Day: July 9, 2019 Archives

TuesdayJuly 9, 2019

Manchin introduces bill pressuring US Soccer to increase women’s pay

Prompted by a letter from West Virginia University's women's soccer coach, Sen. Joe Manchin introduced a bill intended to increase the pay for the U.S. women's soccer team.

Federal appeals court hears arguments on ‘Obamacare’ constitutionality

Eighteen Republican states — including West Virginia — and the U.S. Department of Justice support a December verdict striking down the health care law.

Junior college defensive lineman Quay Mays commits to West Virginia

West Virginia defensive line coach Jordan Lesley went back to his old stomping grounds to find a defensive lineman for the Mountaineers.

Testimony begins in probation revocation hearing for expelled Marshall student

Judge wants to hear from more witnesses later this month.

Manchin asks DOE officials for update on Appalachian Storage Hub

Manchin is the sponsor of a bill to help move it forward.

West Virginia’s bumpy roads become focus of governor’s race

Thrasher says he would apply consistent emphasis; Justice says he inherited problem; Folk says neither has a great track record.

McKivitz lone West Virginia representative on preseason all-Big 12 team

With a host of unknowns on the roster, it wasn't surprising that West Virginia's most established star was its only pick on the preseason all-Big 12 team.

Victims, shooter identified in Martinsburg double-murder suicide

It happened at Ladder House Bar & Grill east of Martinsburg.

Judicial pay panel gets started on 2019 report

Legislature didn't take up the recommendations made in the 2017 report.

‘ACA saved my life’; Demonstrators ask Morrisey to drop out of healthcare lawsuit

First day of arguments in the 'Obamacare' appeal was on Tuesday.

Doddridge County students get national recognition for being nice

School club based on random acts of kindness is lauded by Reader's Digest.

Martinsburg’s Banks welcomes expanded role behind center

Senior split time with Grant Harman a year ago.

Early morning blaze destroys 2 structures in Nicholas County

State Fire Marshal's Office called in to investigate.

‘Outpouring of support’ reported in Harman where flood recovery continues

Flash flooding tore through the Randolph County town at the end of June.

West Virginia’s venture into rail/truck transport business comes up empty

The Heartland Intermodal Gateway (HIG) at Prichard in Wayne County opened with great fanfare and hope in 2015.  Rail-to-truck transfer stations were booming in other parts of the country and advocates of the West Virginia project saw HIG as a chance for West Virginia to get in on the action. A feasibility study for the