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Ohio County coalition among those receiving federal grant

September 1, 2011 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Eight community coalitions in West Virginia will share $1 million in federal grants awarded to reduce youth substance abuse. Each coalition will receive $125,000. more »»

WVU classes begin today

August 22, 2011 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Approximately 5,600 new students have arrived at the Morgantown campus of West Virginia University and head to classes on Monday. more »»

Ohio grad rates may decline under new rule

August 22, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio schools could see declining graduation rates once a new formula is implemented nationally. more »»

Group launches W.Va. campaign against bullying

August 9, 2011 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A statewide advocacy group hopes to show policymakers and the public that West Virginia needs to do more to prevent bullying because of sexual orientation. more »»

Bernsen's soap-box derby film to premiere in Akron

July 6, 2011 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A film about a soap box derby racer is set to premiere in Akron, where it was inspired two years ago when the financial woes of the All-American Soap Box Derby caught the attentio... more »»

Study: Nearly Half of W.Va. Third-Graders Have Tooth Decay

June 22, 2011 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state report on the oral health of West Virginia school children says 42 percent of third-graders have experienced tooth deca. more »»

US Attorney cautions parents about rise of child porn

May 24, 2011 \COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Attorney says child pornography is a growing problem fueled by the Internet and is encouraging parents to talk to children about computers and their online presence. more »»

Group needed for Deep Creek Lake reality TV show

May 9, 2011 MCHENRY, Md. (AP) — If you're dreaming of a family vacation at Deep Creek Lake that you wouldn't mind sharing with millions of television viewers, this story is for you. more »»

Take the kids fishing: Free Fishing Days slated this weekend

May 4, 2011 COLUMBUS — Ohioans are encouraged to take advantage of “Free Fishing Days” this weekend, May 7-8, and experience the great fishing Ohio has to offer, according to the Ohio Department of Natural... more »»

Original copy of Declaration of Indepenence on display at Clay Center April 29

April 20, 2011 The Declaration of Independence Road Trip tour will make a stop at Charleston’s Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia to showcase the historic document for one day only on Friday,... more »»

Schools considering drug tests

April 18, 2011 ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — Randolph County’s schools superintendent says a proposed drug testing policy for students is needed as a deterren. more »»

Ohio governor's budget includes lowering income requirements for child care services

April 18, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Child care providers in Ohio would get less money back from the state for taking care of children from low-income families under Gov. more »»

W.Va. sponsors student reading video contest

April 13, 2011 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia students are being encouraged to share their reading experiences through a video contest. more »»

Governor gives Ohio schools two more snow days

April 13, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich has given Ohio schools more snow days, a move that he jokes will mean "more sled-riding. more »»

Ohio State Fair to admit fourth-graders free

April 5, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kids just out of the fourth grade will get in free to this year's Ohio State Fair so they can learn about agriculture. more »»

Acting W.Va. Governor Signs Autism Bill

April 4, 2011 CHARLESTON, W.V. more »»

W.Va. Legislature approves food tax cut

March 10, 2011 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will knock another penny off its food tax July 1, after the Legislature approved a limited cut Wednesday amid a debate over a complete repeal. more »»

Teen shooting victim at upscale Columbus shopping center dies

February 18, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head following a dispute inside an Apple store has died, and a new charge is possible for an older brother accused in the shooting, a... more »»

Police: Ohio day care gives granddad wrong boy

February 18, 2011 CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say a man picking up his 3-year-old grandson from day care was given the wrong child and didn't realize the mistake until he got the boy home. more »»



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