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WVU BASKETBALL: Mountaineers rally to beat BC; UConn up next in title game
WVU BASKETBALL: Mountaineers rally to beat BC; UConn up next in title game

WVU 70, Boston College 66

Judge considering restrictions on Blankenship’s financial moves

A federal magistrate plans to consider proposals from prosecutors and defense lawyers for restricting longtime Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship’s financial dealings while Blankenship is out on bail pending his trial for...

BB gun shooting sends girl to hospital

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A 14-year-old girl shot her 13-year-old sister with a BB gun, sending her to the hospital, late Friday afternoon, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

The dispatcher said it happened at a city park....

Public hearing held on Va.-W.Va. pipeline plan

PEARISBURG, Va. — Nearly 300 people attended the Giles County Board of Supervisors’ public hearing on a proposed natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia.

The Roanoke Times reported...

Federal environmental rules seminar planned

WHEELING, W.Va. — West Virginia environmental officials are planning a seminar for businesses and organizations about state and federal regulations.

The state Department of Environmental Protection said the informative meeting will take...

Federal prosecutors in W.Va. net $13 million in fines

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Federal prosecutors in the northern district of West Virginia collected more than $13 million in criminal and civil fines and penalties in the last fiscal year.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld said the northern...

Mercer man guilty in $4 million building fire

MATOAKA, W.Va. — A Mercer County man accused of starting a fire that caused nearly $4 million in damage has pleaded guilty to illegally entering the historic building.

The Register-Herald reported that...

$6.2 million bid to frack under wildlife lands

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A company has bid $6.2 million plus royalties to frack under state wildlife conservation land in Tyler County.

State officials say Antero Resources bid more than $12,000 an acre for Conaway Run Wildlife Management Area ...

Healthy eating, exercise initiative targets local grade schools
Healthy eating, exercise initiative targets local grade schools

The kids were doing the teaching Friday morning at Anne Bailey Elementary School, in St. Albans, and the subject was one that has caused concern across West Virginia and the nation for years — the health of their peers.

Children in the...

WVU recovers to beat Boston College, 70-66

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Watching West Virginia play basketball is like having teeth pulled. It’s sometimes painful and can be nerve-wracking.

Well, Friday night it was more like root canal for the longest time. The Mountaineers turned...

Groups get funding for medical, educational services

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three West Virginia organizations are sharing more than $1.2 million in federal funding to connect rural communities to medical services and educational opportunities.

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., says federal funding is ...

Martinsburg stripper fights club’s pay system

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — An exotic dancer has sued a Martinsburg gentleman’s club for wages not paid and fees withheld.

Christina A. Robinson filed a lawsuit against Taboo Gentlemen’s Club and...

Alpha, Patriot Coal lay off 190 in Ky., W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two coal companies have announced the layoffs of 190 workers in Kentucky and West Virginia.

A statement from St. Louis-based Patriot Coal says 130 workers have been idled immediately at its Corridor G Mining Complex...

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