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Chemical spill in Kanawah Effects

Chemical spill in Kanawah Effects

There doesn’t appear to be any lasting impact from a small chemical spill into the Kanawha River in London, West Virginia. Between four and eight gallons of a chemical solution leaked from the Mammoth...

Morrisey Praising Trump

Morrisey Praising Trump

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising the Trump administration’s action on a coal-mining regulation. President Trump signed legislation this week that killed a rule protecting waterways from coal-mining waste. Mining companies said...

Bad Bridges in WV

Bad Bridges in WV

West Virginia leaders are focusing on the state’s failing infrastructure as a new report shows nearly 20-percent of state bridges are in bad condition. A recent study found drivers are losing billions of dollars...

Brian Bruce new President of WV American Water

Brian Bruce new President of WV American Water

The new president of West Virginia American Water Company takes over in a couple of weeks. Brian Bruce will assume the role on March 1st. The current president, Jeff McIntyre, is moving onto a...

Phone lines went out due to Theft

Phone lines went out due to Theft

Getting on line and getting a dial tone was tough for nearly 700 people in Mingo and Logan Counties this week. Frontier Communications tracked down the root cause of the outages to cable theft....

Littering in WV – don’t do it!

Littering in WV – don’t do it!

West Virginia lawmakers are advancing stiffer penalties for littering that could mean two weeks picking up roadside trash for throwing some out your car window. The legislation approved by the Judiciary Committee and poised...

New Positions Opening

New Positions Opening

Officials have started advertising the opening for state schools superintendent. The West Virginia Board of Education posted the job opening on Friday. The job will be posted for about 15 business days, with an...

Kanawha County Schools to Cut 67 Positions

Kanawha County Schools to Cut 67 Positions

Major cuts are coming for the Kanawha County school system. The board voted to cut 67 positions at last night’s meeting. WCHS TV reports Kanawha County lost more than 700 students from last school...

Charleston is Part of New DEA Drug Awareness Initiative

Charleston is Part of New DEA Drug Awareness Initiative

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration announced this week that the Charleston to Huntington area is the next to be a part of a ground breaking initiative. The program is called the 360 strategy....

EMS Building Hampered by Mold

EMS Building Hampered by Mold

Mold problems are hampering flood cleanup efforts for Kanawha County EMS crews. They’re still without their Clendenin building because of mold, and WCHS TV reports that’s despite the fact that the building was stripped...