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APNewsBreak: Chevron meets shale drilling rules

September 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West... more »»

US judge in W.Va. delays gay-marriage ruling

September 18, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge in West Virginia has delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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Enrollment surging at U. of Charleston

September 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Enrollment at the University of Charleston has surged to more than 2,100 students, an all-time high for the private school. more »»

Study: 25 percent of pregnant W.Va. women smoke

September 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than 25 percent of pregnant women in West Virginia from 2008 to 2011 said they smoked during their pregnancy. more »»

'Learn and Earn Program' awards W.Va. grants

September 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five grants totaling nearly $300,000 are heading to a paid, on-the-job training program for students in technical programs. more »»

WVU's Worley accused of battering woman

September 17, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University cornerback Daryl Worley has been arrested and accused of grabbing a woman around the neck and shoving her to the ground at a nightclub. more »»

W.Va. high court: take Mingo judge race off ballot

September 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia Supreme Court ruling says a Mingo County judge position improperly on the November ballot must be removed. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

September 17, 2014

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

Sept. 16

Bluefield (W.V. more »»

W.Va. makes big ginseng haul: valued at $180,000

September 17, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia natural resources police say they have made 11 arrests and seized 190 pounds of dry ginseng that was illegally harvested. more »»

Appeals court in Virginia hears strip-search cases

September 17, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday on whether jailers should be allowed to strip search people who are arrested but still awaiting arraignment. more »»

W.Va. doctor accused of illegal pill prescriptions

September 17, 2014

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Officials mull fewer racing days at W.Va. tracks

September 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Racing Commission could request legislation to drop the number of days racetracks have to hold live races under law.

The Charleston Gazette (bit. more »»

W.Va. doc accused of illegally pill prescriptions

September 17, 2014

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Martinsburg doctor has been indicted on federal charges that she illegally prescribed prescription painkillers.

U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

Appeals court in Va. hears strip-search cases

September 17, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia is considering whether jailers should be allowed to strip search people arrested and awaiting arraignmen. more »»

Bankruptcy judge OKs $2.9M W.Va. spill settlement

September 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge has approved a $2.9 million settlement to benefit 300,000 people whose water was contaminated in a January chemical spill. more »»

Tomblin: Festivals, fairs won't suffer next budget

September 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says festivals and fairs likely won't suffer in next year's budget.

Tomblin tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel (http://bit. more »»

WVU's top legal officer retiring

September 17, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University's top legal officer is retiring.

William H. Hutchens III says his retirement is effective Oct. 17. more »»

Group says W.Va. pays $63k in Marple legal fees

September 17, 2014

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US funding to enhance W.Va. state police forensics

September 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Nearly $342,000 in federal funding is headed to the West Virginia State Police to improve the state forensic laboratory.

The funding announced by U.S. Rep. more »»

Appeals court in Va. to hear strip-search cases

September 17, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia is set to hear arguments in two cases involving strip searches of people arrested and awaiting arraignment.

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