Tag archive for ‘West Virginia’
By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Ex-coal CEO asks high court to his overturn his conviction

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his conviction for misdemeanor conspiracy to violate federal safety standards at a West Virginia mine More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Woman pleads guilty to West Virginia pastor’s slaying

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - A woman has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the killing of a 69-year-old West Virginia pastor. The Register-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2r0IdxV) 21-year-old Camille Iman Browne More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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West Virgina: Industrial plant explosion kills 2, injures 1

PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) - An explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant has killed two people and injured a third. Officials say the explosion was reported Wednesday at Midland Resource Recovery, a company based More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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West Virginia reorganizing state’s cyber security effort

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Gov. Jim Justice has directed the West Virginia Board of Risk and Insurance Management to take steps to protect personally identifiable information collected and kept by state agencies, More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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VA clinic opens in Greenbrier County

RONCEVERTE, W.Va. (AP) - A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic has opened in West Virginia after air-quality issues led to the previous one being closed in 2015. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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West Virginia suspends ex-education secretary’s law license

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The law license of West Virginia's former education secretary has been suspended by the state's supreme court. Charleston Gazette-Mail reports (http://bit.ly/2qRyQOT ) Clay County attorney More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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West Virginia lawmakers back to weigh taxes, budget

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia lawmakers are scheduled back in session Tuesday trying to reconcile differences with Gov. Jim Justice and enact tax and budget bills for the fiscal year starting July 1. On More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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West Virginia health centers get $8.5M in federal funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's U.S. senators say federal authorities are awarding $8.5 million to health centers in Huntington and Baker to support medical, dental, mental health and drug services. According More...

By admin On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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3 people charged in abandoned body case in West Virginia

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia authorities say three people are facing charges in an abandoned body case. The Beckley Register-Herald (http://bit.ly/2qBSRKQ ) reports Ashley Treadway and Michael Justice II, More...

By admin On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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West Virginia school district’s motion to dismiss challenged

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) - A group suing Mercer County schools over its "Bible in the Schools" programs has filed a response to the school system's motion to dismiss. Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/2qCIp4e) More...