New initiative seeks to boost economy in Appalachia

 

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Four U.S. senators and the nonprofit Bipartisan Policy Center on Wednesday proposed 19 measures to boost the economy in Appalachia, including expanded broadband and telemedicine and tapping the region's "vast" natural gas reserves for chemical and advanced manufacturing facilities.

  • Written by By MICHAEL VIRTANEN , Associated Press

Woman facing deportation moves into church

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman scheduled to be deported to Mexico has moved into a makeshift apartment inside a suburban Cleveland church that offered her sanctuary.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS