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Photo: Fishermen brave temperatures
Tom Hindman/Daily Mail
Photo: Fishermen brave temperatures

When the thermometer starts to climb for die-hard fishermen, it’s time to wet a line. These fishermen were braving the elements on the Coal River near Tornado on Sunday in the balmy 41 degree wet weather.

Photo: Fishermen brave temperatures
Photo: Fishermen brave temperatures

When the thermometer starts to climb for die-hard fishermen, it’s time to wet a line. These fishermen were braving the elements on the Coal River near Tornado on Sunday in the balmy 41 degree wet weather.

Photo: Icicles hang from tunnel
Photo: Icicles hang from tunnel

Icicles hang from the top of a tunnel on Shadyside Road in St. Albans.

West Virginia exports decline 13 percent in 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A sharp drop in coal shipments is being blamed for a 34 percent decline overall in West Virginia’s exports since their record $11.3 billion peak in 2012, state Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette said Friday....

Weather service says potential flooding possible in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The National Weather Service says there’s a potential for flooding in the upcoming week in West Virginia.

The weather service says significant rainfall combined with warmer temperatures and a melting ...

Some church properties eligible for preservation grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia church properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places have until the end of March to apply for state historic preservation development grants.

The state Division of...

W.Va. Senate OKs bill to not require concealed handgun permits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Senators have approved a push to make West Virginia the fifth state not to require concealed handgun permits.

The Senate’s 32-2 vote Monday would drop concealed carry permit requirements. Alaska, Arizona,...

WVU warns students of telephone scam

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is warning students about a phone scam in which the caller impersonates police.

The Dominion Post reports that the Charleston Police Department appears on the caller ID, and the caller...

Bill to increase prescriptive powers of nurses discussed

Legislation seeks

to expand abilities

of advanced-practice

registered nurses

Rail line reopens in Fayette County after derailment

The rail line through Mount Carbon was opened Thursday for the first time since an oil tanker train’s fiery derailment last week.

Rail operations have resumed with caution as workers continue cleanup activities at the derailment site in...

Most water service restored in Kanawha and Boone counties

Around 150 on West Side, Boone County still without water Thursday evening

Photos: ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day’
Photos: ‘Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day’

“Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” was held in the Columbia Pipeline Group Auditorium in Charleston on Thursday.

House committee advances bill repealing local LGBT laws
House committee advances bill repealing local LGBT laws

Opponents say

legislation unfairly targets LGBT people

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