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America’s oldest veteran celebrates 109th birthday with cigars and burgers

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Putnam school board revises 2014-2015 budget

WINFIELD, W.Va. -- Putnam County Schools has spent roughly $131 million during the 2014-2015 school year.

On Monday night, the Putnam County Board of Education dealt with a laundry list of normal business activities, including the revision of...

City native stepping down as Cisco CEO
City native stepping down as Cisco CEO

SAN FRANCISCO — Veteran tech executive John Chambers plans to step down after more than 20 years as CEO of Cisco Systems Inc., a major supplier of computer networking gear that makes the Internet work....

Raleigh, Harrison students receive national honor

An aspiring doctor in Raleigh County and a Harrison County athlete working to improve the state’s response to sports-related concussions have been named among the 141 U.S. Presidential Scholars this year.

Each year, the White House...

Tax reform panel urged to move with caution
Tax reform panel urged to move with caution

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Administration officials Monday urged a legislative Select Committee on Tax Reform to act cautiously and deliberatively in revamping a tax system they said is competitive with surrounding states and national averages....

Body found in river may be missing Kanawha woman

Police are investigating whether a body found along the Ohio River Saturday could be a missing Kanawha County woman.

Capt. Greg Young of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office said the body was found stuck in a tree along the river on...

Prescription medication stolen from Nicholas County pharmacy

CRAIGSVILLE, W.Va. -- Police say numerous prescription medications were stolen from a Nicholas County pharmacy Monday.

The suspect entered through the roof of the Hometown Pharmacy in Craigsville during the early morning hours Monday, according...

DEP blasts Freedom cleanup proposal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia regulators on Monday harshly criticized a new liquidation plan submitted by Freedom Industries, saying the proposal wrongly seeks to...

$7.6M Lottery building project awarded to low bidder

A Kanawha County judge has ordered the West Virginia Lottery to award a $7.6 million building renovation project to a Charleston construction company that submitted the lowest bid, the contractor’s lawyer said Monday.

Judge Jennifer...

Ex-pharmacy owner admits federal banking violation

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- The former owner of a Barboursville pharmacy admitted Monday that he violated federal banking laws.

Kofi Ohene Agyekum, 37, former owner and operator of A+ Care Pharmacy, pleaded guilty to the charge in front of U.S....

Detroit man sentenced for selling heroin in Charleston

A Detroit man was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for dealing heroin.

Terrell Montaie, 31, pleaded guilty in January 2015, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Booth...

State agencies get public housing grants

Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced on Monday that U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is sending more than $6.7 million in funding to help public housing residents across West Virginia.

The...

Banking official to speak at West Liberty commencement

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – The chief operating officer of Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh will address students at West Liberty University’s spring commencement ceremony.

Kristina K. Williams is a graduate of West Liberty and a...

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