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Tomblin says administrative action ‘preferable’ to special session

House, Senate heads urge Gov. Tomblin to take action in changing chemical leak bill

Tomblin says administrative action ‘preferable’ to special session

House, Senate heads urge Gov. Tomblin to take action in changing chemical leak bill

Audit shows funds spent on failing markets

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An audit says the state Department of Agriculture spent $662,000 in federal money on refrigeration upgrades at a failing farmer’s market.

Legislative Auditor Aaron Allred wrote that the Inwood Farmer’s...

Republican nominee Alex Mooney airs first campaign ad

Republican nominee paid ‘just under six figures’ for ‘Working for W.Va.’ ad

Lottery considers online gaming options
Lottery considers online gaming options

Commission considers options to help offset declining revenues

Farm kids enter cutthroat livestock contests at state fair
Farm kids enter cutthroat livestock contests at state fair

Livestock shows increasingly pricey, difficult endeavors for young farmers

By LYDIA DePILLIS

The Washington Post

Tiffany LaRue, 17, had not been lucky with her pigs this year. One had its placenta detach, killing the embryos....

Governor: special session to change chemical leak bill ‘an option’

Tomblin’s staff met with groups to discuss bill crafted in wake of massive chemical leak

Former EPA attorney: Agency ‘on shaky ground’ with new emissions rules
Former EPA attorney: Agency ‘on shaky ground’ with new emissions rules

While a new federal proposal won’t affect West Virginia as much as other states, the policy stands on “shaky ground,” according to the former top attorney for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Roger Martella...

GOP plans legal action to replace Raines
GOP plans legal action to replace Raines

Party plans to

ask Supreme Court to allow new

candidate on ballet

Women and Children’s NICU renovations complete
Women and Children’s NICU renovations complete

Neonatal intensive care unit now more modern, family friendly

Manchin plans tour to discuss W.Va. economy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will discuss the future of West Virginia’s economy during a six-county tour.

Manchin’s office says the tour includes stops in Barbour, Greenbrier, Pendleton, Pocahontas,...

W.Va. squirrel hunting season opens Sept. 13

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s squirrel hunting season will open Sept. 13.

The Division of Natural Resources says hunters can expect to see squirrel numbers similar to last year’s season, based on...

Firefighters search for missing man

A handful of Kanawha County firefighters traveled to Mingo County to help in the search for a man authorities say was possibly swept away in flash floods over the weekend.

Nine firefighters from Clendenin and Glasgow went Sunday to Lenore in...

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