from Ms. Tennant, who is slamming Representative Capito ...
Gasoline prices fell about 5 cents in West Virginia this week. AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular was $3.51. That's about 8 cents less per gallon compared with the same week ...
Consumer spending in West Virginia is higher than it was before the Great Recession but is lagging behind the national average in spending growth. Figures released Thursday by the federal government for ...
Ukrainian Economy Minister Pavlo Sheremeta said on Thursday he had tendered his resignation and voiced frustration at not being able to push ahead with much-needed economic reform. After months of fighting in its eastern regions following the toppling of a government blighted by corruption and economic mismanagement, Ukraine's economy has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say.
The United States said Wednesday that its special forces tried this summer to rescue American hostages held by Islamist militants in Syria. News reports quoting government officials said Wednesday the captives included James Foley, the American journalist whose graphic execution by an Islamic State (IS) jihadist was revealed in a...
By Scott Malone and Carey Gillam FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Small crowds staged largely peaceful protests late on Wednesday over the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the calmest night since riots erupted over the racially charged killing. Attorney General Eric Holder...
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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.
As a boy, Jesse was a chicken plucker. He stood on a line in a chicken factory and spent his days pulling the feathers off dead chickens so the rest of us wouldn't have to. It wasn't much of a job, but at the time, Jesse didn't think he was…
MINNESOTA- After January's tragic shooting of Target CEO, Mark Pointe, the retail giant has been looking for ways to make their stores, employees and staff feel safe.  Today, Target announced a no-gun policy even in communities where it is permitted by law.  In today's press conference Target announced they are…
Tim Burton is once again digging through Hollywood graveyards for his next big hit.  After a string of unfortunate remakes (Planet of the Ape, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland, and the abysmal failure Dark Shadows), Burton is resurrecting something a little fresher... his box-office hit, Beetlejuice.  This time,…

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