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West Virginia School Safety Bill Awaiting Signature of Governor Jim Justice

WHEELING — School buildings would have classroom numbers posted on exterior windows to identify classrooms to first responders under a bill passed by the West Virginia Legislature. House Bill 2541 is currently awaiting Gov. Jim Justice’s signature. The measure requires each county board ...

Hancock, Brooke Counties Likely To Be Bugged by Cicadas Again This Summer

WASHINGTON, Pa. — Spring sprung just a few days ago, and even though that should put a spring in everyone’s step, keep the following in mind: the warmer, sunnier days will be accompanied by the wailing of cicadas. Probably sometime in May or June, though their exact arrival can be hard to ...

Trump to order colleges to back free speech or lose funding

By COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to certify that they protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding, White House officials said. Trump initially proposed the idea ...

EPA: Focus Should Be on Water Quality, Not Climate Change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unsafe drinking water, not climate change, is the world’s most immediate public health issue, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler contended Wednesday. Environmental groups responded by saying the Trump administration was neglecting — or ...