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2nd WVU fraternity's national charter revoked

November 20, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University says a second fraternity has had its charter revoked by its national office. more »»

Ex-coal exec pleads not guilty in W.Va. mine blast

November 20, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-coal company chief executive Don Blankenship pleaded not guilty Thursday to conspiracy and other charges in the deadliest U.S. mine accident in four decades. more »»

Former Consol exec stole $440,000 in gas royalties

November 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Consol Energy executive has pleaded guilty to stealing $440,000 in gas royalties from the company by forging deed transfers so he could funnel the money into a fake... more »»

Wheeling residents want 19th century bridge saved

November 20, 2014

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A group of Wheeling residents has launched a campaign to save a 19th century bridge from demolition. more »»

3 trust properties in Martinsburg sold at auction

November 20, 2014

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Three properties owned by the Robert E. Lutz Charitable Trust have been sold at auction.

All three tracts are located in Martinsburg and total about 25 acres. more »»

Bluefield residents to choose new city logo

November 20, 2014

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Bluefield residents are being asked to choose a new logo for the city.

Residents must register for a city app called the Bluefield Mind Mixer to cast ballot. more »»

Underground W.Va. coal seam fire investigated

November 20, 2014

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — An underground coal fire in Marion County is being investigated by state and federal regulators.

The fire is burning in a coal seam along U.S. 250. more »»

Ex-coal exec in court in mine blast that killed 29

November 20, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — An ex-top executive facing charges in the deadliest U.S. coal mine accident in four decades is headed to court. more »»

W.Va. Guard dedicating Moorefield Readiness Center

November 20, 2014

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Army National Guard is set to dedicate a new training hub in Moorefield. more »»

Boys & Girls Clubs of W.Va. getting health grant

November 20, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Boys & Girls Clubs in West Virginia are getting funding to improve the health and wellness of kids around the stat. more »»

Forum focuses on senior citizens in W.Va.

November 20, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Several West Virginia groups are gathering to discuss how to serve the growing senior citizen population in the state. more »»

Board rejects plan to keep hospital smoking areas

November 19, 2014

WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — The Putnam County Development Authority has rejected a request to buy two small areas outside an area hospital so people can continue to smoke there. more »»

W.Va. man indicted for stealing government money

November 19, 2014

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A federal grand jury in West Virginia has indicted a former U.S. Forest Service employee on charges of stealing government money. more »»

WVU cancels bus trip to student's funeral

November 19, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Weather problems have prompted West Virginia University to cancel plans to send a chartered bus to the funeral of a student in Buffalo, New Yor. more »»

WVU exploring purchase of Mountain State U. campus

November 19, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is hoping to decide whether to purchase of the Mountain State University campus in Beckley by the end of the year. more »»

McKinley named vice chair of oversight committee

November 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rep. David McKinley has been named vice chair of an Energy and Commerce Committee oversight subcommittee. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

November 19, 2014

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

No. more »»

Morgantown delays enforcement of heavy truck ban

November 19, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Enforcement of a ban on heavy trucks in Morgantown's downtown business district is on hol. more »»

Wood County begins flood project's next phase

November 19, 2014

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — An ongoing flood mitigation project in Wood County is entering its next phase.

The county plans to buy and demolish three homes in Happy Valley. more »»


Breakfast with Santa November 22, 2014

Saturday November 22 from 10:00am to 12:00pm CASA will be hosting:

Breakfast with Santa in the Fort Steuben Mall.

Activities include: Breakfast with Santa of course, Crafts, Goodie Bag, Child ID Packet, and Lots more fun. more »

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