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WVU to study energy pipeline safety with US funding

October 1, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The University of West Virginia will research new ideas and technologies to improve the safety of pipelines used to transport energy resources. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

September 30, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:


Sept. 28

The Inter-Mountain, Elkins, West Virginia, on obesity and disease in W. Va. more »»

Ex-coal baron readies for trial in deadly mine explosion

September 30, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Don Blankenship ascended from a modest, single-mother upbringing in Appalachia to personally make almost $20 million off coal in one year. more »»

Apartment complex sexual harassment lawsuit settled

September 30, 2015

CROSS LANES, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit alleging female tenants at an apartment complex were sexually harassed has been settled. more »»

West Virginia police fatally shoot suspect on interstate

September 30, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a man wanted in the slaying of a Georgia woman was fatally shot during a pursuit on the West Virginia Turnpike.

State Police Lt. more »»

W.Va. construction company fined for safety hazards

September 30, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Federal safety regulators say a Martinsburg construction company faces more than $44,000 in fines for exposing workers to safety hazards at a Morgantown townhouse project. more »»

Trial set for ex-W.Va. athlete accused of hitting gay couple

September 30, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University running back will face trial on Jan. 26 on charges of hitting a gay couple.

The Herald-Dispatch (http://bi. more »»

W.Va. board of ed chief questions Fayette funding decision

September 30, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The president of the state Board of Education is questioning a building agency's rejection of Fayette County's request for funding for a school consolidation plan. more »»

Union to vote on revised insurance proposal at W.Va. casino

September 30, 2015

NITRO, W.Va. (AP) — Union workers at Mardi Gras Casino and Resort in Nitro plan to vote this week on a revised health insurance proposal.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bit. more »»

West Virginia couple arrested after they OD in front of kids

September 30, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man and woman have been arrested and charged with neglect and drug charges after police say they overdosed on heroin in the presence of their three children. more »»

W.Va. State Police investigating discovery of burned body

September 30, 2015

PROCTOR, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police are investigating the discovery of a body on fire in the Northern Panhandle. more »»

W.Va. State Police fatally shoot Ga. suspect on interstate

September 30, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — State police say a man wanted in Georgia was fatally shot during a pursuit on the West Virginia Turnpike.

State Police spokesman L. more »»

Volunteers sought for tire clean-up from W.Va. river

September 30, 2015

ALUM CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Volunteers are being sought to clear tires that have piled up in the Big Coal River near Alum Creek. more »»

Va. receives training grant in memory of W.Va., Ala. miners

September 30, 2015

BIG STONE GAP, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is receiving a $50,000 grant to provide emergency preparedness training to miners. more »»

W.Va. casino's smoking pavilion softens ban's blow

September 30, 2015

NEWELL, W.Va. (AP) — A smoking pavilion at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort is proving to be a popular spot. more »»

W.Va. Sen. Kessler to attend Obama briefing Wednesday

September 30, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler says he's attending a briefing for state lawmakers with President Barack Obama and staffers. more »»

W.Va. officials to reveal new prevailing wage Wednesday

September 30, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia workforce officials say they are releasing the state's new prevailing wage, which relied on a survey that received high participation marks from contractors. more »»

W.Va. boy killed by dog after he wanders from home

September 29, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office is investigating a dog attack that left a 2-year-old boy dead.

The Journal (http://bit. more »»

Potomac chemical spill prompts precautions amid assurances

September 29, 2015

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — More Potomac River communities are taking steps to protect their drinking water from last week's chemical spill at a western Maryland paper mill. more »»

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