| May 22, 2013
| 7:27 PM
U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller on Saturday presented 10 medals to Charles Town resident Frederick Mayer, a World War II veteran who served as a clandestine agent behind enemy lines.
As an Office of Strategic Services (OSS) operative, Mayer posed as a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Budget changes approved last week will allow nearly 100 contract workers who recently lost their jobs at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives National Tracing Center in Berkeley County, W.Va., to be rehired, U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller&...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to allow businesses to share information with the federal government that could help thwart cybersecurity threats, despite concerns from privacy advocates and opposition from the White House.
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places like Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — However the Supreme Court rules after its landmark hearings on same-sex marriage, the issue seems certain to divide Americans and states for many years to come.
In oral arguments Tuesday and Wednesday on two cases involving gay...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Over the last 40 years, I've been involved in a lot of political battles for a lot of different causes: workers' rights, women's rights, gay rights, environmental protection, anti-war, anti-nuclear power, anti-urban sprawl, animal rights, gun control,...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:44 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up.
In less than two weeks, seven senators — all from moderate or Republican-leaning states — announced their...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing on new video platforms....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:57 PM
More than 200 members of convention and visitors bureaus from across West Virginia are in Shepherdstown this week to network and talk about tourism.
U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., was the keynote speaker Tuesday, the second day of the three-day...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Williamsport High School graduate and newly appointed U.S. district court judge Gina M. Groh says she is a small town girl who is living “a uniquely American dream.”
“I didn’t get here on my own through just hard work and...
| May 13, 2012
| 2:27 PM
The U.S. Postal Service has amended its latest cost-savings plan, proposing to limit the hours of rural post offices instead of closing them.
The change, announced last week, apparently would keep open four Tri-State-area post office branches that were...