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Today February 19, 2018

With no shortage of sponsors, bill is meant to help shore up PEIA in coming years

The bill would allocate 20 percent of any surpluses at the end of the fiscal year to the Public Employees Financial Stability Fund.

Bill creating managed care for foster children moves to House floor

Measure cleared House Finance Committee Monday.

Wheeling business owner urges lawmakers to phase out state inventory tax

Logan Hartle with the Warwood Tool Company was a guest on Monday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Dolan: Postseason for wrestling, basketball to stay on schedule

WVSSAC executive director Bernie Dolan says the wrestling state tournament and basketball postseasons will go on as scheduled despite the looming teachers' strike set for Thursday and Friday.

Two Fayette schools closed, one Raleigh school on alert following threats

All schools are scheduled to resume normal operations Tuesday.

Groups push for drilling royalties bill to move forward

Bill deals with post-production costs.

Justice’s opioid bill heads to the House

Bill that would limit opioid prescriptions passed the Senate on Friday.

One dead in Randolph County trailer fire

Crews were dispatched to trailer along Parsons Road in Montrose around 10:20 p.m. Sunday.

‘No one wants to go any longer than this,’ Kanawha County teacher, union official says of planned two-day walkouts

Senate President Mitch Carmichael (R-Jackson, 04) blames walkouts on union bosses who, he said, "just want to strike."

No injuries reported in Sunday Clarksburg fire

Crews responded to a house fire on Ashcraft Court just before 10 p.m. Sunday.

One dead in weekend Harrison County crash

The crash occurred just before 2 a.m. Saturday.

Bill that could help find missing alcohol tax dollars passes Senate Judiciary

The substitute for S.B. 275, sponsored by Sen. Charles Clements (R - Wetzel, 02), received unanimous recommendation for passage

State transportation secretary calls Trump infrastructure plan ‘bold’

The plan relies heavily on investments from states, localities and private investors.

AHA pushes for sugary drink tax to help fund PEIA

American Heart Association says HB 4344 could generate nearly $80 million annually for health insurance costs.

Yesterday February 18, 2018

WV Senate leaders discuss teachers, pay, PEIA and strike

Teachers, service personnel set to walk out Thursday, Friday and, possibly, beyond.

Decades old Bluefield murder case reaches breakthrough

The suspect was indicted in Mercer County last week.

PEIA board set to vote on freeze proposal

Meeting set for Tuesday in Charleston.

Lincoln County man arrested for alleged armed robbery

Mario Puma, of Williamson, is accused of walking into the Super Stop in Alum Creek, showed a knife and stole cigarettes.

Former Hurricane Coach Willis May remembers his fallen colleagues

Coach recounts scary scenario when he heard "Code Red" over the intercom of Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS

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