January 8, 2018

USDA task force proposes increasing broadband, production to boost rural America

The report was released the same day as President Donald Trump's appearance before attendees of the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

On the rise: West Virginia must protect home court to keep Big 12 lead

After 14 straight wins, West Virginia is believing it can conquer the Big 12 and maybe more

FERC rejects Perry electricity grid proposal

The commission ruled Monday there does not appear to be any past or present retirements that could threaten the nation's electricity grid.

Senate confirms Casey but some Justice nominees rejected

Former chief of staff now working for Workers' Comp appeals board.

Three Guys Before The Game – Basketball Debut

Did Carter's stock soar in the eyes of the NBA scouts? Just how long can Teddy Allen score in bunches? Will WVU suffer a letdown against Baylor?

Duplex fire displaces more than a dozen people in Morgantown

Investigators believe the fire caused about $100,000 worth of damage.

Nitro boys basketball off to unbeaten start in Class AA

Nitro entered this week at 9-0, heading into a challenging stretch out of the Cardinal Conference.

Lunsford-Conaway denied venue change

The venue change was requested by defense attorneys Tom and Zach Dyer, claiming Lunsford-Conaway would not be met with an impartial jury.

Lawmakers hear pitch for judicial pay raises but make no promises

Judicial Compensation Commission recommended raises for each level of the judiciary.

Sharp, Lyles add to state’s pool of 2019 D-I baseball prospects

Scott's Carter Lyles and Spring Valley's Cody Sharp are two of the state's D-I baseball commits for the 2019 class.

HS boys basketball gallery: Cabell Midland 82, South Charleston 80

A look at Cabell Midland's 82-80 win over South Charleston last week in boys high school basketball. 

Troopers investigate murder-suicide in Elkins glass shop

Male victim was an employee of Novus Auto Glass and the female was his girlfriend. Troopers believe he shot her--then turned the gun on himself.

Cassis elected Senate clerk

Statehouse veteran called professional and diligent by senators.

Governor appoints Betsy Jividen as W.Va. Division of Corrections Commissioner

Betsy Jividen replaces acting Commissioner Mike Coleman.

Leonhardt lays out his vision for Agriculture in 2018

Ag Commissioner wants mechanism to modernized agriculture labs, funding for Warriors to Farmers, and continues to push for control of the Division of Forestry

Lawmakers want to know why benefits for recent state retirees have been delayed

Recent retirees have become vocal with their complaints over the delays.

Mullins says infrastructure, educated workforce key to state’s future

BECKLEY, W.Va. — State Senator Jeff Mullins (R-Raleigh) complimented the planned widening of the West Virginia Turnpike through Beckley. He spoke on MetroNews affiliate WJLS...

At No. 2, Mountaineers reach highest ranking since 1959

Winners of 14 straight games, the Mountaineers received 12 of 63 first-place votes, trailing only top-ranked Villanova.

West Virginia Lottery reports big sales ahead of big jackpots

A Powerball ticket worth $150,000 for Saturday's drawing was sold in New Martinsville.

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