Alex Thomas

Tuesday May 2, 2017

Kanawha County education board approves Apple lease

The $16.9 million agreement is part of a larger deal to provide classrooms with more technology.

Monday May 1, 2017

Natural gas royalties to be decided in Supreme Court rehearing

The original November decision said natural gas companies who obtain mineral rights are not allowed to take deductions out of payments intended for landowners.

Sunday April 30, 2017

Department of Commerce to hold forums on flood recovery efforts

The first RISE on the Road will be Monday at Clendenin Middle School, and the second Thursday at White Sulphur Springs Civic Center.

Friday April 28, 2017

Property owners hold meetings prior to state Supreme Court case

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is scheduled to rehear Leggett v. EQT on Tuesday regarding royalty payments from companies.

Thursday April 27, 2017

Marshall students, faculty present innovation projects to celebrity judges

Groups were given four weeks to plan a proposal to solve one of three issues: substance abuse, technology in West Virginia or education of youth.

Wednesday April 26, 2017

DHHR encourages parents to get infants immunized

Dr. Rahul Gupta, commissioner of the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, and Dr. Sherri Young, state immunization officer, were in Hurricane to promote National Infant Immunization Week.

Justice cancels order regarding fees at state parks

Gov. Jim Justice says the program was put into place without his approval.

Tuesday April 25, 2017

Construction on Crossings Mall bridge slated for Thursday

The previous bridge was destroyed in the June 2016 flood.

Monday April 24, 2017

Justice vetoes regional recreational trail bill

Senate Bill 28 would have allowed two or more counties to create bodies to oversee all-terrain vehicle trails.

Williams discusses Huntington’s future following competition win

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams was on MetroNews "Talkline" to discuss what is in store after winning the America's Best Communities contest.

Berkeley County delegate to push for death penalty study

Delegate John Overington, R-Berkeley, has introduced multiple bills to reinstate capital punishment in West Virginia.

Saturday April 22, 2017

Charleston woman promotes unity, love at block party

Deanna McKinney's son, Tymel, died in April 2014 after being shot multiple times. For the third straight year, she held a block party in an effort to show compassion and support for others.

Thursday April 20, 2017

Manchin, others to hold job fair Friday in Huntington

The Huntington Job and Resource Fair will be Friday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

Manchin talks with miners about pension, health care funding

The Miners Protection Act is set to expire on April 28. which could leave more than 22,000 coal miners and widows without coverage or retirement payments.

Wednesday April 19, 2017

Huntington wins top prize at America’s Best Communities competition

$3 million will fund four city revitalization projects.

Monday April 17, 2017

Huntington leaders prepare for America’s Best Communities contest

The winner will receive a $3 million prize that will go toward revitalization efforts.

W.Va. lawmakers, union president ask for permanent solution to fund miners’ benefits

The individuals sent a joint letter Monday to congressional leadership asking for a way to continue funding miners' benefits.

Martin reflects on career, overcoming challenges

Christy Salters Martin was in Charleston on April 4 for an event benefiting Concord University

Friday April 14, 2017

Pruitt announces plans regarding coal regulations

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced earlier this week a new agenda on balancing regulation and business.

Legislation creating Office of Drug Policy awaits governor’s signature

Supporters say bill sets up process to better track state's drug epidemic.

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