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Many West Virginians file last-minute tax returns

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — About 30 percent of West Virginia taxpayers wait until the final week to file their state returns.

Department of Revenue Deputy Secretary John Doyle tells The Exponent Telegram (

2nd district candidates want changes in health care law
2nd district candidates want changes in health care law

Candidates for 2nd congressional district say Affordable Care Act needs overhaul

Many West Virginians file last-minute tax returns

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — About 30 percent of West Virginia taxpayers wait until the final week to file their state returns.

Department of Revenue Deputy Secretary John Doyle tells The Exponent Telegram (...

Jeffery sentenced for kidnapping, torture
Jeffery sentenced for kidnapping, torture

Danessa Brisendine pointed at the man who kidnapped and tortured her daughter, and told a judge she has asked God to help her forgive him.

“But I just want to be mad now,” she said Wednesday.

Joey Keith Jeffery, 44,...

Buffalo police chief files motion to dismiss lawsuit

All defendants are asking a Putnam County Circuit judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the Buffalo police chief of pursuing an affair with a married woman while on duty and abusing his position to threaten the husband.

Police chief and Putnam...

W.Va. food bank aims to top 1 million meals

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Huntington region food bank is nearing an anti-hunger milestone.

The Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Facing Hunger Foodbank is expected to top 1 million meals raised since the initiative began in 2003....

W.Va. mine board OKs proximity detector rule

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new state mine safety rule will require coal operators to install detection systems that automatically shut down continuous mining machines when people get too close.

The rule gives companies until July 1,...

W.Va.’s McKinley touts bill aimed at EPA

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rep. David McKinley is touting legislation that he says would limit federal environmental veto power over permits for coal mines.

The 1st District Republican says the House Transportation and Infrastructure ...

Roadwork continues on nearly a dozen projects Thursday

The West Virginia Division of Highways will conduct pothole patching and paving on nearly a dozen area roads today.

Because of the work, temporary lane closures may be in effect.

In Kanawha County, the following projects are scheduled...

Kanawha prosecutor: Alleged rapist should have been in jail

A Charleston man should have been in jail last month when he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in her home, a Kanawha County prosecutor said Wednesday.

Michael Salisbury should have been sent back to jail when he failed out of a drug-...

WVU-Parkersburg board OKs 8 pct. tuition hike

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University-Parkersburg’s Board of Governors has approved an 8 percent tuition increase.

In-state students in bachelor degree programs would pay $300 more a year. Out-of-state students would...

W.Va. parks seeking certified lifeguards

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a sure sign of warmer days ahead, the West Virginia State Parks system is looking for certified lifeguards.

The state parks are seeking lifeguards for many areas that offer public swimming during...

St. Albans-area shooting suspect identified

Putnam County authorities have identified a man they believe was involved in a shooting near St. Albans on Wednesday.

William Clayton Larck, 28, of Woods Drive near St. Albans, was arrested and charged with attempted murder following a shooting...

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