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Category: State News

Man in question pertaining to NYC rice cooker bomb scare has ties to WV

NEW YORK (AP/WOAY) — Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers caused an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an...

WV school boss: I didn’t mean to downplay homeless students

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The head of West Virginia’s school system says he didn’t mean to downplay the seriousness of the rising number of homeless students in the...

West Virginia city proposes regulations for needle exchange

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city has given preliminary approval to an ordinance that would regulate a needle exchange run by the local health department....

West Virginia National Guard soldiers prepare for deployment

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – More than 500 West Virginia National Guard soldiers are deploying to the Middle East. Gov. Jim Justice’s office says the soldiers...

Former WV teacher to serve time for student sexual assault

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia teacher is going to prison on accusations she had a decade-long relationship with a former student and eventually had...

Lawsuit filed against JUUL in Southern West Virginia for targeting children

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – A class-action lawsuit has been filed against JUUL for allegedly targeting children. The lawsuit says that JUUL and two other companies...

PSC Warns Consumers about Utility Scams

CHARLESTON, WV – The Public Service Commission of West Virginia cautions utility customers to be alert to a new round of utility scams. This warning comes as several...

Highway employees’ pay grievance headed to mediation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A pay grievance filed by more than 270 Division of Highways employees is headed to mediation. The Division of Highways had requested that...

Local fire departments receive 12,000 dollars through grant money

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia American Water announced today the recipients of its sixth annual Firefighting Support Grant Program, providing more than $12,000 in...

West Virginia delegate resigns to take private job

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Del. Jason Harshbarger is resigning to take a job in the private sector. The Republican from Ritchie County submitted a...

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