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West Virginia county elected officials sue over budget cuts

August 5, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five elected county officials in West Virginia are suing their county commission over budget cuts.

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2 transit officials fined $500 for ethics violations

August 5, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Ethics Commission is fining two officials $500 each for using their positions for personal gain. more »»

Officials: Flood a factor in slow West Virginia budget start

August 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say West Virginia has started the budget year with a revenue dip, including lower-than-expected sales tax totals partly due to devastating floods. more »»

West Virginia draws $826K from settlement with drug company

August 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will draw more than $826,000 from a multimillion-dollar, multistate settlement with a drug company. more »»

Officials: Debris in creek causing water to flow into city

August 4, 2016

WELLSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Brooke County officials say debris in a creek is blocking the flow of water, causing it to back up and flow into the streets of Follansbee. more »»

Insurance company wants funeral home to pay $3 million

August 4, 2016

POCA, W.Va. (AP) — A life insurance company is asking a judge to order a Poca funeral home to pay about $3 million after cashing in on funeral contracts for people who weren't dead. more »»

Fayette County puts smoking ban amendment on hold

August 4, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Fayette County Board of Health has decided not to vote on proposed amendments to the county's Clean Indoor Air Regulation.

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Charleston man gets $170,000 in unclaimed stock dividends

August 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Charleston man has received nearly $170,000 in unclaimed stock dividends owed to his late fathe. more »»

After floods, 42-home village planned in West Virginia

August 4, 2016

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — A group dedicated to rebuilding communities plans to kick off a home construction project in White Sulphur Springs following devastating floods. more »»

Arrested sheriff's candidate says campaign will go on

August 4, 2016

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A candidate for sheriff in West Virginia who has been charged with heroin possession says he plans to continue his campaign. more »»

Clendenin Elementary closed, new school to be built

August 4, 2016

CLENDENIN, W.Va. (AP) — The Kanawha County Board of Education says that Clendenin Elementary was damaged so significantly by floods that it will not reopen and a new school will be built. more »»

Clendening Elementary closed, new school to be built

August 4, 2016

CLENDENIN, W.Va. (AP) — The Kanawha County Board of Education says that Clendenin Elementary was damaged so significantly by floods that it will not reopen and a new school will be built. more »»

Feds fund $1M health study of residents near surface mines

August 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials plan a $1 million study about whether residents near Central Appalachia surface coal mines face greater health risks. more »»

West Virginia senator sets up fraud reporting hotline

August 4, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia state senator has set up a hotline for reporting government fraud, waste or abuse.

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West Virginia editorial roundup

August 3, 2016

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

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Official: 7 inmates to face charges after facility damaged

August 3, 2016

FLATWOODS, W.Va. (AP) — Seven inmates of a Flatwoods jail face charges after the facility was damaged last weekend. more »»

West Virginia amends complaint over Volkswagen emissions

August 3, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia attorney general's office has amended a civil complaint against Volkswagen of America Inc. over the automaker's emissions-rigging scanda. more »»

Man sentenced on wanton endangerment charges

August 3, 2016

ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — A Randolph County man accused of pointing a gun at officials before being shot has been sentenced. more »»

Mega Millions ticket sold in Morgantown worth $1M

August 3, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Mega Millions ticket sold in Morgantown is worth $1 million. more »»

Officials investigating death of 7-year-old girl

August 3, 2016

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — Officials in McDowell County are investigating the death of a 7-year-old girl. more »»

 
 
 

 

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