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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.

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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 »»

3 law enforcement agencies get cash forfeited in pill case

February 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies have received more than $1 million in forfeited cash for their participation in an investigation of a Barboursville pharmacy owner. more »»

Ex-official's sentencing set in West Virginia chemical spill

February 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former plant manager at Freedom Industries is due in court for sentencing in a 2014 chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians. more »»

Coal-focused West Virginia county may cut 77 schools jobs

February 3, 2016

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — The schools superintendent in coal-focused Boone County has proposed cutting about 77 positions due to falling tax revenue and declining enrollmen. more »»

West Virginia looks to shore up defense on signing day

February 3, 2016

West Virginia's defense was decimated by graduation following the 2015 season, and the Mountaineers signed several prospects Wednesday aimed at softening the losses, led by linebacker Brendan... more »»

West Virginia Editorial Roundup

February 3, 2016

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

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Victims' families settle in lawsuits over deadly house fire

February 3, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Settlement agreements have been reached in lawsuits involving the families of nine victims killed in a Charleston house fire. more »»

West Virginia school board member Wade Linger resigns

February 3, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia board of education member Wade Linger has resigned, citing frustration over what he called the state Legislature's long-term tinkering with the board's work. more »»

 
 
 

 

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