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State senator presents plan to increase home ownership on the West Side

Sen. Brooks McCabe, D-Kanawha, has an idea to revitalize the West Side through new housing, and the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority is going to help.

Wednesday, CURA board members created a task force that will begin the process to get a...

Renovations for Holly Grove mansion approved

Vacant for nearly a decade, the Holly Grove mansion on the state Capitol grounds could soon be rehabilitated and renovated for use as offices and space to host small conferences and receptions.

On Wednesday, the Capitol Building Commission...

In Short: July 10-16, 2014

KCPL play

Several Kanawha County Public Library branches host the touring theater troupe, Act!vated Story Theatre, Thursday and Friday for its production of the family-friendly classic trickster tale “Tops and Bottoms,” which...

Capito raises more than $1.3 million; Tennant, $777,000

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Campaign officials say Republican Shelley Moore Capito raked in more than $1.3 million for her West Virginia U.S. Senate bid last quarter, while Democrat Natalie Tennant raised about $777,000....

Thousands in W.Va. remain without power following storms
Monsanto settlement finalized; medical monitoring, cleanup available for residents
Monsanto settlement finalized; medical monitoring, cleanup available for residents

There were about 30 phone messages from potential class-members in a landmark settlement against Monsanto waiting when the office charged with handling those claims opened on Tuesday morning.

Charleston attorney Thomas Flaherty is charged with...

Bottlenecks, errors predicted with today’s state government computer overhaul

Despite months of training, state employees are expected to struggle with a massive computer system switch that starts today in West Virginia.

The group overseeing the overhaul has warned Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s cabinet secretaries about...

State sharing federal funds for outdoor recreation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia is sharing part of more than $43 million in federal funds to help states with parks, outdoor recreation and conservation projects.

The U.S. Department of Interior said West Virginia is getting more than...

State OKs start of work on Clarksburg building

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The state has authorized a contractor to begin work on a $25 million office building in downtown Clarksburg.

The General Services Division issued a notice to proceed with the project on Tuesday to Mascaro Construction...

Fairmont closes bridge after DOH finds problems

Fairmont closes bridge after DOH finds problems

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Fairmont officials have closed a city bridge following a state inspection that found deficiencies.

Media outlets report that the Division of Highways recommended the...

Bluefields to mark 90th anniversary of shared name

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – The two Bluefields in West Virginia and Virginia will duplicate a wedding ceremony to celebrate the 90th anniversary of their shared name.

Bluefield, Virginia, changed its name from Graham in 1924. To mark the switch, a ...

Searchers find body at Summersville Lake

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. – Crews searching for a missing boater have found a body at Summersville Lake.

The Division of Natural Resources tells media outlets that the body was sent to the state medical examiner for identification. Searchers...

Freedom Industries tank demolition expected to start next week

Crews are hoping to get started early next week on the major work of tearing down most of the chemical storage tanks at Freedom Industries, and officials overseeing the job hope to be done within a month on that part of the cleanup of the Elk River...

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