March 24, 2017

Senate slims down its tax reform bill; House makes a push for its version

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Senate has subbed out its broad-ranging tax reform proposal for a slimmed-down version, and the House of Delegates is making a...

Cadet program continues at Chapmanville; jail authority could hire laid off Logan school employees

Alpha Natural Resources will fund student program for one year. South Central Regional Jail will consider displaced workers. Up to 70 could lose their jobs.

House approves South Charleston tax/development plan

Project would be a $150 million investment and would be paid for by the taxes of new businesses brought into the City of South Charleston....

‘Gayle Manchin’: key words in House debate over Education and the Arts

Bill would move arts and culture programs to other departments.

House passes bill authorizing sale of Jackie Withrow Hospital

Authorizes DHHR Secretary to pursue sale.

The Lunch: Tough finish to sometimes-marvelous 28-win season

Signing off from San Jose, the Gold & Blue Lunch Report rewinds what went wrong at the end of a 61-58 loss to Gonzaga.

Governor’s tax bill passes House Finance, without its biggest piece

Bill does away with film tax credits and raises beer barrel tax.

15 days left, and tax reform amendment under consideration

Tax reform committee to discuss amendment today.

Union ratifies new four year deal with Dominion

The new four-year pact is retroactive to April 1, 2016 and expires April 1, 2020.

Guard, not Gonzaga’s giants, makes Sweet 16’s big swat

Allan Taylor's column: Josh Perkins had five blocks all season. His sixth erased West Virginia's chance to reach the Elite Eight.

Logan County School Board spent surplus, faces budget cuts

School systems across the state have been forced to belt-tighten because of the drop in tax collections stemming from the decline of the coal industry....

Budget problems in Logan County schools could result in teacher, Junior ROTC cuts

The county school systems is facing problems caused by declining tax revenue, lower student enrollments and overspending by the previous school board.

Watch: Postgame reaction from Huggins, players after loss to Zags

SAN JOSE. Calif. — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins, forward Nathan Adrian and guard Jevon Carter take questions after their 61-58 loss to Gonzaga in...

Class AAA high school girls basketball all-state teams

The 2017 high school girls basketball Class AAA all-state teams, as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

House to vote Friday on eliminating Department of Education and the Arts

Bill's focus is doing away with Office of Professional Development.

Fayette County woman sentenced for July 2015 crash

Debra Dillon, of Oak Hill, crashed into two vehicles, injuring six people.

Carter thrills but ultimately can’t will West Virginia past Zags

Jevon Carter’s 21 points weren’t enough to save West Virginia from 27-percent shooting in a 61-58 loss.

Pence to visit Putnam County Saturday

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Foster Supply in Scott Depot.

Sweet 16 notebook: Whistles galore as Gonzaga prevails

  SAN JOSE, Calif. — Fouls came early and often at the Sweet 16, with Gonzaga and West Virginia combining for 27 in the opening...

Justice’s Tourism reorganization bill gets reorganized

Senator Trump's amendment would de-fund tourism if Cacapon, Beech Fork improvements don't move forward.

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