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Rural W.Va. town to silence emergency whistle overnight

April 10, 2015

ROMNEY, W.Va. (AP) — Romney's fire whistle is going silent between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

The fire whistle is for Romney's volunteer fire department. more »»

W.Va. launches K-12 review of academic standards

April 10, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Board of Education is asking for a public review of the state's K-12 academic standards. more »»

W.Va. Roman Catholic church to be razed after fire, rebuilt

April 10, 2015

BENWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston says the fire-gutted St. John Catholic Church in Benwood will be razed and replaced. more »»

Lawsuits accuse W.Va. hospital of age discrimination

April 10, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Two former workers at Mon General Hospitals say they were forced out of their jobs in favor of younger employees.

The Dominion Post (http://bit. more »»

W.Va. Catholic church destroyed by fire to be replaced

April 10, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston says it's replacing a 140-year-old church that was destroyed by fire in Benwood. more »»

W&L receives art depicting Lee's surrender at Appomattox

April 10, 2015

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington and Lee University has received a collection of 29 vintage prints and original graphics depicting Confederate General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox. more »»

W.Va. fire department silences siren after complaint

April 10, 2015

ROMNEY, W.Va. (AP) — Romney's volunteer fire department has silenced its siren during overnight hours after an attorney representing a resident threatened a lawsuit. more »»

Ex-coal CEO's trial in West Virginia moved back to July

April 9, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The start of ex-coal baron Don Blankenship's criminal trial has been bumped back to July.

In Beckley federal court Thursday, U.S. more »»

Video game leads police to suspect in death of man in river

April 9, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say they used online video game logins to track down a suspect in a missing person case. more »»

Former coal CEO says he can't get fair trial in southern WVa

April 9, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) —

Attorneys for Don Blankenship say they have conducted a survey that shows the former Massey Energy CEO cannot get a fair trial in southern West Virginia. more »»

W.Va. board adopts climate change teaching standards

April 9, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Board of Education has voted to allow classroom debate on climate change. more »»

Here's the best new reason to wash your car often

April 9, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car. more »»

Md. police helicopter rescues teen who fell 200 feet

April 9, 2015

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A Maryland State Police helicopter crew helped rescue a man who fell 200 feet from a cliff in western Maryland.

The Cumberland Times-News reports (http://bit. more »»

GPS systems send truckers to narrow, twisting Mercer road

April 9, 2015

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Donald Martin says it's not unusual to see tractor-trailers attempting to negotiate a narrow, twisting road that runs past his home in Mercer Count. more »»

Ex-transit worker sues WVU board, alleges age discrimination

April 9, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University's Board of Governors is being sued by a former WVU employee who says she was discriminated against because of her ag. more »»

Weirton Transit could face cuts after voters reject levy

April 9, 2015

WEIRTON, W.Va. (AP) — Weirton Transit Corp. could face cuts after voters rejected a levy that supported the bus service.

The excess levy required 60 percent of the vote for passage. more »»

US ends brake-line rust probe, urges people to wash vehicles

April 9, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car. more »»

Board: Fayette injection wells can't operate without permit

April 9, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A state board says two underground injection wells in Fayette County can't operate without a permit. more »»

Southern Coal to hire 100 for mines in Ky., Va., W.Va.

April 9, 2015

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Southern Coal Corp. says it plans to hire 100 miners at four surface mines in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.

Two mines are in Wise County, Virginia. more »»

Audra State Park adding electricity to some campsites

April 9, 2015

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — A state park in northern West Virginia is adding electricity to some campsites. more »»

 
 
 

 

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