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Bill aims to help rural businesses

Legislation backed by Sen. Capito increases credit opportunities

Bill aims to help rural businesses

Legislation backed by Sen. Capito increases credit opportunities

Black box recording evidence suggests co-pilot intentionally wrecked jet (video)
Black box recording evidence suggests co-pilot intentionally wrecked jet (video)

PARIS (AP) — Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine...

Fire collapses Manhattan apartment building (video)
Fire collapses Manhattan apartment building (video)

NEW YORK — An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble, and flames spread to two nearby buildings, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan’s trendy East...

Lawmakers seek reauthorization of Appalachian Regional Commission

West Virginia is the only state to lie entirely within program’s boundaries

Lawmakers upset by Obama administration’s new fracking regulations
Lawmakers upset by Obama administration’s new fracking regulations

WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the House have found something in common: Many have issues with the Obama administration’s new regulations requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas to disclose chemicals...

W.Va. universities apply to host 2016 presidential debate

If chosen, presidential or vice presidential debate would take place at Clay Center

Experts say train collisions preventable
Experts say train collisions preventable

RALEIGH, North Carolina — America’s railroads want five more years to stop train wrecks using a high-tech system costing more than $9 billion.

But experts tell The Associated Press that it won’t keep trains and trucks from...

U.Va. president seeks regulation focus shift

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The president of the University of Virginia says state alcohol regulators should direct their enforcement efforts at establishments, not students.

The Daily Progress reported that President Teresa A. Sullivan made...

Police say Pennsylvania teacher ‘obsessed’ with 11-year-old student

PITTSBURGH — An elementary school teacher who resigned this month was obsessed with one of her 11-year-old students, encrypting her phone number on the girl’s math homework, exchanging thousands of text messages with her and even talking ...

Obama says he will sign law fixing Medicare’s doctor payment problem
Obama says he will sign law fixing Medicare’s doctor payment problem

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he’s ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare’s doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation.

Without a fix, doctors face a 21 percent cut in...

University of Oklahoma student apologizes for racist chant
University of Oklahoma student apologizes for racist chant

OKLAHOMA CITY — A former University of Oklahoma student who led a racist chant apologized personally to the leader of Oklahoma’s Legislative Black Caucus and plans to meet with more civic leaders before speaking publicly about the...

Japan finances coal-fired power plants with climate change funds
Japan finances coal-fired power plants with climate change funds

MUTTAGI, India — Despite mounting protests, Japan continues to finance the building of coal-fired power plants with money earmarked for fighting climate change, with two new projects underway in India and Bangladesh, The Associated Press has...

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