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House committee advances bill repealing local LGBT nondiscrimination laws
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House committee advances bill repealing local LGBT nondiscrimination laws

Opponents say

legislation unfairly targets LGBT people

Judges OK more than $11.3 million payout to former MSU students

Former Mountain State University students will receive a more than $11.3 million payout from the college, which many of them sued for not providing them a worthy education before it closed.

Three judges on a mass litigation panel, led by Circuit ...

Donnie Samms: Are you friends of coal or friends of coal miners

Chris Hamilton’s recent op-ed personally attacking UMWA President Cecil E. Roberts has my Eastern Kanawha County blood boiling. President Roberts is above responding to personal attacks; however, I believe it is important to tell the...

Things to do today: Feb. 27, 2015

MARSHALL PETTY AND THE GROOVE: 5 to 8 p.m. Free. 5 Corners Cafe, corner of Delaware Avenue and Virginia Street. Call 304-205-7817.

COUNTY LINE COUNTRY: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722....

Sheriff: Fayette County child’s death was tragic accident

OAK HILL, W.Va. – Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler says a 16-month-old child’s death was a tragic accident.

Kessler says police don’t suspect neglect or abuse and no charges have been filed. The investigation will remain ...

Man accused of shooting kids with BB gun to discipline them

WEIRTON, W.Va. – A Weirton man faces charges of shooting his children with a BB gun to discipline them.

Weirton police tell media outlets that Joseph F. Majewski, 35, is charged with child abuse with serious bodily injury and domestic...

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for more than 50 customers in the Upper Edgewood area of Charleston, including Edgewood Elementary School. The affected area includes Summit Lane and 1400 Summit Drive to 1570 Summit Drive...

Edgewood Elementary dismissing early due to water issues

Edgewood Elementary will dismiss at 12:45 p.m. today due to water issues, according to an automated message from Kanawha County Schools. The message did not elaborate on the issues.

Arrest made in Morgantown robbery attempt

According to 1st Sgt. G.A. Knight of the Morgantown Police Department, a man wearing a Carhartt jacket allegedly walked into the Shell gas station at 1345 University Ave. about 1 a.m., told store employees he had a gun and demanded money. He then left,...

Ex-principal’s attorney wants language removed from charge against him

The attorney for former Capital High School principal Clinton Giles wants a judge to strike part of what prosecutors wrote in the document charging Giles with failing to immediately report an alleged sexual assault at the school.

Giles’...

Ex-DOH official sentenced to probation for lying to FBI

A former state Division of Highways administrator was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Wheeling to three years’ probation for misleading agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Edward Matthew Tuttle, 39, of Buckhannon,...

Cold ups demand to unofficial record for Appalachian Power

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Customers of Appalachian Power set an unofficial record for peak demand as they turned up the heat during the Feb. 20 deep freeze.

The utility’s customers in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee pushed...

State couple gets prison for stealing $400K from 90 year old

WHEELING, W.Va. – A West Virginia couple has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $400,000 from a 90-year-old to purchase a vacation house in the Outer Banks.

The U.S. attorney’s office says 67-year-old Timothy Summers and...

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