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Reports show underground pools may pollute Potomac

MORGANTOWN — Concentrations of iron and sulfate collecting in underground pools could pollute the Potomac River and its surrounding groundwater, according to a long-awaited environmental impact report released Wednesday.

The report from...

Reports show underground pools may pollute Potomac

MORGANTOWN — Concentrations of iron and sulfate collecting in underground pools could pollute the Potomac River and its surrounding groundwater, according to a long-awaited environmental impact report released Wednesday.

The report from...

Marshall showcasing nursing simulation labs

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University is showcasing new facilities to help nursing students get hands-on experience.

Officials are set to hold demonstrations of the school’s new Nursing Simulation Center in Huntington on...

School a finalist in national competition

Andrew Jackson Middle School has become a West Virginia state finalist in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a nationwide competition to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and math by challenging teachers and students to take...

Official: W.Va. license plates to have new look

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Division of Motor Vehicles official says West Virginia license plates are getting a new, flatter look.

Acting DMV commissioner Steven Dale says license plates at the Mount Olive Correctional Complex will soon be ...

Conservation group highlights Monongahela forest
Conservation group highlights Monongahela forest

The Monongahela National Forest in eastern West Virginia has been named by national conservation organization Trout Unlimited as one of “10 special places” at risk from shale gas drilling activities, including fracking.

The forest, ...

Wood County begins flood project’s next phase

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — An ongoing flood mitigation project in Wood County is entering its next phase.

The county plans to buy and demolish three homes in Happy Valley. After the demolitions, no permanent structures can be built on the...

Dairy farmer defends ban of raw milk sales

Greenbrier man claims his children can have it because they are ‘immune’

Committee changes wild animals list

Legislative body removes some banned wildlife

National Guard proposes 3 ranges at Camp Dawson

KINGWOOD, W.Va. — The West Virginia Army National Guard has proposed building three ranges at Camp Dawson in Preston County.

The ranges would be located on Briery Mountain. They include a live fire breach facility, a hand grenade...

Outfitters say decline in state’s marketing budget bad for business

Adventure leaders say lack of budget for marketing cause of tourism drop

Settlement resolves two civil cases against former Mingo Judge Thornsbury
Settlement resolves two civil cases against former Mingo Judge Thornsbury

Former Mingo judge was accused of framing, sexual harassment

State should spend tourism dollars wisely, commissioner says

Commissioner says research will help tailor marketing, advertising strategies

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