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Cole’s gubernatorial bid endorsed by 67 Senate, House Republicans

Senate president Bill Cole, R-Mercer, now commands

lead in 2016 race

Beth Walker announces candidacy for W.Va. Supreme Court

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Morgantown resident Beth Walker says she’ll seek a state Supreme Court seat next year.

Walker made the announcement Thursday in Morgantown. She narrowly lost in the 2008 Supreme Court race while...

Elections upcoming for Kanawha towns

Six municipalities go to polls today

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

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...

South Charleston clerk candidates have deep roots
South Charleston clerk candidates have deep roots

Margie Spence and Thornton Cooper are vying in South Charleston’s June 6 election for city clerk, the person charged with keeping city council’s meeting minutes and serving as the city’s top elections officer.

Spence, a...

GOP “rising star” signals interest in 2016 secretary of state run

While official paperwork has yet to be filed, Delegate Amanda Pasdon, R-Monongalia, may soon be the first Republican to enter West Virginia’s little talked about secretary of state race.

Pasdon, who currently serves as chairwoman of the...

Charleston city election set for Saturday

Residents to determine fates of incumbent Danny Jones, city council ward leaders

Marshall to expand wellness in arts program

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Marshall University Center for Wellness in the Arts is expanding the services it offers.

The university says in the coming year it will offer performance anxiety workshops with health scientists, ...

Jim Justice files pre-candidacy paperwork
Jim Justice files pre-candidacy paperwork

Candidate will give to his campaign, but not ‘on an unbelievable scale’

Justice says he’ll run for governor in 2016, will focus on job creation
Justice says he’ll run for governor in 2016, will focus on job creation

Greenbrier owner says he would focus on job creation

Justice to make W.Va. governor’s race announcement Monday
Justice to make W.Va. governor’s race announcement Monday

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Billionaire businessman Jim Justice is slated to announce his intentions in the 2016 West Virginia governor’s race.

Justice’s announcement will come Monday afternoon at the White Sulphur...

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