July 12, 2017

West Virginia education board approves Fayette County consolidation

The plan reduces the number of schools from 18 to 11 over a two-year period.

Former US State Department official, Clinton campaign staffer running for congressional seat

Talley Sergent said the 2nd Congressional District needs representation that stands for affordable and accessible health care, economic growth and an improved future for the state.

Copley confident as campaign begins

Laid-off coal miner ready for Senate run.

Senate president blasts Governor Justice over bathroom renovation ‘bullsnot’ remarks

Justice calls proposal to upgrade Senate bathrooms 'bullsnot'

40 4-H campers experience life as “Mountaineers for a day”

Wolfley hopes it's a day the kids will never forget.

State starts new fiscal year already $11 million down, Justice chief of staff says

Casey says some more cuts likely to make up the shortfall.

Jackson murder trial enters second day of testimony

Tremaine Jackson, 25, is on trial for a second time in connection with the shooting death of Bryan Rogers, 29, in 2015.

Sky is not the limit for Mountain State’s aerospace industry

Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center Director Thomas Stose said that job opportunities are plentiful, not only in the Mountain State but nationwide.The Boeing Company predicts a shortage of 650,000 employees in the industry.

Repair work at Apple Grove hatchery underway

Crews are replacing the liners in the hatchery's 34 ponds and large five acre lake after the old material wore out.

Trial begins for Randolph County man accused of trying to kill State Trooper

Nathaniel Ray Wegman, 28, of Elkins, is accused of attempted murder.

After David Long’s knee injury, who fills the Will for WVU?

Will linebacker was one of only four returning defensive starters for the Mountaineers.

Secretary of State assures sensitive voter data will not be shared

Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity seeks information on voters in the state, but SOS office is bound by law to limit them to public data only.

Capito set to look at latest Senate health care rewrite

Senator says she hasn't heard anything on possible Medicaid changes.

Finance University comes to Charleston

Teachers from across the state were in Charleston this week to learn about financial education.

West Virginia players scarce on All-Big 12 preseason team

Justin Crawford was the lone Mountaineer to make the 29-member squad, though quarterback Will Grier was predicted as newcomer of the year.

Investigators look for clues in Nicholas County teen’s death

Sheriff says drug use is suspected, but not confirmed

Hedgesville coming off of first playoff appearance since 1997

Hedgesville won five games in 2016, looking to use that postseason run as a building block for the upcoming year.

CNBC ranks West Virginia as worst state for business

Across 10 different categories, West Virginia ranked worse than 40th in six groups. This includes economy, where it placed last.

2018 GOP Primary for U.S. Senate in WV heats up early

West Virginia’s political migration from blue to red means the Republican Party increasingly faces prospects of contested Primary Elections.  West Virginia Wesleyan Political Science Professor...

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