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Montgomery Council votes not to sign WVU Tech move agreement
Montgomery Council votes not to sign WVU Tech move agreement

MONTGOMERY — Montgomery City Council members on Tuesday voted not to sign an agreement that offers economic support from West Virginia University if the city promises not to sue over the relocation of the WVU...

Montgomery Council votes not to sign WVU Tech move agreement
Montgomery Council votes not to sign WVU Tech move agreement

MONTGOMERY — Montgomery City Council members on Tuesday voted not to sign an agreement that offers economic support from West Virginia University if the city promises not to sue over the relocation of the WVU...

Trump, Sanders win New Hampshire primaries
Trump, Sanders win New Hampshire primaries

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both...

Supreme Court puts Clean Power Plan on hold

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.

Blankenship prosecutor is senators’ pick for U.S. attorney
Blankenship prosecutor is senators’ pick for U.S. attorney

Sen. Joe Manchin wants the lawyer behind the prosecution of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship to be named the top federal prosecutor in Southern West Virginia.

WVSU to begin celebrating 125th anniversary this month

West Virginia State University will begin celebrating its 125th anniversary this month.

Garage fire at house belonging to former Sen. Rockefeller (photo)
Garage fire at house belonging to former Sen. Rockefeller (photo)

Charleston man pleads guilty to gun charge

A Charleston man with several felony convictions admitted in federal court today that he illegally had a gun after a shooting at a downtown bar.

McDowell County to cut 30 school jobs

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) – McDowell County school administrators say 30 jobs are being eliminated next school year due to declining student enrollment and a decrease in state funding.

Texting scam reported in Kanawha County

There’s a texting scam going around Kanawha County, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department.

WV Senate OKs bill to drug test welfare recipients

By his own account, Sen. Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, was the first state lawmaker in the United States to introduce legislation that would mandate drug testing for welfare recipients.

WV Association of Counties director opposes RFRA, calls it ‘lawsuit bill’

The executive director of the West Virginia Association of Counties came out in opposition to HB 4012, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, at their annual Conference of Counties meeting Tuesday.

Workers criticize bill to sell state hospitals
Workers criticize bill to sell state hospitals

State workers gathered in the West Virginia House chambers Tuesday to denounce a bill that would let the Department of Health and Human Resources sell four state facilities that together house more than 260 senior citizens.

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Politics

Humana insurance coverage, WV law create hassle for heart patients
Legislation would allow more video lottery machines in WV clubs
Workers criticize bill to sell state hospitals
Blankenship prosecutor is senators’ pick for U.S. attorney
WV Senate OKs bill to drug test welfare recipients

Columnists

Rick Steelhammer: On Trumping for peace and toilet paper warfare
Statehouse Beat: Nearing midway point, session still hasn’t dealt with most pressing issues

Education

WVSU to begin celebrating 125th anniversary this month
Kanawha library system approves plan to select main branch building
Montgomery council to consider WVU Tech move agreement
Marshall psychology program one of country’s best
WVU closes in on $1 billion fundraising goal

Health

Travel MD offers in-home care for older patients
Vitamin B12 deficiency linked to memory loss in adults over 60
More efficient vaccine leads to milder flu season
Screen time can lead to headaches, inactivity
Exercise can benefit older adults

Kanawha County

Big Chimney man gets 15 years in friend’s stabbing death
Bill would effectively allow guns in Coonskin Park
Photos: Baskets of goodies ready for library fundraiser
Event celebrates ‘Bridge Builders,’ community leaders
South Charleston sewer rate will nearly triple

Putnam County

Poca starts move to Putnam Public Service District
Donations wanted for Putnam girl’s family
Putnam man critically injured after being hit by vehicle
Inclusiveness upgrades open up play opportunities in Hurricane
Putnam road closed after semi loses lumber

Election

News Guide: Snowy New Hampshire has its say in 2016 race
Photos: West Virginians rally to discuss why they support Sanders
Beckley lawyer to receive public financing in Supreme Court race

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U.S. and World

Mid-Atlantic wakes up to wintry mix
Analysis: Clinton moves aggressively to hold off Sanders