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4-year degree program launched at W.Va. prison

September 12, 2014

MOUNT OLIVE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia corrections officials have launched a four-year college degree program at the Mount Olive Correctional Complex. more »»

Small W.Va. college wins $10 US grant

September 11, 2014

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Wesleyan College has been awarded a $10 million U.S. Department of Education grant — the largest award in the school's 124-year history. more »»

W.Va. board OKs 32 counties' dual credit policies

September 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Policies allowing students to earn college credit in high school have been approved for 32 county school systems. more »»

W.Va. needs $25M to build new vets nursing home

September 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance secretary says the state needs to chip in about $25 million to build a 120-bed veterans nursing home in Raleigh County. more »»

Correction: Education Funding story

September 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a Sep. more »»

Kessler: Tomblin rule on tanks usurps Legislature

September 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Senate President Jeff Kessler says the governor's rule to ease inspections in a law regulating aboveground storage tanks undermines the Legislatur. more »»

Longview Power seeks OK to settle pollution suit

September 11, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Longview Power has asked a bankruptcy judge to allow it to settle a lawsuit alleging pollution violations by two subsidiaries. more »»

W.Va. breeders say budget cuts hurting racetracks

September 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thoroughbred and greyhound breeders say that budget cuts to state racing subsidies are hurting the industry.

The Charleston Gazette reports (http://bit. more »»

Festivals, leaf peeping top free W.Va. events

September 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Autumn's arrival in West Virginia means the leaves and the weather will be changing — and the fun is just getting started. more »»

W.Va. Supreme Court to hear cases at Marshall

September 11, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court is going on the road next week.

The court will hear cases at Marshall University's Joan C. more »»

Judge asked to dismiss Mingo magistrate's suit

September 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge is considering motions to dismiss a lawsuit alleging a Mingo County magistrate was targeted for opposing corruption. more »»

New game combining golf, soccer gets W.Va. course

September 11, 2014

PIPESTEM, W.Va. (AP) — A game that combines two very different sports is getting a test run at Pipestem Resort State Park.

Called FootGolf, the game borrows from soccer and golf. more »»

Mercer County teaching aide earns statewide honor

September 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A kindergarten instructional aide in Mercer County has been honored as the state school service personnel employee of the year. more »»

McAuliffe: No fracking in GW National Forest

September 10, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Citing assurances from federal officials, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday fracking for natural gas will not be allowed in the George Washington National Forest. more »»

Teen arrested in hit-and-run death of bicyclist

September 10, 2014

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Police have charged a Parkersburg teenager in the hit-and-run death of a boy who was riding a bicycle in Wood County.

State Police Sgt. W.K. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

September 10, 2014

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

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Charleston (W.Va. more »»

Panetta to headline W.Va. Dems annual dinner

September 10, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former secretary of defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta will headline West Virginia Democrats' biggest annual event. more »»

Former W.Va. Murray Energy worker sues over firing

September 10, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit by a former Murray Energy worker says she was fired for not making campaign contributions to preferred political candidates. more »»

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