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Tuesday May 23, 2017

Update: Turnpike reopens in Fayette County

Semi crashes hauling batteries and spills load onto highway, traffic being detoured from Beckley to Sutton on US Route 19 for several more hours.

Murder of Beckley pastor ends in guilty plea

Prosecutor says Camille Browne's crimes were "incomprehensible cruel acts."

Kanawha BOE hires architects, engineers to design new schools for flooded-Hoover, Clendenin

New schools will be built for Herbert Hoover High and Clendenin Elementary.

Wheeling-Charleston Diocese pays off Wheeling-Jesuit’s long-term debt

WJU now plans to move ahead with new strategy.

Senate’s tax reform bill passes committee hurdle

Bill raises revenue for the coming fiscal year but shows deficits in the years after that.

Mennonite flood volunteers to leave Greenbrier County Wednesday

Mennonite Disaster Service built nearly three dozen homes in the county since the June 2016 flood.

Police: Warrant coming for man believed to be with missing Fairmont woman

Police will seek a "John Doe Warrant" from a judge to arrest a black man going by the alias "Jeff Cooper."

Manchin calls proposed Trump budget “alarming”

He questions the bill's chances on Capitol Hill.

Budget bill and more now on special session agenda

Call also adds bills on certificates of need, state hospitals and property tax.

Next state budget twist could come in Senate Finance

Senate revenue plan would raise sales tax to 7.25 percent and reduce income taxes by average 20 percent over two years.

Accident detours northbound Turnpike traffic

Traffic detoured onto Route 19 at Beckley for northbound travelers until further notice.

Monday May 22, 2017

State Supreme Court to hear arguments on right-to-work law in September

The law would prohibit any requirement regarding workers being union members or paying union dues in order to be employed.

DOH employees find bag of money

Eddie Frye and Danny Abercrombie were driving on Veterans Memorial Boulevard when they saw the object near 3rd Street.

AFT President denounces Trump cuts during McDowell County school tour

President is expected to release his budget proposal Tuesday.

Kanawha commission to vote Tuesday on Shawnee complex

The Kanawha County Commission will take three hours of public comments Tuesday before voting on the matter.

Maryland woman going to prison for deadly Martinsburg crash

Clairesse Felipe sentenced to 9-45 years behind bars.

Senators move away from compromise position — and Armstead says closer to a shutdown

Latest plan raises state sales tax to 7.25 percent and reduces state income tax by an average 20 percent over 2 years.

VA cuts ribbon on new clinic in Greenbrier County

Manchin, Capito, Jenkins all attend ceremony.

Body found in Ohio River may be that of man wanted in death case

Joe Vernetter allegedly part of fatal beating.

Marshall player charged with DUI

MU Athletics Department says matter will be handled internally.

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