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Oil glut creates storage crisis

NEW YORK — The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.

For the past seven weeks, the United States has been producing and importing...

House prepares to override abortion bill veto
House prepares to override abortion bill veto

As expected, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Tuesday vetoed a bill banning late-term abortions in West Virginia, citing constitutional concerns, an action that sets the stage for the first legislative override of a gubernatorial veto in nearly 28 years....

Common Core bill would give state more time for new standards

State education officials would have another school year to replace Common Core standards with new standards, under a bill passed by a three-person Senate Education subcommittee Tuesday morning.

The previous version of the bill (HB2934), which...

Faculty want new Marshall president to address salary, transparency issues
Faculty want new Marshall president to address salary, transparency issues

HUNTINGTON — Faculty members at Marshall University want the school’s next president to involve them in decisions and address concerns over salaries, transparency and other issues, they told...

Projected flooding, snow prompt “state of preparedness”

A forecast of steady rain and flooding followed by several inches of snow prompted the governor to declare a “state of preparedness” on Tuesday afternoon.

“Snow and ice are thawing and melting across the state, heavy...

Government likely to finish year in the red

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Revenue collections remained stagnant in February, all but assuring the state of West Virginia will finish the 2014-15 budget year June 30 with a shortfall of $60 million to $80 million, Department of Revenue officials said...

Charleston polling places available online

Charleston residents who want to vote in Saturday’s primary election can find their precincts and polling places on the city’s website.

The city developed an interactive ...

Contractors: Road spending will boost jobs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia could gain almost 10,000 jobs and create nearly $1 billion in economic output if the state would devote more funds to fix the state’s crumbling roads and bridges, a contractors group said in releasing a...

A little Latin spice (photo)
A little Latin spice (photo)

Watercolor world (photos)
Watercolor world (photos)

Answers remains elusive in Freedom Industries bankruptcy case

Officials overseeing the Freedom Industries bankruptcy on Tuesday touted progress on cleanup of the company’s Elk River facility, but acknowledged that answers to other pressing issues that have stalled the resolution of the case remain elusive....

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has lifted a boil-water advisory for about 1,000 customers in the southeast area of Boone County, including Williams Mountain, Bim, Barrett, Van, Gordon, Uneeda, Bob White, Wharton, Clinton, James Branch and Greenwood....

Another lawsuit filed over deadly Arlington Avenue fire
Another lawsuit filed over deadly Arlington Avenue fire

A man whose daughter and three grandchildren were killed in Charleston’s deadliest fire has sued the landlord who owned the home.

Timothy B. Carter-Camp filed the lawsuit Monday in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Alisha Carmella Carter-Camp,...

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