January 16, 2018

First phase of federal Medicaid waiver rolls out

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved a waiver in October that allows the state to expand Medicaid services for those dealing with substance abuse disorders. The change went into effect Sunday.

University of Charleston community meets incoming president Roth

Martin Roth took part in an introduction presentation Tuesday at the Riggleman Hall.

Bill to discontinue WV film tax credit goes to Senate floor

Tourism commissioner agrees that tax credit isn't doing what it was intended to do.

No questions about couches or rugs at Supreme Court finance hearings

But senators do ask about $8.5 million carry over funds, incomplete e-filing project and judicial pensions.

Body of missing Pittsburgh man recovered from New River Gorge

The search for George Andrew Gross began Monday.

25 crashes reported in Morgantown during a short period of time Tuesday

There have been at least 15 accidents since 4 p.m. in the area.

DOH crews working 12-hour shifts in response to latest storm

Icy conditions could be a problem Wednesday morning.

Oliverio files his candidacy to return to State Senate

"I loved my job as a State Senator," he said Tuesday on WAJR's Morgantown AM.

NWS: 5 counties under storm warning

Heavier snow expected through Tuesday night.

House proposal could raise the bar for raising taxes

One option would require supermajority. Another would tie tax increases to economic performance.

WV officials applaud Trump for signing bill to stop flow of fentanyl into US

President Donald Trump signed the INTERDICT Act last week.

Suspect in California hostage, torture case has ties to West Virginia

David Turpin's parents, James and Betty Turpin, still live in the Princeton area.

Jenkins makes Senate bid official

West Virginia Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins filed his paperwork Tuesday with the Secretary of State's Office.

Homeschoolers push Tebow bill at West Virginia Capitol

Tuesday was West Virginia Homeschool Day at the Legislature.

Fairmont man one of two dead in Ohio helicopter crash

Fluharty was a longtime employee of Mon Power before leaving for Vista I in 2005.

Woman charged after apparent overdose death in Morgan County

Investigators claimed the suspect tried to conceal and dispose of the victim's body without notifying authorities.

Thrasher hopes to “capture a victory” in China this week

Commerce secretary says progress being made on China Energy MOU.

Former State Senator Mike Oliverio wants back in

Mike Oliverio wants back in. The former four-term state Senator from Monongalia County has decided to run for his old seat, the 13th District Senatorial...

No. 1 Fairmont Senior hits 13 3s, routs Mingo Central by 55 points

Fairmont Senior improves to 10-0 with a 93-38 win over Mingo Central.

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