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West Virginia receives funding for juvenile justice system

Jan. 23, 2023 07:09 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is getting more than $620,000 to help kids who are incarcerated and prevent others from entering the criminal justice system, two U.S. senators announced. “It’s important that we do all we can to make sure people feel safe and support...

Dems: Biden should be 'embarrassed' by classified docs case

Jan. 22, 2023 17:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Democrats, dismayed by a steady stream of startling disclosures, expressed criticism Sunday of how President Joe Biden handled classified material after leaving office as vice president and disappointment that the White House has not been more forthcoming with the public....

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 20, 2023 18:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.; Mayors Eric Adams of New York, Karen Bass of Los Angeles and Sylvester Turner of Houston. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; Rep. Nancy...

W.Va. bills pass on carbon sequestration, hydrogen hubs

Jan. 20, 2023 16:52 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two bills designed make it easier for West Virginia to attract hydrogen hubs and carbon sequestration projects to the historically coal-dependent state are headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Jim Justice. The bills, which won final approval from the state...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jan. 19, 2023 17:26 PM EST

Bluefield Daily Telegraph. January 18, 2023. Editorial: Rare earth elements: Research center a win for Concord One of the more unique projects included in the 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill was a $642,000 funding award for a research center for rare earth elements...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jan. 12, 2023 14:33 PM EST

The Herald-Dispatch. January 11, 2023. Editorial: Gates cautiously optimistic about WV’s energy future Microsoft founder and clean-energy investor Bill Gates brought a dose of optimism and a dose of realism to Appalachia when he visited Charleston on Monday. ...

Beshear chosen to co-chair Appalachian Regional Commission

Jan. 05, 2023 04:04 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has been chosen to serve as the 2023 states' co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission. In the role, Beshear will work with federal co-chair Gayle Manchin and other governors to boost economic growth across 423 counties in 13...

EXPLAINER: 2023 tax credits for EVs will boost their appeal

Dec. 29, 2022 17:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Starting Jan. 1, many Americans will qualify for a tax credit of up to $7,500 for buying an electric vehicle. The credit, part of changes enacted in the Inflation Reduction Act, is designed to spur EV sales and reduce greenhouse emissions. But a complex web of...

States contend with short timeline to correct broadband map

Dec. 21, 2022 12:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — States are racing against a deadline to challenge the map federal officials will use to divvy up the nation's largest-ever investment in high-speed internet. At stake is a share of the $42.5 billion Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment program, part of the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 16, 2022 19:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas; Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif.; Dr. Ashish Jha, White House COVID-19 response coordinator; Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Sherrod Brown,...