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Hands-on history in Lydia's attic with new museum exhibit

September 27, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley believes history is best taught not from behind glass, but through exhibits that young people can explore, touch and even wear. more »»

West Virginians push for public takeover of water system

September 26, 2015

West Virginia residents who are fed up with water main breaks and boil water advisories are pressing for a public takeover of the water system in the Kanawha Valle. more »»

Alderson Broaddus University receives $773k grant

September 26, 2015

PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — Alderson Broaddus University will receive a $773,000 grant to spur rural entrepreneurship.

The grant is being awarded by the U.S. more »»

WVU board approves new master's degree program

September 26, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University's Board of Governors has approved a new master's degree in business data analysis. more »»

W.Va. man charged with killing his mother with morphine

September 25, 2015

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia authorities say a man has been charged with killing his mother with an overdose of morphin. more »»

Sex offender status reduced in ex-football player rape case

September 25, 2015

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A judge on Friday reduced the sex offender status of a former high school football player found delinquent in the rape of a 16-year-old girl. more »»

US rig count declines by 4 this week to 838

September 25, 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 four to 83. more »»

Notice given of planned lawsuit over Va. oil train terminal

September 25, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two environmental groups say they plan to sue over a Yorktown terminal that accepts trains carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken shale region. more »»

Bicyclist killed along US 119 in Charleston

September 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A bicyclist has died after being struck while riding along U.S. Route 119 in Charleston.

Charleston police Cpl. Brian Jones says John . more »»

4 charged after Detroit man falls to death in Charleston

September 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four people have been charged in the death of a Detroit man who fell from a ninth-floor apartment window in Charleston. more »»

Judge refuses to dismiss 1st test case against DuPont

September 25, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against chemical giant DuPont that is serving as the first of two test cases that could potentially help settle more than... more »»

West Virginia issues 1st fall foliage report

September 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Forests in some higher elevations of the state are starting to see the transition to reds, oranges and yellows. more »»

W.Va. college baseball player pleads no contest to hazing

September 25, 2015

PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — A former Davis & Elkins baseball player has been sentenced to two years' probation for his no contest plea to a misdemeanor hazing charge. more »»

Former W.Va. mayor pleads guilty to oxycodone distribution

September 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The former mayor of a Kanawha County town has pleaded guilty to oxycodone distribution. more »»

US veterans chief continues West Virginia tour

September 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is on the final leg of his two-day swing through West Virginia.

U.S. Sen. more »»

Health advisory lifted in Huntington for blue-green algae

September 25, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials in Huntington have lifted a health advisory along the Ohio River for algae that had turned the waters a bluish green. more »»

7 from Ohio, W.Va. charged in heroin trafficking ring

September 25, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say seven people from Ohio and West Virginia have been charged in a heroin trafficking operation. more »»

Disaster loans now available to Jackson County nonprofits

September 25, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal disaster loans have been expanded to a ninth West Virginia county to help nonprofit groups recover from severe storms in July.

The U.S. more »»

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