Presidential Candidate Makes Stop in W.Va.

Apr 27, 2016

On this West Virginia Morning, Vermont Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders encouraged West Virginia voters to join his political revolution during a campaign rally in Huntington Tuesday night. 

In his hour long speech, Sanders spoke about ending income inequality in the nation by increasing the minimum wage and fighting for equal pay for women. Sanders also touched on what he said was a controversial subject in West Virginia-- climate change

Huntington native and Marshall University journalism school graduate John Hackworth has won a Pulitzer Prize. As editor of the Charlotte Sun Newspaper in Port Charlotte, Florida, Hackworth won for his editorials about conditions at a local prison. 

The Pulitzer jury cited Hackworth for his  fierce, indignant editorials that demanded truth and change after the deadly assault of an inmate by corrections officers.