The US Supreme Court surprised many who predicted it would overturn the affordable healthcare Act passed two years ago by Congress. But the high court voted five to four to uphold the provision in the law requiring individuals to buy health insurance or pay a fine. Chief Justice John Roberts who is considered conservative joined four more liberal justices in the majority opinion. The
decision pleases some members of the state’s congressional delegation but not
Meanwhile, Perry Bryant with West Virginians for Affordable Health Care told Adam Cavalier on West Virginia Morning that his organization is satisfied with the decision.
Virginia Charleston Catholic High
School is bringing hope to
Clay County.HOPE stands for Housing Outreach Project Express. Now in its 8th
year, the construction whirlwind sends Charleston Catholic juniors and seniors
to the home of the Golden Delicious apple for one week to perform emergency
The National Park Service wants residents and summer visitors to join them for some fantastic site-seeing and fascinating history lessons. West Virginia Public Radio’s Suzanne Higgins went on a ranger-guided tour recently at Grandview on the New River Gorge.
At one time resorts dotted the limestone region of West Virginia’s eastern border. One of these was the Old Sweet Springs resort, in Monroe County- which dates to the 1830’s and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In her travels along U.S. Route 219 Americorps Volunteer Roxy Todd talks with Pauline Baker, who turns 102 on Friday, about her memories of the resort.
Author Lee Maynard has been touring his home state of West Virginia to discuss his latest novel called The Scummers. It’s the third in a trio of novels called the Crum trilogy that follows protagonist Jesse Stone on a series of adventures. Maynard talks about the book which was published earlier this year.