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AP source: Funding bill includes more than $12B on Ukraine

Sep. 26, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than $12 billion in Ukraine-related aid will be included as part of stopgap spending bill that would fund the federal government into mid-December, a person familiar with the legislation said Monday. The funding package, which Congress is set to consider this...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Sep. 23, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — National security adviser Jake Sullivan; Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sullivan; Reps. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Nancy Mace, R-S.C. __ CBS’ “Face the...

West Virginia circuit judge retiring after 13 years on bench

Sep. 23, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia circuit judge is retiring at the end of the year. Judge Phillip D. Gaujot will retire from the 17th Judicial Circuit, which covers Monongalia County, on Dec. 31, the Supreme Court said. Then-Gov. Joe Manchin appointed Gaujot...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Sep. 22, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. September 18, 2022. ' Editorial: Thank God for Mississippi “Thank God for Mississippi” is a phrase, heavy with sarcasm, that is commonly recognized among West Virginians. It’s mostly used when any kind of nationwide...

Manchin rails against 'revenge politics' on permit plan

Sep. 20, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday railed against what he called "revenge politics,'' as liberals in the House and Senate team up with Republicans to oppose his plan to speed permits for natural gas pipelines and other energy projects. Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat...

Congress eyes strongest response yet to Jan. 6 attack

Sep. 20, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are voting this week on changes to a 19th century law for certifying presidential elections, their strongest legislative response yet to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn his 2020 election defeat. ...

"Don't Look Up" director McKay gives to climate activists

Sep. 20, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In director Adam McKay's “Don't Look Up," a 2021 satire about two scientists who try in vain to warn the world about a planet-destroying comet, the scientists' desperate plea for action ultimately doesn't work. But don't take that as McKay's view on the...

After climate bill passage, WVa natural gas plant unveiled

Sep. 16, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Maryland company announced Friday it will build a natural gas power plant designed to capture climate-changing carbon in West Virginia. Officials said it was made possible by a recently signed law embraced by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin that gives tax breaks for...

Agency OKs nearly $190M in bids from offshore oil lease sale

Sep. 14, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Biden administration accepted nearly $190 million Wednesday in bids from an offshore oil and gas lease sale that was held nearly a year ago but rejected by a federal judge. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's action was required by the climate bill that...

Renewable energy to power new West Virginia industrial site

Sep. 13, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A firm owned by billionaire businessman Warren Buffett has partnered with the state of West Virginia to buy land for use as an industrial park powered by renewable energy, Gov. Jim Justice announced Tuesday. Berkshire Hathaway Energy's BHE Renewables is...