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Educating future generations

WEIRTON — Members of the United Steelworkers Local 2911 are doing their part to preserve the history of the union and the community. The union is in the midst of a project to replace the front steps of the USW 2911 hall, located on West Street in Weirton, with work being performed by Savage ...

Sen. Capito weighs in on infrastructure talks

CHARLESTON — Even though her infrastructure negotiations with President Joe Biden ended last week, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito is still rooting for a responsible plan, but she is also keeping an eye on Senate Democrats wanting to change election laws. Capito, West Virginia’s Republican ...

Attempt to throw out ACA rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

CHARLESTON — The latest attempt by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and others to overturn a federal health insurance program was rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday. In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court ruled against Morrisey and 17 other Republican state attorneys ...

Second special session called to spend budget surplus dollars

CHARLESTON — Not content to wait until the end of the fiscal year on June 30, Gov. Jim Justice said Thursday he would call a second special legislative session next week to spend excess tax revenue dollars. During his COVID-19 briefing Thursday at the Capitol, Justice announced he would ...

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Edison board to meet virtually RICHMOND — The Edison Local Board of Education will have a special meeting at 10 a.m. on Monday. The purpose of this meeting is to hire personnel and will be held virtually via Google Meets. Those who would like access to the meeting can call the Edison ...