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W.Va.'s Green Bank Telescope scanning the galaxy, beyond

July 23, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Green Bank Telescope is one half of an international team searching for intelligent life in the universe. more »»

West Virginia governor launches truancy diversion program

July 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is launching a truancy diversion program as part of a juvenile justice system overhaul. more »»

House approves bill to tweak coal ash standards

July 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity

The 258-166 vote defies a White House veto threat and... more »»

Nearly 2 dozen dead animals found in W.Va. house

July 22, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sixteen cats and one dog were among nearly two dozen dead animals seized from the home of a Charleston woman. more »»

W.Va. man killed, toddler injured when riding mower flips

July 22, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A Preston County man was killed when his riding mower flipped, trapping him.

State police say 70-year-old Harlin Wolfe Sr. was killed Tuesday in Eglon. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

July 22, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:


July 21

Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on programs helping college students:

For many high school students in... more »»

Police: Attacker killed by woman may have had other victims

July 22, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police are investigating whether there are other victims of an Oregon man killed after he attacked a woman in West Virginia. more »»

Prosecutors want guilty plea hearing for WVa exec in spill

July 22, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to schedule a guilty plea hearing for the top executive charged in a massive chemical spill last year. more »»

West Virginia unemployment highest in US in June

July 22, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's unemployment rate has increased for five consecutive months, reaching the highest level in the nation in June, state and federal figures show. more »»

W.Va. airport monitors creek following new hillside slip

July 22, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Yeager Airport is monitoring a creek partially obstructed by debris from a recent hillside slip. more »»

Sutton Lake to reopen campground closed by high water

July 22, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sutton Lake is reopening a campground closed by recent high water.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Gerald R. Freeman Campground will reopen on Thursday. more »»

Hampshire County company founder pleads guilty to tax charge

July 22, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The founder of a Hampshire County company faces up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to a tax charge.

Jolin Concrete Industries, Inc. more »»

State completes $18 million widening of I-64 in Huntington

July 22, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state has completed a two-year project to widen a section of Interstate 64 in Huntington to six lanes.

Work on the $18 million project began in April 2013. more »»

West Virginia unemployment up again, highest in US in June

July 22, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's unemployment rate has risen for the fifth consecutive month.

According to The Exponent Telegram (http://bit. more »»

Girl Scout gathering in W.Va. to focus on outdoor adventures

July 22, 2015

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — Dozens of Girl Scouts are heading to the Summit in West Virginia for five days of mountain biking, rock climbing and other outdoor challenge. more »»

W.Va. Lottery reports $1B sales mark, 13 years and counting

July 22, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — For the 13th consecutive year, West Virginia Lottery sales have topped the $1 billion mark.

Director John Musgrave said Tuesday the lottery posted $1. more »»

US probe sought of fatal police shooting in W.Va. of Va. man

July 22, 2015

MARTINGSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Civil rights leaders are pressing for a Justice Department investigation into the fatal shooting of a Virginia man by police in West Virginia. more »»

CSX provides update on W.Va. oil train derailment cleanup

July 21, 2015

GLEN FERRIS, W.Va. (AP) — CSX has provided an update on the cleanup of a fiery oil-train derailment in southern West Virginia. more »»

Flags lowered in W.Va. in memory of Tennessee victims

July 21, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. and West Virginia flags at all state-owned locations are being lowered in honor of the victims of the Chattanooga shootings.

Gov. more »»



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