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Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill

January 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Tuesday put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation, ending for now a looming showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama over negotiations to... more »»

Police: WVU frat pledge drank heavily before death

January 27, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a West Virginia University fraternity pledge drank a large amount of alcohol shortly before he died. more »»

Safety board: Systemic flaws in gas pipelines oversight

January 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Accident investigators say there are systemic weaknesses in the way natural gas providers protect against the rupture of major, high-pressure pipelines in populated areas. more »»

West Virginia lawmakers send energy act repeal to governor

January 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-run Legislature is sending a repeal of an energy portfolio to Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. more »»

Charles Town company to pay fine for pollution violations

January 27, 2015

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A Charles Town company and state regulators have agreed to resolve pollution violations at construction sites in Hardy and Jefferson counties. more »»

Mount Olive correctional officer charged with copper theft

January 27, 2015

MOUNT OLIVE, W.Va. (AP) — A Mount Olive Correctional Complex correctional officer has been charged with stealing copper from the maximum-security prison. more »»

Coal company pays back taxes owed to McDowell County

January 27, 2015

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A Russian coal company has paid more than $1 million in back taxes owed to McDowell County.

Mechel Bluestone Inc. more »»

Lewisburg restoring water service following diesel spill

January 27, 2015

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Lewisburg is turning the water back on for about 12,000 area residents who lost service because of a diesel fuel spill. more »»

Survey sheds light on W.Va. attitudes on juvenile offenders

January 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A survey found that many in West Virginia want juvenile offenders who commit less serious crime placed in community settings. more »»

US funding programs aimed at helping W.Va.'s homeless

January 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is receiving $6.7 million in federal funds for projects aimed at helping the homeless.

The funding is from the U.S. more »»

W.Va. agencies centers taking applications for heating aid

January 27, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Low-income West Virginia residents who need a hand to pay their winter heating bills can start applying for federal assistanc. more »»

WVU Foundation reports milestone in drive for $1 billion

January 27, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia University fundraising campaign has topped the 80 percent mark in its quest to raise $1 billion. more »»

Study: W.Va. greyhound racing subsidies a bad investment

January 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A study commissioned by state lawmakers says greyhound racing subsidies are a bad investment and should be eliminated. more »»

W.Va. proposes fees in tank law to prevent chemical spills

January 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State environmental regulators say the highest-risk aboveground storage tanks could face a $375 annual fee in a law to protect water supplies. more »»

W.Va. abandons plan to send inmates out of state

January 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is abandoning a plan to house some inmates in Kentucky.

The state had considered the transfer of up to 400 inmates. more »»

Companies bid millions to drill under state lands in W.Va.

January 26, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Companies have bid millions of dollars to drill for oil and natural gas beneath several state-owned lands in West Virginia. more »»

Court rules for company seeking to trim retiree health costs

January 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court is ordering lower courts to take a new look at a dispute over a chemical company's efforts to cut costs in its health plan for retired workers. more »»

Gas line explodes in Brooke County, no injuries reported

January 26, 2015

FOLLANSBEE, W.Va. (AP) — Police have shut down an area in northern Brooke County following a gas line explosion. more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time January 27, 2015

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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