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Can private employers fire employees for going to a white supremacist rally?

That turns out to depend on the state where the employee is employed. (Note that I’m speaking here of firing for attending such a rally or speaking at it, not engaging in criminal violence connected with it.)<p>1. The First Amendment applies only to government employers; it doesn’t apply to …

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The 3 best and worst states to retire

Are you looking for the perfect place to retire? As we age our needs tend to change, so do your homework when it comes to finding the ideal retirement spot for you.<p>For those heading into your Golden Years on a fixed income, affordability and healthcare might top your list. According to a new …


Perry recalls Trump's divisive Scouts speech as '50,000 kids chanting that they love Donald Trump'

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's overtly political speech last month at the Boy Scouts of America's national jamboree broke presidential norms, …

Donald Trump

No to Coal Subsidies, No to Corporate Welfare

West Virginia’s governor asks Washington for billions of dollars to subsidize utility plants.<p>Conservatives have long been among the biggest critics …

Conservative View

50 of the Most Epic Wedding Photos Across the U.S.

Scroll through these breathtaking wedding photos (one from each state) for inspiration for your own photos.

Road Trips

Map Shows the Safest and Most Dangerous States in the US — Here's Where to Avoid

It's no secret that the world can be a dangerous place.<p>That said, there are some places that are a little more perilous than others.<p>Thanks to a …

College & University

West Virginia editorial roundup | Miami Herald

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:<p>___<p>Aug. 13<p>The Herald-Dispatch on test scores:<p>West Virginia education officials last week highlighted …


Fox & Friends: What About Everything Named After KKK ‘Grand Cyclops’ Robert Byrd

During his now infamous press conference from Trump Tower on Tuesday, <b>Donald Trump</b> speculated that if we start taking down statues of Confederate …

Donald Trump

Socci Says: Day One Highlights from Joint Practices in West Virginia

Wed., Aug. 16, 2017 12:00 AM to 11:55 AM EDT<p>Listen to a replay of the "Best Of" Patriots.com Radio.<p>Wed., Aug. 16, 2017 9:20 AM to 9:50 AM EDT<p>Watch …

Patriots-Texans Camp Practice: ‘A Great Day to Measure Yourself Against the Best’

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V. — The training camp trip is made for days like Tuesday. The Patriots have journeyed to a home-made training-camp site at …

New England

Tuesday’s Patriots practice report: Tangling with the Texans

Rob Gronkowski and Stephen Gostkowski showed their stuff in the Patriots’ first workout in West Virginia.

Stephen Gostkowski

West Virginia medical marijuana program board set to meet | Miami Herald

A board that will help develop a medical marijuana program in West Virginia is holding its first meeting.<p>The advisory board is set to meet Wednesday …


'Good, competitive' joint Texans-Patriots practice; Camp notes 8/15

Bill Belichick 8/15: 'We have tremendous respect for the Texans'<p><b>WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. –</b> Though the Patriots have never practiced jointly with …

New England

These are the best and worst states to have a baby

Vermont is no. 1<p>Here’s a crib sheet for expectant parents.<p>Vermont is the no. 1 best state to have a baby, according to the finance site WalletHub — …


Patriots final practice before next pre-season game in West Virginia

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Tom Brady refuses to compare '17 Patriots to past teams

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, West Virginia -- Quarterback Tom Brady won't be comparing the potential of the 2017 New England Patriots -- a club widely …

New England

Gordon Gee could bring luck for WVU football team

MORGANTOWN, WV - NOVEMBER 05: A WVU fan looks on from the stands during the game against the Kansas Jayhawks on November 5, 2016 at Mountaineer Field …

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The family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) is suing two top officials at the Kentucky Department for Natural Resources after the state tried to …

Liberal View

Viewpoints: Short-Term Health Fix; Sabotage To Marketplaces; VA Hospital Director Should Go

A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.

Health Care

In three years, Marshall’s Clara Ford went from JV player to Division I prospect

Liz Reed was settling into the bleachers ahead of the junior varsity game when an unusual sight snagged her attention.<p>Reed, the head coach of Jefferson’s girls varsity team, watched closely as Marshall sent a 6-foot-3 center out for the jump ball. She had rare size for any high school girl, let …

College & University

Patriots Head To West Virginia For Joint Practices With Texans Before Preseason Game

The New England Patriots welcomed the Jacksonville Jaguars to Gillette Stadium for joint practices last week as the teams prepared for their NFL Week …

New England Patriots

Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 years

<i>This report is part of a project on drinking water contamination in the United States produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21 program.</i><p>WOLFFORTH, Texas …


These Are The Best & Worst States To Have A Baby

You might not pick up and move somewhere for the sole purpose of a state's baby-friendliness, but it's no secret that location is a pretty important part of family-planning.<p>Personal finance website WalletHub has set out to find the most ideal places in the U.S. to have a baby, based on factors such …

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West Virginia Woman Overdoses On Heroin And Crashes Into Police Cruiser Escorting Funeral Procession

A 44-year-old West Virginia woman overdosed after getting high on heroin and crashed into a police cruiser escorting a funeral procession. The …

American South

The Story Behind This Emotional Wedding Pic Will Make You Weep

Brittany had long dreamed of having her grandpa, Rev. Ronald Adkins, officiate her wedding. After he died in April 2016, that seemed impossible. But …


A look at the Texans' luxury camp in the West Virginia mountains

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Just up a ridge from the horse stables, down a twisting road from the gun club and across a two-lane highway from a …



The good, bad and what to keep an eye on at the fall camps of Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas Tech and West Virginia.<p>To continue …

Texas Tech

As U.S. Copes With Charlottesville Violence, Protesters Take To The Streets

Support the news<p>One day after deadly unrest roiled Charlottesville, Va., its effects have sent ripples through cities across the United States. …

United States

After Charlottesville, Let’s Speak the Hard Truths, Not Just Moral Truisms

The riot in Charlottesville, Virginia is a stain on America. It’s the fruit of growing political hate at both ends of the spectrum. It’s also a …


Monday Patriots training camp report: Team getting healthier before heading to West Virginia

FOXBORO — The Patriots held their final open training camp practice on the backfields of Gillette Stadium Monday morning. It was a short, hour and a …

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