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Miners' retirement funds at risk

September 5, 2016

Retirement and health-care funds run by the United Mine Workers of America currently support about 120,000 former miners and their families nationwide, but account balances have dwindled amid... more »»

Bill to shield retired miners divides coal-state Republicans

September 5, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — An election-year bill to fulfill a 70-year-old government promise and protect health-care and pension benefits for retired miners is dividing coal-state Republicans, pitting... more »»

Preston County PSD agrees to fine for discharge violations

September 5, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The Preston County Public Service District has agreed to a $73,200 civil penalty for pollution discharge violations at its treatment plants. more »»

Man charged after deputy's cruiser struck at traffic stop

September 5, 2016

MAXWELTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in Greenbrier County say a man allegedly struck a sheriff's cruiser at a traffic stop. more »»

Toll collector takes role as state ambassador seriously

September 5, 2016

CHELYAN, W.Va. (AP) — Harry Roberts could see him coming in a pickup truck. more »»

West Virginia AG wins judgment against debt collection firm

September 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Attorney General's office has obtained a $195,000 judgment against a Florida debt collection company and its owner. more »»

Family court judge named to serve Barbour, Taylor counties

September 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Karen Hill Johnson has been appointed as a family court judge serving Barbour and Taylor counties.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced the appointment last week. more »»

West Virginia couple charged in 3-year-old's death

September 4, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Huntington couple has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of the woman's 3-year-old son. more »»

4 Hours in Huntington: how the heroin epidemic choked a city

September 4, 2016

HUNTINGON, W.Va. (AP) — He found the woman slumped over the steering wheel, an empty syringe on the floorboard and her skin dulling to a purplish blue. more »»

Produce Pedalers initiative aims to benefit at-risk youth

September 4, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — In an abandoned lot off Charleston Avenue, a group of teens huddle over a table, sprinkling seeds into peat pots to get some of their fall crops started. more »»

Pilots find both adventure and peace in the air

September 4, 2016

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — For many pilots, they can't tell you just why they love flying so much.

For some, their family initially got them interested in flying. more »»

Police make quick arrest after bank robbery in Martinsburg

September 3, 2016

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Police made a quick arrest after a robbery at a bank inside a Wal-Mart store in Martinsburg.

Martinsburg Police responded to a robbery at 10:15 a.m. more »»

Analysis: 10 states still haven't elected minority statewide

September 3, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nearly two centuries after Missouri gained statehood as part of a compromise over slave ownership, no black candidate has ever won a statewide election there. more »»

Forest Service raises concern about pipeline path

September 2, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says it is "highly concerned" about the potential impact a proposed natural gas pipeline could have on a wild brook trout stream in Bath County. more »»

US rig count up 8 this week to 497

September 2, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to 497.

A year ago, 864 rigs were active. more »»

West Virginians sue chemical producer after chlorine leak

September 2, 2016

PROCTOR, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginians are suing one of the nation's largest chlorine producers after a cloud of chlorine gas leaked from a railcar inside a company chemical plant near their homes. more »»

Trial set for man charged with killing ex-wife in Fairmont

September 2, 2016

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A man accused of killing his ex-wife in Fairmont before turning the gun on himself — and surviving — is set to go to trial. more »»

Not quite 'The Birds,' but geese causing problems for school

September 2, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Almost like a scene from the movie "The Birds," a West Virginia school is dealing with some fowl problems. more »»

Officials allow alcohol consumption in Hurricane park areas

September 2, 2016

HURRICANE, W.Va. (AP) — Officials in Putnam County have approved new rules to allow alcohol consumption at two facilities in Hurricane's Valley Park. more »»

 
 
 

 

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