Bond set at $2 million for Lincoln County man charged with shooting state trooper

Jeremiah Yeager, 40, of Alum Creek, was arraigned on charges after being released from the hospital Wednesday. Full Story »



Man sentenced for threatening to destroy government buildings

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In November 2015, Jeremy Smith was sentenced to 27 months for threatening to damage buildings in six U.S. cities by use of explosions. Full Story »

Senate passes its tax reform bill, House leaves its own on the table and Casey expresses budget hope

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Tax plans and budget frameworks in flux on crossover day. Full Story »

27 charged in North Central WV drug operation

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18 people were arrested on first sweep. Full Story »

DEP issues water quality certification for pipeline

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The Mountain Valley Pipeline project would transport natural gas from Wetzel County to Pittsylvania County, Virginia using a 300-mile pipeline. Full Story »

Justice’s tax bills get consideration in Senate (sort of)

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Ferns amendment intended to put Democrats on the spot. Full Story »

Medical marijuana bill reaches Senate floor

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Legislation legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes failed in the House of Delegates, but is now gaining traction in the Senate. The Senate... Full Story »

Coal industry shows new optimism

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Following Trump's executive order rolling back the Clean Power Plan, industry officials say coal is poised for a rebound. How big a rebound, remains unclear. Full Story »

Jefferson County at top of health list in West Virginia, McDowell County at bottom

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The annual report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute is a gauge of health at the county level. Full Story »

Tax reforms on the brink in both houses on crossover day

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Tax Foundation praises bill in House, but notes it is up against deadline. Full Story »

Trump signs energy executive order

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The executive order calls on the Environmental Protection Agency to review the Clean Power Plan and lifts restrictions on new coal leases on federal lands. Full Story »

Debate over greyhounds, but vote in House is delayed

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Amendment asked for economic impact study. Full Story »

Justice says it’s crunch time — and time to focus — on budget

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"Now’s the time to be quiet and think," governor says. Full Story »

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