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Union makes prospective agreements with Patriot bidders

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The United Mine Workers union says it has reached collective bargaining agreements in principal with the only two bidders for the properties of bankrupt Patriot Coal. more »»

W.Va. revenues miss estimates for August

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's revenue collections have missed their target for the second straight month of the fiscal year. more »»

Potential jurors asked about opinions of ex-Massey CEO

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A questionnaire distributed to potential jurors asks whether they have formed any opinions about former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. more »»

Priest to withdraw from public school teaching job

September 3, 2015

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest says he plans to withdraw from a substitute teaching job in the Wood County public school system.

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Judge OKs distribution of insurance funds in explosion suit

September 3, 2015

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has approved the distribution of more than $15 million in insurance funds to the families of three workers killed in a plant explosio. more »»

Mistrial declared in ex-Summers official's embezzlement case

September 3, 2015

HINTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Summers County commissioner's embezzlement trial ended in a mistrial after the jury couldn't reach a verdict. more »»

W.Va. DNR starts youth hunting program

September 3, 2015

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State officials are hoping to increase the number of children participating in wildlife and hunting activities. more »»

W.Va. hiking trail closed for weather-related repairs

September 3, 2015

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Park Service has closed a portion of a hiking trail in southern West Virginia due to an unstable slope. more »»

NGK Spark Plugs celebrates 20 years in West Virginia

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Japanese firm is celebrating its 20th year of business in West Virginia.

NGK Spark Plug Manufacturing Inc. more »»

W.Va. Democrats' Jefferson-Jackson Dinner set for Oct. 2

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Democratic Party's biggest annual event will be held next month. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

September 2, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

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CSX sued over West Virginia oil train derailment

September 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit has been filed against CSX Corp. on behalf of dozens of southern West Virginia residents living near the site of a fiery oil train derailment. more »»

State police say Wayne County school board's website hacked

September 2, 2015

WAYNE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say the Wayne County Board of Education's website was hacked on Wednesday.

State police spokesman Lt. more »»

Police chief: Robber's gun disabled by 'the grace of God'

September 2, 2015

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Bluefield Police Chief Dennis Dillow says he disabled a banker robber's rifle during a gunfight by "the grace of God. more »»

W.Va. to launch first syringe exchange program

September 2, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health officials hope a new syringe exchange program in Cabell County will reduce the number of blood-borne diseases. more »»

Coal company, UMW settle suit over use of non-union workers

September 2, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A Murray Energy subsidiary and the United Mine Workers of America have settled a lawsuit over the company's use of non-union workers.

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Postal Service proposes moving Clarksburg post office

September 2, 2015

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is looking at moving its post office in downtown Clarksburg to a smaller facilit. more »»

Longtime Jefferson judge won't seek re-election in 2016

September 2, 2015

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Longtime Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David H. Sanders says he won't seek re-election in 2016. more »»

W.Va. localities face Friday deadline on FEMA grants

September 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The clock is ticking for West Virginia localities seeking a federal assist during hard times. more »»

US regulatory agency seeks to expand mining safety feature

September 2, 2015

ARLINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal mine regulators are moving to expand a safety feature in coal operations aimed at preventing crushing of miners.

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