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Senator: Roads ‘the economy of our state’
KENNY KEMP | Gazette
Senator: Roads ‘the economy of our state’

With five days remaining in the session, a Senate committee Tuesday discussed what could be called the unspoken issue of the 2015 regular session, the need to increase funding for state highways construction and maintenance.

“It’s...

Senator: Roads ‘the economy of our state’
Senator: Roads ‘the economy of our state’

With five days remaining in the session, a Senate committee Tuesday discussed what could be called the unspoken issue of the 2015 regular session, the need to increase funding for state highways construction and maintenance.

“It’s...

LGBT rights supporters speak against charter schools amendment

Union leaders, teachers and others joined gay rights advocates in opposition this morning to the current version of a bill to allow charter schools in West Virginia.

More than half of the 25 speakers who participated in the public hearing on...

Loss of net metering ruins solar investment

Editor:

In Bill Howley’s article, “Gov. Tomblin can stop attempt to strangle W.Va. solar industry,” several multi-million dollar projects that would be adversely affected by the loss of net metering were mentioned. But I...

Solar industry unfairly being singled out

Editor:

Thank you for running Bill Howley’s well reasoned op-ed (March 5) explaining why HB 2201 is harmful to West Virginia’s young and growing solar business sector. The bill creates potential for net metered solar power...

Shepherd University president leaving job

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- After leading Shepherd University for nearly eight years, President Suzanne Shipley is returning to her native state of Texas in July.

Shepherd announced in a press release Tuesday that Shipley has been named the...

Spate of derailments deepens fear of oil train disaster

WASHINGTON – Four trains hauling crude oil have derailed in the U.S. and Canada since mid-February, rupturing tank cars, spilling their contents, polluting waterways and igniting spectacular fires that burned for days.

The derailments...

Bulletin Board: March 11, 2015

Sing-along

The South Charleston Museum Foundation and the South Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau will sponsor a St. Patrick’s Day “When Irish Eyes Are Smilin’” sing-along featuring The Earl of Elkview/Duke of ...

Hazelton inmate dies after fight with another prisoner

HAZELTON, W.Va. – Federal authorities are investigating the death of an inmate following a fight at the U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton.

The Dominion Post reports that the prison announced the death of Arvel Crawford, 24, on Monday evening....

Trial delay possible for state man charged with killing 4

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The trial of a man charged with killing four people in Clarksburg could be delayed once again.

Sidney Muller is scheduled to stand trial in April, a date that was pushed back from a previously scheduled November trial...

Four state men charged with U.S. drug charges

ELKINS, W.Va. – The government says four Elkins-area men have been charged with federal drug trafficking.

The four were arrested Monday after a grand jury handed up an indictment charging them with trafficking in marijuana and oxycodone....

It’s not just right-to-work: Bills targeting unions multiply
It’s not just right-to-work: Bills targeting unions multiply

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – It’s not just Gov. Scott Walker.

Republican lawmakers in statehouses nationwide are working to weaken organized labor, sometimes with efforts that directly shrink union membership. Walker’s signing of...

Innerviews: New gallery symbolizes artist’s belated success story
Innerviews: New gallery symbolizes artist’s belated success story

For years, waylaid by a necessary little thing called making a living, he shoved his talent aside. Art stayed firmly on the back burner, simmering in the recesses of his creative mind while he went about the business of everyday obligations....

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