Chris Lawrence

Saturday March 10, 2018

Sunday hunting now allowed everywhere in West Virginia

The long held blue law which forbid Sunday hunting in West Virginia is officially removed from the books with approval of this year's legislation.

Friday March 9, 2018

Steelworkers praise Trump tariffs

Steelworkers in West Virginia praise Trump's plan for taxing steel and aluminum imports.

Thursday March 8, 2018

Bill to expand Hatfield-McCoy Trail System advances

Legislation would expand trail system to include Fayette, Clay, Nicholas, Webster, and Braxton Counties.

Wednesday March 7, 2018

Superintendent believes teachers reflected central office concerns

Hancock County Superintendent Tim Woodward says teachers concerns spotlighted worries of everybody in public education.

Manufacturers group worries about bill to allow guns in parking lots

Although law requires firearms to be locked up, many employers express unease with having no flexibility in the law.

Monday March 5, 2018

MEC poised to move postseason tournament to Wheeling

Announcement in Wheeling set for Tuesday; Charleston withdraws bid.

DNR proposes protection for 130 miles of native brook trout streams

Agency wants to insure work done will keep native brook trout progressing while enabling sportsmen to enjoy fishing for them.

New security screenings added for high school basketball state tourneys

Charleston Civic Center says in the wake of Parkland, Florida school shooting, they've decided to tighten security on what can and cannot be brought into the building.

Friday March 2, 2018

School bus drivers say there is solidarity with teachers

Much like their counterparts in the classroom, those behind the wheel of the bus say PEIA on the present course is a crusher.

Police say needle discovery on Friday is becoming routine

Charleston police say a stash needles discovered Friday behind a local business is becoming a daily occurrence in the capital city.

Thursday March 1, 2018

Charleston mayor will propose end to needle exchange

Mayor says the dirty needles are being discarded all over town and creating a dangerous situation for police and fire departments as well as the public.

Wednesday February 28, 2018

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.

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.

Tuesday February 27, 2018

Putnam County extra-curricular activities can proceed

Sports, clubs, and any other school activity can meet and function if there is a sponsor or coach willing to oversee the activity.

Monday February 26, 2018

Manchin-Toomey bill could re-emerge in Washington in the wake of Florida shootings

Manchin says he'd be willing to revisit the much maligned legislation, but only if President Trump will back the bill.

Baylous begins service as U.S. Marshal

Longtime State Trooper beings new role as a federal lawman today.

Sunday February 25, 2018

New seasons and significant changes proposed for big game hunting seasons in W.Va.

Proposals for 2018-19 will include additional days to antlerless season, a shift in muzzleloader hunting, and the creation of a true primitive weapons season for deer and bear---AFTER the first of the year.

Friday February 23, 2018

Towns along the Ohio River prepare for another weekend of high water

For a second straight weekend high water is predicted along the Ohio River, but also in small creeks and streams with heavy rain in the forecast.

Thursday February 22, 2018

Congressional librarian visits West Virginia

Dr. Carla Hayden says it isn't your grandmother's library any more--but she's certainly welcome there.

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