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Today February 6, 2016

Kanawha County colonel to be named first female Brigadier General of WV Guard

Col. Paige Hunter will be promoted Saturday in a historical ceremony at the 130th Airlift Wing base in Charleston.

Yesterday February 5, 2016

Fayette County Schools plans to cut professional positions and service jobs

The county will reduce staff for next school year by 9.5 professional positions and 8.5 service jobs, according to Superintendent Terry George.

Former Berkeley County deputy enters plea deal, sentencing scheduled

43-year-old Robert Lippman of Martinsburg is charged with two counts of domestic assault of his wife.

One dead in Nicholas County crash

First responders pronounced James Smith, 47, of Gassaway, WV in Braxton County dead at the scene

More reprimands in Boone County loan plan

Two former ambulance authority officials violated state Ethics Act.

Lawmakers trying again with raw milk bill

Measure, vetoed last year, passes Senate.

Lawmakers once again question cost of public defender program

Delegates frustrated with annual add-ons.

Senate committee advances Tomblin budget fixing bill

Money that's been used for old workers' comp debt to help fill revenue hole.

Man convicted in Monongalia County murder

Brian Greeson was found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 attack of Leslie Fields in Morgantown.

Senate President: RTW, prevailing wage repeal approval votes “a watershed moment”

Senator Bill Cole (R-Mercer, 06), a Republican gubernatorial candidate, talked about the votes on Friday's MetroNews "Talkline."

West Virginia Wesleyan president announces she will step down in December

Dr. Pamela Balch has led the institution for over a decade

Morgan County flood watch ends sooner than expected

Still a flood warning in effect until 1 a.m. Friday morning

Thursday February 4, 2016

Bonifant big as West Liberty holds off Fairmont State in top-10 showdown

  FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Seger Bonifant had 27 points and 10 boards and sixth-ranked West Liberty snapped No. 2 Fairmont State’s 13-game win streak 84-77...

Mingo County man to spend at least 16 years in jail for sexual assault of two young girls

Maximo Ayala, Jr., 23, was arrested in August for the sexual assault of a girl who was 7 years old, as well as a teenager.

Prevailing wage repeal clears Senate, heads to governor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Senate passed along party lines Thursday a bill eliminating prevailing wage in West Virginia. The House approved HB 4005 earlier,...

Harrison County designates “Superhero Jack Rollins Day” to celebrate young boy fighting cancer

Festivities on Friday will celebrate the five-year-old and his superhuman resolve in the face of disease

Former Freedom tank farm plant manager receives probation, fine

Bankrupt Freedom Industries also sentenced as a company to a maximum of $900,000

Right to work passes House 54-46

Emotional debate stretches for nearly five hours.

Arraignment for man charged in Turnpike wrong-way accident

Grand jury returns 5-count indictment in wreck that killed Kanawha County native.

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