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Minimum wage in W.Va. goes up next month

December 13, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Some West Virginia workers will be getting a raise next month.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a bill in April raising minimum wages from $7.25 an hour to $8 on Jan. 1. more »»

Hometown gym where Hundley honed skills renamed in his honor

December 13, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A gymnasium in Hot Rod Hundley's boyhood hometown where he honed his basketball skills has been renamed in his honor. more »»

W.Va eye doctor's art exhibit appeals to the touch

December 13, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia eye doctor has combined her work background and love of painting to produce a multisensory art exhibit.

Dozens of paintings by Dr. more »»

Fish farming finds its way to land-locked Midwest

December 13, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest of five generations who have worked the same ground in northeastern Nebraska, 52-year-old Scott Garwood, isn't growing corn or cattle — it's fis. more »»

W.Va. agency warns about utility scam calls

December 13, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Public Service Commission is warning utility customers about a scam. more »»

Support offered for families who lose children

December 13, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Denessa and Andrew Rouse had thought they'd be picking out Christmas gifts for an almost 1-year-old this holiday season. more »»

WVU students help develop mobile security software

December 13, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — It was a typical Friday for West Virginia University engineering students Alex Dunn, Steven Amerman and Walter Ferrell. more »»

Last WVa coalfields Senate panel meeting next week

December 12, 2014

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A state Senate panel seeking to revitalize the struggling southern coalfields will meet next week in Logan Count. more »»

Buck kill during W.Va. gun season down

December 12, 2014

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Hunters killed nearly 37,280 bucks during West Virginia's two-week firearm season. That's down 34 percent from the 56,523 bucks killed in the 2013 season. more »»

US rig count down 27 to 1,893

December 12, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 27 this week to 1,893. more »»

W.Va. case of meatloaf deaths moved to US court

December 12, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit blaming a restaurant's meatloaf for the deaths of a former West Virginia state lawmaker and her husband is moving to federal court. more »»

WVa coalfields panel grants $20k for trail project

December 12, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state Senate panel seeking to revitalize the struggling southern coalfields has awarded a $20,000 grant to a trail project. more »»

W.Va. justices to consider ex-superintendent suit

December 12, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A legal battle over the firing of West Virginia's school superintendent is heading to the state's highest cour. more »»

W.Va. officials: Water sample regs hard to enforce

December 12, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia environmental officials say the state lacks a strong program to deter falsification of coal company water samples. more »»

West Virginians warned of Pizza Hut scam email

December 12, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about an email scam that promises its recipients a free pizza from Pizza Hut. more »»

W.Va. Girl Scouts promoting STEM education

December 12, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Girls Scouts council in West Virginia is implementing a program to promote science, technology, engineering and math fields. more »»

Federal prosecutor added for Clarksburg region

December 12, 2014

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Report: W.Va. lax on tobacco prevention funding

December 12, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A group of public health organizations say West Virginia isn't spending enough money on programs to prevent tobacco us. more »»

Gag order hearing scheduled in ex-coal CEO's case

December 11, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — News organizations will get a hearing after challenging a gag order in an ex-coal executive's criminal case.

U.S. District Judge Irene Berger scheduled a Dec. more »»

W.Va. checks retailers for tobacco sales to minors

December 11, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say retailers continue to ensure they're not selling tobacco to minors.

An annual statewide survey indicates that 87. more »»

 
 
 

 

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