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Rescue begins for trapped gold miners
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Rescue begins for trapped gold miners

BONANZA, Nicaragua — The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine in northern Nicaragua have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said.

The men walked out of the mine on...

Rescue begins for trapped gold miners
Rescue begins for trapped gold miners

BONANZA, Nicaragua — The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine in northern Nicaragua have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said.

The men walked out of the mine on...

Tax forms could pose challenge for enrollees of HealthCare.gov
Tax forms could pose challenge for enrollees of HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama’s law this year, you’ll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.

Some tax professionals are worried...

West Virginia Poll says Capito leads Tennant by 17
West Virginia Poll says Capito leads Tennant by 17

Republican is reportedly ahead of

Tennant by 17 points in Senate race

West Virginia Poll: Coal is not top issue for most WV voters

Jobs, health care,

federal budget more important, poll says

Candidates denounce Pelosi at Chamber forum

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – No matter who wins West Virginia’s 1st or 2nd Congressional District races, Nancy Pelosi won’t be getting their vote for Speaker of the House of Representatives.

The former Democrat House Speaker...

W.Va. congressional candidates set for forum

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Candidates in West Virginia’s 1st and 2nd congressional districts are set to participate in a candidate forum.

Democratic state auditor Glen Gainer and incumbent Republican Congressman David...

Parcels in Kanawha County paying taxes outside county, commission learns

Some Kanawha houses are paying taxes to Lincoln

W.Va. historic preservation grants available

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is accepting applications for historic preservation survey and planning grants.

The State Historic Preservation Office says about $800,000 in grants...

190 citations issued during MSHA mine inspections

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal impact inspections at U.S. mine operations in July resulted in 190 citations and eight orders.

The Mine Safety and Health Administration conducted the inspections at 15 coal mines and three...

Freedom Industries eyes voluntary cleanup program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter a state program to help ease cleanup at the site where a chemical spill polluted the Charleston area’s water supply.

The company and the West...

Matt Stroud named AP reporter in Morgantown, W.Va.

MORGANTOWN — Matt Stroud, a reporter covering criminal justice for technology website The Verge, is joining the Associated Press as a correspondent based in Morgantown, home of West Virginia University.

Stroud, 32, will be responsible for ...

Clock ticking in W.Va., Va. to seek flood loans

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Time is running out to apply for federal disaster loans in areas of West Virginia and Virginia that were hit by flooding on June 12.

The U.S. Small Business Administration says the deadline to apply for physical...

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State News

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Statehouse News

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Education

W.Va. ACT test scores below national average
Teachers upset over methods of training
W.Va. State reduces workforce to cut costs

Health

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Election

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Capito, Tennant hit familiar themes at Chamber forum
Capito, Tennant to attend Senate candidate forum
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