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Manchin to join Charleston-Fayetteville Flag Day motorcycle run

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., will be among motorcyclists taking part in the inaugural Flag Day Ride for Fallen Service Heroes on June 14.

The round-trip ride begins and ends in Charleston with a lunch stop in the Fayetteville area, followed by a...

Manchin to join Charleston-Fayetteville Flag Day motorcycle run

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., will be among motorcyclists taking part in the inaugural Flag Day Ride for Fallen Service Heroes on June 14.

The round-trip ride begins and ends in Charleston with a lunch stop in the Fayetteville area, followed by a...

Homeless man robbed on East End

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A homeless man was assaulted and robbed on Charleston’s East End early this morning.

Sgt. Tyke Hunt of the Charleston Police Department said Jeffrey Spicer, 50, who stays in Charleston but is homeless, was talking...

State conference offers ideas for healthy community projects

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – An upcoming conference at West Virginia Wesleyan College is all about brainstorming for healthy community projects.

Try This West Virginia is hosting the conference Friday and Saturday in Buckhannon.

The Herald-...

State awards largest highway contract ever for U.S. 35 project

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Kentucky company has received the largest contract ever awarded by the West Virginia Division of Highways.

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says Bizzack Construction LLC of Lexington submitted the winning bid of...

Contest offered for 1st overnight guests of state fire tower

DUNMORE, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Parks system is holding a drawing for the opportunity to be the first overnight guests of the newly refurbished Thorny Mountain Fire Tower.

The tower in Seneca State Forest soars 53 feet above the...

State attorney general warns of consumer complaint scam

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia business owners about a consumer complaint scam.

Morrisey says some businesses have received a fraudulent email warning that a complaint has been filed with...

Ordinance would let Nitro set speed limits on state roads

Nitro City Council on Tuesday heard the first reading of an ordinance that would give the city permission to set speed limits on state roads and highways within city limits.

“As you may recall for the Home Rule application, one of...

Dog’s paws cut off in Kanawha County

Staff reports

A dog’s paws were cut off on Hampshire Drive in the St. Albans area, the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said late Tuesday.

Sgt. Brian Humphreys said an investigation is underway and that more...

Photo: Pet sniffs hot dogs at ballpark event
Photo: Pet sniffs hot dogs at ballpark event

Congress OKs NSA bill with restrictions on data

WASHINGTON — Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency’s disputed bulk phone-records collection program ...

Most Kanawha students tested despite ‘opt-out’ movement

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Despite reports of students refusing to take Common Core-related standardized tests in other states and other West Virginia counties, the Mountain State’s largest school district hasn’t seen many students do so....

2nd Boone educator in two months charged with sexual abuse
2nd Boone educator in two months charged with sexual abuse

Boone County deputies arrested a teacher and Christian after-school program leader Tuesday morning for allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old student, according to the county sheriff’s office.

The arrest comes about two months after a...

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