Seeing Hope for Flagging Economy, West Virginia Revamps Vocational Track

By DANA GOLDSTEIN August 10, 2017 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — In a sleek laboratory at Marshall University last month, four high school teachers hunched over a miniature steam-electric boiler, a tabletop replica of the gigantic machinery found in power plants....

Economy Needs Workers, but Drug Tests Take a Toll

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ July 24, 2017 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Just a few miles from where President Trump will address his blue-collar base here Tuesday night, exactly the kind of middle-class factory jobs he has vowed to bring back from overseas are...