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Category: State News

Industrial Hemp Group Launches Campaign for Crop’s Growth

CHARLESTON– A nonprofit trade association has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help back the effort to turn industrial hemp into the state’s next niche...

WV Board Scraps New School Accountability System

CHARLESTON– The state Board of Education has voted to stop using an accountability system that gives A through F grades to public schools. The board on Wednesday...

WV Public Broadcasting Exec Says Layoffs Planned

CHARLESTON–  West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s executive director says 15 employees are expected to be laid off by the end of the month. The Charleston...

Bill to Eliminate Courtesy Patrol Advances to Full House

CHARLESTON– Legislation that would eliminate a state-funded roadside assistance program has been forwarded to the full House of Delegates. The House Finance...

Three Wanted In Raleigh County Break-In

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department needs the community’s help identifying three people wanted in connection with a breaking and entering case. The crime...

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West Virginia lawmakers vote to punish human trafficking

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia lawmakers have approved legislation to impose prison sentences and fines for human trafficking, including forced labor, debt...

Hawaii plans to amend lawsuit to fight revised travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii is planning a challenge to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. A motion filed in federal court on Tuesday in Honolulu says...

Man who threatened US president is running for delegate seat

WARRENTON, Va. (AP) – A man who admitted to wanting to kill the U.S. president is planning to run for the Virginia House of Delegates. WUSA-TV reports that Nathan...

Governor Justice Proclaims National School Breakfast Week in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va.– Gov. Jim Justice today proclaimed the week of March 6-10, 2017 as national school breakfast week in West Virginia. This year’s theme, “Take...

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