West Virginia Lawmakers Reach Deal To Give Striking Teachers Pay RaiseWest Virginia lawmakers said Tuesday morning that a deal has been reached to deliver a 5% pay raise to teachers, according to the governor and the committee meeting on the matter. Teachers have been on strike since February 22.
'They Deserve To Be Paid:' Teacher Strike Headed For 9th DayStriking teachers in West Virginia delivered yet another message to lawmakers Monday by packing the state Capitol to capacity, the eighth school day of the walkout.
GoFundMe Campaign Sends Pizza To Striking West Virginia TeachersLita Blanc, president of the United Educators of San Francisco, started a GoFundMe page on Mar. 4 to raise money to feed the protesters at the West Virginia state capitol building.
5 Killed In Tornado & Flooding From Central U.S. StormsThe death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia.
Colorado Congressmen Aboard Train That Hit Truck On Way To GOP Policy RetreatSen. Cory Gardner, along with Representatives Mike Coffman and Scott Tipton, all Republicans representing Colorado, were aboard the chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia when it struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Appalachian Trail Record Holder From Colorado Pays Fine For Maine BubblyAn ultramarathoner who set the speed record for completing the Appalachian Trail paid a $500 fine Wednesday to settle citations over his celebration atop Maine's Mount Katahdin.
Colorado Man Sets Appalachian Trail Record On 2,189-Mile RunAn ultramarathoner from Colorado says he's completed the Appalachian Trail in record time.
Colorado Sex Offender Arrested In West Virginia For Failure To RegisterThe U.S. Marshals Service says a man who served a prison term in Colorado on a sex offense is being held in West Virginia for failure to register as a sex offender.
AG Suthers: Gay Marriage Can Begin Soon In ColoradoGay couples will be able to wed in Colorado soon once legal formalities are cleared after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals from several states seeking to ban same-sex marriage.
College Football Spotlight: Conference Perception Key As Big 12 Makes StatementConference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.
West Virginia Students Arrested After Alleged Threats Referencing ColumbineTwo West Virginia high school students have been arrested after authorities say it appears they were planning an attack on their classmates.
Xcel Begin Journey To Help Sandy VictimsXcel Energy crews departed on Wednesday morning from the central Denver distribution center on what will be a long trip east to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.