Day: March 27, 2019 Archives

WednesdayMarch 27, 2019

Manchin, Capito back bill increasing law enforcement’s access to detection tech

The Providing Officers with Electronic Resources Act — or POWER Act — would establish a grant program to allow agencies to seek access to portable screening devices.

Mountaineers trounce Thundering Herd in Charleston

A nine-run third inning leads West Virginia to an easy win over Marshall

Justice considers 51 bills on final day to act

Gov. Jim Justice signed 24 bills into law Wednesday and vetoed 27 measures.

Morgantown scores 9 in fourth to roll by Buckhannon-Upshur

Matthews homers, Taylor strong on mound for Mohigans.

Governor Justice vetoes ‘Randy’s Dream’

Justice says an aspect of the roads bill was an intrusion into the executive branch.

Justice signs bill lowering coal severance tax

Justice held a signing ceremony Wednesday at the Harrison County Coal Company’s Harrison County Mine in Mannington.

I-68 traffic stop discovers threats against President, Pentagon

Busy artery closed for more than 3 hours; man detained for questioning.

Yeager Airport board approves new food vendor that will build two restaurants

Better Foods, home of Gino's and Tudor's, had been the vendor for more than 18 years.

Police look for suspect in Princeton bank robbery

First Community Bank held up Wednesday afternoon.

Brown: Eastern Panhandle needs expanded infrastructure; MARC talks continue

Mass transit, fiber service and growth all topics of Wednesday's interview.

U.S. Forest Service begins prescribed burns

More than five areas of the Monongahela National Forest will be set fire in the coming days, as weather conditions permit.

White says road paving is already underway and more is coming

Byrd White said the secondary road maintenance is like "eating an elephant" you do it "one bite at a time."

Attorney: Others knew about Bransfield’s behavior

Former Wheeling-Charleston bishop named in civil lawsuit.

Fairmont City Council appoints first woman to city manager position

The newly appointed city manager, Valarie Means, is set to become the first female city manager in Fairmont history.

Home rule is becoming a permanent option for West Virginia’s cities

A total of 34 cities have been part of the Home Rule Pilot Program.

Mountaineers linebacker Ferns announces retirement from football

Plagued by injuries his entire West Virginia career, linebacker Brendan Ferns is calling it quits.

Marshall moves past Presbyterian into CIT semifinal

Thundering Herd close strong to pull away for 83-66 win.

One in custody after threats against President, Pentagon closes I-68

Explosive powder and firearm found in a vehicle leads to three-plus hour shutdown of interstate while police investigate threat against President Trump and the Pentagon.

Two new state laws are designed to help West Virginia’s small food producers

A cottage food bill and the West Virginia Fresh Food Act take effect in June.

Monongalia County woman charged, admits to biting husband’s face

Angelica Lynn Bishop, 32, of Star City, is charged with malicious assault, a felony, by the Morgantown Police Department.