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West Virginia county hands bill to state for fighting fire

November 16, 2017

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The state of West Virginia has been handed a $1.44 million bill for a county's expense of fighting a weeklong warehouse fire. more »»

Senate confirms retired coal boss to oversee mine safety

November 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has narrowly approved President Donald Trump's selection of a retired coal company executive to oversee U.S. mining safet. more »»

2017 West Virginia holiday ornament unveiled

November 15, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The 2017 West Virginia Governor's Mansion holiday ornament has been unveiled. more »»

West Virginia court overturns life sentence in assault case

November 15, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court says a man's sentence to life in prison under a recidivism law was too harsh. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

November 15, 2017

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

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West Virginia homeless man gets 40 years in fatal attack

November 15, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia homeless man has been sentenced to the maximum 40 years in prison for attacking another homeless man with a machete and throwing his body into a river. more »»

Swedish teen returned home after admitting to abducting girl

November 15, 2017

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Prosecutors in West Virginia say a Swedish teenager who admitted to abducting a 12-year-old girl has been handed over to Swedish authorities. more »»

Mitch Woodrum named West Virginia labor commissioner

November 15, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Mitch Woodrum has been appointed as West Virginia's labor commissioner.

Gov. Jim Justice announced Woodrum's appointment Wednesda. more »»

Group clearing encampments to remove 'criminal vagrants'

November 15, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city official says an organization is clearing homeless encampments in an effort to remove "criminal vagrants. more »»

Federal lawsuit over Bible in the Schools program dismissed

November 15, 2017

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit against a West Virginia public school system over its 75-year practice of putting children in Bible classes. more »»

West Virginia county considers needle exchange program

November 15, 2017

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia county is exploring a needle exchange program amid a spike in cases of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HI. more »»

Official: West Virginia's vehicle lease tax left unchanged

November 15, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state official says West Virginia will miss out on revenue gains from an omission on sales taxes increases approved by the Legislatur. more »»

Corporate sponsors sought for West Virginia Turnpike

November 15, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Parkways Authority is seeking corporate sponsors for the West Virginia Turnpike. more »»

2017 West Virginia holiday ornament set to be unveiled

November 15, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The 2017 West Virginia Governor's Mansion holiday ornament is set to be unveiled. more »»

West Virginia sheriff calls drug bust department's biggest

November 14, 2017

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city known for its struggles with drug crimes has seen what a sheriff calls the largest bust in the department's histor. more »»

Jury rules in favor of county in woman's shooting death

November 14, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A jury has ruled in favor of county authorities in a civil trial over the death of a woman who was shot by deputies in West Virginia. more »»

Funeral home owner pleads guilty to 3 felony fraud charges

November 14, 2017

WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Local news reports say a West Virginia funeral home owner has pleaded guilty to frau. more »»

West Virginia jobless rate steady in October at 5.1 percent

November 14, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged in October at 5.1 percent. more »»

 
 

 

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