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Video: Rockslide and water main break cause traffic tangle
Video: Rockslide and water main break cause traffic tangle

A rock slide was reported near the intersection of Washington Street West and Route 21 on Friday morning, a Kanawha County 911 dispatcher said.

“It was near the bridge into Orchard Manor,” she said. “Two lanes...

Video: Rockslide and water main break cause traffic tangle
Video: Rockslide and water main break cause traffic tangle

A rock slide was reported near the intersection of Washington Street West and Route 21 on Friday morning, a Kanawha County 911 dispatcher said.

“It was near the bridge into Orchard Manor,” she said. “Two lanes...

Catholic school system remains one of state’s largest
Catholic school system remains one of state’s largest

Spokesman says nearly one-third of 5,700 enrolled students are from a different faith

Demolition could jeopardize Beckley historic district
Demolition could jeopardize Beckley historic district

BECKLEY — A decision could come next week on a proposal to tear down three buildings in Beckley to make way for a parking lot and future retail development.

If the demolition is approved, though, the loss of the buildings could tip the...

GOP pushes to block Manchin pick for successor
GOP pushes to block Manchin pick for successor

Republicans drafting election law for special elections in case senator reclaims old job

Dour picture painted for coal exports

Experts say surplus of supply will make next three to four years tough for industry

Theft on the rise in Charleston

Detective says increase linked to state’s high rate of drug addiction

Prevailing wage bill off agenda

Senate minority leader calls measure ‘radical,’ ‘reckless’

Bill introduced to end Common Core in schools

If passed, state would adopt Massachusetts curriculum from 2004 until July 2018

Despite warmer temperatures, ice on roads leads to accidents

A series of accidents were reported on slick travel surfaces Thursday morning.

Several accidents occurred throughout the Kanawha Valley between 10 and 11 a.m. with no injuries reported, a Kanawha County 911 dispatcher said.

She said the wrecks were not serious and referred to the Metro website for accident locations. According to the website, wrecks were reported between 10 and 11 a.m. on Rutledge Road, Strawberry Road, Pennsylvania Avenue, and Cantley Drive. Accidents were also reported on Interstate 77 near Sissonville, Interstate 79 at Little Sandy, and Smith Creek Road in Tornado.

Senate committee approves school nutrition bill

Legislation relaxes school food standards during emergencies

W.Va. community, technical college system chief leaving

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The chancellor of West Virginia’s community and technical college system is leaving after 11 years on the job.

Chancellor James L. Skidmore announced Thursday he will leave his post on June 30. He was the...

Senate heads toward approval of Keystone XL pipeline bill

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Senate moved Thursday toward passage of a bipartisan bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many expected battles ...

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