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Wednesday February 13, 2019

Beckley substance abuse professional admits to supplying patient with fentanyl patches

David Reeves admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with a patient at Charleston Treatment Center.

Loughry sentenced to 2 years in federal prison

U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver enhances sentence by 3 levels for former state Supreme Court justice.

Former Clay County nonprofit director pleads guilty to embezzling FEMA funds

Pamela Taylor admitted to falsely registering for FEMA benefits following the June 2016 flood

Raleigh County education leader wary of ESA, charter schools proposals

The co-president of the Raleigh County Educators Association says out-of-state forces are heavily influencing the process.

Satellite casino bill moving along in the House of Delegates

Details of the bill were discussed and passed on Wednesday.

State Senate works through list of bills on Wednesday

The Senate only saw one blimp in the radar on Wednesday.

Advocates of multi-county mountain biking trail eye tourism boom

"If you want to increase tourism, you need to increase the things that you offer an outsider to do," Jason Donahue said

Berkeley BOE calls special meeting regarding abuse allegations; two aides have resigned

Two special education aides have submitted letters of resignation.

EQT reaches tentative $53 million agreement in statewide suit

The company has agreed to pay $53.5 million into a settlement fund that will be established to disburse payments to class participants

CURA optimistic about future development of Town Center Mall

CURA held its first board meeting since the mall was sold in late January.

Former fire chief accused of stealing from his department

Grand jury in Monroe County issues indictment.

One more tool in the toolkit in Eastern Panhandle’s fight against opioid abuse

Berkeley County Recovery Resources Coordinator Kevin Knowles is considering a multi-pronged approach to fighting addiction in the Eastern Panhandle.

Bomb threat now resolved at Buckhannon-Upshur High School

Student Services contacted parents at around 10 a.m. Wednesday, notifying of a bomb threat at the school.

List of proposed amendments for education bill keeps getting more omnibus

Range of changes proposed for big education bill.

Lincoln County school evacuated after alleged bomb threat

Normal operations at Guyan Valley Middle School did resume.

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Breakfast at state Capitol to focus on retiree issues

The West Virginia Coalition of Retired Public Employees will host the annual breakfast on Thursday.

Capito applauds efforts on border security deal

Conference committee leaders announced Monday the agreement, which includes 55 miles of new barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Authorities identify suspect, victim in Raleigh County fatal shooting

Cory Adkins, 18, of Beaver, is charged with murdering Robert Stone at a home in Coal City on Sunday.

Kanawha delegate tries to move marijuana on drug schedule

Mike Pushkin says no known lethal overdoses for pot.

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