APNewsBreak: US miscalculated benefits of oil train brakes
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 21:12:26 GMT
Trump administration miscalculated the potential benefits when it canceled an Obama-era rule requiring the installation of more advanced brakes by railroads hauling explosive fuels FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a derailed oil tanker train cars burn near Mount Carbon, W.Va. The Trump administration vastly understated the potential benefits of installing more advanced brakes on trains that haul explosive fuels when it cancelled a requirement for railroads to begin using the equipment.
US population growing at slowest rate since 1937
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 21:11:34 GMT
The U.S. population is growing at its slowest rate since 1937, with the West and South growing faster than Northeast, according to Census Bureau figures reviewed by The Wall Street Journal . The U.S. population grew by 0.6 percent, to 327.2 million people, between fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2018.
President Trump plans to make more people work for food stamps
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 21:10:15 GMT
The U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled a proposed rule Thursday that would expand work requirements in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, as the food stamp program is formally known. The proposal comes on the same day as President Donald Trump plans to sign a farm bill that had a similar provision that was eventually eliminated.
's Hokie Sports Evening News Round Up #18-1
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
It's week 18 of the 2018 - 2019 season/school year. It's really amazing to see time flying by.
Saints Player Doesn't Think Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Is Hall Of Fame Material
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:57:19 GMT
Tractor-Trailer Driver Facing Charges After Crashing Into 9 Vehicles In Churchill A tractor-trailer driver from West Virginia is now facing charges in a crash that injured nine people last year.
Students honored for PSAT scores
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:41:20 GMT
This marks the first year all freshmen and sophomores in Wood County Schools were required to take the practice exam. Juniors statewide take the SAT in the spring as part of West Virginia's standardized test, but are not required to take the PSAT.
Trump plans to make more people work for food stamps
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:38:14 GMT
The US Department of Agriculture unveiled a proposed rule Thursday that would expand work requirements in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, as the food stamp program is formally known. The proposal comes on the same day as President Donald Trump plans to sign a farm bill that had a similar provision that was eventually eliminated The overhaul marks the administration's latest effort to impose work requirements in government assistance programs.