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Prosecutor looking into Yeager finances, Atkinson’s pay

The Kanawha County prosecuting attorney is looking into the finances of Yeager Airport and its former director Rick Atkinson, after Atkinson’s abrupt resignation earlier this month.

Atkinson, who had been the director for 16 years

Prosecutor looking into Yeager finances, Atkinson’s pay

The Kanawha County prosecuting attorney is looking into the finances of Yeager Airport and its former director Rick Atkinson, after Atkinson’s abrupt resignation earlier this month.

Atkinson, who had been the director for 16 years ...

Alpha Natural Resources expected to soon file for bankruptcy protection

By Jodi Xu Klein and Laura J. Keller

Bloomberg News

Alpha Natural Resources Inc. is planning to file for bankruptcy protection as soon as Monday in Virginia as the biggest miner of U.S. metallurgical coal struggles amid the worst...

Arch Coal to contest challenge from lenders

By Jodi Xu Klein

Bloomberg News

NEW YORK — Arch Coal said it will “vigorously” contest a challenge from lenders seeking to block a debt exchange that would help the miner weather one ...

School officials welcome flexibility offered in No Child Left Behind rewrite

Reauthorization of the country’s landmark education law likely won’t pass Congress until this fall, but state school officials already are optimistic its proposed redistribution of power will bring much needed change they say is...

Energy efficiency competitions expanding citywide
Energy efficiency competitions expanding citywide

The fan started up like the propeller of a small airplane, and soon, the air was being vacuumed from the home.

As a large group of people watched on, the employee from Mr. Handyman of the Kanawha Valley used an infrared gun to scope out the...

Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products
Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products

Convenience store chain Sheetz has reversed an earlier decision to drop West Virginia pepperoni roll bakeries for an out-of-state provider, following intense public outcry from customers in the state.

“We are committed to having a West...

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has lifted the boil-water advisory for approximately 125 customers on Log Town Road and all side streets off of Log Town Road in the town of Ansted in the company’s New River system.

The McDowell County ...

WV elections panel declines to clean up public campaign law

It will be up to the Legislature to clean up confusing language in the law for publicly financed West Virginia Supreme Court campaigns, after the State Election Commission decided Thursday not to clarify the issue through its rules.

At issue is...

Morgantown developer, feds settle housing lawsuit

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A Morgantown developer has agreed to build a 100-unit apartment complex and pay a $25,000 civil penalty to settle a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit that alleged accessibility violations at 23 rental properties....

FEMA OKs $7.7M in WV homeland security funds

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $7.7 million in funding for emergency preparedness and homeland security programs in West Virginia.

Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, D-W.Va. and R-W.Va.,...

WV American Water, Putnam library to host water camp

West Virginia American Water and the Putnam County Library will host the Wonderful World of Water Day Camp —– a two-day summer program offering educational water-related activities for children ages 7 to 11 — from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p....

WVU team selected for solar home-building contest

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A team of students from West Virginia University has been selected to participate in a national solar home-building contest.

WVU students will combine their efforts with students from a college in Rome, Italy, as part ...

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