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Partnership to turn former W.Va. school into senior housing

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) – A partnership plans to turn a former junior high school in Fairmont into housing for senior citizens.

Developers say the project at the former Miller Junior High School Building will include 26 two-bedroom and 22...

Partnership to turn former W.Va. school into senior housing

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) – A partnership plans to turn a former junior high school in Fairmont into housing for senior citizens.

Developers say the project at the former Miller Junior High School Building will include 26 two-bedroom and 22...

Republicans still eying Common Core repeal

HUNTINGTON — Republicans in the House of Delegates will continue efforts to repeal Common Core in West Virginia regardless of any action taken by the state Department of Education during a comprehensive review of...

South Charleston one step closer to new fire station

South Charleston is one step closer to building the new fire station, which the city anticipates should be ready by May or June.

The new fire station will be 10,100 square feet and will occupy the Fourth Avenue site of the existing fire station...

Breast cancer survivor gets husband to join her in Distance Run
Breast cancer survivor gets husband to join her in Distance Run

The path to the annual Charleston Distance Run begins on Kanawha Boulevard near the steps of the Capitol, yet the arduous journey to the Laidley Field finish began long ago for Jamie Goetz.

Goetz, diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000, will run...

Manchin close to decision on Iran nuclear deal but won’t support filibuster
Manchin close to decision on Iran nuclear deal but won’t support filibuster

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin said Thursday he remains undecided on the Obama administartion’s Iran nuclear deal, but he added that he would not support a filibuster that would block a Senate vote on a Republican resolution opposing the accord....

Runner overcomes lung cancer to take on Distance Run again
Runner overcomes lung cancer to take on Distance Run again

Sonya Evans doesn’t expect to break any records on Saturday when she runs the 15-mile course of the Charleston Distance Run.

The 45-year-old resident of West Union, Ohio, just wants to finish the race.

“It’s probably...

State Bar panel told lawyers should not be required in hearings
State Bar panel told lawyers should not be required in hearings

An overwhelming majority of speakers Thursday sent a clear message to the West Virginia State Bar’s Unlawful Practice of Law Committee that non-lawyers should continue to appear as advocates in state administrative proceedings.

Both...

Water company preparing for toxic algae on Ohio River

West Virginia American Water Co. on Thursday began running new pipelines to use the Guyandotte River as a temporary water supply for its Huntington drinking water plant in response to continuing concerns about a potentially toxic algae bloom on the...

Kiss warns budget cuts may not be enough to balance budget

After another shortfall in state revenue collections, Revenue Secretary Bob Kiss warned Thursday that West Virginia could soon reach the point where spending cuts and money shifts will no longer be enough to balance the budget

Revenue...

Police: Man who stole from daycare faces other complaints

An Ohio man who allegedly took money from a South Charleston daycare center and then never performed the work he promised has had 12 consumer complaints filed against his company since 2010, most for a similar reason, according to South Charleston...

ReStore to hold latex paint drive

The ReStore will hold its third annual paint drive this October to boost their latex paint supply for the winter months. The ReStore collected more than 10,000 pounds of latex paint during the 2014 paint drive. The goal this year is to increase...

UMW reaches deal with Patriot Coal buyer

United Mine Workers negotiators have reached what the union called “prospective collective bargaining agreements” with the leading contenders to buy the operations of bankrupt Patriot Coal, the UMW said Thursday. Terms were not...

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Politics

Cheneys warn against weakened U.S. on global stage
Officials’ pictures on social media OK under trinkets law, commission says
Kiss warns budget cuts may not be enough to balance budget
WV Democrats’ Jefferson-Jackson Dinner set for Oct. 2
Economist: Cut taxes in W.Va.

Police Blotter

6 plead guilty in Baltimore-to-West Virginia heroin case
Police: Man charged after stepfather finds baby alone in car
Kentucky clerk jailed until she agrees to issue marriage licenses
State Bar panel told lawyers should not be required in hearings
Police: Man who stole from daycare faces other complaints

State News

Republicans still eying Common Core repeal
Presidential candidates to visit West Liberty for interviews
Treasurer offers $100 for college funds to parents of newborns
WVU expanding parking at Evansdale campus
W.Va. State University to offer media diversity fellowship

Statehouse News

Watchdog

South Charleston one step closer to new fire station
Manchin close to decision on Iran nuclear deal but won’t support filibuster
Breast cancer survivor gets husband to join her in Distance Run
Runner overcomes lung cancer to take on Distance Run again
Group to launch campaign to take over water system

Columnists

Innerviews: South Africa native gets her kicks coaching soccer
Essays on Faith: One nation under God? Or one nation under judgment?
Fallout from Ashley Madison hack leaves West Virginia ‘Montani Semper Fidelis’
Statehouse Beat: Prevailing wage claims still don’t hold up
Alyce Faye Bragg: What a blessing that life begins at 80

Education

WVSU will launch presidential review this month
Local foundation accepting professor of the year nominations
WVU board OKs Tech move
Plans announced to relocate WVU Tech to Beckley campus
Bomb threat reported at George Washington High School

Kanawha County

Health

Hearing begins for beleaguered neurologist

Putnam County

Area residents plead guilty to federal drug charges

Election

Weird News

FlipSide

Putting the best shoe forward: What your first-day outfit says about you
Learning Chinese: A student’s perspective
Fun things to pack for lunch
John Adams welcomes new WV studies teacher
Book review: ‘Paper Towns’ pours on the adventure, laughs

U.S. and World

Live blog: Clerk in gay marriage case appears in federal court
Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black man
U.S. judge summons Ky. clerk, staff to court over gay marriage