Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Monday, April 12, 2021
Sunday, April 11, 2021

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at wvencyclopedia.org.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

CHARLESTON — West Virginia lawmakers approved a $4.5 billion budget on Saturday that leaves the state’s two top universities with a combined $28 million cut, unless future surpluses can kick in to cover it.

Friday, April 09, 2021
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CHARLESTON — With West Virginia about to lose another congressional seat because of steady population decline, Republican lawmakers are convinced a massive income tax cut is the key to reversing the trend. But figuring out how to do that without harming the state's most vulnerable or punchin…

Thursday, April 08, 2021

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Republicans’ attempt to cut the state income tax took a key step forward after the state Senate narrowly approved a measure on Wednesday night.


CHARLESTON — Transgender females in West Virginia would be banned from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges under a bill that narrowly won state Senate approval Thursday.


PUTNAM COUNTY — Gov. Jim Justice joined U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and West Virginia Department of Transportation officials Wednesday at a construction zone overlooking the Interstate 64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge where it crosses over the Kanawha River for a ceremonial groundbrea…

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

CHARLESTON — Doctors hired by coal companies in black lung cases are far less likely to diagnose the disease in X-rays than are independent doctors or those who are hired by coal miners, a new study has concluded, pointing to conflicts of interest in the system that sick miners use to receiv…

Tuesday, April 06, 2021
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CHARLESTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday submitted a congressional inquiry with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding an HIV outbreak in West Virginia’s largest county.

Saturday, April 03, 2021
Friday, April 02, 2021
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RICHMOND, Va. — Tom Farrell, who led Dominion Energy for more than a decade and was a powerful force in Virginia business and politics, died Friday, one day after stepping down from his post as the company's executive chairman. He was 66.

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DOVER, Del. — A federal judge in Delaware has ordered West Virginia Gov. James Justice and one of his family-owned coal companies to pay $6.8 million for breaching a contract with a Pennsylvania coal exporter.

Thursday, April 01, 2021

CHARLESTON — A new electronic death reporting system will be implemented in West Virginia to avoid the underreporting of COVID-19-related deaths.


FAIRMONT — The John Manchin Sr. Health Care Center will not be closing anytime soon after a bill calling for its closure has failed to pass in the West Virginia House of Delegates.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

CHARLESTON — Attorneys general from 13 states sued President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday over a rule in the federal stimulus that bars states from using relief money to offset tax cuts.



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