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Grant to help Kentucky, West Virginia students study drones

January 19, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — College students in Kentucky and West Virginia who train for the rapidly growing drone industry are getting some financial backing from the Appalachian Regional Commission. more »»

Bishop Donahue High School closing in West Virginia

January 19, 2017

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston says it is closing Bishop Donahue High School in McMechen. more »»

Raleigh County schools to cut nearly 100 positions

January 19, 2017

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The Raleigh County school board is set to cut nearly 100 positions within the school system.

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Appeals court affirms conviction of coal CEO in deadly blast

January 19, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court affirmed the criminal conviction of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship on Thursday in connection with the deadliest U.S. more »»

Despite West Virginia economic woes, WVU Medicine is booming

January 19, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — In a state with above-average unemployment, the state's premier hospital system is booming. more »»

West Virginia unemployment rate dips in December

January 19, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly in December to 5.9 percent. more »»

Italian manufacturer bringing dozens of jobs to Weirton

January 19, 2017

WEIRTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Italian manufacturing company is moving forward with plans to invest $9 million toward a new facility on West Virginia's Northern Panhandl. more »»

Wheeling to spend $35K to demolish 5 homes damaged in fire

January 19, 2017

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The city of Wheeling is going to spend $35,000 to demolish a row of houses on Wheeling Island that were damaged in a fire earlier this month. more »»

Man sentenced to prison for transporting minor for sex

January 19, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New York man has been sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison for transporting a minor from West Virginia to Virginia for sex.

In a statement, U. more »»

Justice cuts back vehicles used by the governor's staff

January 19, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says he's cutting five vehicles that were previously used by the governor's staf. more »»

Man extradited to Pennsylvania in neighbor's slaying

January 18, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man accused of having killed his neighbor before stealing her car has been returned to the commonwealth to face charge. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

January 18, 2017

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:


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Former water lab worker sentenced in false sampling scheme

January 18, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former water testing lab employee has been sentenced to two years in prison for participating in a false sampling scheme for southern West Virginia coal mine. more »»

Residents demand thorough investigation of 2014 water crisis

January 18, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A group of Kanawha Valley residents is demanding a full investigation of West Virginia American Water's role in a 2014 chemical spill and a resulting water crisis. more »»

West Virginia attorney general joins federal rule challenges

January 18, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined 17 Republican counterparts from other states urging Congress adopt stop federal regulation overreac. more »»

West Virginia senator backs Justice on education overhaul

January 18, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Senate President Mitch Carmichael says he supports new Gov. Jim Justice's proposal to cut the state government's education bureaucracy. more »»

West Virginia husband, wife claim $2M Powerball winnings

January 18, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Princeton husband and wife have won a $2 million prize in a Powerball drawing. more »»

Twin Falls Resort State Park gets electric charging station

January 18, 2017

MULLENS, W.Va. (AP) — Drivers of electric or hybrid vehicles can use a charging station at Twin Falls Resort State Park starting this week. more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time January 24, 2017

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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