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Jay looks back on 30 years in the Senate
Jay looks back on 30 years in the Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Did we torture people over the last 13 years?

“Yeah,” said Sen. Jay Rockefeller. “Sure did.”

Rockefeller, a member and former chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which last...

Jay looks back on 30 years in the Senate
Jay looks back on 30 years in the Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Did we torture people over the last 13 years?

“Yeah,” said Sen. Jay Rockefeller. “Sure did.”

Rockefeller, a member and former chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which last...

Next Senate education leader plans push against Common Core
Next Senate education leader plans push against Common Core

The next vice chairwoman of the state Senate’s Education Committee said Tuesday she wants to push legislation that would delay testing based on Common Core K-12 standards and allow voters to directly elect state school board members.

Sen. ...

Commission appoints new member to Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority

Members of the Kanawha County Commission have appointed county economic development specialist Dave Armstrong to replace Kasey Russell on the Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority.

Russell, who had been chairwoman of the Solid Waste...

Kanawha judge strikes down Morgantown truck ban

The city of Morgantown can’t restrict heavy trucks on downtown streets, a Kanawha County judge ruled Tuesday.

Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit said Morgantown’s heavy truck ordinance on W.Va. 7, which runs through downtown, was...

Upon a window clear (photo)
Upon a window clear (photo)

WVU’s White, Lambert on All-America team

West Virginia receiver Kevin White and kicker Josh Lambert were selected to The Associated Press All-America college football team (see list, Page 2B).

White, who had 102 catches for 1,318 yards and nine touchdowns, was named to the second team. ...

Freedom makes deal on charges, records show

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Freedom Industries, the company responsible for the January Elk River chemical leak, has told a bankruptcy judge that it has reached a criminal plea agreement with prosecutors, and federal officials have scheduled a news...

Bane earns U.S. Youth Soccer honor

SA’s Bane earns U.S. Youth Soccer honor

Steven Bane of St. Albans was named the U.S. Youth Soccer recreation boys coach of the year for Region 1.

Bane has guided the South Charleston Eagles for the past six years. U.S. Youth Soccer...

WVU golf selects eight home courses

WVU golf selects eight home courses

The West Virginia University golf team will practice and compete at eight different home courses starting next season, according to athletic director Oliver Luck.

Those courses are Lakeview Golf Course,...

WVU recruiting: Dead period actually pretty lively time

Monday began a month-long “dead period” in college football recruiting, but as most recruitniks know, these times can be anything but “dead” when it comes to the news.

There was little time wasted this year, as some...

UC’s Avery, Wagner named All-Americans

UC’s Avery, Wagner named All-Americans

University of Charleston linebacker Justin Avery and punt returner Torie Wagner were named to the Beyond Sports Network Division 2 All-American third team on Tuesday.

Avery started all 11...

State rail service studies would cost $400,000, lawmakers told

Full-scale studies to determine the feasibility of passenger rail service between Charleston and Huntington, and between Fairmont, Morgantown and Pittsburgh, would cost about $400,000, the director of the state Rail Authority told legislators Tuesday....

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