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New water leak reported in Dunbar; residents advised to prepare for outage

Dunbar police are advising residents to fill bathtubs and prepare for a possible water outage after another water leak was reported Monday morning.

According to information posted on the department’s social media accounts and Nixle text...

Huntington police chief says killing bear was right decision

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli says he doesn’t plan on changing any protocols after officers killed a black bear that wandered into a city neighborhood.

Ciccarelli tells media outlets that officers tried ...

Ground to be broken for Logan County restoration project

LOGAN, W.Va. – Ground is being broken for a stream restoration project in Logan County.

Ecosystem Investment Partners and Canaan Valley Institute have scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony today for the project site on Copperas Mine Fork....

Panel to recommend state magistrate judge candidates

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – Federal judges have established a panel to recommend candidates for a magistrate judge position in Bluefield.

The Merit Selection Panel will consider the applicants and recommend five candidates to the Southern District ...

Attempted towel theft leads to capture of Alderson inmate

ALDERSON, W.Va. – Police say an attempt to steal hotel towels led to the capture of an inmate who escaped from the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson.

Lewisburg police tell media outlets that 54-year-old Patricia Alfieri of New York was...

Blackhawk Mining plans to buy some Patriot Coal assets

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Blackhawk Mining LLC says it plans to buy some of Patriot Coal’s assets in southern West Virginia.

Lexington, Kentucky-based Blackhawk says in a news release that it has entered a definitive agreement to...

Marshall University adds 3 new engineering-based degrees

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University has three new degree programs that will go along with the university’s new engineering facility, set to open this fall.

The Herald-Dispatch reports that Marshall’s Board of Governors...

Roundup: Power remain perfect in second half
Roundup: Power remain perfect in second half

Pablo Reyes, Tito Polo and Francisco Diaz each slugged home runs as the West Virginia Power pummeled Greensboro 13-3 on Sunday at Appalachian Power Park to improve to 4-0 in the second half of the South Atlantic League season.

West Virginia...

Statehouse Beat: More on prevailing wage gap

Beginning Wednesday, the state’s prevailing wage law will go into hiatus as the old law expires at midnight, and a new method for calculating wages for construction workers on state-funded projects of $500,000 or more is not expected to be...

Top-O-Rock design contest envisions building as arts center
Top-O-Rock design contest envisions building as arts center

ReStore beat out six other design teams to win the Top-O-Rock Spirit of Reinvention design competition.

The winners were announced Saturday night after a live pitch-and-presentation session, during which members of the public learned about and...

Bulletin Board: June 29, 2015

WVDOH open house/meeting

The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) will hold an open house/public meeting from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the cafeteria at Tucker Valley Elementary Middle School, located at 81 Tucker Valley Road, Hambleton,...

Truck veers off interstate just outside Charleston
Truck veers off interstate just outside Charleston

The cab of a tractor-trailer veered off the interstate just before entering Charleston on Sunday afternoon, entrapping the two men inside.

The truck, which carried no trailer, was traveling south on Interstate 77. It veered off the roadway just...

Billboards a new tactic in Charleston murder case gone cold
Billboards a new tactic in Charleston murder case gone cold

Robert Snow is wearing a ball cap and smiling in the picture. He looks happy. The photo seems incongruous with its setting.

“Do You Know Who Murdered Me? REWARD!!” scream the bright red letters next to his face. “You Can...

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