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Crews search Bluestone River for missing kayaker

March 12, 2015

CAMP CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Rescuers are searching for a person who disappeared after a kayak overturned on the Bluestone River. more »»

Slip at Yeager Airport potential threat for 2 homes, church

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Yeager Airport officials have asked residents of two homes to leave after part of a hillside slipped. more »»

Former Logan County assessor gets probation for bank crime

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Logan County assessor will spend five years on probation for violating federal banking laws.

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W.Va. governor vetoes bill for 2nd time for technical errors

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has again vetoed an uncontroversial bill about licensing for engineers because of technical errors. more »»

Nicholas County lays off 24; sheriff loses 8 deputies

March 12, 2015

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Nicholas County is laying off 24 employees, including nearly one-third of its deputy sheriffs.

The Charleston Gazette reports (http://bit. more »»

W.Va. attorney general warns of movie ticket scam

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about an email scam that offers free movie tickets. more »»

W.Va. schools chief appointed to national commission

March 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano will represent the state on a national education research commission.

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GOP-led West Virginia Senate clears legal reform compromise

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led Senate has cleared a legal reform proposal that turned from contentious into compromis. more »»

West Liberty University president resigns amid ethics probe

March 11, 2015

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) — West University President Robin Capehart has resigned following an ethics complaint and a vote of no confidence by the faculty senate. more »»

Unsealed Blankenship docs seek to move case, dismiss judge

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Hundreds of pages of court documents were unsealed last week in the criminal case against ex-Massey Energy coal boss Don Blankenship. more »»

Ex-coal exec paints prosecution as him vs. Manchin, Dems

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship contends he's in prosecutors' crosshairs because he produced a video that enraged Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin. more »»

OSHA cites W.Va. company, proposes $109,450 fine

March 11, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Martinsburg contractor faces a $109,450 fine for alleged workplace violations at a Morgantown construction sit. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

March 11, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

March 11:

The Times-West Virginian, Fairmont, West Virginia, on a state survey regarding proposed hunting regulation changes:

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Man gets prison for killing brother-in-law for pulling beard

March 11, 2015

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern Pennsylvania man will spend 14 to 28 years in prison for killing his brother-in-law after the other man pulled his beard while both were drinking. more »»

W.Va. Legislature requests additional study on right-to-work

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State Republican legislative leaders are asking for additional study into the economic impact of a potential right-to-work law in West Virginia. more »»

3rd person charged in slayings of 2 Iaeger men

March 11, 2015

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A third person has been charged in connection with the slayings of two Iaeger men whose bodies were found in a burned vehicle.

West Virginia State Police Trooper D.R. more »»

Alpha Natural Resources' Va. headquarters building sold

March 11, 2015

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources' corporate headquarters building in Bristol has been sold. more »»

Fallen tree in mudslide hits car, kills woman in Ronceverte

March 11, 2015

RONCEVERTE, W.Va. (AP) — State police say a woman has died after a fallen tree carried by a mudslide hit her car.

Sgt. Drew Pendleton tells WVVA-TV (http://bit. more »»

Unemployment rates rise in all 55 W.Va. counties in in Jan.

March 11, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Workforce West Virginia says unemployment rates rose in all 55 counties in January.

Calhoun County's 14.6 percent jobless rate was the highest in the state. more »»

Raleigh County nurse pleads guilty to drug charges

March 11, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A Raleigh County nurse faces up to four years in prison after pleading guilty to federal drug charges.

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