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W.Va. bill requires lawmakers to OK state carbon plan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia Senate panel is considering requiring lawmakers to approve state plans to comply with proposed federal carbon emission standards for coal-fired power plants.

Tuesday, a Senate committee will discuss the...

W.Va. bill requires lawmakers to OK state carbon plan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia Senate panel is considering requiring lawmakers to approve state plans to comply with proposed federal carbon emission standards for coal-fired power plants.

Tuesday, a Senate committee will discuss the ...

Hayes Middle dismissing students early today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Hayes Middle School will be dismissing students early today because of a lack of water, according to a notice from Kanawha County Schools. Students will be dismissed at 12:45 p.m.

Charles Town company to pay fine for pollution violations

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. – A Charles Town company and state regulators have agreed to resolve pollution violations at construction sites in Hardy and Jefferson counties.

Under a proposed settlement, Commercial Associates Inc. will pay an $11,...

W.Va. lawmakers to take up ACA ‘kill bill’

West Virginia’s Republican-controlled Legislature has fired its first salvo against the federal Affordable Care Act.

Lawmakers plan to take up a GOP-backed bill today that would repeal a 2010 state law that set up a health insurance...

WVU Foundation reports milestone in drive for $1 billion

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University fundraising campaign has topped the 80 percent mark in its quest to raise $1 billion.

Called the State of Minds, the private campaign has reached $819 million. The WVU Foundation credits a...

State agencies centers taking applications for heating aid

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Low-income West Virginia residents who need a hand to pay their winter heating bills can start applying for federal assistance.

The Public Service Commission of West Virginia says the Department of Health and Human...

U.S. funding programs aimed at helping state’s homeless

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia is receiving $6.7 million in federal funds for projects aimed at helping the homeless.

The funding is from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under its Continuum of Care Program. It is...

Coal company pays back taxes owed to McDowell County

WELCH, W.Va. – A Russian coal company has paid more than $1 million in back taxes owed to McDowell County.

Mechel Bluestone Inc. paid $800,000 to the county in June 2014 after the sheriff’s department filed a lawsuit seeking $1.2...

Mount Olive correctional officer charged with copper theft

MOUNT OLIVE, W.Va. – A Mount Olive Correctional Complex correctional officer has been charged with stealing copper from the maximum-security prison.

West Virginia State Police tell media outlets that 29-year-old Lyle Russell Lesher Jr. of ...

Icy conditions close and delay schools

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Schools are closed or delayed in 36 of West Virginia’s 55 counties this morning because of icy conditions.

Although most parts of the state escaped significant snow accumulations overnight, cold temperatures and icy...

Trivillian’s, owner expected to plead guilty next month

A judge has set a Feb. 18 date for Trivillian’s Pharmacy and its owner to plead guilty to alleged health-care and prescription drug crimes.

U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver entered an order Friday setting the date for next month after ...

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Armentrout, Sharon 2 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Mt. Hope.

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