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W.Va. governor signs bill touted by state's coal industry

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill lauded by the struggling coal industry and called dangerous by the miners' union. more »»

W.Va. governor signs proposal to scale back prevailing wage

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill scaling back the state's prevailing wage for public construction projects. more »»

US government asks for end to hold on immigration action

March 12, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

WVa lawmakers OK bill to not require concealed carry permit

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawmakers have approved a push to make West Virginia the sixth state not to require concealed handgun permits. more »»

University of Toledo taps Arkansas educator as new president

March 12, 2015

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The University of Toledo has hired the provost from the University of Arkansas to become its next president. more »»

WVa Senate OKs push for convention, balanced budget change

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Senate has approved a call for a convention to add a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. more »»

Feds blame fatal 2010 Horsehead zinc blast on faulty drain

March 12, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says a 2010 explosion that killed two workers at a former Horsehead Corp. more »»

Body of kayaker recovered from Camp Creek

March 12, 2015

CAMP CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of a man who disappeared after a kayak overturned in a Mercer County waterway. more »»

W.Va. Gov. Tomblin calls for extended session for budget

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is calling for the Republican-led Legislature to stay for an extended budget session. more »»

Board upholds revocation of Beckley lab's certification

March 12, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A state board has upheld the revocation of a Beckley laboratory's certification to perform water sampling and analysis. more »»

Suspect in NC couple's death hangs himself in Raleigh prison

March 12, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — One of two men accused of killing a Granville County couple earlier this year has hanged himself in the Central Prison in Raleigh. more »»

W.Va. board OKs waivers for school days lost due to weather

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Board of Education has approved a waiver process aimed at giving counties flexibility in making up instructional days cancelled because of weather. more »»

Crews search Bluestone River for missing kayaker

March 12, 2015

CAMP CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Rescuers are searching for a person who disappeared after a kayak overturned on the Bluestone River. more »»

Slip at Yeager Airport potential threat for 2 homes, church

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Yeager Airport officials have asked residents of two homes to leave after part of a hillside slipped. more »»

Former Logan County assessor gets probation for bank crime

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Logan County assessor will spend five years on probation for violating federal banking laws.

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W.Va. governor vetoes bill for 2nd time for technical errors

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has again vetoed an uncontroversial bill about licensing for engineers because of technical errors. more »»

Nicholas County lays off 24; sheriff loses 8 deputies

March 12, 2015

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Nicholas County is laying off 24 employees, including nearly one-third of its deputy sheriffs.

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W.Va. attorney general warns of movie ticket scam

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about an email scam that offers free movie tickets. more »»

W.Va. schools chief appointed to national commission

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano will represent the state on a national education research commission.

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GOP-led West Virginia Senate clears legal reform compromise

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led Senate has cleared a legal reform proposal that turned from contentious into compromis. more »»



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