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W.Va. Department of Education to hold public forums

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The state Department of Education will hold seven public forums as part of preparations for the upcoming special legislative session. The...

W.Va. regular session ends, overtime on education looms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia legislature ended its regular session Saturday and is now moving into a legislative overtime where lawmakers plan to debate...

Nominations open for W.Va. volunteer service awards

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 Governor’s Service Awards. The awards honor individual and group volunteers in communities. Gov....

Search continues in 2007 disappearance of Pennsylvania woman

CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) — The FBI is trying to solve the 12-year-old disappearance of a Pennsylvania woman who vanished after leaving West Virginia casino. The FBI in...

United States Attorney Mike Stuart Announces Commitment to Ending Elder Abuse

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –  United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced his commitment to ending elder abuse.  Approximately one in ten Americans aged 60 and over have...

Gov. Justice has terminated the employment of Tom Smith, Secretary of Transportation

CHARLESTON, WV– Today Gov. Jim Justice terminated the employment of Tom Smith, Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Transportation and Commissioner of...

Bill to allow W.Va. schools to host military funerals

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A bill that would let West Virginia schools host funerals has been sent to the governor. The House of Delegates unanimously gave final...

W.Va. House OKs bill to hike fines for passing school buses

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed a bill that would increase fines for passing a stopped school bus whose warning lights are...

Free tuition bill for community colleges heads to W.Va. gov

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A bill that would allow West Virginia residents to attend community and technical colleges for free has been sent to the governor. The...

W.Va. Senate OKs dropping tax on Social Security benefits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A bill to eliminate West Virginia personal income taxes on Social Security retirement benefits has been passed by the state Senate. The...

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