Chris Lawrence

Yesterday February 8, 2016

Applications now accepted for heating assistance

State help available for heating bills, but those needing it must act fast.

A wintry mix to start the week in W.Va.

System isn't as strong as Jonas, but packs cold air and varying amounts of snow statewide

Sunday February 7, 2016

Tomblin seeks “bridge loan” to shore up unemployment benefits

As payments increase, fund is taking a hit. Tomblin wants to use money from Rainy Day Fund to cover the loss.

Saturday February 6, 2016

Group pressing for changes in buck regulations in W.Va.

Segment of hunters want so see lower buck limits and antler point restrictions in West Virginia. However, others are irritated by the idea.

Thursday February 4, 2016

Boone County schools hemorrhage enrollment

Boone County schools endure unprecedented losses in student numbers and operating dollars.

Wednesday February 3, 2016

Gas provider and Kanawha County schools reach settlement

Agreement will end dispute over whether the school faced threat of gas explosion

Police investigate after vehicle is hit by object

Driver claims shots fired at her vehicle, but police cannot confirm gunfire.

Tuesday February 2, 2016

Party leaders energized about election year prospects

Republicans and Democrats in West Virginia say there has been great interest in running for office for a variety of reasons.

Freddie says 6 more weeks of winter

Bright sunshine made it a forgone conclusion before Freddie even emerged from the box at the West Virginia Wildlife Center Tuesday.

Monday February 1, 2016

Mooney campaigns for Cruz in Iowa

West Virginia Congressman leads small group to the mid-west to "experience an Iowa caucus"

Saturday January 30, 2016

Electronic check system will require tweaks in second year

Confusion caused preliminary buck season numbers to be off by 5,000, but agency says it's an issue which can be adjusted.

Friday January 29, 2016

Law enforcement group concerned with concealed carry legislation

Sheriff's believe basic firearms training is extremely important for anybody who plans to carry a gun.

Thursday January 28, 2016

Passionate words from public over Workplace Freedom Act

Lawmakers hear strong opinions on both sides of Right to Work debate

Tuesday January 26, 2016

Coal industry reeling from latest layoff notices

Mining layoffs near 2,000 since January 1 and near 11,000 since 2013

Senator Cline wants to put people back to work

Newly appointed Wyoming County Senator says people are hurting and need work.

Monday January 25, 2016

Alpha announces more mining layoffs, more than 850 could lose jobs

8 mines and 2 prep plants targeted in latest round of WARN notices.

West Virginia dodges a bullet with Jonas

West Virginia was just a few temperature degrees away from a catastrophe, but it never materialized.

Saturday January 23, 2016

Charleston snow plows dodge abandoned cars

Many in the Capital City gave up and walked. Cars abandoned all over town forcing city crews to tow them.

Friday January 22, 2016

Mountaineers shooters red hot in second half of season

#1 Mountaineers set NCAA record then break it less than a week later

Crews scrambling amid water main break in Charleston

Crews rushing to make repairs trying to stay ahead of anticipated snowfall.

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