February 13, 2018

No. 2 University beats Wheeling Park for spot in OVAC title

University will face Parkersburg South for the OVAC 5A championship after beating Wheeling Park 80-45.

Putnam County BOE votes to support teachers as PEIA, pay debate continues

The five-member board unanimously approved a resolution requesting the West Virginia Legislature work to increase salaries and improve insurance benefits.

West Virginia leads nation in school breakfast participation for fourth year in a row

More than 85 low-income students in West Virginia receive a school breakfast for every 100 pupils who participate in school lunch.

Manchin speaks to FBI director about bringing additional jobs to West Virginia

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Tuesday he spoke to FBI Director Christopher Wray about bureau services that will be moved to Clarksburg.

Second day of 17-month PEIA freeze hearing draws hundreds of public workers

“We could almost take last year’s plan and slap a new date on it, save for a few things,” Cheatham said.

Sports betting bill heads for Senate floor

Senate Finance passes bill, rejecting two amendments.

WV becomes first state to be recognized for NAS treatment centers

Centers, like Lily's Place in Huntington, treat drug-addicted babies.

Justice stops Fayette County sewer line project

A Minden site has been the source of several EPA tests recently.

Group encourages healthy choices at the capitol

Knowing what you're eating and making good choices with that knowledge are keys to improving your health say experts.

General Chuck Yeager turns 95

A living history lesson, Yeager is a popular figure on today Twitter

House of Delegates approves teacher raise of 2 percent in year one

Bill now goes back to Senate, which passed raise at 1 percent.

Teachers ‘headed toward’ a statewide work action

Little progress reported after Tuesday meeting at state capitol.

Boys basketball gallery: No. 2 Chapmanville 93, Wayne 66

Class AA No. 2 Chapmanville Regional collected its 11th straight win, beating Wayne 93-66.

Bender’s teammate has ‘been wanting to see that Maciej for a long time’

With Sagaba Konate benched for much of the first half, West Virginia's reserve big man delivered defensive stops.

U.S. attorneys from southern West Virginia, 2 other states collaborating to fight violent crime

The first meeting of the working group came earlier this month in Ashland, Ky.

‘Now or never’ for senior-laden Westside boys basketball

Westside has positioned itself as one of the contenders in Class AA.

Mon BoE offers their support; local AFT dismisses 2-1-1-1

"A hundred percent, I'm positive our teachers and public employees are not going to go for that deal,"

The great pay raise conundrum

It’s not easy being West Virginia We are a poor state.  We can argue about why we’re poor, but that does not change the fact...

Teachers, education representatives voice frustrations to PEIA board

More than 300 people attended the first of three public hearings the Finance Board will hold this week about a proposal to freeze insurance plans.

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