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West Virginia DHHR Releases Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Data for 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today released county-level Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) data for 2017...

West Virginia Board of Education Places Six Policies on Public Comment

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) met today for their regularly scheduled April board meeting. During the meeting, six policies were...

Almost Heaven: West Virginia Starts New Tourism Campaign

CHARLESTON– West Virginia is embarking on a tourism advertising push using John Denver’s iconic song “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” Gov. Jim...

UPDATE: Wanted Sex Offender Has Been Arrested

UPDATE: The West Virginia State Police in Beckley tells WOAY that Michael L. Canterbury has been found and arrested. ———————————— BECKLEY, WV...

Virginia man who hid woman’s body, killed cats sentenced

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A man who dumped his girlfriend’s body and drowned her cats has been sentenced to a decade in prison. How 38-year-old Edme Merle-Perez died...

Report: Ex-coal exec fails to file disclosure in Senate race

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A report says the former coal executive convicted of violating federal mine safety standards has failed to turn in a required financial...

New State Bar Officers & Members Announced

CHARLESTON, WV, (WOAY) – The West Virginia State Bar is pleased to announce new officers and members of The West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors for...

$28 Million in Federal Funding for Flood Relief Announced

WASHINGTON DC– The state has been awarded more federal funding to aid in the recovery efforts from the June 2016 and October 2017 floods. More than $28 million in...

State court rules Gov. Jim Justice’s firms didn’t soil water

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Supreme Court says two of Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies weren’t responsible for contaminating the wells...

West Virginia Libraries Celebrate National Library Week April 8-14

CHARLESTON, W. VA. – This week, the West Virginia Library Commission joins libraries nationwide and across the state, in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their...