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W.Va. agriculture department seeking to honor contributions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for a program honoring contributions by women to the agriculture, forestry and specialty crop industries.

The West Virginia Women in Agriculture...

W.Va. agriculture department seeking to honor contributions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for a program honoring contributions by women to the agriculture, forestry and specialty crop industries.

The West Virginia Women in Agriculture...

Volunteers sought for W.Va. spring highway cleanup

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Protection is accepting registrations for the Adopt-A-Highway Spring Statewide Cleanup.

Officials say volunteers have until April 10 to register for the event that...

“In God We Trust” state license plates one step closer to vehicles
“In God We Trust” state license plates one step closer to vehicles

A proposed “In God We Trust” West Virginia specialty license plate has garnered enough support for the state Division of Motor Vehicles to begin mass-producing the plate.

Mike and Jill Snyder, of Harman, hand-delivered a stack of...

W.Va. woman gets prison for bogus water quality reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 60-year-old McDowell County woman has been sentenced to federal prison for filing fraudulent water quality reports.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said Thursday Bonita Witt-Hird will serve one year and one...

Kentucky man charged in W.Va. with $800K VA fraud

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been charged in West Virginia with defrauding the federal Veteran’s Affairs Disability Compensation Program.

An indictment issued Wednesday by a federal grand jury in...

W.Va. getting $5.6 million US dollars for sidewalks, trails

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than $5.6 million in federal funding is headed to 42 alternative transportation projects in West Virginia.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said the funding is from programs administrated by the Federal...

Bill aims to help rural businesses

Legislation backed by Sen. Capito increases credit opportunities

Lawmakers seek reauthorization of Appalachian Regional Commission

West Virginia is the only state to lie entirely within program’s boundaries

New ad highlights West Virginia
New ad highlights West Virginia

Commercial premieres during WVU tournament game

Under new majority, WV legislative interims will be more interim

Lawmakers aim to maximize time, taxpayers’ money with more concentrated sessions

Tomblin vetoes bill letting businesses fund road repairs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to let businesses pay for minor road repair projects, like filling potholes.

In Thursday’s veto message, the Democrat wrote the proposal wouldn’t be a cost...

Census: More residents in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle counties continue to bulk up on population gains, according to Census figures released Thursday.

Berkeley and Jefferson counties posted the greatest percentage increases in ...

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