New state school Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano spent his first day on the job with a busy agenda.

New superintendent hits the ground running

Dr. Michael Martirano says his first challenge is increasing the graduation rate. Full Story & Video »



Former bank officer sentenced in fraud case

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Former vice president approved more than $1.4 million in bad loans. Full Story »

Finalists named in search for new Huntington police chief

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Mayor plans to interview the 2 soon. Full Story »

The Civil War comes to West Virginia

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Shepherdstown battlefield could join Antietam National Park Full Story »

Farmers questioning tank law

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The deadline for aboveground storage tank registration comes in just more than two weeks. Full Story & Video »

Years of effort pay off with preservation of Cheat Canyon

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3,800 acres will stay as it is now. Full Story »

Family announces death of state’s former first lady Shelley Moore

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She served West Virginia as first lady for 12 years. Full Story »

Record number of adoptions recorded at Kanawha shelter

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No adoption fee promotion popular. Full Story »

Police probe Beckley shooting death

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Man killed at weekend party. Full Story »

Finding a way to get a college degree

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State leaders look at new plan to help students who are a few credits shy Full Story »

New state superintendent takes office Monday

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Dr. Michael Martirano heads to WV with new ideas and big plans. Full Story »

Despite banked timeouts, end-game scenario perfect for schizo Saturday

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Allan Taylor's column from West Virginia's 40-37 victory over Maryland. Full Story & Video »

Buzzer-beater: Mountaineers trip Terps 40-37

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Allan Taylor's live updates from the fast-paced West Virginia-Maryland game in College Park. Full Story »

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