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Nitro passes ordinance establishing max speed limit

Council members on Tuesday began discussing an ordinance to establish a maximum speed limit on roads in Nitro, particularly W.Va. 25, which runs the length of the city.

An ordinance proposed during the meeting would set the speed limit as 35 mph...

Charleston man accused of “torture” found guilty on arson, not domestic violence
Charleston man accused of “torture” found guilty on arson, not domestic violence

Charleston resident became enraged, cut handcuffed wife with knife during sex

Senate president Cole officially enters race for governor
Senate president Cole officially enters race for governor

Senate president third candidate, only Republican seeking to replace Gov. Tomblin

Lightning strike kills teen, injures two others in Fayette County

One teenager is dead and two were injured after a lightning strike Monday in Fayette County.

Capt. Jim Sizemore with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said three 17-year-old boys were fishing about 3:30 p.m. at a pond off Elverton Road, ...

Nitro passes ordinance establishing max speed limit

Council members on Tuesday began discussing an ordinance to establish a maximum speed limit on roads in Nitro, particularly W.Va. 25, which runs the length of the city.

An ordinance proposed during the meeting would set the speed limit as 35 mph ...

South Charleston’s mayoral candidates mostly disagree
South Charleston’s mayoral candidates mostly disagree

Incumbent South Charleston Mayor Frank Mullens and challenger Richie Robb, who face off at the top of the city’s ballot on Saturday, don’t agree on much.

That was obvious last week when Mullens and Robb participated in ...

Nitro passes ordinance establishing max speed limit

Council members on Tuesday began discussing an ordinance to establish a maximum speed limit on roads in Nitro, particularly W.Va. 25, which runs the length of the city.

An ordinance proposed during the meeting would set the speed limit as 35 mph ...

Report slams state’s mental health system

Feds say West Virginia segregates children with mental health

conditions, disabilities

Obama signs bill remaking NSA program

WASHINGTON — Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency’s disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing it with a more...

DOH awards $174 million bid for final section of U.S. 35
DOH awards $174 million bid for final section of U.S. 35

A Kentucky company has won the more than $174 million bid to begin construction of the final four-lane section of U.S. 35 in Mason and Putnam counties, officials announced Tuesday.

The bid represents the largest construction contract the state...

Jones has strong support among South Hills voters; Monroe was supported by West Side

South Hills voters were the strongest supporters of Republican Mayor Danny Jones in the May 2015 city general election, while Paul Monroe, Jones’ Democrat...

GOP moves to punish agency

House proposes cutting State Dept. budget to protest Benghazi response

Head of TSA removed after security misses

Investigators were able to smuggle fake bombs, weapons in 95 percent of tries

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