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Monday January 16, 2017

Governor takes oath with help from old friends, his basketball players & warning about ‘James Justice’

"Jim has a vision," one Justice friend of 50 years said.

New Governor Jim Justice lays out big plans for West Virginia

Justice sworn in as West Virginia's 36th governor.

Highways commissioner says finding money will be critical

Tom Smith says he has a passion for infrastructure and a background to see it more clearly than most.

Perdue credits his success to sticking with his longtime theme

"I'm lucky to be here today," -- W.Va. Treasurer John Perdue

Caperton stresses balance in DEP position

New DEP Director says improving efficiency with enforcement is critical to the balance between protecting the environment and creating jobs in W.Va.

Woman dies in Jackson County car wreck

Police say woman was 76 years old.

Scenes from #InaugurationDayWV

Images from Inauguration Day at the state Capitol.

Powerball winner comes forward

West Virginia Lottery to introduce $2 Million winner in a Tuesday afternoon press conference.

With video: Jim Justice takes midnight oath, promises to make ‘dreams come true’

"This is an honor beyond belief for me and my family," Justice said after being sworn in.

McCuskey and other new statewide officeholders also take oaths today

McCuskey becomes one of youngest statewide officeholders in West Virginia history.

State Board of Education president hopeful about test changes

West Virginia Board of Education President Michael Green said he hopes educators participate in and embrace adopting a new assessment system.

Morrisey wants to make sure $36 million drug settlement money is used to combat drug problem

State Attorney General is urging lawmakers to put money in a Trust Fund to combat the state's drug problem.

Incoming Ag Commissioner has new ideas for the department

Leonhardt favors forestry products in the ag realm but is skeptical about legalizing marijuana

Sunday January 15, 2017

After Justice takes reins as governor, what will he deliver?

New governor promised 'rocket ride' out of 50th.

Justice wants inauguration to jumpstart administration

Inaugural Address likely to be full of optimism.

Beckley attorney to lead WV Lottery

Governor-elect Justice says Alan Larrick will think big.

Stabbing at Morgantown homeless shelter

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown Police are investigating an overnight stabbing at a homeless shelter that sent one person to the hospital and another to jail....

A look at the Justice Cabinet and other appointments

Governor-elect starts with clean slate in top positions.

Saturday January 14, 2017

Justice finalizes cabinet with transportation, administration picks

Tom Smith and John Myers to fill key roles.

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