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Flooding begins, with more inclement weather on the way
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Flooding begins, with more inclement weather on the way

Overlap of rain and snow will create a ‘two-headed monster’

Flooding begins, with more inclement weather on the way
Flooding begins, with more inclement weather on the way

Overlap of rain and snow will create a ‘two-headed monster’

House takes steps to override abortion ban bill veto
House takes steps to override abortion ban bill veto

Legislature hasn’t used power since 1987

Hurricane man accused in infant son’s death indicted on three charges

Robert Jeremy Smith, 34, of Hurricane, was indicted on three charges by a Putnam grand jury Tuesday.

The charges include first-degree murder; murder of a child by a parent, guardian or custodian or other person by refusal or failure to supply...

Officials urge preparedness for incoming winter weather
Officials urge preparedness for incoming winter weather

National service issues flood, winter storm watches for much of state

Uber, campaign finance on tap in W.Va. Legislature

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers are trying to keep alive pushes to bring Uber ridesharing to the state and overhaul the campaign finance system.

Wednesday marks crossover day in the 60-day legislative session. It’s ...

WVU students to promote research funding at Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than 50 West Virginia University undergraduates are heading to the Capitol to promote research funding.

One of the students participating Wednesday is Stephen Sullivan, who has researched the natural gas...

W.Va. gov signs bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards.

The power plan bill requires the GOP-led Legislature’s vote...

Beckley historic district, 2 other sites on endangered list

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Beckley’s historic district and two other sites are on the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia’s latest endangered properties list.

The other sites are a farmhouse built around 1845 in Mount Nebo and ...

Legislature to override Tomblin’s veto
Legislature to override Tomblin’s veto

Body to employ rarely used move to enact

fetal pain legislation

Gov. Tomblin again vetoes abortion ban bill
Gov. Tomblin again vetoes abortion ban bill

Governor cites

constitutional

concerns with law banning abortions

Common Core repeal bill amended to allow time for replacing standards

Amendment allows department until July 2016 to develop, implement standards

Potholes plaguing state roads
Potholes plaguing state roads

Officials say holes won’t be patched

until all snow, ice melts from streets

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Putnam County

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Statehouse News

W.Va. budget officials forecast up to $80 million shortfall
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House takes steps to override abortion ban bill veto
Uber, campaign finance on tap in W.Va. Legislature
WVU students to promote research funding at Capitol

Education

Joanne Tomblin to retire as college president
Common Core repeal bill amended to allow time for replacing standards
Morgantown city officials plan to use home rule to curb couch burnings
Bill to allow charter schools passes Senate
Kanawha County School Board will soon adopt new English textbooks

Health

Bill aims to fill social worker vacancies
WVSU, University of Sharjah partner on health conference
Bill to increase prescriptive powers of nurses discussed

Election

Mayoral candidates discuss Charleston issues

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