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GPS systems send truckers to narrow, twisting Mercer road

April 9, 2015

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Donald Martin says it's not unusual to see tractor-trailers attempting to negotiate a narrow, twisting road that runs past his home in Mercer Count. more »»

Ex-transit worker sues WVU board, alleges age discrimination

April 9, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University's Board of Governors is being sued by a former WVU employee who says she was discriminated against because of her ag. more »»

Weirton Transit could face cuts after voters reject levy

April 9, 2015

WEIRTON, W.Va. (AP) — Weirton Transit Corp. could face cuts after voters rejected a levy that supported the bus service.

The excess levy required 60 percent of the vote for passage. more »»

US ends brake-line rust probe, urges people to wash vehicles

April 9, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car. more »»

Board: Fayette injection wells can't operate without permit

April 9, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A state board says two underground injection wells in Fayette County can't operate without a permit. more »»

Southern Coal to hire 100 for mines in Ky., Va., W.Va.

April 9, 2015

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Southern Coal Corp. says it plans to hire 100 miners at four surface mines in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.

Two mines are in Wise County, Virginia. more »»

Audra State Park adding electricity to some campsites

April 9, 2015

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — A state park in northern West Virginia is adding electricity to some campsites. more »»

2 southern W.Va. Head Start programs get federal funding

April 9, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two Head Start programs in southern West Virginia will receive nearly $11 million in federal funding.

U.S. Sens. more »»

W.Va. woman who got landslide benefits charged with fraud

April 9, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police at Charleston's Yeager Airport have charged a woman with receiving free lodging and money meant for residents forced out by a landslide near the airport. more »»

California lawmakers advance vaccine bill amid heated debate

April 9, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have advanced a bill that would require schoolchildren in the state to be vaccinated. more »»

California lawmakers hear impassioned pleas on vaccine bill

April 8, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are hearing impassioned pleas from parents and doctors during their first hearing on a bill that would require schoolchildren to be vaccinated. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

April 8, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

April 7

Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on the juvenile justice reform:

Gov. more »»

W.Va. board rejects county attendance waiver requests

April 8, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Board of Education has denied a request by counties to waive attendance restrictions so they can meet the mandated 180 instructional days this school year. more »»

W.Va. agency: Spill that closed roads apparently rainwater

April 8, 2015

SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) — State regulators say a spill that closed several roads in the Spencer area apparently was rainwater. more »»

Clarksburg VA director retiring after 38 in veterans system

April 8, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The director of the Clarksburg VA health care system is retiring after 38 years in federal veterans work.

Louis A. more »»

Agency to update fire plan for 3 parks in Southern W.Va.

April 8, 2015

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Park Service plans to update the fire management plan for three parks in Southern West Virginia. more »»

Authorities rescue 15 dogs abandoned in Princeton home

April 8, 2015

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities have rescued more than a dozen dogs abandoned in a condemned home in Princeton.

WVVA-TV (http://bit. more »»

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