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US rig count unchanged at 1,931

September 19, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. was unchanged this week, holding at 1,931. more »»

4 killed in crash in southern West Virginia

September 19, 2014

DANVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Police in Boone County say an accident involving a pickup truck has killed four people, including two children. more »»

W.Va. students use essay to win college money

September 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Fifteen West Virginia students have been named regional winners of an essay contest that earns them money to invest for colleg. more »»

Lifelong politician Ken Hechler turns 100 Saturday

September 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former West Virginia secretary of state and congressman Ken Hechler is reaching a milestone this weekend.

Hechler will be 100 years old on Saturda. more »»

8 to be inducted Saturday into WVU Sports Hall

September 19, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Eight people will be inducted into West Virginia University's Sports Hall of Fame this weekend. more »»

Bear season underway in 16 W.Va. counties

September 19, 2014

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bear hunting is underway in all or parts of 16 West Virginia counties. more »»

Frontier names president of Mid-Atlantic region

September 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Michael C. Flynn has been named president of Frontier Communications Corp.'s newly formed Mid-Atlantic region comprising Ohio and West Virginia. more »»

$10,000 reward offered for missing W.Va. woman

September 19, 2014

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A reward of $10,000 has been posted for information on a Greenbrier County woman who investigators say may have "met a very unfortunate end. more »»

3 finalists in La higher ed commissioner search

September 18, 2014

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's Board of Regents has named finalists from West Virginia, Rhode Island and Texas for the state's next higher education commissione. more »»

Southern W.Va. health centers win US funds

September 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Nine health care centers in southern West Virginia are sharing in more than $2.2 million in federal funding.

U.S. Re. more »»

Chevron meets new, voluntary shale drilling rules

September 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West... more »»

Oklahoma-West Virginia Preview Capsule

September 18, 2014

No. 4 OKLAHOMA (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) at WEST VIRGINIA (2-1, 0-0), 7:30 p.m. ET (FOX)

Line: Oklahoma by 10.

Series Record: Oklahoma leads 4-2. more »»

Groups oppose oil, gas drilling under Ohio River

September 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental and citizen groups are urging Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to rethink leasing land under the Ohio River for oil and natural gas drilling. more »»

APNewsBreak: Chevron meets shale drilling rules

September 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West... more »»

US judge in W.Va. delays gay-marriage ruling

September 18, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge in West Virginia has delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

U.S. more »»

Enrollment surging at U. of Charleston

September 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Enrollment at the University of Charleston has surged to more than 2,100 students, an all-time high for the private school. more »»

Study: 25 percent of pregnant W.Va. women smoke

September 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than 25 percent of pregnant women in West Virginia from 2008 to 2011 said they smoked during their pregnancy. more »»

'Learn and Earn Program' awards W.Va. grants

September 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five grants totaling nearly $300,000 are heading to a paid, on-the-job training program for students in technical programs. more »»

WVU's Worley accused of battering woman

September 17, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University cornerback Daryl Worley has been arrested and accused of grabbing a woman around the neck and shoving her to the ground at a nightclub. more »»

 
 
 

 

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