WASHINGTON — The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whose abrupt ouster in May has become a focus of House impeachment investigators, said Friday her departure came from pressure President Donald Trump placed on the State Department to remove her, according to her prepared remarks to members…

Delegate Mark Dean, R-Mingo, has, at least temporarily, been replaced as principal of Gilbert PreK-8 by the school’s assistant principal, who filed a grievance against the Mingo County Board of Education over not getting the top job.

Last year’s natural gas pipeline construction boom was the key factor in a $1.376 billion jump in the assessed value of property owned by public utility companies in West Virginia, according to a report Monday to the state Board of Public Works.

When West Virginia lawmakers voted to push back implementation of the state’s automatic “motor voter” registration in 2017, and again earlier this year, the primary reason both times was the Division of Motor Vehicles’ ability to compile and transmit the registration data.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine’s leader to “look into” Democratic rival Joe Biden as well as his own enduring grievances from the 2016 election, according to the account of a summer phone call that is now at the center of Democrats’ presidential impeachment probe.

Funerals for Monday, October 21, 2019

Good, Lawrence - 2 p.m., procession to leave Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Janney, Paul - 1 p.m., Culloden Cemetery, Culloden.

Jarrett, Myrl - Noon, Wilson-Smith Funeral Home, Clay.

Martin, Naomi - Noon, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Piercy, Brenda - 10 a.m., Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rainelle.

Pugh, Ruth - Noon, Duffield Cemetery, Duck.

Smith, Anna - 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rainelle.

Vance, Ruby - 11 a.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Workman, Janet - 1 p.m., Gilgal United Methodist Church, Mt. Nebo.