Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker

Tyler grew up in the foothills of North Carolina, in a one stop light town named Boonville, NC and was promoted to Chief Meteorologist where you can find him weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm on WOAY-TV. Read More

NC Judges: Some GOP Laws Against Governor Unconstitutional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina judicial panel says some laws enacted by Republican legislators to undercut the new Democratic governor’s powers are...

Analysis: Virginia To See Big Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Plan

RICHMOND, Va.- Virginia’s Medicaid program stands to lose $1.8 billion over a six-year span under House Republicans’ plan to overhaul the nation’s...

McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Reinstating Coal Tax Credits

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has blocked Republican efforts to reinstate a tax credit aimed at helping the coal industry. The governor, a...

Arkansas Lawmakers Vote To Remove Lee From King Holiday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas lawmakers have given final approval to legislation removing Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the holiday honoring slain civil...

West Virginia Lawmakers Vote To Lower Judgment Interest

CHARLESTON, W.Va.- West Virginia’s Legislature has voted to reduce the interest rate on court judgments. The bill, approved 25-8 by the Senate, would set the rate...

West Virginia Strawberry Festival seeks berries for market

BUCKHANNON, W.Va.— Organizers of the West Virginia Strawberry Festival are looking for local growers to stock a market with berries at this year’s event. The...

Morrisey, nursing school begin drug abuse prevention program

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— West Virginia University School of Nursing and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey are embarking on a drug abuse prevention program with...

New Weirton ordinance targets drug users

WEIRTON, W.Va.— The city of Weirton will make it a crime to appear in public under the influence of drugs. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports the ordinance...

Agreement reached on ensuring inmates pay court costs

CHARLESTON, W.Va.— An information-sharing agreement between the state Supreme Court and the regional jail system will ensure that inmates pay their court-ordered fines...

House GOP health bill facing fresh House committee test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Republican leaders are talking to rank-and-file lawmakers about revising the GOP health care overhaul, hoping to keep a rebellion...