October 17, 2017

Manchin ‘thrilled’ about bipartisan health care deal

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander and Washington Sen. Patty Murray put forward the proposal Tuesday.

West Virginia Legislature passes 6 bills during special session

The special session was called after the passage of the road bond referendum, in which voters approved of the state government issuing bonds to fund road construction projects.

Superintendent says Nicholas BOE will cooperate with mediation process in consolidation controversy

Nicholas County School Superintendent Donna Burge-Tetrick says they are willing to work with state school board to resolve issues.

Lawmakers urged to support early intervention in opioid epidemic

Marshall clinical director provides update.

Drama unfolds in House ahead of vote that winds up 95-1

House passes bill exempting military pensions from state income tax.

Harrison County shelter promoting adoption op-paw-tunities for Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month

Humane Society Director Frankie Dennison said their main goal for Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month is to get more people to visit the shelter.

West Virginia coaches not panicking over run game’s poor week

Notebook: Watch Dana Holgorsen's news conference from Tuesday as the No. 23 Mountaineers prepare for Baylor.

Man to remain on home confinement for threatening to blow up WorkForce WV office

Joseph Estep, of Kanawha County, will spend up to three years on house arrest for the 2015 threat.

I-77 accident ties up traffic in Mercer County

Two people have been transported to an area hospital.

PSC begins hearing evidence in case of proposed Brooke County power plant

Company president says they want to burn natural gas from close to plant site.

WVSSAC HS Football Playoff Ratings: Week 9

Official high school football playoff ratings from the WVSSAC.

Most agencies meet ‘final’ audit deadline that was missed in years past

Deadline just head for higher education institutions.

State water quality permits among those still pending for Atlantic Coast, Mountain Valley pipelines

The most recent project approvals came from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Manchin, Capito say Pennsylvania congressman is right to pull name from drug czar consideration

Congressman Tom Marino (R-Penn.) had been under fire for co-sponsoring 2016 legislation limiting DEA's authority to regulate drug distributors.

Opening statements mark first day of Arriaga trial

Anthony Arriaga allegedly shot and killed longtime coal executive Ben Hatfield in May 2016.

WV ventures into potatoes and cow breeding with little success

When Walt Helmick was State Agriculture Commissioner he wanted to encourage the expansion of the agri-food industry.  Helmick argued the state was underachieving in food...

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