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GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in charge
GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two months into full Republican control of Congress, GOP leaders are struggling to demonstrate they really are in charge.

The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland...

After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp

A bill to revamp and rollback the West Virginia’s longstanding prevailing wage rate for construction workers on many publicly funded projects (SB361) moved closer to final passage Saturday after passing the House of Delegates on a 56-39 vote....

Without Staten, Browne, WVU falls at Baylor, 78-66

WACO, Texas -- West Virginia’s basketball team found out Saturday what things might have been like this season without its two senior leaders.

For the most part it was not a pretty sight.

Yes, once the Mountaineers adjusted...

Rand woman dies in early morning house fire

A Rand woman died after firefighters were unable to reach her during a fire that consumed her home on Davidson Avenue early Saturday morning.

According to Bill White, chief of the Rand Volunteer Fire Department, the department received a call...

UC’s Eddie King Gym ends its run (photos)
UC’s Eddie King Gym ends its run (photos)

W.Va. exports down 13 percent in 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A sharp drop in coal shipments is being blamed for a 34 percent decline overall in West Virginia’s exports since their record $11.3 billion peak in 2012, state Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette said Friday.

West ...

Huntington sign maker gets utility patent for installation system

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Tony Wheeler, owner and president of Paris Signs, has been awarded a utility patent for a modular power delivery system he said could change the way electric sign letters are installed....

‘The Lion in Winter’ prowls across the local stage

There was no physical fighting Friday night, but there was no lack of sparring on the Capitol Centre Theater stage at the Limelight Theater Company’s premier of “The Lion in Winter.” The characters used their rapier sharp wit to...

Review: Symphony gives a memorable Mahler performance

Whenever the West Virginia Symphony and conductor Grant Cooper have turned to Mahler’s symphonies, the performances have been memorable. Friday night’s concert at the Clay Center featuring the composer’s Sixth Symphony in A Minor...

Moments in Time: Mystery photo
Moments in Time: Mystery photo

Soil disposal work continues at W.Va. train derailment site

MOUNT CARBON, W.Va. (AP) – Response teams are continuing to restore the environment around a fiery train car derailment in southern West Virginia.

A statement Saturday from multiple agencies responding to the Feb. 16 derailment says...

W.Va. Senate leader: ‘Right-to-work’ bill dead

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael says a push to make West Virginia a right-to-work state is dead this session.

The Jackson County Republican, who sponsored a right-to-work bill, made the comments to The...

W.Va. flooding possible next week, weather service says

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The National Weather Service says there’s a potential for flooding in the upcoming week in West Virginia.

The weather service says significant rainfall combined with warmer temperatures and a melting...

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Big 12 title still within Mountaineers’ grasp