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WednesdayJune 12, 2019

Federal court rules in union’s favor on mine examinations

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled mine operators should not be allowed to conduct such evaluations while miners are working in the mine.

No injuries in battery explosion at Yeager Airport

Two lithium batteries attached to a battery charging device were the source of the ignition.

Kanawha County golf course opening Saturday a month after damaging storm

A microburst on May 2 damaged more than 200 pines trees at Big Bend Golf Course.

Lobbyist files federal suit against Superintendent Paine, says he tried to get him fired

Conflict came to a head over the politics of standardized testing.

Justice defends residency, citing strong state revenue and biblical passage

Governor brushes off criticisms, saying he's out and about the state.

Morgan County magistrate moves case of 15-year-old’s murder to circuit court

A Wednesday preliminary hearing lasted nearly two hours.

Dobbs realizes dream by signing with James Madison

Fairmont Senior guard excited to get going with Dukes.

Weingarten says Senate leaders ignoring public on charter school issue

Teacher union says lawmakers should take cue from Reconnecting McDowell.

DNR agreement with Weyerhaeuser aimed at stream improvements

Weyerhaeuser and DNR enter a Memorandum of Understanding allowing for treatment of acid water and stream enhancement projects on watersheds in West Virginia owned by the company, mainly the South Fork of Cherry River.

Marshall expels student facing new sexual assault charges

Joseph Hardin faces sentencing on 2016 case and four new charges.

Martinsburg PD shuts down 3 more drug houses, totaling 46 under 2016 ordinance

Huntington, Parkersburg, Clarksburg and Fairmont have similar drug house ordinances. 

Plans for new aerospace-focused curriculum in Harrison County coming along

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Harrison County administrators recently had the chance to tour the classroom space at Bridgeport High School that will soon become the county’s new Academy of Aviation Technology. The Harrison County Board of Education, along with representatives of local aerospace companies, held a roundtable in April to discuss developing technical education courses aimed

Elderly Fayette County woman stabbed, beaten; son arrested

The attacked reportedly occurred during a domestic dispute.

WV Commerce Secretary optimistic after meeting with China Energy

It was with great fanfare that the Justice administration announced in November 2017 a partnership with China Energy.  According to the memorandum of understanding, the Chinese energy giant would invest $83.7 billion in West Virginia projects over the next 20 years. The details of that deal have always been a little sketchy.  State officials said