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Former Freedom Industries execs set for U.S. arraignment

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Four former Freedom Industries executives are scheduled to be arraigned on a superseding indictment stemming from a chemical spill last January that turned off the water tap to 300,000 people.

The superseding...

Former Freedom Industries execs set for U.S. arraignment

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Four former Freedom Industries executives are scheduled to be arraigned on a superseding indictment stemming from a chemical spill last January that turned off the water tap to 300,000 people.

The superseding...

State delegate appeals for donations for veterans’ program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Delegate Joshua Nelson is seeking donations of farm equipment for a program that gives a hand to veterans getting into farming.

The Boone Republican is making the appeal for the Veterans and Warriors Agriculture...

West Virginia History Bowl schedule set

The state Division of Culture and History has announced the dates for the sixth annual West Virginia History Bowl regional and state competitions. All eighth-grade history buffs are invited to showcase their knowledge of West Virginia and participate....

After CHS rape arrest, delay questioned

A Capital High School student who allegedly was raped at the school Monday didn’t have a forensic exam until the next day because school officials didn’t notify police until then — a delay that possibly made it more difficult to...

Town hall focus on West Side revitalization

No one person has all the answers when it comes to reducing crime and poverty on the West Side, but the combined efforts of the entire community would make a difference, a longtime West Side business owner told a group of attendees at a town hall...

W.Va. stakeholders split in House hearing on charter schools

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Business interests and union groups fell on opposite sides of a debate Wednesday over whether to allow public charter schools in West Virginia.

The hour-long House of Delegates public hearing came on the heels of the...

Secretive conservative group holds $25K fundraiser at Edgewood

How much would you donate to a brand new nonprofit organization with no website, only one listed employee, a vague description of its purposes and only a P.O. box for an address?

For as many as 18 people Tuesday night, the answer was $25,000....

Generation West Virginia focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship
Generation West Virginia focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship

Instead of young people asking themselves what jobs are available in the Mountain State, Generation West Virginia hopes young people start asking what jobs they can create for themselves here.

The organization hosted an innovation and...

Senate passes DOH audit bill

Legislation to require a performance and efficiency audit of the West Virginia Division of Highways (SB8) passed the Senate, 26-8, on Wednesday over objections from Sen. John Unger, D-Berkeley, who said the potential $500,000 cost of the study should...

Charleston woman gets 7 years for heroin, drugs

A Charleston woman was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for heroin and firearm charges.

Chandra Ross, 30, pleaded guilty last year to possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of a firearm with an obliterated...

Innovation, ideas on display at State Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 40 exhibitors will put their innovations on display at the Capitol to illustrate the power of West Virginia’s cutting edge economy.

The event today is called...

Manchin, state Republicans at odds on meth eradication

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is urging West Virginia legislators to pass a bill that would require a prescription for a cold medication that’s used to fuel illegal methamphetamine labs.

In a...

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