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Monday March 27, 2017

Corrections officials push back against drugs inside W.Va. lockups

Amid reports of widespread drugs use inside W.Va. lockups, public safety officials implement new policies and procedures to stop the flow and curb demand for drugs

Mon Power to invest $166 million in infrastructure projects statewide this year

Projects will help enhance the system, reduce the number of power outages.

Sunday March 26, 2017

Fatal crash in Logan County

Collision occurred on Route 10.

Balancing act for GOP-backed budget package

A major component of the budget package, a tax reform bill, is up for second reading, amendment stage, Monday morning in the House of Delegates.

Authorities looking for missing Beckley Correctional Center inmate

Jason Ancell, 41, was serving a sentence for fleeing from an officer.

Justice’s ‘SOS’ fund climbs aboard the budget — a little bit, for now

House budget rough draft allocates $15 million for 'SOS' fund.

Saturday March 25, 2017

VP Pence addresses small business leaders, rally in West Virginia

Vice President makes stops in Putnam, Kanawha counties to talk jobs, health care.

Fairmont State falls short in national title game

Northwest Missouri State won 71-61, becoming the first team to claim football and basketball titles in the same season.

Body found in Nitro

The body was found in the Kanawha River next to a private dock near 12th Street.

2 injured in Kanawha City shooting

An unknown suspect shot a 15-year-old juvenile and 22-year-old Terrance Bonner outside of the Knights Inn.

A glimpse at the WV budget as it takes shape

Work on putting the bill together could start Monday.

House’s ‘broaden-the-base’ bill is challenged out of the gate

Delegates narrowly vote down a motion to reject the bill on first reading.

Delegates stand as they vote to pass flood-planning bill

Bill passes 96-0 with four absences.

House passes parts of Justice’s highways package

Despite rancor between Justice and legislators, highways package is flowing through.

Release date coming soon for former Massey Energy CEO

Don Blankenship is now being held in a re-entry facility in Arizona.

Vice President Pence to speak with West Virginia small business owners

He was scheduled to visit Putnam County on Saturday afternoon.

Vigil held to honor Charleston youth mentor

The service honored Obi Henderson, 31, who led mentoring programs for at-risk children in the city.

Friday March 24, 2017

Wayne County Schools cuts employees, gets new superintendent

Eighty-five employees will either be transferred to new positions or be cut from the school system.

Health care rally held in Martinsburg

Many groups in support of the Affordable Care Act met up Friday and rallied outside of Sen. Shelly Capito’s four West Virginia offices.

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