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WVa official: $2M in chem spill costs reimbursable

April 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia homeland security official thinks responders for a Jan. 9 chemical spill into the water supply could receive $2 million in federal help. more »»

W.Va. average per-gallon gas price up 5 cent

April 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gas prices in West Virginia went up a nickel a gallon since last week.

AAA East Central reports that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $. more »»

Report: High-quality child care lacking in W.Va.

April 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new report says high-quality child care programs are lacking in West Virginia. more »»

Martinsburg gun law changes get preliminary OK

April 16, 2014

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Martinsburg City Council has given preliminary approval to four proposed firearms ordinances designed to bring the city into compliance with a new state law. more »»

W.Va. regional jails ban touching during visits

April 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Concerns about drug contraband have prompted a ban on regional jail inmates touching loved ones during supervised contact visit. more »»

Racial slur found in theater owned by W.Va. State

April 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A racial slur spray-painted inside the West Virginia State University Capital Center Theater is being investigated by federal authorities. more »»

W.Va. average per-gallon gas price up 1 cent

April 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gas prices in West Virginia went up a penny a gallon since last week.

AAA East Central reports that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3. more »»

WVU students to be required to have own insurance

April 16, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is requiring students to have health insurance next academic year.

The Dominion Post (http://bi. more »»

150-plus birds seized at fighting venue in W.Va.

April 16, 2014

OAKVALE, W.Va. (AP) — Law enforcement officials who cited two Mercer County brothers for staging cockfights say they seized six fighting roosters and more than 150 birds. more »»

Racial slur found in theater owned by W.Va. HBCU

April 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A racial slur spray-painted inside the West Virginia State University Capital Center Theater is being investigated by federal authorities. more »»

W.Va. DMV expanding online services

April 16, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is widening its online service offerings. more »»

W.Va. man accused of threatening US senator

April 15, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old Barboursville man has been indicted on charges he threatened to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.

U.S. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

April 15, 2014

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

April 13

The Journal, Martinsburg, W.Va., on the importance of helping mentally ill servicemen:

Programs to help U.S. more »»

W.Va. jobless rate inches up in March

April 15, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's unemployment rate inched up in March to 6.1 percent.

The seasonally adjusted rate is up two-tenths of a percentage point from February. more »»

W.Va. GOP says former US Rep. Mick Staton has died

April 15, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Mick Staton died Monday, a West Virginia Republican Party official said. Staton was 74. more »»

Manchin urges mines to speak out about coal

April 15, 2014

DENVER (AP) — The Democratic senator leading the fight against the White House's strategy to fight climate change is urging the mining industry to speak out about coal's role in providing... more »»

W.Va. GOP says former US Rep. Staton has died

April 15, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Republican Party says former U.S. Rep. Mick Staton has died. He was 74.

W.Va. GOP chairman Conrad Lucas says Staton died Monday. more »»

Court upholds convictions in oil drilling scam

April 15, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of two brothers convicted of running a multistate oil drilling scam that bilked millions from unwitting investors. more »»

Groups work to restore Wheeling's oldest cemetery

April 15, 2014

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Work is underway to reset the headstones at Wheeling's oldest cemetery. more »»

 
 

 

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