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3 Fired, 34 Suspended After Picture of Corrections Employees Making Nazi Salute Surfaces

3 Fired, 34 Suspended After Picture of Corrections Employees Making Nazi Salute Surfaces

With blackface photos no longer en vogue, it appears that wayward white folks have moved on to the next best thing in order to jeopardize their livelihoods: Nazi salutes. Read more...

West Virginia Fires 3 Employees After Photo Shows Trainees Giving Nazi Salute

The state released a version of the photo that blurred the faces of the trainees, in a class to become correctional officers. An additional 34 employees were suspended without pay.

West Virginia Governor Orders Firing of Corrections Officers Pictured Giving Nazi Salute

The image shows over two dozen trainees with their arms raised and faces blurred
Dozens of West Virginia Corrections Officers Did the Nazi Salute for a Photo

Dozens of West Virginia Corrections Officers Did the Nazi Salute for a Photo

“This will not be tolerated on my watch," Gov. Jim Justice said.
Serving Up West Virginia History, Not All of It Sweet

Serving Up West Virginia History, Not All of It Sweet

While big-name chefs take up Appalachian cooking, a farm couple are using old seeds and recipes to tell a more complex story and lift up their region.
West Virginia Is Charging Its Inmates $0.03 Cents a Minute to Read Free E-Books. Here's Why That Matters

West Virginia Is Charging Its Inmates $0.03 Cents a Minute to Read Free E-Books. Here's Why That Matters

On its face, it’s a welcome proposition: people incarcerated in West Virginia prisons will be given access to electronic tablets, allowing them to read books and articles, listen to music, write
‘Dark Waters’ Review: The Killing Fields of West Virginia

‘Dark Waters’ Review: The Killing Fields of West Virginia

In Todd Haynes’s latest, Mark Ruffalo plays a corporate defense lawyer who switches sides to defend a poisoned community.
In an age of disappearing prison libraries, jail profiteers provide "free" crapgadget tablets that charge prisoners by the minute to read Project Gutenberg ebooks

In an age of disappearing prison libraries, jail profiteers provide "free" crapgadget tablets that charge prisoners by the minute to read Project Gutenberg ebooks

The past couple years has seen a rise in prison profiteers who strike deals with state corrections departments to provide "free" tablets to prisoners (these being the flimsiest, cheapest, least
Dad Confesses to Marrying, Having Sex with Daughter After Murdering Her Boyfriend

Dad Confesses to Marrying, Having Sex with Daughter After Murdering Her Boyfriend

A father in West Virginia has admitted that he married and had sex with his daughter after the two killed her boyfriend in February.
The Last Abortion Clinic in West Virginia

The Last Abortion Clinic in West Virginia

The Women’s Health Center in Charleston, West Virginia is an unassuming, single-story beige brick building in a shabby neighborhood, just steps from the train tracks and a crisis pregnancy center, a
Donald Trump Celebrates Energy Boom: 'You'll Never Have Another President Like Me'

Donald Trump Celebrates Energy Boom: 'You'll Never Have Another President Like Me'

President Donald Trump reminded energy production workers in Pennsylvania on Wednesday of everything he had done to boost the economy in their state.
MAGA Rebound: Manufacturing Unexpectedly Strengthens in Richmond Fed Survey

MAGA Rebound: Manufacturing Unexpectedly Strengthens in Richmond Fed Survey

Manufacturing looks much stronger than expected in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia
West Virginia's Billionaire Governor Maxes Out On Farm Subsidy

West Virginia's Billionaire Governor Maxes Out On Farm Subsidy

Nothing unseemly about this, no sirree. And what's up with billionaires who are constantly litigated over unpaid bills? Sounds familiar with the current occupant in the White House. Source: Associated

Billionaire Governor Received Farm Subsidies

“A farming business owned by the family of West Virginia’s billionaire governor has received $125,000 in soybean and corn subsidies, the maximum allowed from a federal program meant to help American
The FBI is investigating West Virginia’s blockchain-based midterm elections

The FBI is investigating West Virginia’s blockchain-based midterm elections

Voatz, a mobile elections platform, was used by 144 West Virginian voters.

West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting Pilot Was Possibly Targeted by a Student Hacker

The West Virginia Secretary of State disclosed the attempted hack occurred during the 2018 election cycle.

West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting Pilot May Have Been Breached by a Student

The West Virginia Secretary of State disclosed a student tampered with the blockchain voting pilot developed by Voatz in 2018.
‘We Need Each Other’: Seniors Are Drawn to New Housing Arrangements

‘We Need Each Other’: Seniors Are Drawn to New Housing Arrangements

Older Americans are exploring housing alternatives, including villages and home-sharing.
‘We Need Each Other’: Seniors Are Drawn to New Housing Arrangements

‘We Need Each Other’: Seniors Are Drawn to New Housing Arrangements

Older Americans are exploring housing alternatives, including villages and home-sharing.