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Unemployment rates drop in 54 of 55 West Virginia counties

August 23, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates dropped in 54 of West Virginia's 55 counties in July.

WorkForce West Virginia says the unemployment rate rose in Greenbrier County. more »»

Trial begins for man charged in shooting death of wife

August 23, 2016

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — The trial of a man accused of killing his estranged wife and wounding her friend in Bluewell has started. more »»

Fayette education board supports plan to fix facilities

August 23, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Fayette County Board of Education has passed a resolution in support of proposed changes to a plan to fix education facilities.

The Register-Herald (http://bit. more »»

Donated shoes to be given to West Virginia flood victims

August 23, 2016

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Employees of a Virginia-based utility have gathered thousands of pairs of donated children's shoes for young flood victims in southern West Virginia. more »»

Group to restore West Virginia flood victims' damaged photos

August 23, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A nonprofit group that restores damaged photos is coming to West Virginia to help flood victims with their precious memorie. more »»

Appalachian Power, employees donate $100K to flood relief

August 23, 2016

CHARLESON, W.Va. (AP) — Appalachian Power has given more than $100,000 to flood relief efforts in West Virginia, including over $50,000 in personal contributions from employees. more »»

Judge in Texas temporarily blocks Obama's transgender rules

August 22, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has blocked the Obama administration's order that requires public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent... more »»

Demolition of flood-ravaged West Virginia homes begins

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Army National Guard has started demolishing homes that were ruined by floods in June.

Maj. Gen. more »»

8 West Virginia counties stay under flood state of emergency

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is maintaining a state of emergency for eight West Virginia counties devastated by floods in June. more »»

More cities considering ordinances to limit use of fireworks

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Municipalities in the Kanawha Valley are considering ordinances to limit the use of fireworks.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bit. more »»

Officials approve contract with drug company they're suing

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials have approved a contract with a drug company they have accused of fueling the state's opioid problem.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bit. more »»

West Virginia woman accused of biting 2 police officers

August 22, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Morgantown police say a woman allegedly bit two officers' arms following a disturbance at a nightclub. more »»

4 West Virginia math, science teachers honored for work

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four West Virginia teachers are being recognized for their work in math and science. more »»

West Virginia grants for flood-harmed businesses reach $363k

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has approved $363,400 in grants to help 45 small businesses recover from damaging floods in June. more »»

West Virginia permanently halts coal mine by state forest

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia environmental regulators are ordering a company to stop mining permanently at a surface coal mine near Kanawha State Forest. more »»

West Virginia state employee day care looks for new operator

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials are looking for a vendor to run a day care center at the Capitol complex for children of public employees. more »»

State of emergency for floods could end in West Virginia

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state of emergency for 12 West Virginia counties due to devastating floods in June could be over soon.

The state of emergency declared by Gov. more »»

Fire kills child in Point Pleasant

August 21, 2016

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a child has died in a fire that destroyed a house in Mason County.

Firefighters responded to a home in Point Pleasant shortly before 2 a.m. more »»

Labor Day bell ringing for 'Rosies the Riveters' set

August 21, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia group dedicated to honoring the working women of World War II is sponsoring bell ringings on Labor Day in at least seven communities in the state. more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time August 23, 2016

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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