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Firefighters fear staff cutbacks could affect fire season

September 12, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — With a potentially disastrous forest fire season looming, firefighters in southern West Virginia are worried about the effects recent staffing cuts could have. more »»

Energy secretary: Administration working hard for coal power

September 12, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. more »»

Vietnam War vet gets lost lighter back after nearly 50 years

September 12, 2016

WESTOVER, W.Va. (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran has his lighter back after losing it almost 50 years ago.

Mark Anthony Krofek tells The Dominion Post (http://bit. more »»

Former human services agency director faces fraud charges

September 12, 2016

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A former director of a Welsh-area human services agency is facing possible time behind bars after being arrested on embezzlement and fraudulent schemes charges. more »»

Firefighters fear forestry cutbacks could affect fire season

September 12, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Southern West Virginia firefighters are worried about the effects of recent forestry cuts as the forest fire season looms.

The Register-Herald (http://bit. more »»

Alpha Natural Resources to close last Kentucky mine

September 12, 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An Alpha Natural Resources spokesman says the company plans to lay off 117 people when it shuts down a Kentucky coal mine in Novembe. more »»

Hazard mitigation meetings planned for West Virginia floods

September 12, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials are planning several meetings in flood-ravaged areas about grants to help homeowners reduce risks during future disasters. more »»

US energy secretary to visit coal-dependent West Virginia

September 12, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is heading to West Virginia for a series of events about the future of energy and coal. more »»

Student contest to promote opioid abuse awareness

September 11, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Attorney General's office is sponsoring a contest among schoolchildren to promote awareness of prescription painkiller abuse. more »»

West Virginia University students win robotics competition

September 11, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A team of West Virginia University engineering students has won the $750,000 top prize in a NASA robotics competition. more »»

Beckley police captain relies on family values

September 11, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Growing up in the small Summers County community of Forest Hill, Paul Blume never really gave much thought to what adult life would brin. more »»

3 generations of dairy workers help plant run smoothly

September 11, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Homer Lanham started working at the old Valley Bell dairy plant on Charleston's West Side in 1942. more »»

No indictments in fatal shooting by West Virginia deputies

September 10, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A grand jury has declined to issue an indictment against sheriff's deputies in the fatal shooting of a West Virginia man while searching his home for another man. more »»

No charges in fatal shooting by West Virginia deputies

September 10, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A grand jury has declined to issue an indictment against sheriff's deputies in the fatal shooting of a West Virginia man while searching his home for another man. more »»

West Virginia University says freshman class is largest ever

September 10, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University says its current freshman class is its largest and most diverse on recor. more »»

Natural gas company puts $1.5M toward West Virginia roadwork

September 9, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A natural gas company is putting $1.5 million toward repairs on a West Virginia road worn down by traffic from the industry's drilling and fracking operations. more »»

Charleston officials remove street benches used by homeless

September 9, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The city of Charleston has removed several benches from a street triangle after complaints about homeless people who used them. more »»

 
 
 

 

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