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West Virginia governor taps Clements for state Senate seat

January 28, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has picked Republican Charles Clements to fill a state Senate opening left by Agriculture Commissioner Kent Leonhardt's election. more »»

Sylvia Burwell named next president of American University

January 28, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services President Sylvia Matthews Burwell has been named next president of American University in Washington. more »»

Lawsuit: State Police lack proper training dealing with dogs

January 28, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit claims the West Virginia State Police lack proper training in dealing with dogs after a Wood County woman stopped a trooper from shooting her dog. more »»

Underground fires, toxins in unfunded cleanup of old mines

January 28, 2017

PRESTON COUNTY, W.Va. (AP) — An underground coal mine fire still smolders in northern West Virginia, releasing smoke from gashes in a hillside only a stone's throw from some houses. more »»

Raleigh County cooperative educates future beekeepers

January 28, 2017

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The president of the Raleigh County Beekeepers Cooperative Association was inspired by his grandfather to take up the art of beekeeping. more »»

Historian tracks role of railroads in Ritchie County's past

January 28, 2017

CAIRO, W.Va. (AP) — The railroads helped build a number of communities in Ritchie County throughout the 19th and early 20th century, a local historian told a group gathered Jan. more »»

Mobility equals new lease on life for Wheeling residents

January 28, 2017

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Shawn Thomas has a new lease on life today. Linda Cox is smiling a little broader today, to. more »»

Man who faked cancer, took $11K in aid, charged with theft

January 28, 2017

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — A suburban Dallas teacher's aide who faked a cancer illness and took more than $11,000 in donations from staff and students for his treatment has been charged with theft. more »»

Charge filed against Texas teacher's aide who faked cancer

January 27, 2017

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas have filed a theft charge against a teacher's aide who investigators say lied to school staff and students about having cancer. more »»

US rig count increases 18 this week to 712; Texas up 9

January 27, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 18 this week to 712.

A year ago, 619 rigs were active. more »»

APNewsBreak: Feds say Justice coal cos. owe $4.6M in fines

January 27, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say mining operations controlled by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice haven't paid $4.6 million in safety fines and penalties. more »»

Unemployment rates rise in 20 of 55 West Virginia counties

January 27, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 20 of West Virginia's 55 counties in Decembe. more »»

Logan County delegate switches from Democrat to independent

January 26, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Logan County Delegate Rupie Phillips says he's left the Democratic Party. more »»

Huntington lays off nearly 7 percent of workforce

January 26, 2017

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Huntington Mayor Steve Williams has announced $2.6 million in budget cuts and the layoffs of nearly 7 percent of the city's workforce. more »»

Justice sees $500M projected state budget deficit next year

January 26, 2017

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice says state government is looking at a projected budget deficit of $500 million in the next fiscal year. more »»

 
 
 

 

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