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Statehouse Beat: GOP leader explains support for Manchin bill

Just when we thought the negative campaigning was over for a while, there’s been an email campaign ongoing against the presumed front-runner for House majority leader.

Ironically, it’s on an issue that Republicans used against...

End-of-life registry now offers wallet cards

West Virginia’s online portal for end-of-life advance directives has begun issuing wallet-sized cards to those who have filed forms with the agency in order to make it easier for health- care providers to make the best calls in emergency...

W.Va. business leaders help battle human trafficking
W.Va. business leaders help battle human trafficking

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — While statistics about human trafficking in West Virginia can be a little difficult to find, there are professionals in the state — as well as others who visit here — who deal with this type of crime and are...

Fashion statements on recycling (photos)
Fashion statements on recycling (photos)

Capito, Manchin confound labels on abortion

On Nov. 5, the day after the recent midterm elections, West Virginians for Life, an anti-abortion group, put out a news release celebrating “pro-...

Abuse complaints piled up against Harrison County school

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former Harrison County boarding school for troubled youth was named in more than a dozen complaints of abuse and mistreatment over the past five years, one involving a student who...

Will “Normal Barbie” find a “Normal Ken”?

Now that a “Normal Barbie” doll has debuted, featuring realistic body dimensions with optional stretch marks and acne patch accessories, Barbie’s buff BFF Ken must be getting pretty nervous.

Proportions for the new Lammily...

Judge considering restrictions on Blankenship’s financial moves

A federal magistrate plans to consider proposals from prosecutors and defense lawyers for restricting longtime Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship’s financial dealings while Blankenship is out on bail pending his trial for...

BB gun shooting sends girl to hospital

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A 14-year-old girl shot her 13-year-old sister with a BB gun, sending her to the hospital, late Friday afternoon, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

The dispatcher said it happened at a city park....

Public hearing held on Va.-W.Va. pipeline plan

PEARISBURG, Va. — Nearly 300 people attended the Giles County Board of Supervisors’ public hearing on a proposed natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia.

The Roanoke Times reported...

Federal environmental rules seminar planned

WHEELING, W.Va. — West Virginia environmental officials are planning a seminar for businesses and organizations about state and federal regulations.

The state Department of Environmental Protection said the informative meeting will take...

Federal prosecutors in W.Va. net $13 million in fines

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Federal prosecutors in the northern district of West Virginia collected more than $13 million in criminal and civil fines and penalties in the last fiscal year.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld said the northern...

Mercer man guilty in $4 million building fire

MATOAKA, W.Va. — A Mercer County man accused of starting a fire that caused nearly $4 million in damage has pleaded guilty to illegally entering the historic building.

The Register-Herald reported that...

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