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TodayMay 22, 2022

YesterdayMay 21, 2022

Vehicle crashes through front of Dairy Queen in Putnam County

Restaurant workers were serving customers when the crash happened Saturday evening.

ThursdayMay 19, 2022

Counties start responding to how property tax cuts would affect their bottom line

Amendment on ballots in fall would give state lawmakers the ability to change property tax rates.

Justice announces extra raises for social services workers, dashboard for child welfare

The Department of Health and Human Resources said 970 workers will be eligible for the raises.

WednesdayMay 18, 2022

Fairmont State BOG decides to move on from Martin, begin nationwide search

The Board of Governors approved a motion to end Mirta Martin's contract on July 18 and begin a nationwide search for a successor.

As gas prices blow past $4, Capito and GOP senators blast Biden

The average price of gasoline in West Virginia has now spiked to $4.38 a gallon.

TuesdayMay 17, 2022

Two big consultants bid to take the measure of West Virginia’s health agency

They were responding to a request by West Virginia's state government for a comprehensive organization assessment and strategic plan.

National Guard member charged in Jan. 6 gets permission to travel for duty

When woman went to Capitol, she told investigators, she believed she would be able to see President Trump again.

MondayMay 16, 2022

First state champions in robotics crowned in SSAC-sanctioned event

Parkerburg defeats Wheeling Park in the finals.

West Virginia National Guard member charged in Jan. 6 surge into U.S. Capitol

The charges against her had been under seal until Friday.

SundayMay 15, 2022

Four new members elected to the Lincoln County Board of Education

Candidates run non-partisan campaigns, still express conservative values.

Work zone speed enforcement efforts focused on writing more tickets

Agencies plan enforcement events throughout the state this construction season.

SaturdayMay 14, 2022

Berkeley sheriff among those waiting on Title 42 ruling

Sheriff Nathan Harmon said Eastern Panhandle likely to be impacted.

Huntington police looking for 2 suspects in armed robbery

Convenience store hold-up happened Friday night.

FridayMay 13, 2022

Second Charleston man charged in connection with former football star Kane Roush’s murder

Keontae Nelson charged with conspiracy and complicity in April 2021 death.

West Virginia Jan. 6 suspect wanted to ‘go punch a Antifa terrorist in the face’

Federal prosecutors are asking for former Parkersburg Councilman Eric Barber to be sentenced to four months in prison.

ThursdayMay 12, 2022

Advocates for black lung benefits call for Manchin’s help

Miners and supporters emphasized the need for long-term solvency for the black lung benefits fund.

WednesdayMay 11, 2022

Decision 2022: Some House races too close to call, canvass will be key

Next week's canvassing will make the difference in several primary battles.