February 28, 2018

Manchin, Toomey find gun discussion ‘very encouraging’

The session comes in light of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, in which 17 people died.

Class A girls basketball state tournament seeds set

The 2018 Class A high school girls basketball state tournament field is set.

House passes amended teacher pay raise proposal

Lawmakers passed the measure 98-1 on the "cooling-off" day of the statewide education walkout.

With pay raise bill’s Senate future uncertain, Manchin closes schools in Harrison County

"I talked to my Senators," Manchin said. "They're not sure it's going to pass tomorrow."

Union chiefs recommend returning to school, but counties close anyway

Pay raise bill advances; Justice signs executive order on PEIA task force.

WV Senate leaders skeptical of Justice’s teacher pay plan

Senate president says few in his caucus may support 5 percent.

Justice issues executive order on PEIA task force

Teachers who gathered at the Capitol on Wednesday said they are still having trouble trusting the governor or believing the task force will carry weight.

Final 2018 MetroNews HS boys basketball Power Index

University ends the year ranked No. 1 in the MetroNews boys basketball Power Index.

Yeager Airport offers two additional months to book flights to Myrtle Beach, Fort Lauderdale

The non-stop flight service will be available from April through November.

Update: Superintendent Paine says he expects WV schools will open

Gov. Justice says controversy will end up driving more people from the state.

FBI’s headquarters project to bring hundreds of positions to Clarksburg facility

During the construction phase, FBI employees would relocate to "swing space."

Parks and DNR consider changes to controlled hunts

Prospective hunters would get more than one day's hunt, restrictions on movement would be loosened, and a new application fee are all part of the proposed new program for reducing deer numbers in State Parks where necessary.

Job security remains at center of Frontier-CWA dispute as deadline nears

Deadline on contract extension is fast approaching and union leader says there has been little movement toward resolving their differences with the company.

Charges filed in fatal auto vs. pedestrian crash

Investigators determined that Berhanu was walking in the crosswalk at the intersection when Gelada ran a red light, striking Berhanu.

Chugunov among 3 players leaving West Virginia as grad transfers

Notebook: Updating injuries as the Mountaineers enter Day 2 of spring football practice.

Man killed in Fayette County crash

Deputies say the man was ejected from the vehicle.

Dick’s Sporting Goods bans sale of modern sporting rifles in all stores

West Virginia has five Dick's location and one Field and Stream store where AR-15's will no longer be sold.

Some education workers return to Capitol, upset with deal to end strike

Those in line say there's still no fix for PEIA.

While Justice coaches, others react to walkout ending

Classes will resume across the state Thursday, in which Wednesday will serve as a cooling-off day.

Governor takes serious heat at teacher town halls, then changes his tune on pay raises

Governor Jim Justice went out to the people this week and the people handed the Governor’s keister to him in a bushel basket. Justice is...

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