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Groups plan lawsuit over Hobet pollution

Environmental groups said Thursday that they are planning a major lawsuit over water pollution from Patriot Coal’s huge Hobet 21 mountaintop removal mining complex along the Boone-Lincoln County line in Southern West Virginia.

The Ohio...

Groups plan lawsuit over Hobet pollution

Environmental groups said Thursday that they are planning a major lawsuit over water pollution from Patriot Coal’s huge Hobet 21 mountaintop removal mining complex along the Boone-Lincoln County line in Southern West Virginia.

The Ohio...

DEP could improve water sampling oversight, board told

West Virginia regulators lack a strong program to protect against falsification of coal company water samples, but could make changes that would improve their oversight of the industry and its laboratories, a state appeals board was told Thursday....

Ousted Kanawha superintendent’s suit appealed to Supreme Court

The West Virginia Board of Education is appealing to the state Supreme Court after a lower judge refused to dismiss an ousted state superintendent’s suit against the school board.

Jorea Marple sued the board and individual member Wade...

Judge sets hearing on Blankenship case gag order

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for next week on an effort by The Charleston Gazette and other news outlets who challenged a gag order she issued in former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship’s criminal case....

Bulletin Board: Dec. 12, 2014

Open mic

Ron Sowell’s Open Mic will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road. Performer sign-ups start at 7 p.m. General admission is $5 with seniors, kids and performers $2.

Destination...

Ethics Commission dismisses complaint against dems

Ethics complaints filed against about a dozen Democratic legislators for franking constituent letters have apparently been dismissed.

Delegate Nancy Guthrie, D-Kanawha, was among legislators who received letters this week, dated Dec. 9, from the ...

Public utility taxes to grow by $9 million
Public utility taxes to grow by $9 million

The value of property owned by public utilities in the state increased by 4.5 percent to $9.51 billion in the past year, according to assessments approved by the Board of Public Works Thursday.

That will amount to additional property tax...

State checks retailers for tobacco sales to minors

CHARLESTON, W.Va – West Virginia officials say retailers continue to ensure they’re not selling tobacco to minors.

An annual statewide survey indicates that 87.8 percent of retailers inspected did not sell tobacco products to youth ...

AT&T, Girl Scouts STEM program targets at-risk students
AT&T, Girl Scouts STEM program targets at-risk students

West Virginia native Todd Mullenax stood before a group of high school girls Thursday at the Girl Scouts Resource Center on Charleston’s West Side and asked them to envision how STEM — science, technology, engineering and math —...

Teen who was shot on Tuesday is arrested for home invasion

A Dunbar teenager who went to a clinic with a gunshot wound to the leg on Tuesday was arrested on Thursday for an alleged attempted armed home invasion last week, according to Dunbar police.

The 15-year-old male was arrested on charges of...

Vehicle crashes into Cross Lanes post office

A vehicle crashed into a post office in Cross Lanes after its brakes went out Thursday, police said.

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Cpl. Brian Humphreys said the driver turned into the parking lot at the post office at 5306 Big Tyler Road to...

More community corrections needed for W.Va. juveniles, report shows

Before being sent to a secure facility, low-level juvenile offenders should have the chance to participate in community-based corrections programs — but West Virginia doesn’t have enough, according to a report...

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