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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr audtions for Americas Got Talent

From Car Washer to Millionaire, Surprising Crooner Wins America’s Got Talent (Video)

A year ago he was working in a car wash in Logan, West Virginia, and then he stepped on the audition stage for America's...
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Good News Network Story Inspires Million Dollar Donation to Duplicate Kids Health Program

Good news travels fast – and apparently, pretty far. After a Good News Network story about the first rural diabetes center in the US, which...
WV hospital donation, Mike Ross, center

Good News Network Story Inspires Million Dollar Donation to Duplicate Kids Health Program

Good news travels fast – and apparently, pretty far. After a Good News Network story about the first rural diabetes center in the US,...
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Six Green Innovations Making Freight Rail an Environmental Favorite

Of all freight transportation options, rail is the most environmentally friendly way to move goods over land, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),...
Yale University made the honor roll of greenest schools

The Greenest Colleges in America

A U.S. Green Building Council partnership released its third annual report listing the greenest colleges nationwide. The online-only guide, available as a free download,...
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EPA Vetoes Permit for Largest Mountaintop-removal Mine Ever Proposed

The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday issued its first-ever retroactive denial of a mining permit, rejecting plans for the largest-ever mountaintop-removal coal mine in Appalachia....
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Chef Dumps Junk Food as New Chief of Baltimore School Lunch Menus

As renowned chef Jamie Oliver wraps up his successful Food Revolution TV show in Huntington, West Virginia where he transformed the school lunch menu...
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Chef Dumps Junk Food as New Chief of Baltimore School Lunch Menus

As renowned chef Jamie Oliver wraps up his successful Food Revolution TV show in Huntington, West Virginia where he transformed the school lunch...
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Eco-Friendly Cemetery Allows Burial Without Casket

A West Virginia county board of supervisors has approved the development of an ecologically friendly cemetery. A special-use permit approved this week...
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Chef Sets Out to Heal the Unhealthiest City in America

Jamie Oliver is not a doctor, yet he is launching a revolution to heal the "Most Unheathy City in America". Jamie is a...
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Billy and Matt Hahn at Center of Very Happy Family Reunion in NCAA Tournament

Few people understand what the past five years have been like for the family of West Virginia assistant coach Billy Hahn. His wife, Kathi,...
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Could Chicken Manure Help Save the World?

Here's a low-cost solution to global warming and a host of other problems: chicken manure. At Josh Frye's poultry farm in West...
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Utility Company Gives $1 Million in Assistance to Low-income Ohio Families

As many low-income families continue to struggle with rising costs of everyday living expenses, a power company in Ohio launched a $1 million utility...
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Indiana Mandates Electronics Recyling

Indiana became the first state to pass a major electronics recycling law this year, and the nineteenth state to pass a law creating...
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53 Wind Projects Awarded $8.5M, Includes Environmental Impact Research

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu last week announced a list of 53 wind energy projects that will receive up to $8.5...
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‘Environmental Nobels’ Awarded to Six Grassroots Heroes

Six campaigners who have fought governments and industry to protect the planet won prestigious Goldman Environmental Prizes on Sunday. The awards, often referred to...
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Stimulus in Action: “Beginning to Percolate Nationwide”

Building repairs are underway on public housing in Imboden, Ark., and Cumberland, Ill., states across the country are receiving money to weatherize the...
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Environmental Protection Agency Halts Mountaintop Removal Permits

The US Environmental Protection Agency this week called for a halt to select mountaintop removal permits, in order to address their impact on...
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Healthiest Cities in US: Lincoln, Nebraska is #1

The top four healthiest cities for 2007 according to the US Centers for Disease Control are: Lincoln, Nebraska; Fargo, North Dakota; Boulder, Colorado; and...

US Communities Build Earthquake Safe School in China

Members of the Chinese community in Oklahoma and West Virginia have decided to take direct action to help children whose schools crumbled in the...