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WVU Tech to keep campus closed until Monday
WVU Tech to keep campus closed until Monday

Campus set to reopen once boil advisory is lifted

Senate passes bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia lawmakers have passed a bill letting the Legislature approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.

Senators passed a proposal 24-10 Wednesday requiring the GOP-led...

Lawmakers put severance tax cut bill on hold

House leadership Wednesday pulled a bill that would cut a severance tax surcharge used to pay down massive Workers Compensation Fund debts, over concerns with pending amendments that would instead shift the proposed tax cut to fund programs to assist...

CSX, owner of exploded train, spends millions on donations, lobbying

CSX Corp., the company whose oil train derailed, caught fire and exploded in Fayette County on Monday, is a prodigious political donor, giving millions of dollars to politicians of both parties, around the country and in West Virginia, and spending...

Have you ever heard that things just sort of dry up in Charleston after dark?

You hear, “Groan . . . there’s never nothing to do, nobody goes out, everybody goes home . . . .”

A-hem. Submitted for your approval: a...

E-Day at the Capitol
E-Day at the Capitol

Ex-Logan County circuit clerk gets probation in kickback scheme

Former Logan County circuit clerk Alvis Porter was sentenced to three years’ probation Wednesday for a tax crime, after a federal judge told Porter he could actually be considered a victim of the widespread kickback scheme in which he was...

Five face drug charges in Boone County

MADISON, W.Va — Five people are facing drug charges in Boone County following a heroin bust on Tuesday.

Boone County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Chad Barker said deputies and West Virginia State Police went to a home along...

WVSU campus closing early today

The West Virginia State University campus in Institute is closing at 2 p.m. today and all classes are canceled according to a notification from the university.

Bulletin Board: Feb. 19, 2015

Meeting canceled

The Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission meeting scheduled for today has been canceled.

Hamfest canceled

The Plateau Amateur Radio Association has canceled the 35th annual Hamfest scheduled for Saturday at...

The refreeze: Cold lingers over the Southeast

DURHAM, N.C. – For the South, the storm that dumped a foot of snow in some places was only the beginning. Low temperatures gripped the region Wednesday, freezing and refreezing the snow and ice and making the roads as hazardous as they were...

Nursing student fights bitter chill by giving away scarves, gloves
Nursing student fights bitter chill by giving away scarves, gloves

The drab concrete environment of Slack Plaza near the downtown transit mall never looked quite so colorful as it did this past Saturday morning.

Starting at about 10:30, Angie Dunkle, her husband, ...

West Virginia lawmakers mull naming highway after Nick Saban

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia lawmakers may name a highway after University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban.

Senators have introduced a resolution to name a section of Route 19 in Marion County after Saban, who grew up in the...

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