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Emergency drill at Capitol today

State emergency personnel are practicing their response to a public health emergency on the grounds of the State Capitol today.

The event, a “Closed Point of Distribution” scheduled to start at about 10:45 this morning, will help...

Lincoln County man pleads guilty to Kanawha murder

A Lincoln County man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the killing of an Elkview man on Monday.

Steven Michael Randolph, 26, of Sod, was indicted in November on first-degree murder charges in 28-year-old David Lemons’ death....

WVU re-accredited, but Tech nursing school flagged
WVU re-accredited, but Tech nursing school flagged

West Virginia University has officially been re-accredited, affirming the school’s academic programs until its next Higher Learning Commission review in 2023.

However, the HLC — which oversees colleges in 19 states, including West ...

Four cases of rare respiratory disease confirmed in West Virginia

The federal Centers for Disease Control has confirmed four cases of enterovirus EV-D68, a virus that can result in respiratory failure, in West Virginia, according to the state Department of Health and Human Resources.

While the overwhelming...

GOP asks W.Va. high court to fill House ballot spot

Kanawha County Republicans went straight to the state Supreme Court Monday in hopes of filling a ballot vacancy in the House 35th District case.

The Kanawha County Republican Executive Committee and potential GOP candidate Marie Sprouse-McDavid ...

W.Va. urged to fight for international tourists

West Virginia has a lot to offer international tourists, and the state should keep trying to attract travelers from foreign countries, according to one speaker at a state tourism conference on Monday.

“International visitors are a...

Teays Valley, Barboursville Hampton Inns sold

A Virginia-based group has purchased Hampton Inn hotels in Teays Valley and Barboursville and is planning about $1 million worth of renovations in each.

That’s according to Keith Stephens, one of two managing members of the Gateway...

Greenbrier VA clinic re-opens

Sens. Joe Manchin, Sen. Jay Rockefeller and Rep. Nick J. Rahall, all D-W.Va., announced Monday the Veterans Affairs Greenbrier County Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Maxwellton has now re-opened.

“Nearly 2,000 veterans from...

Charleston refuse and recycling bag vouchers mailed

Residents should be getting their refuse and recycling bag vouchers in the mail soon if they haven’t already.

Charleston’s director of purchasing, Shannon Milroy, said Monday vouchers were mailed out Sept. 5. They can be redeemed...

W.Va. water panel starts review of water protection law
W.Va. water panel starts review of water protection law

Facing a December deadline for its first report, a West Virginia panel has started reviewing a new law that aims to protect the state’s drinking water supplies.

The Public Water System Supply Study Commission held its first meeting Monday....

Lawyers spar over Plants’ desire to keep prosecutor job
Lawyers spar over Plants’ desire to keep prosecutor job

Three judges considering whether to remove Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants from office shouldn’t take a “drastic remedy” and void the decision made by voters to elect Plants, his lawyer said Monday, the first day...

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I’m not too interested in college football, but that Clint Trickett is a hottie.

Now some nut is...

RCBI schedules events for Oct. 3

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing will host the “West Virginia Makes Festival” in downtown Huntington on Oct. 3. The festival urges people to “Design It. Make It. Build It. Bring It. Win It!”...

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