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Hunt announces candidacy for West Virginia attorney general

October 1, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former West Virginia Delegate Mark Hunt is joining the 2016 race for attorney general.

Hunt announced his candidacy on Wednesday on his website. more »»

West Virginia governor won't intervene in consolidation rift

October 1, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is staying out of a funding issue involving school consolidation in Fayette Count. more »»

Flash flood watch issued in parts of eastern West Virginia

October 1, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Parts of eastern West Virginia are under a flash flood watch as heavy rains move into the region. more »»

West Virginia utility aid program taking applications

October 1, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Applications are being accepted for a program that helps low-income West Virginia households pay utility bills. more »»

West Virginia debuts online voter registration

October 1, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginians can now register to vote through the Secretary of State's website. more »»

W.Va. biologists size up hunting season with mast survey

October 1, 2015

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State wildlife officials are offering a mixed forecast for the hunting season, based their annual mast forecast. more »»

Va., West Virginia each getting mine-safety funding grants

October 1, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Virginia and West Virginia mining departments are getting a share of $8.4 million in federal grant funding to reduce mining accidents and injuries and for training programs. more »»

WVU to study energy pipeline safety with US funding

October 1, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The University of West Virginia will research new ideas and technologies to improve the safety of pipelines used to transport energy resources. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

September 30, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:


Sept. 28

The Inter-Mountain, Elkins, West Virginia, on obesity and disease in W. Va. more »»

Ex-coal baron readies for trial in deadly mine explosion

September 30, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Don Blankenship ascended from a modest, single-mother upbringing in Appalachia to personally make almost $20 million off coal in one year. more »»

Apartment complex sexual harassment lawsuit settled

September 30, 2015

CROSS LANES, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit alleging female tenants at an apartment complex were sexually harassed has been settled. more »»

West Virginia police fatally shoot suspect on interstate

September 30, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a man wanted in the slaying of a Georgia woman was fatally shot during a pursuit on the West Virginia Turnpike.

State Police Lt. more »»

W.Va. construction company fined for safety hazards

September 30, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Federal safety regulators say a Martinsburg construction company faces more than $44,000 in fines for exposing workers to safety hazards at a Morgantown townhouse project. more »»

Trial set for ex-W.Va. athlete accused of hitting gay couple

September 30, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University running back will face trial on Jan. 26 on charges of hitting a gay couple.

The Herald-Dispatch (http://bi. more »»

W.Va. board of ed chief questions Fayette funding decision

September 30, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The president of the state Board of Education is questioning a building agency's rejection of Fayette County's request for funding for a school consolidation plan. more »»

Union to vote on revised insurance proposal at W.Va. casino

September 30, 2015

NITRO, W.Va. (AP) — Union workers at Mardi Gras Casino and Resort in Nitro plan to vote this week on a revised health insurance proposal.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bit. more »»

West Virginia couple arrested after they OD in front of kids

September 30, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man and woman have been arrested and charged with neglect and drug charges after police say they overdosed on heroin in the presence of their three children. more »»

W.Va. State Police investigating discovery of burned body

September 30, 2015

PROCTOR, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police are investigating the discovery of a body on fire in the Northern Panhandle. more »»



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