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McKinney resigns PSC post

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will soon be faced with filling another vacancy on the West Virginia Public Service Commission. Commissioner Jon McKinney is resigning, effective Dec. 31, the Governor’s Office confirmed Friday.

McKinney resigns PSC post

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will soon be faced with filling another vacancy on the West Virginia Public Service Commission. Commissioner Jon McKinney is resigning, effective Dec. 31, the Governor’s Office confirmed Friday.

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Arrest made in fatal West Side shooting

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Police arrested a Charleston man on murder charges after interviewing two men who were with him the morning he shot a man to death, according to a criminal complaint.

Ricky Steve “Gypsy” John, 40,...

NYSF’s efforts to move to Canaan facility continue
NYSF’s efforts to move to Canaan facility continue

The National Youth Science Foundation continued its efforts earlier this week for approval to move into the Canaan Valley Institute’s Research and Education Center near Davis in Tucker County.

The Foundation hopes to expand its Science,...

The horns of  Christmas (photo)
The horns of Christmas (photo)

W.Va. DNR’s Jezioro to retire

West Virginia’s longest-serving Division of Natural Resources director is retiring.

Frank Jezioro, appointed to head the DNR in January 2005, will leave the post on Dec. 31. His 10-year stint as director spanned the administrations of Joe ...

WVU still considering purchase of MSU-Beckley

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With a Monday deadline looming, the West Virginia University Board of Governors took no action Friday on the possibility of buying the defunct Mountain State University’s campus in Beckley.

The board discussed...

EPA classifies coal ash as a ‘non-hazardous’ material

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material....

Church activities: Dec. 20, 2014

Canaan United Methodist Church, 401 Roane St., is extending an invitation to the community for their annual Christmas variety show, “Friends and Family Christmas,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. Favorite vocal and instrumental Christmas...

Protective order granted in police video investigation

At the request of Charleston officials, a Kanawha County judge has issued an order saying that the city shouldn’t release a videotape that got a city police officer suspended.

City Attorney Paul Ellis proposed the protective order, which...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for about 1,000 customers in Charleston. The streets included are: Beech Avenue from Mathews Avenue east to Chester Road, Mathews Avenue, Grace Avenue, Clinton Avenue, Bauer Avenue, Chester ...

Bulletin Board: Dec. 20, 2014

Free films

The West Virginia Culture Center will show two free movies during the holidays. “Frozen” will be shown at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 29. “Maleficent” will be shown at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 30. For...

Police: Woman drove while intoxicated with kids in vehicle

FAYETTEVILLE — A Mount Hope woman faces child neglect charges after driving while intoxicated with her two young children in the vehicle, according to a news release from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Amanda Lynn...

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