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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 »»

W.Va. high court: take Mingo judge race off ballot

September 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia Supreme Court ruling says a Mingo County judge position improperly on the November ballot must be removed. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

September 17, 2014

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

Sept. 16

Bluefield (W.V. more »»

W.Va. makes big ginseng haul: valued at $180,000

September 17, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia natural resources police say they have made 11 arrests and seized 190 pounds of dry ginseng that was illegally harvested. more »»

Appeals court in Virginia hears strip-search cases

September 17, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday on whether jailers should be allowed to strip search people who are arrested but still awaiting arraignment. more »»

W.Va. doctor accused of illegal pill prescriptions

September 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. more »»

Officials mull fewer racing days at W.Va. tracks

September 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Racing Commission could request legislation to drop the number of days racetracks have to hold live races under law.

The Charleston Gazette (bit. more »»

W.Va. doc accused of illegally pill prescriptions

September 17, 2014

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Martinsburg doctor has been indicted on federal charges that she illegally prescribed prescription painkillers.

U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

 
 

 

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