March 23, 2017

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.

Fairmont State advances to first NCAA championship game

Fairmont State advanced into its first ever NCAA championship game Thursday, beating Bellarmine 79-68.

Photo gallery: West Virginia falls to Zags in the Sweet 16

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Images from Thursday night’s Sweet 16 game between fourth-seeded West Virginia and No. 1 Gonzaga.

Vigil honoring Charleston youth mentor to be held Friday

Obi Henderson, 31, was active in youth mentoring programs and founded Dream Chasers.

Amendment turns into a big deal in state Senate

Amendment was meant to specify legislative say-so over standardized testing changes.

Kanawha County man charged for threatening legislator on Facebook

Kristopher Casdorph, 39, of Charleston, is facing charges of threats of terrorist acts.

Investigation launched in Boone County coal slurry leak

The waste leaked into Crooked Run near Peytona. Crooked Run flows into Drawdy Creek, which feeds into the Coal River.

Turning Capitol dome light on is ‘too drastic’, says Elk River community

The last time the light was turned on was after the June 2016 flood.

House committee considering bill to allow state to sell Hopemont Hospital

Bill Crouch, Secretary of the State Department of Health and Human Resources, said maintaining Hopemont Hospital is costly, and the DHHR is not the best agency to keep it in operation.

Another brick in the state budget passes the Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Senate passed a bill that is a key part of the budget proposals presented by both the Legislature and the governor....

Education bills concern WVEA president in Charleston

House advances Governor's teacher pay raise bill, but other legislation threatens funding to county school systems.

FestivALL announces 2017 event lineup

Events are May 26-28 and June 16-25 in Charleston.

Governor suggests state’s population decline will continue if budget “cut to the bone”

U.S. Census estimates released Thursday indicated 47 of 55 West Virginia counties decreased in population last year.

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