Life & Style (38)
WASHINGTON DC- "Belly up to the Bar" has taken on a new meaning that Michelle Obama thinks has become a problem in America. Speaking at the United Nations, Mrs. Obama told world delegates that Americans are overfeeding themselves into the grave. She believes one of the reasons is the 'All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet', and she's making it her mission to close them, down for good.
CHARLESTON- In case you missed it, this Monday is "Bring Your Gun To Work, Day". But be warned the special day does not -- we repeat, DOES NOT grant special permission to carry firearms in a Federal Building or any other business that normally bans weapons. It does, however, serve as a conversation starter for 2nd Amendment supporters.
CHARLESTON- In a surprising move to supersede the United States Supreme Court, WV Legislators put to vote the Equal Rights Law for marriage in West Virginia. What was assumed to be a quickie in-and-out vote that constituents would happily get behind, turned into a long back and forth debate with Delegates coming and going through the night. In the end, gays got what they wanted. The right to marry in West Virginia.
WHEELING- When Rod Fly and his son Bob went out on the Ohio River this morning, they hoped to catch a big one. If not, they fully intended on having tales to tell, anyway. As luck would have it, they can save the story of "the one that got away" for another day. What they caught early Tuesday morning will go down in the history books. In fact, the history books may just have to be rewritten.
CHARLESTON- Appearing out of nowhere, a resolution was put forward Tuesday and successfully voted on to name the Pepperoni Roll was named the "Official State Food" of West Virginia.
CROSS LANES- Sissy Peasnik, a student at Point Harmony Elementary School in Cross Lanes, was expelled this week when a complaint was made about a crayon doodle of a gun.
Two iconic West Virginia name brands are joining forces to create a unique dining experience, officials from Tudor's Biscuit World and The Greenbrier have announced.
"Have you had your shots?" It's a phrase you hear often at your doctor's office and pharmacist. Seasonal shots for influenza and pneumonia are being offered almost everywhere -- but there will be a new one if environmentalists have their way. The Sierra Club and other groups are pushing for an Anti-Flatulant shot to protect the ozone layer.
CHARLESTON- With Colorado and Washington State both legalizing Marijuana, West Virginia may be dreaming of a Rocky Mountain High of it's own.