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W.Va. county weighs broader smoking ban

April 5, 2014

WEIRTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public health officials in Hancock County are considering much more stringent limits on smokin. more »»

WVU enters critical reaccreditation phase

April 5, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A review team will visit the Morgantown campus of West Virginia University next week as the university's years-long reaccreditation process moves ahead. more »»

W.Va. man charged in 2 deaths mentally incompetent

April 5, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 62-year-old man accused of fatally shooting two brothers south of Barboursville has been found mentally incompetent.

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

Frontier, CWA extend contract 4th time

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Frontier Communications and a union have extended their contract for another three weeks while negotiations continue for workers in West Virginia. more »»

Start of ex-Mingo commissioner's sentence delayed

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Mingo County commissioner who is battling prostate cancer can wait two more months to begin serving a sentence on an extortion conviction. more »»

'I-55 Bandit' bank robber gets 5 years in prison

April 4, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A teenage serial bank robber the FBI dubbed the "I-55 Bandit" for a series of crimes in five states has been ordered to spend five years in federal priso. more »»

WVU board approves facilities, PRT upgrades

April 4, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia University Board of Governor has approved athletic facilities upgrades and improvements to the university's Personal Rapid Transit monorail. more »»

W.Va. agency allowed to consider ads on website

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Ethics Commission is allowing the Public Employees Insurance Agency to consider using advertising on a health promotion website to defray its costs. more »»

W.Va. leaders oppose cuts to black lung clinics

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Members of West Virginia's congressional delegation have joined Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in questioning a sharp drop in federal funding for the state's black lung clinics. more »»

Flash flood watch issued for parts of W.Va.

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Portions of West Virginia are under a flash flood watch as severe thunderstorms move into the state.

The National Weather Service issued the watch until 5 p.m. more »»

Bill Pepper, longtime foreign correspondent, dies

April 4, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Curtis Bill Pepper, a long-time foreign correspondent for Newsweek and author of eight books, has died in Italy at the age of 96. more »»

W.Va. highway official: Rock slides inevitable

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia Division of Highways spokeswoman says there's no easy way to stop rock slides on Interstate 79 near Mink Shoals. more »»

Child advocacy conference held in Morgantown

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Child Advocacy Network is wrapping up its first statewide conference at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. more »»

Mercer magistrate to hear Plants case

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Mercer County magistrate has been appointed to hear a domestic battery case against Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants. more »»

Agencies to ask W.Va. residents about chem spill

April 4, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health agencies will be going door-to-door next week to survey residents in nine West Virginia counties affected by a January chemical spill. more »»

WVU board to vote on facilities, PRT upgrades

April 4, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia University Board of Governor is set to vote on athletic facilities upgrades and improvements to the university's Personal Rapid Transit monorail. more »»

Special rate authorized for Felman plant in W.Va.

April 3, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Public Service Commission on Thursday authorized a special electricity rate plan for an idled manufacturer in Mason County. more »»

Bill boosting oversight of chemical tanks advances

April 3, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has cleared a bill that would boost state oversight of chemical storage facilities, following the West Virginia chemical spill. more »»

 
 

 

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