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Motel Shooting is Under Investigation

Motel Shooting is Under Investigation

Two people are recovering after shots were fired through the window of their motel room in Kanawha City early Saturday. 22-year old Terrance Bonner and a 15-year old were staying at the Knights Inn...

Man is Sentenced for 2016 Charleston Bar Shooting

Man is Sentenced for 2016 Charleston Bar Shooting

A North Carolina man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a deadly shootout at a Charleston bar. The Gazette-Mail reports a judge handed down the maximum prison sentence to 26-year-old Jacques...

Safer Workplace Act

Safer Workplace Act

The Safer Workplace Act could lead to increased drug testing in the workplace. The bill passed in the House last week. It would allow private businesses to subject workers to drug testing without having...

Two Students Recognized

Two Students Recognized

Two Nicholas County High School students are being recognized for their efforts to register their classmates and neighbors to vote. Senior Ozan Ozbeker and junior Brad Bordelon were selected for the “Honorary Secretary of...

Transportation Bills

Transportation Bills

A trio of transportation bills is making its way through the West Virginia Legislature. A measure that would allow public-private deals for highway roads, another that would eliminate financial caps on certain projects and...

Population in Kanawha

Population in Kanawha

West Virginia’s population is falling in most counties. New Census Bureau numbers show 47 of the state’s 55 counties lost people last year, with Kanawha County’s drop of nearly two-thousand leading the way. More...

Common Core in WV

Common Core in WV

West Virginia’s Senate has narrowly passed legislation to replace the state’s standardized tests aligned to the Common Core curriculum and replace it with other tests that lawmakers would have to approve. The 18-16 vote...

Mike Pence in WV

Mike Pence in WV

A defiant Vice President Mike Pence says President Donald Trump’s administration is refusing to accept defeat on health care. After legislation was pulled off the House floor that would have unraveled former President Barack...

Blankenship Update

Blankenship Update

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has been moved to a halfway house as he nears the completion of his federal prison sentence. Blankenship has been placed in a halfway house in Phoenix, according...