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36th District candidates talk jobs
36th District candidates talk jobs

Both parties agree state needs to take steps to create opportunities in coming decades

36th District candidates talk jobs
36th District candidates talk jobs

Both parties agree state needs to take steps to create opportunities in coming decades

Supreme Court questions AG’s arguments

State hears case about Attorney General’s prosecutorial authority

New fire marshal outlines long-term goals
New fire marshal outlines long-term goals

Official says in-house priorities come first, followed by educating public about fire safety

Exotic dancer sues to get minimum wages

MORGANTOWN — Exotic dancers should be paid at least minimum wage and a Morgantown nightclub is breaking the law by failing to do so.

That’s an argument made by Christie Lynn Brundege in a federal class action lawsuit filed Friday...

Tomblin appoints new acting Department of Administration secretary

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Tuesday appointed staffer Jason Pizatella as the new acting cabinet secretary for the state Department of Administration.

Pizatella leaves his roles as Tomblin’s deputy chief of staff and director of legislative...

3 W.Va. schools awarded workforce training funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three West Virginia community and technical colleges have been awarded more than $9 million in federal funding for a workforce training initiative.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Rep. Nick Rahall announced the grant on...

Cleanup could delay travel on New River Gorge road

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — The National Park Service says the cleanup of a train derailment could delay travel on a road in the New River Gorge National River.

Park service spokeswoman Robin Snyder said two cars of a CSX train derailed Friday...

Anthony Carrico named as W.Va. state fire marshal

FLATWOODS, W.Va. — Anthony Carrico has been appointed as West Virginia’s state fire marshal.

The West Virginia Fire Commission selected Carrico to succeed Sterling Lewis Jr. on Monday at a meeting in Flatwoods.

Carrico has...

Hawks Nest State Park lodge to close for upgrade

ANSTED, W.Va. (AP) — The lodge at Hawks Nest State Park will be temporarily closed for an electrical upgrade project.

West Virginia State Parks district administrator Paul Redford says a planned power outage will begin at 7:30 a.m. ...

Deer complaints decrease in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Parkersburg residents are seeing fewer deer munching in their gardens.

City and state officials say complaints about deer have decreased. They’re not sure why. But they say the city’s urban...

Benwood memorial honors mining disaster victims

BENWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — A new memorial in Benwood honors more than 120 workers who were killed in two local mining disasters.

The Benwood Mine Disaster Memorial includes three granite statues honoring 119 miners who died in an...

Participants sought for W.Va. bow hunter survey

Bow hunters are being asked to participate in an annual survey that’s used to monitor West Virginia’s wildlife populations.

Chris Ryan with the Division of Natural Resources says the West Virginia Bowhunters Survey provides...

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