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Romney stumps for Republican candidates in Beckley

BECKLEY - Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took the stage today with West Virginia’s U.S. Senate and House hopefuls, saying the candidates would put the state on a path of economic prosperity and fight against President...

Romney stumps for Republican candidates in Beckley

BECKLEY - Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took the stage today with West Virginia’s U.S. Senate and House hopefuls, saying the candidates would put the state on a path of economic prosperity and fight against President Obama....

Officials say school sustainability programs can save millions, promote health

Mark Swiger, sustainability contact for Marshall County Schools, says his 13-school district has saved an estimated $7 million since 2000 through limiting energy and water use and improving environmental sustainability in other ways....

Billionaire to pay $1.5M fine for Kentucky mines

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice has reached a $1.5 million settlement with Kentucky officials over dozens of reclamation violations at several of his coal mines in eastern Kentucky.

The agreement between Justice...

Lawsuit alleges sex assault by Maryland doctor

HAGERSTOWN, Md. – A West Virginia woman is suing a disgraced doctor for more than $1.5 million, alleging he sexually assaulted her at a walk-in clinic in western Maryland.

The lawsuit filed in Allegany County Circuit Court also names Dr....

New federal mining rule survives court challenge

The Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – New federal rules that labor officials say could save lives at dangerous mining sites have survived a court challenge from mining industry groups.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on...

Huntington man accused of sexually abusing daughter

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- A Huntington man is facing charges after allegedly sexually abusing his 4-year-old daughter, according to State Police.

Matthew D. Browning, 24, was arrested on Monday for three counts of sexual abuse by a parent and three...

Kanawha man allegedly sexually assaulted 14-year-old

A Kanawha County man allegedly had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl more than 100 times over the past two years, according to State Police.

John W. Jarvis, 26, of Cabin Creek, faces third-degree sexual assault charges, according to State...

Special counsel recommends W.Va. judge suspension

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A special counsel is recommending that a Randolph County judge be suspended without pay for four years.

Rachael Fletcher Cipoletti also recommends that Circuit Judge Jaymie Wilfong be censured.

Cipoletti is...

American Woodmark 1Q profit rises 39 percent

WINCHESTER, Va. – Cabinet maker American Woodmark Corp. says its profit rose 39 percent in its fiscal first quarter on higher sales.

The Winchester, Virginia-based company said its earnings rose to $9.2 million, or 59 cents per share,...

Bank to consolidate 4 branches in Va., W.Va.

HONAKER, Va. – New Peoples Bank, Inc. plans to consolidate four branches in Virginia and West Virginia into other branches.

Honaker, Virginia-based New Peoples Bank says in a news release that the Jonesville branch will be consolidated...

State police investigate fatal fire in Sophia fire

SOPHIA, W.Va. (AP) – State police are investigating a fire in Sophia that killed a resident and injured three firefighters.

Media outlets report that the fire occurred late Sunday at a mobile home. An adult male living in the mobile home...

Future Solid planning needed

A Coal River mining complex just sent workers a bitter warning that it may terminate 280 jobs at two deep mines and two surface mines at Alum Creek and Julian in early October. A fifth mine in the complex already wiped out 160 jobs in the past year....

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