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Cunningham Energy LLC has announced plans for three new shallow horizontal oil wells to be drilled in Clay County, West Virginia.. The newly planned horizontal program will be drilled from the “Rhino” pad, consisting of three...

By Amber Bass SEATTLE, Washington- Washington state earthquake researchers said rowdy fans at a Seattle Seahawks game registered as a low-level quake. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network monitored seismic activity during Monday night’s win over...

Your home may be full of fire hazards you aren’t aware of; from the kitchen stove to a fragrant candle, to festive holiday lights. Common household items can turn dangerous very quickly. 84% of...

By Dan Heyman, WVNS Some fast-food workers across the country walked off their jobs Thursday to demand higher wages. The national one-day strike involved workers in more than 100 cities. Deivid Rojas, a communications director at a...

A record number of voluntary conservation practices adopted by Chesapeake Bay farmers since 2006 have significantly reduced the amount of nitrogen, sediment and phosphorus leaving cultivated croplands, according to a report released today. West Virginia...

The West Virginia Humanities Council is seeking applications from individuals interested in portraying historical figures with statewide name recognition for the Council’s popular History Alive! program. Portrayals of historically significant people no longer living,...

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA will take new steps to save consumers money on their energy bills in partnership with rural electric cooperatives. USDA plans to provide rural electric cooperatives up...

The Arbor Day Foundation is planting 50,000 trees in Blackwater River State Forest with the continued generous support of Canon U.S.A., Inc. Since 2009, Canon U.S.A.’s contributions to the Arbor Day Foundation have contributed...

A class next week about Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3-D Printing, will detail how this leading-edge technology is providing new business opportunities. The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI)...

By Amber Bass The anticipation of the holidays grew as the pre-Thanksgiving snow fell and weather reports warned of possible large amounts of the white...