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W.Va. GOP senator pushing for legalized medical marijuana

February 24, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The second-ranking Republican state senator is pushing to make medical marijuana legal in West Virginia. more »»

WVa panel OKs bill not to require concealed handgun permits

February 24, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia would become the fifth state not to require concealed handgun permits under a legislative proposal that started moving Monday. more »»

Proposed W.Va. charter school bill appears dead

February 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A bill that would clear the way for charter schools in West Virginia has died in the Legislature. more »»

WVa panel OKs bill not to require concealed handgun permits

February 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia would become the fifth state not to require concealed handgun permits under a legislative proposal. more »»

Man runs from home as train derails nearby, engulfs property

February 23, 2015

ANSTED, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man is thankful to be alive after fleeing his home seconds before it was destroyed by an oil train that left the tracks.

Morris Bounds Sr. more »»

Wheeling Suspension Bridge reopens after repairs

February 23, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Wheeling Suspension Bridge has reopened to traffic after it was closed over the weekend because a sway cable had separated from the bridge deck. more »»

W.Va. GOP senator pushing for legalized medical marijuana

February 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The second-ranking Republican state senator is pushing to make medical marijuana legal in West Virginia. more »»

10 arrested during pipeline protest in Richmond

February 23, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond police have arrested 10 people during a protest against the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipelin. more »»

W.Va. GOP seeks election changes in possible Manchin gov bid

February 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin considers a 2016 return bid for governor, Republicans have filed legislation to block him from handpicking his Senate successor for two years. more »»

Cold weather causes water problems in W.Va.

February 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Frigid cold followed by fluctuating temperatures have left several thousand West Virginia American Water customers without service. more »»

AAA gives Four Diamond Award to 2 W.Va. hotels

February 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two hotels in West Virginia have received travel club AAA's Four Diamond Award for 2015.

The Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown has received the rating since 1983. more »»

Judge allows state to intervene in Va. pipeline lawsuit

February 23, 2015

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has allowed the state to intervene in a Virginia lawsuit challenging Dominion Resources' right to survey private property for a proposed pipeline. more »»

Foundation gives W.Va. agency grant for elk restoration

February 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Division of Natural Resources has received a $50,000 grant to support its effort to restore elk in West Virginia.

The Charleston Daily Mail (http://bit. more »»

Transit agency, Charles Town to partner on John Brown tour

February 23, 2015

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Charles Town and the Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority are negotiating a deal to provide transportation for the city's John Brown history tou. more »»

Expansion of Cacapon State Park put on indefinite hold

February 23, 2015

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — An expansion of Capacon Resort State Park in Morgan County is on indefinite hold.

The Journal (http://bit. more »»

W.Va. social services agency targets workers' caseloads

February 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state official says the Department of Health and Human Resources is working to ease county-level workers' caseloads. more »»

Appalachia report cites progress, challenges after 50 years

February 22, 2015

The agency created five decades ago to fight poverty in Appalachia has helped county economies grow with nearly $4 billion in spending, but the region still lags in key measures of educational,... more »»

Cleanup, investigation continue at W.Va. derailment site

February 22, 2015

BOOMER, W.Va. (AP) — Investigators are working to determine what caused an oil train to derail in southern West Virginia as cleanup work continues. more »»

AP EXCLUSIVE: Fuel-hauling trains could derail at 10 a year

February 22, 2015

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades. more »»

 
 
 

 

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