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Woman dies from injuries sustained in mobile home fire

March 9, 2017

GREEN VALLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A woman who was seriously injured during a mobile home fire earlier this week has died.

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Fayette school board offered deal for getting local control

March 9, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Board of Education is close to giving back control of Fayette County's school system to the county after seven years under state control. more »»

Charleston reports more serious crimes in 2016

March 9, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say that most serious crimes increased in Charleston last year pushed by an ongoing drug epidemic.

WCHS-TV reports (http://bit. more »»

West Virginia lawmakers draft budget with more cuts

March 9, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Some West Virginia lawmakers have drafted a state budget for the coming year they say would close the government's deficit through spending cuts. more »»

Complaint: Woman said she set her 2 young sons' beds on fire

March 9, 2017

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been charged with setting a fire that killed her two young sons at their mobile home. more »»

West Virginia woman charged after fire killed 2 sons

March 9, 2017

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been charged with setting a fire that killed her two young sons at their mobile home. more »»

Correctional officer suspended after roadside shooting

March 9, 2017

JEFFERSON, Md. (AP) — West Virginia officials say a correctional officer has been suspended without pay after Maryland State Police say he shot another man during a road rage inciden. more »»

Unemployment rates rise in all 55 West Virginia counties

March 9, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in all 55 of West Virginia's counties in January.

WorkForce West Virginia says Jefferson County's 3. more »»

2 Boone County school employees accused of embezzlement

March 9, 2017

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — State Police say two employees of the Boone County school system have been charged with stealing at least $20,000. more »»

West Virginia Public Broadcasting exec says layoffs planned

March 8, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Public Broadcasting's executive director says 15 employees are expected to be laid off by the end of the month.

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

Bill to eliminate Courtesy Patrol advances to full House

March 8, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Legislation that would eliminate a state-funded roadside assistance program has been forwarded to the full House of Delegates. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

March 8, 2017

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

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The Herald-Dispatch on the state budget:

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle knew West Virginia's 2017 legislative session... more »»

West Virginia board scraps new school accountability system

March 8, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Board of Education has voted to stop using an accountability system that gives A through F grades to public schools. more »»

Industrial hemp group launches campaign for crop's growth

March 8, 2017

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — A nonprofit trade association has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help back the effort to turn industrial hemp into the state's next niche cro. more »»

8 accused of staging accidents in northern West Virginia

March 8, 2017

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Eight northern West Virginia residents have been indicted on charges that they staged vehicle accidents in order to file false insurance claims. more »»

West Virginia lawmakers vote to punish human trafficking

March 8, 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers have approved legislation to impose prison sentences and fines for human trafficking, including forced labor, debt bondage and prostitution. more »»

West Virginia teacher fired over disparaging posts

March 7, 2017

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A high school teacher in West Virginia has been fired over a series of social media posts that ridiculed blacks, Muslims and former President Barack Obama. more »»

 
 
 

 

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