2017 National Scout Jamboree kicks off Wednesday in Fayette County West Virginia

2017 National Scout Jamboree kicks off Wednesday in Fayette County West Virginia

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The Boy Scout National Jamboree is opening today as Scout Troops from around the Valley head south to West Virginia where more than 40,000 scouts will gather for the experience of a lifetime. Jamboree director Matt Myers said the Boy Scouts of…

Head of PA Higher Education System To Retire In September

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Harrisburg – Chancellor Frank T. Brogan today announced he will retire Sept. 1 from Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The Board of Governors will name interim leadership pending a national search for Mr. Brogan’s successor. “From the moment he arrived, Chancellor…

Paul Ryan Plays Peek A Boo With Pittsburgh Protesters Today In City

Paul Ryan Plays Peek A Boo With Pittsburgh Protesters Today In City

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With dozens of protesters outside, House Speaker Paul Ryan snuck into the Duquesne Club from the back to the displeasure of local citizens who wanted to see him KDKA reported. “Talk to us. Talk to us. Talk to us,” they chanted. But…

Lost Paperwork Could Result In 5 Billion In Forgiven Student Loans

Lost Paperwork Could Result In 5 Billion In Forgiven Student Loans

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Student loans haunt college graduates long after they receive their diplomas, but due to missing paperwork, $5 billion of loan debt could be wiped away. Private loans issued by the National Collegiate Student Loans Trust are missing critical paperwork, according to the…

Subway Plans To Employ Automation To improve Product

Subway Plans To Employ Automation To improve Product

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The global chain of faux-bodega sandwiches announced a flashy restaurant overhaul on Monday morning. It’s called the “Fresh Forward” design, and currently, it’s being tested in 12 locations across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Subways design is a step…

Local Police Not Doing Enough To Stop Backpage Sex Traffickers

Local Police Not Doing Enough To Stop Backpage Sex Traffickers

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For years Backpage has been a hot bed of illegal sexual activity often using kidnapped and sex trafficking in under age children. Several years ago Backpage.com removed site listings fort escorts but the law breakers just listed under other headings like woman…

Walmart’s Shifting Strategy Is a Gut Punch to West Virginia and other rural communities

Walmart’s Shifting Strategy Is a Gut Punch to West Virginia and other rural communities

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NEWSER) – Reporter Ed Pilkington points out in the Guardian that much has been written about what happens when Walmart opens a store in a particular community. Less so about what happens when Walmart closes a store. Thus, he digs into the…

PA DA criticized for charging woman who overdosed while pregnant

PA DA criticized for charging woman who overdosed while pregnant

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Butler County District Attorney Richard Goldinger on Friday pushed back against criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union over his office’s decision to charge an East Butler woman with felony assault, after an alleged heroin overdose resulted in what police say will…