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Thursday February 23, 2017

Amy Shuler Goodwin plans run for Charleston mayor

Goodwin is the former West Tourism Commissioner and Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

On day 16 of 60-day session, Justice seeks emergency furlough bill

Chief of Staff Nick Casey says bill is about giving flexibility to deal with the current budget year's $123 million revenue shortfall.

South Charleston TIF District plan heads to Legislature following public hearing

Mayor Frank Mullens says project already has support of Kanawha County lawmakers.

Morgantown second grade girl represents state in Google doodle contest

A North Elementary School student will represent WV in a Google contest.

Justice submits his education reform bill

Governor wants raise for teachers, more local control, elimination of RESAs.

Some senators say new state police cadet class should be priority

New state police superintendent says this year's limited budget funds will be used to reduce drug case backlog in crime lab.

Woman dies in Nicholas County fire

State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

Justice administration introduces tiered severance tax proposal

Proposal is one of several administration-backed bills being introduced in the state Senate.

Police investigating break-in at Fayette County school

The suspect escaped with two laptop computers and a 55'' TV, which was mounted on the wall in the cafeteria.

WVUTeach receives more funding to train math and science teachers

This month, WVU announced a new $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation for WVUTeach.

Wednesday February 22, 2017

Man with knife dead after confrontation with State Police

Kyle Copson, 26, of Cross Lanes, died after being shot by troopers.

House Bill 2167, third reading and the light moment that arose

Debate over bill results in legislative laughter.

Randolph County correctional officer charged with assaulting detainees, submitting false report

Adam Joseph Neal Graham of Elkins served at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.

Officer-involved shooting in Princeton

Happened in Hardee's parking lot Wednesday afternoon.

Budget battles break out in both houses of W.Va. Legislature

Both sides call for an end to name-calling over budget gap.

Higher ed personnel bill clears committee

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — The House Education Committee has passed and sent to the floor legislation designed to streamline personnel decisions by state colleges and...

Yeager establishes plan to respond to airport protests

In recent weeks, people have gathered outside airports around the country to protest President Donald Trump's immigration ban.

Names released in Romney shooting

No charges have been filed.

Carper: Crossings Mall Kmart workers laid off

Bankrupted mall owner says he has a plan for bridge rebuild.

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