Ad. Tax

Samuel Holbrook, Reporter

May 2, 2017

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The tax on ads was proposed by the House Ways and Committee Chairman Dave Camp which allows companies to deduct 50% of their advertising costs in the year that they are incurred in the Spring of 2017,  but it ended up being d...

Columbia Mudslide Tragedy

Maggie Chaffin, Reporter

May 2, 2017

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In the early weeks of April, hundreds of citizens were killed in Mocoa, Columbia when a severe mudslide caused by above average rainfall resulted in flooding. Torrential rains on a Friday night beforehand, caused rivers around...

Facing the Famine

Justin Lucas, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2017

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Famine has swept over the African countries of South Sudan, Somalia, northeast Nigeria, and the Asian country of Yemen. According to recent figures from the United Nations, twenty million people are in danger of starvation...

What Has Trump Really Done?

Micayla Runyon, News Editor

March 13, 2017

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Regardless of whether or not you like our new president, Donald Trump, it is no secret that he has been a very controversial subject since he first announced his run in June of last year. Throughout the campaign, he promised speed...

Gun Laws in West Virginia

Jared Turley, Reporter

February 20, 2017

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"A person has the right to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home and state, and for lawful hunting and recreational use." The state's intention is to uphold the people's Second Amendment rights.” according ...

The Beginning of a New in the World of Washington

Micayla F. Runyon, News Editor

February 15, 2017

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Our New President, Donald John Trump was elected by the American people, and on January 20th, 2017, he was officially sworn in, along with the vice president, Mike Pence. So far, Mr. Trump has already stayed true to many key campaign...

North Korea’s Nefarious Nuking Menace

Micayla Runyon and Jacob Vega, News Editor and Reporter

January 20, 2017

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North Korea has been a concern for government officials for a long time, but since Kim Jong Un of North Korea assumed control from his father in 2011, Pyongyang has amplified their nuclear weapons programs. Now, nearly five years...

Carrie Fisher: Another Lost Celebrity

Charity Pauley and Jared Turley, Reporters

January 11, 2017

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                         Carrie Fisher became a cultural icon after starring as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies.  She was born on October 21, 1956, in Los Angeles, California. Her role as Princess Leia in Star W...

Will Olaf Melt, this Winter Weather Season?

Chloe Barker, Reporter

December 15, 2016

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Its b-r-r-Freezing outside this winter and the weather will only get colder with El Nino on its way. El Nina is the name for an irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic changes affecting the equatorial Pacific region...

Raking Through the Election Results – By Micayla F. Runyon

Micayla F. Runyon, News Editor

December 14, 2016

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After a rigorous battle between hopeful Hillary Clinton and businessman Donald Trump, the night of the final voting began with an early morning. Many polls opened around 6 a.m and stayed open all day to accommodate people who had to work. At around 7 p.m, the votes began to be tallied up, and the first states were beginning to call the winners. ...