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Aluminum company gets tax breaks, vows 550 jobs in Kentucky

April 26, 2017

WURTLAND, Ky. (AP) — An aluminum company says it will build a $1. more »»

Lawmakers: Congress close to deal on coal miners' benefits

April 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is close to a deal to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire Sunday, coal-state lawmakers said... more »»

Aluminum company promises 550 jobs in Appalachia

April 26, 2017

WURTLAND, Ky. (AP) — An aluminum company says it will build a $1. more »»

Manchin says Senate backing retired miners' benefits

April 26, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Democratic U.S. Sen. more »»

West Virginia makes sharing explicit images a crime

April 26, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice has signed new laws to criminalize "revenge porn" and to establish a mechanism for reducing criminal records for non-violent felonies down to misdemeanors. more »»

West Virginia won't charge to enter 7 state parks, forests

April 26, 2017

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has stopped a pilot project to start charging entrance fees at seven West Virginia state parks and forests. more »»

Officials: Potent heroin blamed for 14 overdoses in 1 day

April 26, 2017

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) — Officials are adding up the numbers after 14 people overdosed from a bad batch of heroin in one day. more »»

Wheeling Island Stadium to open in September after repairs

April 26, 2017

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Ohio County Board of Education has voted to move ahead with a repair project at Wheeling Island Stadium. more »»

West Virginia increases autonomy of universities

April 26, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. more »»

Marshall holding annual 'Empty Bowls' fundraiser for needy

April 26, 2017

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University ceramics students are conducting an annual fundraiser this week to help feed needy families. more »»

Justice-owned plant faces fines for safety violations

April 25, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia mining operation owned by Gov. Jim Justice faces fines of more than $10,000 for six safety violations following a workers' fatal fall in February. more »»

Jobless rates drop in 54 of 55 West Virginia counties

April 25, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates dropped in 54 of West Virginia's 55 counties in March. more »»

Police: Man rammed police vehicle before being fatally shot

April 25, 2017

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia sheriff's office says a Virginia man was ramming a police vehicle when he was fatally shot. more »»

Work to start to replace flooded-out West Virginia bridge

April 25, 2017

ELKVIEW, W.Va. (AP) — Construction is expected to start this week on a replacement for a flooded-out bridge leading to a mall in Elkview, West Virgini. more »»

Displaced Syrian doctors awarded scholarships

April 25, 2017

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two displaced Syrian doctors have been awarded scholarships to attend the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. more »»

Greenbrier Classic to salute first responders

April 25, 2017

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic will honor first responders for rescue and recovery efforts during last June's devastating floods in West Virginia. more »»

West Virginia raises penalty for punishing whistleblowers

April 25, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A revised West Virginia law will increase the possible civil fine from $500 to $5,000 for government employers who threaten or retaliate against whistleblowers. more »»

 
 
 

 

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