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Group’s reaction to water plan mixed

A local community organization is giving praise while also taking issue with the latest efforts by West Virginia American Water to ensure the safety of its customers’ drinking water.

Advocates for a Safe Water System, an organization that...

Group’s reaction to water plan mixed

A local community organization is giving praise while also taking issue with the latest efforts by West Virginia American Water to ensure the safety of its customers’ drinking water.

Advocates for a Safe Water System, an organization that ...

Lottery Commission to streamline license renewals

New procedures will help commission process applications faster

I-64 widening in Huntington to be completed in spring

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A widening of Interstate 64 in Huntington to six lanes will be completed next spring.

The $18 million project included replacing an overpass and widening about 4 miles of the interstate in both directions from the ...

Marshall president Stephen Kopp dies
Marshall president Stephen Kopp dies

Marshall University President Stephen Kopp has died, Huntington Mayor Steve Williams and the university confirmed Wednesday night.

Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli said Kopp “was stricken at home and transported to Cabell Huntington ...

Charles Town to acquire part of Charles Washington’s estate

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Charles Town plans to acquire 10 acres surrounding city founder Charles Washington’s home, Happy Retreat.

The Journal reported that City Council approved a contract this...

Shagbark hickory wins E. Panhandle largest tree contest

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Shagbark hickory is the winner of the Eastern Panhandle’s annual Big Tree Contest.

The tree is nearly 135 feet tall and has a diameter of 38.71.

The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown,...

County approves Vienna’s annexation of former plant site

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Vienna officials plan to clean up a former Johns Manville plant site and redevelop it.

Media outlets reported that the Wood County Commission approved the city’s petition to annex the property this week....

3 more face charges in Romney abuse investigation

ROMNEY, W.Va. (AP) — Three additional people face charges stemming from an investigation of abuse allegations at a center for developmentally disabled adults and children in Romney.

Hampshire County Magistrate Ron DiColia said Springfield ...

State legislators hear arguments for, against Common Core
State legislators hear arguments for, against Common Core

Senator seeks to halt evaluations, study

education standards

Capito given enviro, energy, budget committees

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen.-elect Shelley Moore Capito will serve on environmental, energy and budget committees as a freshman U.S. senator.

The Republican announced her committee assignments Monday.

Capito will sit on the...

McKinley says hearing technology has improved his life
McKinley says hearing technology has improved his life

Congressman works to help others suffering from similar hearing loss

Police lab internationally accredited

The State Police forensic laboratory in South Charleston recently met international accreditation standards.

Col. Jay Smithers made the announcement Monday in a crowded conference room at the State Police headquarters. About 30 crime lab workers ...

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