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Jobless rates rise in 39 of 55 West Virginia counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 39 of West Virginia’s 55 counties in October. WorkForce West Virginia says unemployment rates dropped in Clay and...

Inmate writes letter confessing to 29-year-old killing

MOUNT OLIVE, WV (AP) — A West Virginia prison inmate has written a letter confessing to a cold case homicide. The Exponent Telegram reported Monday that it became...

Police: Man killed wife, exchanged fire with officers

SUTTON, WV (AP) — Police say a West Virginia man fatally shot his wife and then exchanged fire with officers before he was subdued and arrested. News outlets cited a...

Applications available for Supreme Court vacancy

CHARLESTON, WV – The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will receive applications immediately for the recent vacancy on the West Virginia Supreme Court of...

State settles lawsuits alleging illegal firing over politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state of West Virginia has settled wrongful-termination lawsuits with six more former employees of the Secretary of State’s office who...

Deputy charged with assaulting family member, rape

POWHATAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia sheriff’s deputy has been accused of assaulting a family member and rape.   News outlets report that Powhatan County sheriff’s...

Traveling for Thanksgiving? Here are eight safe driving tips for the upcoming holiday

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY)-  With an expected 48.5 million motorists taking to the roads over the next week, safety and awareness are the highest priorities while traveling...

Governor And First Lady Justice Invite West Virginians To Submit Photos For Military, First Responder Recognition Trees

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY)- Gov. Jim Justice and First Cathy Justice today invite all West Virginians to honor the state’s military men and women and first responders by...

Three killed in accident in northern West Virginia

PENTRESS, W.Va. (AP) — Police say three people have died after a truck and an SUV collided in northern West Virginia. The Dominion Post quotes Monongalia County County...

3 new members appointed to Marshall University board

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University says West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed three people to the university’s Board of Governors. They are retired...

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