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Challenge to Harrison Power Plant deal rejected

April 23, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to the Public Service Commission's approval of a $1.1 billion deal for the sale of the Harrison Power Station. more »»

 
 
 
Correction: Chemical Spill-CDC story

April 23, 2014

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WV judge orders Severance extradited to Va.

April 23, 2014

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A man wanted for questioning in relation to three unsolved slayings in Alexandria, Va. more »»

Labor Dept. cuts levels of allowable coal dust

April 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung diseas. more »»

Concord board names Kendra Boggess as president

April 23, 2014

ATHENS, W.Va. (AP) — Concord University's Board of Governors has named Kendra Boggess as president.

The university says the board approved Boggess' appointment on Tuesday. more »»

Patriot Coal to cut production at 2 W.Va. mines

April 23, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Patriot Coal plans to cut production at two mining complexes in southern West Virginia and potentially lay off workers.

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Felman Production workers OK contract revisions

April 23, 2014

NEW HAVEN, W.Va. (AP) — Felman Production CEO Mordechai Korf says the idled Mason County manufacturer is one step closer to resuming operations. more »»

Jobless rates fall in 46 of 55 W.Va. counties

April 23, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 46 of West Virginia's 55 counties in March. more »»

W.Va. officials promote drug take-back effort

April 23, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal prosecutor and a West Virginia sheriff's office are promoting awareness of a prescription drug collection effort set for this weekend.

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Gas prices up 3 cents in W.Va.

April 23, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Average gasoline prices are up 3 cents per gallon in West Virginia this week.

AAA East Central says the price for a gallon of regular gas rose to $3.70. more »»

W.Va. wildlife agency plans turkey survey

April 23, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia hunters can help the state track the wild turkey population by participating in an annual survey. more »»

W.Va. sec of state: AFP mail is 'misleading'

April 22, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia secretary of state is calling an Americans for Prosperity mailing about voter registration "misleading" and "confusing. more »»

Supreme Court sets hearing in prosecutor's case

April 22, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has set a May 5 hearing on whether to suspend Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants' law licens. more »»

USDA awards $6 million for climate change study

April 22, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Bizarre behavior fuels questions in Va. killings

April 22, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Alexandria Police have never referred to Charles Severance as a suspect as they investigate three unsolved, possibly connected slayings in the city. more »»

Football coach pleads no contest in Ohio rape case

April 22, 2014

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A volunteer football coach whose house was the scene of an underage drinking party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players in 2012 pleaded n... more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

April 22, 2014

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

April 20

The Register-Herald, Bleckley, W.Va. more »»

Martinsburg man sentenced in jail drug smuggling

April 22, 2014

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Martinsburg man will spend at least a year in prison for helping to smuggle drugs into the Eastern Regional Jail. more »»

More W.Va. seniors eligible for Medicaid home care

April 22, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than 100 West Virginia seniors have become eligible for in-home nursing care through the Medicaid program. more »»

Ohio Co. prosecutors to retry man in child's death

April 22, 2014

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Ohio County prosecutors have asked a judge to schedule a retrial for a Wheeling man accused of neglect in the death of his 3-year-old daughter. more »»

 
 

W C B of E Candidate Night April 24, 2014

All Wood County Board of Education candidates have been invited to attend a Candidate night sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Wood County. Each candidate will have one minute to make an opening statement. more »

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The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

April 18, 2014 A serious young woman weaves a story of New York City in the 1920s in "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell. more »

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