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Wednesday February 20, 2019

W.Va. House may pursue work requirements for Medicaid

A few states with work requirements are wrapped up in lawsuits.

Teacher pay raise bill moves to House floor

Discussion of the bill in House Finance lasted only a few minutes.

Fayette County man arrested for sharing pot, meth, porn with teenage son

The suspect is charged with two counts of gross child neglect.

WVU hopes for specific exemptions on ‘campus carry’ bill

"We haven't gotten everything that we want," Alsop said. "But we have gotten a number of exemptions that will allow us to keep dangerous weapons off the most sensitive areas of campus where they have no business being."

Deputies: 14 year-old injured in Martinsburg drive-by shooting, suspect at large

Suspect may have been in a gray Ford Crown Victoria or Mercury Grand Marquis.

Stuart announces formation of team to combat health care fraud

The U.S. Attorney said ARREST is an innovated approach.

Loughry settles case on judicial conduct charges

Former state Supreme Court justice agrees to disbarment and public office ban.

Tarr credits Putnam teachers, students for heading to school during strike

Putnam County has been the only district open the last 2 days.

Community rallies around South Charleston officer

Fellow officers and other first responders rally to the aid of well known police man who is battling an extremely rare form of cancer.

House Minority Leader Miley confident “clean” pay raises can clear House; concerned about Senate response

Miley feels the Senate's approach with Senate Bill 451 was disrespectful to educators and the public education system.

Reward upped in search for Mercer County man accused of shooting officer

Gray is accused of shooting a Bluefield, Va. officer late Saturday night.

Some West Virginians will see savings on their next power bills

A portion of Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power's tax savings are being put toward one-time credits for those most in need.

Weather system impacting much of West Virginia

The system is delivering snow and ice in the eastern panhandle and flooding level rains in the western parts of the state.

Ritchie County man charged with setting fire to ex-girlfriend’s property

Randy Allen Bartram, of Smithville, set a fire that damaged a two-car garage on Hazel Green Road in Smithville on Jan. 13.

Inmate at Southern Regional Jail beaten to death; three suspects named

The suspects did not appear to be acquainted with the victim.

Tuesday February 19, 2019

Former hospital analyst sentenced for 3 months

Kevin Durst previously served as a financial analyst at Pleasant Valley Hospital.

Public hearing held on convention of states resolutions

Article V of the U.S. Constitution allows two-thirds of the states – 34 now – to apply to Congress to call a convention for proposing amendments.

Standalone pay raise bill to hit W.Va. House Finance agenda

Committee to take up pay raise bill on Wednesday afternoon.

House Finance passes satellite casinos bill

House Finance gave its thumbs-up to an amended version of the legislation.

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