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Recreational advisory issued for Ohio River, tributaries

September 4, 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two Kentucky agencies have issued a recreational advisory for the Ohio River from the Meldahl Dam at Bracken County to the West Virginia state line due to harmful algal bloom. more »»

 
 
 
Weekly US oil and natural gas rig count down by 13 to 864

September 4, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by 13 to 864. more »»

W.Va. gov nixes possible transfer of female inmates

September 4, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has turned down the federal government's offer to transfer ownership of a Pendleton County Navy base to the state. more »»

Ethics panel issues additional guidance on trinkets law

September 4, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Ethics Commission is giving additional guidance to public officials on the use of pictures in social medi. more »»

Police: Man charged after stepfather finds baby alone in car

September 4, 2015

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Clarksburg man has been arrested after police say his stepfather found the man's 11-month-old baby alone in a locked car at Walmart. more »»

6 plead guilty in Baltimore-to-West Virginia heroin case

September 4, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Six people have admitted their roles in a heroin trafficking operation.

U.S. more »»

Partnership to turn former W.Va. school into senior housing

September 4, 2015

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A partnership plans to turn a former junior high school in Fairmont into housing for senior citizens. more »»

W.Va. Public Broadcasting to debut The West Virginia Channel

September 4, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Public Broadcasting says it's launching The West Virginia Channel in January. more »»

20 states that subsidize horse racing with casino money

September 4, 2015

Of the 48 states with legalized gambling, 20 designate a portion of casino table game and electronic gambling machine revenues to support the horse racing industry:

— Arkansas

—... more »»

Horse industry worries about plans to curb casino subsidies

September 4, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a clos. more »»

Union makes prospective agreements with Patriot bidders

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The United Mine Workers union says it has reached collective bargaining agreements in principal with the only two bidders for the properties of bankrupt Patriot Coal. more »»

W.Va. revenues miss estimates for August

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's revenue collections have missed their target for the second straight month of the fiscal year. more »»

Potential jurors asked about opinions of ex-Massey CEO

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A questionnaire distributed to potential jurors asks whether they have formed any opinions about former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. more »»

Priest to withdraw from public school teaching job

September 3, 2015

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest says he plans to withdraw from a substitute teaching job in the Wood County public school system.

The Rev. more »»

Judge OKs distribution of insurance funds in explosion suit

September 3, 2015

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has approved the distribution of more than $15 million in insurance funds to the families of three workers killed in a plant explosio. more »»

Mistrial declared in ex-Summers official's embezzlement case

September 3, 2015

HINTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Summers County commissioner's embezzlement trial ended in a mistrial after the jury couldn't reach a verdict. more »»

W.Va. DNR starts youth hunting program

September 3, 2015

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State officials are hoping to increase the number of children participating in wildlife and hunting activities. more »»

W.Va. hiking trail closed for weather-related repairs

September 3, 2015

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Park Service has closed a portion of a hiking trail in southern West Virginia due to an unstable slope. more »»

NGK Spark Plugs celebrates 20 years in West Virginia

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Japanese firm is celebrating its 20th year of business in West Virginia.

NGK Spark Plug Manufacturing Inc. more »»

W.Va. Democrats' Jefferson-Jackson Dinner set for Oct. 2

September 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Democratic Party's biggest annual event will be held next month. more »»

 
 

Never Alone WV meeting September 7, 2015

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. The location is 149 Preston Ave. on Weirton Heights. more »

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