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Manchin on Benefits for Retired Miners

Manchin on Benefits for Retired Miners

West Virginia’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says the Senate will back permanently extending health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire after April. Manchin...

Sunday Hunting

Sunday Hunting

Sunday hunting on private land will now extend to the entire state. Governor Justice signed legislation that allows private land hunting in all 55 counties. Prior to that, 33 counties allowed hunting on Sunday....

Furfari Award

Furfari Award

The winner of the Furfari Award is West Virginia University women’s soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown. The award honors the state’s top college coach. Izzo-Brown led the Mountaineers to the school’s first-ever NCAA College Cup...

Bridge at Crossings Mall

Bridge at Crossings Mall

Construction is expected to start this week on a replacement for a flooded-out bridge leading to a mall in Elkview, West Virginia. The Kanawha County Commission says in a news release Tuesday that construction...

Woman who stole Mail

Woman who stole Mail

Federal charges may be filed in West Virginia against a woman accused of stealing mail from dozens of homes. According to the “Gazette,” Heather Gillespie is accused of going to mailboxes in the Fort...

Electronic Voter Registration

Electronic Voter Registration

Electronic voter registration is in place at all West Virginia DMV regional officers. State officials said yesterday the program has been installed at each of the 24 officers, which allows residents to electronically register...

State Park Fee

State Park Fee

Beginning Memorial Day weekend a small user fee will be required at seven state parks in West Virginia. The pilot program will begin charging two-dollars per car at Babcock, Blackwater Falls, Cacapon, Coopers Rock,...

Trail System Bill

Trail System Bill

Governor Jim Justice’s veto of a recreational trail system bill is being criticized by some. Senate Bill 28 would have allowed counties to create regional recreation boards and have trails for off road enthusiasts....

Retired Police Officer Passes Away Unexpectedly

Retired Police Officer Passes Away Unexpectedly

Funeral arrangements are pending for a former Charleston police officer, who passed away last weekend. Jerry Hill died at the age of 54, and that was the reason for the black ribbons Monday at...