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Monday January 16, 2017

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.

Joanne Jaeger Tomblin reflects on time as First Lady of West Virginia

The Tomblins are getting ready to leave the Governor's Mansion to make room for the Justices.

Friday January 13, 2017

Plea hearing for Putnam County murder case set for Tuesday

Philip Casto will plead guilty to murdering Jennifer Evans in September 2015.

Stage nearly set for Monday’s gubernatorial inauguration

Jim Justice will be sworn-in as the state's 36th governor.

Coal exec Austin Caperton, cousin of former Gov. Gaston Caperton, to oversee environmental agency

Justice says appointee will be able to balance environmental concerns with business growth.

First Energy warning ice storm could lead to outages in parts of state

Outages can be reported at (888) 544-4877 or 888-LIGHTSS.

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