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Bodies of beaten children found in deep freezer
Bodies of beaten children found in deep freezer

DETROIT — A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for years but...

Bodies of beaten children found in deep freezer
Bodies of beaten children found in deep freezer

DETROIT — A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for years but...

Indiana tries to control media fallout from religious objection law
Indiana tries to control media fallout from religious objection law

INDIANAPOLIS — The heat over Indiana’s new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout.

Use of ...

W.Va. agriculture department seeking to honor contributions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for a program honoring contributions by women to the agriculture, forestry and specialty crop industries.

The West Virginia Women in Agriculture...

Volunteers sought for W.Va. spring highway cleanup

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Protection is accepting registrations for the Adopt-A-Highway Spring Statewide Cleanup.

Officials say volunteers have until April 10 to register for the event that...

Photos: Charleston’s Jennifer Garner watches husband Affleck in Senate
Photos: Charleston’s Jennifer Garner watches husband Affleck in Senate

Actress Jennifer Garner, who grew up in Charleston, listens to testimony by her husband, Ben Affleck, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Affleck testified about the importance of foreign aid to Africa during a Senate State, ...

Tomblin nixes ‘In God We Trust’ bill, cites technical errors

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Citing technical errors, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill letting public entities accept private donations to display the phrase “In God We Trust” on their buildings.

The bill...

Tomblin OKs bill to trim safety law that followed 2014 spill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Less than a year after signing legislation with new safeguards in response to a 2014 chemical spill that prompted a tap-water ban for 300,000 people, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a bill Friday to trim away ...

“In God We Trust” state license plates one step closer to vehicles
“In God We Trust” state license plates one step closer to vehicles

A proposed “In God We Trust” West Virginia specialty license plate has garnered enough support for the state Division of Motor Vehicles to begin mass-producing the plate.

Mike and Jill Snyder, of Harman, hand-delivered a stack of...

Senate’s Harry Reid announces he won’t seek re-election
Senate’s Harry Reid announces he won’t seek re-election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election.

Reid, 75, said ...

W.Va. woman gets prison for bogus water quality reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 60-year-old McDowell County woman has been sentenced to federal prison for filing fraudulent water quality reports.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said Thursday Bonita Witt-Hird will serve one year and one...

Kentucky man charged in W.Va. with $800K VA fraud

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been charged in West Virginia with defrauding the federal Veteran’s Affairs Disability Compensation Program.

An indictment issued Wednesday by a federal grand jury in...

W.Va. getting $5.6 million US dollars for sidewalks, trails

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than $5.6 million in federal funding is headed to 42 alternative transportation projects in West Virginia.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said the funding is from programs administrated by the Federal...

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