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CDC: Nurse exposed to Ebola should not have flown

“The level of risk to people around her would be extremely low,” said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The worker is the second to be infected after treating a Liberian man who died of...

Kanawha commissioners weigh options to replace Plants as prosecutor

Kanawha County commissioners are making plans to replace Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants, following a ruling by a three-judge panel to remove Plants from office.

Commissioners Kent Carper, Dave Hardy and Hoppy Shores discussed their options at...

Group pursues ‘In God we trust’ W.Va. plate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Randolph County nonprofit can begin accepting applications for a specialty license plate bearing the phrase “In God we trust.”

The Division of Motor Vehicles gave preliminary approval to the Dryfork...

W.Va., Va. streams focus of monitoring effort

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Two conservation groups are teaming up to help monitor streams in Virginia and West Virginia that are within the watersheds of national forests.

Trout Unlimited and Wild Virginia are offering a training course for...

Ex-W.Va. candidate’s committee pays reporting fine

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Former congressional candidate Meshea Poore’s campaign committee has paid a $1,090 civil penalty for missing a reporting deadline for the May primary.

The Federal Election Commission cited the committee, Meshea...

Kessler probing natural gas rate hikes in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Senate President Jeff Kessler’s office is looking into the state Public Service Commission’s decision to approve higher natural gas prices.

Kessler told The Parkersburg News and Sentinel he will review...

Lawsuit claims discrimination by W.Va. contractor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Five African-American former employees of a West Virginia gas pipeline contractor sued the company Tuesday, claiming they are victims of racial discrimination.

They filed a joint lawsuit in the Northern District of...

Editorial: Rahall outstanding choice for Third District

Down in West Virginia’s southern counties, this year’s congressional race is especially vicious. The extreme-right Koch brothers — sons of a founder of the crackpot John Birch Society — are pouring their inherited wealth...

Care Fair shines a light on caregivers’ needs
Care Fair shines a light on caregivers’ needs

As a wife, mother and businesswoman, Gayle Twigger-Shaw, a well-known Charleston interior designer, was accustomed to wearing many hats. But after her husband was diagnosed with a life-changing illness, she said her amazing multi-tasking skills nearly ...

Winfield officials reconsider proposed annexation

WINFIELD — Winfield officials are reconsidering their effort to increase their city’s size by 40 percent.

At a meeting Tuesday evening, City Council members discussed reducing the proposed ...

Trial set for Wood County man accused of killing toddler

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A Wood County man is scheduled to stand trial next year on charges of killing a 1-year-old girl.

Media outlets report that 29-year-old Curtis Dean Richards II pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of murder of a...

State to honor service members, responders

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia service members and first responders will be honored later this year by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin.

They are asking state residents to submit photos of service members and...

W.Va. cybersecurity session set for today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Office of Technology is sponsoring an information security conference.

The free conference is scheduled today at the West Virginia Culture Center. The conference comes amid National Cyber Security...

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