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A rainy ride
A rainy ride

A rainy ride
A rainy ride

Workers comp premiums to decrease

West Virginia employers should see a $32 million decrease in workers’ compensation premiums during the coming year, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Thursday.

West Virginia employers have already saved more than $280 million since the...

Building hotel likely would add to Charleston’s low occupancy rates

Charleston doesn’t fill the hotel rooms it has — and more could be on the way.

Negotiations will soon take place between the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority and Richmond, Virginia-based KM Hotels to determine the specifics of...

County Commission votes to start removal proceedings against Plants

Members of the Kanawha County Commission voted unanimously to start removal proceedings against Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants on Thursday.

Commissioners Kent Carper, Dave Hardy and Hoppy Shores voted at a regular County Commission meeting to...

U.S. House candidates in W.Va. outline their positions
U.S. House candidates in W.Va. outline their positions

It wasn’t really a debate: The candidates had seen the questions ahead of time, and they didn’t take any other questions from the audience or each other.

But the two major-party candidates for the U.S. House seat in West...

Tourism commission approves grants
Tourism commission approves grants

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Tourism Commissioners Thursday approved more than $500,000 in tourism advertising matching grants -- and decried the lack of funding for future grants.

Commission Chairman Oshel Craigo noted that in its heyday, the fund...

Sen. Manchin’s brother sues him; details unclear

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by his brother — but it’s unclear why, because the Marion County Circuit Clerk refused Thursday to release a copy of the complaint.

Dr. John Manchin II also is suing his youngest brother, Rock...

Boil-water advisories

The boil-water advisory issued for the Mount Hope Water System has been lifted.

Pineville Municipal Water Works has issued a boil-water advisory from the bulk plant on W.Va. 97 to the end of the system at Wyoming, following a water main break....

UC partners with BridgeValley

Students at BridgeValley Community and Technical College who want to continue their education can now easily transition to the University of Charleston to receive their bachelor’s degree.

UC and BCTC — which merged Bridgemont...

Nearly $1 million in insurance refunds coming to W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than $900,000 in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 8,300 people in West Virginia.

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced the payments...

Emergency responders reveal tales of Kanawha heroin overdoses

Kanawha County emergency responders have no shortage of grim stories about heroin overdoses.

At a meeting of the county’s Heroin Eradication Associated Taskforce, or HEAT, on Thursday,...

Groups urge HPV vaccine to prevent cancer

Kids are much more likely to get vaccinated if their doctor recommends it. That’s why a group of 14 health organizations, including the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health and the American Cancer Society, are writing to doctors around the...

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