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Habitat for Humanity planning first ADA-compliant house

February 7, 2016

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Unger described the house Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Panhandle will build for his son, Shane, and himself as a blessing. more »»

Peer recovery coaches help others fight addiction

February 6, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — When 31-year-old St. Albans native Ashley Keiffer found herself in jail for the 16th time, her big plan when she got out was to land a job at a fast-food restaurant. more »»

Fayetteville man meets 100-mile hiking challenge in 14 days

February 6, 2016

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — When Melvin Hartley of Fayetteville decided to take part in the New River Gorge 100 Mile Challenge, he didn't let any grass grow under his feet. more »»

Groups say W.Va. a mixed bag on domestic violence gun laws

February 6, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia law bars domestic abusers from having guns, but gun safety groups say more can be done. more »»

US rig count drops 48 this week to 571; Texas down 19

February 5, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 48 this week to 57. more »»

Fayette County Schools will cut 18 staff positions

February 5, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Fayette County Schools will eliminate professional jobs and service personnel in an effort to match funding the state allows for such positions. more »»

State Police: West Virginia traffic fatalities take a dip

February 5, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia State Police say traffic fatalities in the state continued to decline in 2015.

State Police tell WVVA-TV (http://bit. more »»

West Virginia Senate OKs raw milk bill after veto last year

February 5, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After a veto last year, the push to let West Virginians drink raw milk through animal-sharing agreements is regaining steam. more »»

Commissioner dies after heart attack during snowstorm

February 5, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A Harrison commissioner has died nearly two weeks after suffering a heart attack while helping shovel snow. more »»

West Virginia counties to submit teacher certification plans

February 5, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State education officials say 25 counties plan to submit proposals this month for certifying teachers who don't have a formal education background. more »»

Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to role in drug ring

February 5, 2016

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to participating in a ring that sold heroin and prescription drugs in West Virginia. more »»

West Virginia lawmakers clear right to work in close vote

February 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led Legislature has cleared a push to make West Virginia the 26th right-to-work stat. more »»

West Virginia lawmakers OK bill to eliminate prevailing wage

February 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Amid union opposition, the Republican-led Legislature has voted to repeal West Virginia's prevailing wage for public construction projects. more »»

Huntington gets 2,200 units of life-saving drug

February 4, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new tool to help combat drug overdose deaths will soon be in the hands of Huntington police, firefighters and even educators. more »»

W.Va. to cast right to work, prevailing wage repeal votes

February 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led Legislature is set to vote on bills to make West Virginia the 26th right-to-work state and repeal its prevailing wage, both under stark union opposition. more »»

West Virginia tax collections fall behind estimates

February 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State officials say January's tax collections provided no signs of an economic turn for West Virginia.

Multiple news outlets report that the state collected $374. more »»

Small plane veers off taxiway at Yeager Airport

February 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A small private plane skidded off the taxiway at Yeager Airport in Charleston. more »»

McDowell County assistant prosecutor admits to tax crime

February 4, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — An assistant prosecutor in McDowell County has pleaded guilty to a federal tax crime committed while working in private practice.

Acting U.S. more »»

Parts of Eastern Panhandle under warning for minor flooding

February 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Parts of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle are under a flood warning amid a combination of snowmelt and rainfal. more »»


Shrimp Fry Dinner February 6, 2016

American Legion Post 64, Eighth and Wooster streets, Marietta, will hold a shrimp dinner 5-7 p.m. Feb. 6. Cost is $10. more »

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