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Home rule expanding to more cities

March 14, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill expanding home rule to more West Virginia cities was approved Friday by the House of Delegates. more »»

Materials used for meth lab found in Follansbee

March 14, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee Police said charges are pending against a local resident following the seizure of materials used to make meth from a Cunningham Lane home Thursday night. more »»

Fireworks bill has hidden payload

March 14, 2015 CHARLESTON — A fireworks bill with a hidden payload received explosive support Friday on the floor of the Senate. more »»

Oak Glen readies for music festival

March 14, 2015 NEW MANCHESTER — With a week to go, organizers of the "Montani Semper Liberi — Music and Art at Oak Glen" festival are putting the finishing touches on the event, including the addition of several... more »»

Cash Bash Dinner Dance planned

March 14, 2015 The Weir High Class of 1978 will be holding its second-annual Cash Bash Dinner Dance, 6 p.m. March 28 at Undo's, with proceeds to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. more »»

Wheeling brewpub marking grand opening

March 14, 2015 WHEELING — St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and what goes better with that holiday than a frothy pint of beer? Nothing, if you ask the folks at Wheeling Brewing Co. more »»

Juniors honored as ambassadors for justice

March 14, 2015 WHEELING — There was standing room only as nearly 100 high school juniors from throughout West Virginia were honored as ambassadors for justice Thursday at West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling. more »»

City Police arrest woman holding bags of heroin

March 13, 2015 WEIRTON — Officers with the Weirton Police Department Detective Division arrested a Weirton woman who was allegedly in possession of several bags of heroin Thursday afternoo. more »»

Tomblin wants budget session

March 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Thursday he would extend the 2015 legislative session by four days for lawmakers to finalize a 2016 budget. more »»

Easier gun carry rules OK’d in House

March 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — Delegates voted Thursday to move forward the Firearms Act of 2015, a bill which allows those able to legally own a gun the right to concealed carry without a permit. more »»

Cooking school time approaching

March 13, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — The Taste of Home Cooking School will call a new venue home this year. more »»

State Senate split on calling for convention

March 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — A divided Senate passed a resolution Thursday calling for an Article V Convention for a federal balanced budget amendment. more »»

Ethics hearing moved to Wheeling

March 13, 2015 WHEELING — Although he’ll no longer be West Liberty University’s president, Robin Capehart still faces a hearing next month on charges he violated the West Virginia Ethics Act, state Ethics... more »»

Water plant chief operator introduced

March 13, 2015 WEIRTON – The Weirton Area Water Board on Thursday introduced Thomas “T.J.” Warner of New Cumberland as the new chief operator for the water treatment plant. more »»

Sanitary board celebrates longtime operator retirement

March 13, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Sanitary Board celebrated the retirement of a long-time employee and discussed water line upgrades for Marland Heights at their regular meeting Thursday. more »»

Truancy bill moves to governor

March 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill increasing how many times a student can be absent from school before being declared truant will go to the governor for his signature. more »»

Brooke rolls back levy rates

March 12, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission agreed Tuesday to reduce levy rates for the county’s general fund and was asked to consider an ordinance regulating dog breeders. more »»

Event, mural to preserve history of glass firm

March 12, 2015 WELLSBURG — While plans call for the former Brooke Glass building to be demolished to make room for potential development, officials behind that effort also want to preserve the 100-year-old... more »»

McKinley stays quiet on run for governor

March 12, 2015 WHEELING — U.S. Rep. David B. McKinley told media sources this week he is considering a run for West Virginia governor in 2016, but Wednesday his office averted comment on the matte. more »»

Study pushed for right to work bills

March 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An economic impact study on right to work legislation has been requested by the leadership of the West Virginia Legislature. more »»

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