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John Raby

John Raby

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Mayday! Mayday! The Ship of State Is Sinking!

While the Senate and House had no trouble spitting up some $95 billion for war, they couldn’t spare $1 billion to fully fund the Women’s, Infants,...

28.04.2024 40

Common Dreams

John Raby

Complaint of the Great Salt Lake

I’m down to 900 square miles now; I’ve been told that if things stay this way, I’ll be gone in five years.

06.04.2024 8

Common Dreams

John Raby

West Virginia’s former billionaire governor is moonlighting as a high school girl’s basketball coach while running for Senate

The fans call the 6-foot-7 businessman "Big Jim," but his players simply call the 72-year-old former college golfer "Coach."

12.03.2024 20

Fortune

John Raby

America’s smoking-est state considers banning cigarette use in vehicles with kids present

West Virginia has the highest rate of adult cigarette use in the nation.

08.03.2024 20

Fortune

John Raby

West Virginia's former billionaire governor is trying to stop a bank from auctioning off his resort property to recoup over $300 million of bad loans

Last year dozens of properties owned by Jim Justice in three counties were put up for auction as payment for delinquent real estate taxes.

09.02.2024 40

Fortune

John Raby

'Let the kids play': After bombshell NCAA transfer athlete ruling, movement builds to ease up on rule—for now

The NCAA and a coalition of states asked a federal court to extend a small window for multiple-transfer athletes to compete through at least the...

18.12.2023 10

Fortune

John Raby

NCAA fears 'perpetual and unchecked free agency' after court ruling strikes down longstanding transfer policy

The states challenging the NCAA's transfer policy are Colorado, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia.

18.12.2023 20

Fortune

John Raby

NCAA's longstanding practice of making transfers sit out a year challenged on antimonopoly grounds by 7 states

The lawsuit says the rule “unjustifiably restrains the ability of these college athletes to engage in the market for their labor as NCAA Division I...

08.12.2023 10

Fortune

John Raby

200 Years of the Monroe Doctrine Is 200 Too Many

If the United States is serious about liberty and justice for all, respect for international law, and a rules based order that treats everyone fairly...

26.11.2023 5

Common Dreams

John Raby

Joe Manchin, Democratic senator in deep-red West Virginia, says he won’t seek reelection next year

The retirement gives Republicans a prime opportunity to pick up a seat in the heavily GOP state.

09.11.2023 3

Fortune

John Raby

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