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Friday December 14, 2018

50-bed inpatient recovery center announced in Berkeley County

The facility will be located along Charles Town Road in Kearneysville.

No charges in mine rescue yet, but three of those involved already faced criminal charges

Sheriff Scott Van Meter says there are charges being pursued over the latest incident, but so far they haven't completed the investigation, but court documents reveal three of the group are familiar with the court system.

Farrell: Eliminating HEPC is ‘cut and paste job’ that doesn’t meet Governor’s objectives

"Chairman (and WVU President) Gee has made it very clear that he believes the HEPC is a super-governing board, and that he has advocated for its elimination," Farrell said.

Mercer County man convicted of molesting three-year-old

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Jurors deliberated for less than 30 minutes before returning a guilty verdict against a Bluefield man accused of sexually assaulting a three-year-old...

Deadline for public comment on Marshall’s Jenkins Hall is Friday

The public comment period began on December 3.

Fairmont man charged in Morgantown shooting

Carlos Luis Pagan II, 28, is charged with one count of attempted second dgree murder and one count of malicious wounding.

Call for action comes with West Virginia again ranked lowest among states for tobacco cessation, prevention spending

The Mountain State is at No. 49 in new report titled "Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-By-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 20 Years Later."

Thursday December 13, 2018

USDA announces pilot program to increase internet access in rural areas

The ReConnect Program will provide $600 million in loans and grants for projects in rural America.

Federal appeals court rejects permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The 604-mile pipeline is planned to run through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina.

Final 2 wrongful termination lawsuits against Warner settled

Former investigators Thomas Ranson and Jeff Shriner settled their suits for $50,000 each.

2nd PEIA Finance Board hearing focuses on competing health care proposals

Dale Lee, president of the West Virginia Education Association, urged adoption of the 80/20 health coverage plan.

Vigil held for Martinsburg shop owner shot during robbery

Residents gathered to pray for the critically injured woman.

Closing in on start of regular legislative session, Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Ed. may be headed for all-nighter

The commission is currently crafting potential legislation to go before the State Legislature

Costs of Raleigh County mine rescue being evaluated

Emergency crews rescued three people from the mine on Wednesday.

WVNG celebrates the National Guard’s 382nd birthday

The celebration took place on the WVNG base in Charleston.

Nonprofits to be urged Friday to broaden partnerships

Annual Policy Institute scheduled in Charleston.

Deputies investigating armed home invasion in Monongalia County

Deputies with the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department were alerted to the robbery just after 4 a.m., Chief Deputy Al Kisner said.

Berkeley County judge, officials weighing options for paralyzed murder suspect

Adam Domer is charged for the September 2 fatal beating of Joan Staubs, 86.

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