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Monday November 18, 2019

Senate passes 3 bills related to special session; House leaves measure for December

Lawmakers were in Charleston for a special legislative session as well as interim committee meetings.

Supreme Court reverses lower court in visitation dispute involving 11-year-old boy

Court's opinion says "psychological parents" have no legal standing.

MLB owners, commissioner Manfred seek to crush West Virginia baseball

Major League Baseball is pushing a proposal to eliminate 42 minor league teams, including three in West Virginia.

Senate confirms more than 2 dozen nominations from governor

State School Board member Miller Hall questioned about student achievement, superintendent.

New director of National Youth Science Camp excited for ‘amazing opportunity’

A Marshall University professor was named as head on Monday.

W.Va. foster care ombudsman says she’s aiming for clear results

Pamela Woodman-Kaehler has been on the job three weeks in newly-established role.

Justice: Broadband network project marks new technological era for W.Va.

275 miles of the high-capacity line connecting data centers in Ohio and Virginia will run through West Virginia.

Wide variety of projects being looked at by state School Building Authority

The SBA has around $26 million to fund projects for school systems.

House Judiciary chair: Prison overcrowding proposals are priority for regular session

Members of the Legislature's Joint Legislative Committee on the Judiciary heard about some possibilities during Monday's interim meetings at the State Capitol.

Judge: 3 Berkeley County educators must have separate representation in criminal case

The case stems from abuse allegations at Berkeley Heights Elementary in 2018.

Proposed $100 million W.Va. budget cut is still up in the air

Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy says November, December revenue numbers will help make the decision.

Monongalia County police link shots fired call to drug case

Two in custody following weekend incident.

Italian-American tradition, Marion County come to the silver screen

"Feast of the Seven Fishes" opened last Friday in select theaters.

Ski & snowboard season opens this week in West Virginia

Snowshoe Mountain Resort in Pocahontas County opens Friday, just days after what had been a scheduled auction date for Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Tucker County.

Sunday November 17, 2019

Goodwin on steps following use of force: ‘What we’re trying to do is bring everyone together’

Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin and the police department have faced pressure to enact policy changes since the Oct. 14 incident

Raleigh County leader hopeful Legislature will provide jail bill relief

Since the beginning of the fiscal year, the county has nearly spent $900,000 on incarceration costs.

Conference will highlight Eastern Panhandle’s economy, future growth

"It's an outlier in every single way," John Deskins said.

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