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Man sentenced in fatal shooting of Morgantown man

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to killing a Morgantown resident has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Media outlets report that 27-year-old Thomas Williams was sentenced Tuesday in Monongalia County Circuit Court.

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Editorial: The troubling economics of marriage

Still more evidence shows that wedlock keeps retreating for young Americans who have only high school diplomas or less, which makes them less able to support families.

A Pew survey reported:

“The share of American adults who have...

Mining near state forest is a travesty

Mining near state forest is a travesty

Editor:

I visited the Charleston area for the first time last weekend, and during my time in the metro area, paid a visit to the Kanawha State Forest. I couldn’t help but notice the numerous...

Sources: Gun bought by GW teacher used in 2013 murder
Sources: Gun bought by GW teacher used in 2013 murder

The gun a George Washington High School math teacher is accused of purchasing for a felon was used in a murder two years ago, according to sources close to the investigation.

Jennifer Lee Napier, 38, was suspended without pay from GW after a...

Ex-Berkeley County deputy on trial on embezzlement charges

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – A former Berkeley County deputy is on trial on charges of embezzling guns from the sheriff’s office.

Fifty-four-year-old Dennis E. Streets of Martinsburg is charged with felony embezzlement and fraudulent...

Raw milk veto to draw protest today at the Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Protesters are heading to the Capitol to oppose the veto of a bill that would’ve let people drink raw milk through animal herd sharing agreements.

A Facebook invitation says the groups have planned the protest...

Anglers can earn camping, cabin discounts in state

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Division of Natural Resources is encouraging families to go fishing and visit West Virginia’s state parks through a rewards program.

Those who catch tagged trout at one of five state parks will earn a...

Anglers can earn camping, cabin discounts in state

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Division of Natural Resources is encouraging families to go fishing and visit West Virginia’s state parks through a rewards program.

Those who catch tagged trout at one of five state parks will earn a...

Anglers can earn camping, cabin discounts in state

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Division of Natural Resources is encouraging families to go fishing and visit West Virginia’s state parks through a rewards program.

Those who catch tagged trout at one of five state parks will earn a...

State’s unemployment rate jumps to 6.6 percent

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-half of a percentage point to 6.6 percent in March.

WorkForce West Virginia says the number of unemployed state residents increased by 3,600 last...

Fairview adopts early voting by mail for municipal elections

FAIRVIEW, W.Va. – Fairview has adopted early voting by mail for municipal elections.

Town Council approved a vote-by-mail ordinance this week. Mayor Arley Simmons tells The Times West Virginian that the change will save the town at least...

Bear cubs spotted on city trail in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – A Bridgeport official says two bear cubs have been spotted on a walking trail in the city.

Parks and Recreation director Don Burton tells media outlets that his office was notified that the cubs were seen on the trail...

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