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  • Prohibited Animals 1.jpg State officials say these animals are dangerous and owners need permits

    The public has an opportunity to weigh in on the state’s proposed list of dangerous animals.

    July 3, 2014 5 Photos

  • W.Va. closes budget gap without extra steps

    State officials say West Virginia closed a gap in the budget and ended the fiscal year in the black.

    July 1, 2014

  • Scam targeting West Virginia debit cards

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says a scam involving credit and debit cards is targeting state consumers.

    June 30, 2014

  • Charleston-Morgantown bus service to debut Tuesday

    The West Virginia Division of Public Transit is preparing to launch a new bus service between Charleston and Morgantown.

    June 30, 2014

  • Millions in outside cash pour into Rahall race

    Facing his toughest re-election in decades, Democratic U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall sat down three supporters outside an idyllic general store in West Virginia for a TV ad.
    Miffed, the pro-coal trio lamented that wealthy out-of-towners keep spending millions of dollars to blast their congressman.

    June 29, 2014

  • Judge defends secrecy in spill company bankruptcy

    A judge has defended his decision to let the company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia’s biggest drinking water supply file some financial statements out of public view.
    According to The Charleston Gazette, Bankruptcy Judge Ronald Pearson in Charleston wrote Thursday that Freedom Industries should provide periodic updates on the Charleston spill site cleanup.

    June 28, 2014

  • Three West Virginia mines cited by MSHA

    Federal impact inspections at U.S. mine operations in May resulted in 172 citations and 21 orders.

    June 27, 2014

  • Inmate guilty in guard’s assault

    An inmate at Hazelton Federal Correctional Institute has been convicted of assaulting a correctional officer.

    June 27, 2014

  • WorkForce WV bolstered by federal grants

    WorkForce West Virginia will receive two federal grants totaling more than $6 million to train the state’s unemployed workers and to connect them to job opportunities.
    The larger of the two grants, $6.1 million from the Department of Labor’s Job-Driven National Emergency Grant, will be used to provide services such as “coaching, counseling and direct job placement ... with good-paying jobs,” a media release from Sen. Joe Manchin’s office said Thursday.

    June 27, 2014

  • Feds: No more animal tests on spilled chemical

    Despite rejection from federal health officials, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is still pushing for more animal studies to understand what health effects may surface years after the January chemical spill into West Virginia’s biggest water supply.
    Though little lab research was available after the spill, federal officials quickly decided what chemical level was safe enough to drink in water.

    June 27, 2014

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