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W.Va. Gov. Tomblin calls for extended session for budget

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is calling for the Republican-led Legislature to stay for an extended budget session. more »»

Board upholds revocation of Beckley lab's certification

March 12, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A state board has upheld the revocation of a Beckley laboratory's certification to perform water sampling and analysis. more »»

Suspect in NC couple's death hangs himself in Raleigh prison

March 12, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — One of two men accused of killing a Granville County couple earlier this year has hanged himself in the Central Prison in Raleigh. more »»

W.Va. board OKs waivers for school days lost due to weather

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Board of Education has approved a waiver process aimed at giving counties flexibility in making up instructional days cancelled because of weather. more »»

Crews search Bluestone River for missing kayaker

March 12, 2015

CAMP CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Rescuers are searching for a person who disappeared after a kayak overturned on the Bluestone River. more »»

Slip at Yeager Airport potential threat for 2 homes, church

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Yeager Airport officials have asked residents of two homes to leave after part of a hillside slipped. more »»

Former Logan County assessor gets probation for bank crime

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Logan County assessor will spend five years on probation for violating federal banking laws.

Russell R. more »»

W.Va. governor vetoes bill for 2nd time for technical errors

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has again vetoed an uncontroversial bill about licensing for engineers because of technical errors. more »»

Nicholas County lays off 24; sheriff loses 8 deputies

March 12, 2015

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Nicholas County is laying off 24 employees, including nearly one-third of its deputy sheriffs.

The Charleston Gazette reports (http://bit. more »»

W.Va. attorney general warns of movie ticket scam

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about an email scam that offers free movie tickets. more »»

W.Va. schools chief appointed to national commission

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano will represent the state on a national education research commission.

Gov. more »»

GOP-led West Virginia Senate clears legal reform compromise

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led Senate has cleared a legal reform proposal that turned from contentious into compromis. more »»

West Liberty University president resigns amid ethics probe

March 11, 2015

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) — West University President Robin Capehart has resigned following an ethics complaint and a vote of no confidence by the faculty senate. more »»

Unsealed Blankenship docs seek to move case, dismiss judge

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Hundreds of pages of court documents were unsealed last week in the criminal case against ex-Massey Energy coal boss Don Blankenship. more »»

Ex-coal exec paints prosecution as him vs. Manchin, Dems

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-coal boss Don Blankenship contends that he's in federal prosecutors' crosshairs because he released a controversial video that enraged an old political foe, U.S. Sen. more »»

OSHA cites W.Va. company, proposes $109,450 fine

March 11, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Martinsburg contractor faces a $109,450 fine for alleged workplace violations at a Morgantown construction sit. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

March 11, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

March 11:

The Times-West Virginian, Fairmont, West Virginia, on a state survey regarding proposed hunting regulation changes:

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Man gets prison for killing brother-in-law for pulling beard

March 11, 2015

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern Pennsylvania man will spend 14 to 28 years in prison for killing his brother-in-law after the other man pulled his beard while both were drinking. more »»

W.Va. Legislature requests additional study on right-to-work

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State Republican legislative leaders are asking for additional study into the economic impact of a potential right-to-work law in West Virginia. more »»

3rd person charged in slayings of 2 Iaeger men

March 11, 2015

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A third person has been charged in connection with the slayings of two Iaeger men whose bodies were found in a burned vehicle.

West Virginia State Police Trooper D.R. more »»



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