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W.Va. getting $5.6 million US dollars for sidewalks, trails

March 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than $5.6 million in federal funding is headed to 42 alternative transportation projects in West Virginia.

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W.Va. sheriff's office buying K9 vests with donated dollars

March 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Like their human counterparts, the canine members of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office now have protective vests. more »»

W.Va. woman gets prison for bogus water quality reports

March 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 60-year-old McDowell County woman has been sentenced to federal prison for filing fraudulent water quality reports.

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W.Va. delegation asks for snow storm emergency declaration

March 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's congressional delegation is requesting a major disaster declaration after winter storm Thor hit the state early this month. more »»

WVa gov vetoes bill letting businesses fund road repairs

March 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to let businesses pay for minor road repair projects, like filling potholes. more »»

Census: More residents in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle

March 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle counties continue to bulk up on population gains, according to Census figures released Thursday. more »»

Authorities seize 40 dogs, 5 cats from Parkersburg home

March 26, 2015

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities have seized 40 dogs and five cats from a Parkersburg residence. more »»

Augusta County seeks extension of pipeline's comment period

March 26, 2015

VERONA, Va. (AP) — Augusta County wants federal regulators to give the public more time to comment on a proposed natural gas pipelin. more »»

Coal company seeks OK to expand W.Va. slurry impoundment

March 26, 2015

LUMBERPORT, W.Va. (AP) — A Murray Energy company wants to expand a coal slurry impoundment in Harrison County to increase its capacity.

The former Consolidation Coal Co. more »»

Man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in baby's death

March 26, 2015

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A Bluefield man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of his infant so. more »»

Pa. man who escaped from W.Va. psychiatric hospital captured

March 26, 2015

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police have captured a Pennsylvania man who escaped from a state psychiatric hospital. more »»

W.Va. Eastern Panhandle shows population gains in 2014

March 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Census figures show counties in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle continue to bulk up on population gains. more »»

Kicking the can: a South Charleston icon going away

March 26, 2015

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A giant metal paint can that has been a part of the commercial landscape in South Charleston since 1963 is coming down. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

March 25, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

March 23

Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on Jeff Kessler's run for governor:

Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler,... more »»

W.Va. group seeks to host 2016 presidential debate

March 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia group wants to bring a 2016 presidential debate to the Mountain State. more »»

Groups drop class-action insurance settlement in W.Va. spill

March 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawyers for businesses and people affected by a massive chemical spill last year say a settlement to fund community projects is no longer being considered. more »»

McDowell again is unhealthiest West Virginia county

March 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A report says McDowell County is again the unhealthiest county in West Virginia. more »»

County to provide free appraisals of landslide damage

March 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Kanawha County will provide free appraisals of property damaged by a landslide at Yeager Airport. more »»

Parkersburg mayor accuses councilwoman of ethics violations

March 25, 2015

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell has accused a City Council member of using her office for personal gain.

Councilwoman Kim Coram denies the allegations. more »»

Bluefield seeks volunteers for cleanup of mountain overlook

March 25, 2015

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Bluefield is seeking volunteers to help with a cleanup of the overlook on East River Mountain.

The cleanup is set for April 1. more »»


Spring Craft Show March 28, 2015

BELPRE — American Legion Post 495 in Belpre will hold its Spring Craft Show from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 28 at the post home on Florence Street.To reserve a $15 table, contact Bill at 740-423-5373 or at bill— more »

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