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WVU to decide on purchase of Beckley campus by year’s end

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is hoping to decide whether to purchase of the Mountain State University campus in Beckley by the end of the year.

Earlier this month, officials announced that the schools entered into an...

WVU cancels bus trip to student’s funeral

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Weather problems have prompted West Virginia University to cancel plans to send a chartered bus to the funeral of a student in Buffalo, New York.

A lake-effect storm dumped 6 feet of snow in the Buffalo area by...

WVU to decide on purchase of MSU campus by end of year

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University is hoping to decide whether to purchase of the Mountain State University campus in Beckley by the end of the year.

Earlier this month, officials announced that the schools entered into an...

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CAMC assessment targets obesity, drugs

Charleston Area Medical Center’s top three health-care concerns for the Kanawha Valley are obesity, illegal drug abuse and lack of physical activity, according to the results of the 2014 Community Needs Assessment presented to CAMC’s...

McKinley named vice chair of oversight committee

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Rep. David McKinley has been named vice chair of an Energy and Commerce Committee oversight subcommittee.

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is responsible for oversight of the Environmental Protection...

Ex-Rivesville VFD chief charged with embezzlement

RIVESVILLE, W.Va. – A former chief has been charged with embezzling from the Rivesville Volunteer Fire Department.

Media outlets report that Justin Michael Stover, 30, of Rivesville is accused of using a department debit card to buy...

South Charleston man admits abuse

A 44-year-old South Charleston man faces 20 to 40 years in prison after admitting Wednesday he sexually abused a 14-year-old girl.

Jessie Brewer pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or person in a position of trust. ...

Repairs to water line expected to take all day

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Repairs to a leaking water line on Leon Sullivan Way in Charleston are expected to take all day.

West Virginia American Water Co. spokeswoman Laura Jordan said a leak in a four-inch service line in the 200 block of Leon...

Proposed shopping center on Corridor G held up by traffic concerns
Proposed shopping center on Corridor G held up by traffic concerns

A developer wants to build a new shopping center along Corridor G in Kanawha County, but traffic concerns have the project at a standstill.

TSG Properties, also known as The Staenberg Group, wants to build a shopping center across Corridor G...

Marshall showcasing nursing simulation labs

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is showcasing new facilities to help nursing students get hands-on experience.

Officials are set to hold demonstrations of the school’s new Nursing Simulation Center in Huntington today and...

Man’s body, vehicle found in Ritchie County pond

HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – State police say foul play isn’t suspected in the death of a man whose body was found in a pond in Ritchie County.

State police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous says a vehicle also was found in the pond. Police...

State unemployment rate falls slightly in October

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly to 6.5 percent in October.

WorkForce West Virginia says that rate translates to 51,900 unemployed in the state, up 2,300 from a year ago. The...

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