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CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Bar Foundation has honored Charleston lawyer Rebecca Tinder by naming her to its list of 2017 Fellows.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Isiah Gilliam hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, leading the Charleston RiverDogs to a 3-2 win over the West Virginia Power on Monday. Garrett Mundell struck Ty Moore out with a runner on second to end the game for his ...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Water quality service fees will be increasing for some customers in West Virginia.
WAYNE, W.Va. (AP) - A new schools superintendent has been named in a West Virginia county. The Herald-Dispatch reports (http://bit.
A plan to relocate a civil war monument from Wheeling Park to a grassy area at West Virginia Independence Hall has been postponed.
From the forthcoming New Yorker ... "A reporter at Large: The Addicts Next Door - West Virginia has the highest overdose death rate in the country.
An explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant has killed two people and injured a third. Officials say the explosion was reported last week at Midland Resource Recovery, a company based in Ontario, Canada, that odorizes natural gas.
West Virginia consumers are being urged to beware of callers claiming to represent utility companies and other impostor scams.
A Year Later, No Progress on West Virginia Ammunitions Plant. Nearly a year ago, executives with Ranger Scientific LLC announced plans to bring a large industrial facility to a reclaimed surface mine site in West Virginia. | May 29, 2017, at 11:46 a.m ...
"Why is labor-force participation in West Virginia so low? One reason is that so many people there are disabled," Fox wrote.
Later, he turned his attention to West Virginia railroad stations. He visited, photographed and researched the histories of more than 80 surviving rail depots, in varying states of repair, before moving on to visit and photograph scores of scenic and ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A national Muslim civil rights group plans to open an office in West Virginia. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the Council on American-Islamic Relations is looking for an executive director to lead the West Virginia ...
Julian Murray of Team Martinsburg (W.Va.) competes recently in the 50-meter breaststroke at the National veterans Golden Age Games in Biloxi, Miss.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - More heavy rain on already saturated ground could lead to flash flooding in parts of West Virginia for Memorial Day, according to meteorologists with the National Weather Service.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - The 36th governor of West Virginia isn't a newcomer to having titles. Besides his current title of "governor," Jim Justice has been called a "billionaire" by Forbes magazine, the "CEO" of The Greenbrier, "coach" at Greenbrier ...
baseball America and project WVU as a No. 2 seed. "We've played a lot of games this year that have come down to the last inning," West Virginia coach Randy Mazey said. "I was confident the whole time when McCain was backpedaling for ...
CHARLESTON (AP) - West Virginia's highest court has reversed its November decision and ruled that natural gas companies can deduct post-production costs from the royalties paid to landowners for mineral rights.
(AP) - As the coal industry has fallen on lean times, fewer freight trains are rumbling through West Virginia. Some Appalachian towns, like Matoaka, no longer see the long chains of coal cars that used to come through every few hours.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Parts of 16 West Virginia counties are under a flash flood Watch through Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service ...
The county council has not decided how the additional revenue would be spent, but council member Elaine Mauck said West Virginia counties lobbied state lawmakers for the tax increase earlier this year to generate more money to pay regional jail bills.
Seemingly on its way out of the Big 12 tournament, West Virginia stayed alive with a stunning finish, using a crucial defensive mistake by Texas Tech to prevail 12-7 in a 10-inning elimination game that lasted 4 1/2 hours.
West Virginia University's Board of Governors has delayed action on a likely tuition increase while the state budget remains unresolved.
In a move that was yet to be formally announced prior to Friday, the Virginia Tech Hokies and West Virginia Mountaineers' opener on Labor Day eve night will be nationally televised on ESPN.
(AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch through Monday morning for southwest West Virginia, as well as northeast Kentucky and southWest Virginia.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A national Muslim civil rights group plans to open an office in West Virginia. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports (http://bit.
This week on Inside Appalachia, we talk with Marcus Murrow, a West Virginia native who's telling the story of southern West Virginia, and the surprising.
Interest in the cross-border fighting surged five years ago following a History Channel miniseries that starred Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton as the families' patriarchs - William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield in West Virginia and Randolph "ole Ran'l ...
When Josephine Pregley woke up on a Saturday morning, she knew something wasn't right. The 60-year-old grandmother in Davis, West Virginia, realized she ...
RAVENSWOOD, WV (WOWK) - police have arrested a suspect after he allegedly opened a beer at a gas station before telling the cashier he was robbing the ...
He also was wanted by the West Virginia Department of Corrections for violation of state parole. Members of the task forces executed a search warrant on Campbell's apartment in the Lindsey Terrace complex on Advantage Drive in Martinsburg, where ...
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) - An independent national agency is joining investigations into this week's explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant that left the owner ...
The Supreme Court majority concluded Friday that the intent of state legislators and the West Virginia Code's language permits deduction "of reasonable post-production expenses actually incurred" by the gas company leasing the mineral rights.
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that the circuit court did not err in granting summary judgment to EOSCCA in a lawsuit alleging it violated the West Virginia consumer Credit and Protection Act. Edith Young appealed a Feb.
She is the granddaughter of former West Virginia Gov. Gaston Caperton. The number of graduates enlisting in the military is approaching 30 percent of the class this year.
(WTAP) - The West Virginia Volunteer firefighter's Fund will be extended through the fiscal year 2020. The Legislature authorized Senate Bill 1010 through special session.
... of the things we hear a lot is the whole issue of stigma and how the church needs to play a role in fighting the stigma that many people who are suffering from addiction are under," said Jeff Allen, Executive Director of the West Virginia Council ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The annual Big 12-SEC Challenge is set and Kentucky will travel to West Virginia for its first appearance at WVU Coliseum since the 1970-71 season.
"The lawsuit will seek to hold drug distributors accountable for their choice to create a public health and safety crisis when they shipped inordinate quantities of opioids in violation of West Virginia law," attorney Stephen Skinner said Thursday in a ...
Wine, food, music and craft lovers are gearing up for the ultimate weekend: the 19th annual West Virginia Spring Wine Festival, taking place June 17 at Daniel Vineyards in Crab Orchard.
A woman has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the killing of a 69-year-old West Virginia pastor. | May 25, 2017, at 11:51 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Woman Pleads Guilty to West Virginia Pastor's Slaying ...
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection says workers at the facility outside Philippi were using bleach and preparing a tank for cleaning when the explosion occurred shortly before noon Wednesday.
President Donald Trump has said that his newly released budget proposal will "prime the pump" for the U.S. economy. Trump has proposed cutting $3.6 trillion in federal spending over the next 10 years while cutting corporate tax rates and providing ...
West Virginia Health Right launched a new mobile dental health clinic today at a Charleston ribbon cutting ceremony. The unit will travel to six underserved West Virginia counties - McDowell, Logan, Boone, Clay, Roane and Harrison, offering services ...
West Virginia Men Admit False Claims in Staged Crashes. Federal authorities say two West Virginia men have admitted their roles in filing false insurance claims for motor vehicle accidents from 2012 to 2014 in three counties.
County officials in West Virginia have suspended the "Bible in the schools" program for a year to provide time for its review.




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