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W.Va. students invited to join 150th art contest
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is encouraging students to enter a statewide art contest celebrating West Virginia’s 150th birthday.
Slain sheriff’s widow part of memorial ride
The widow of slain Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum will participate this weekend in a memorial motorcycle ride that will pass by the parking lot where the lawman was fatally shot last month.
The Sheriff Eugene Crum Memorial Poker Run is set for Sunday afternoon starting in downtown Williamson.
Lawyer opposes relocating missing W.Va. girl’s mom
The attorney for the mother of a missing West Virginia girl is opposing a decision by federal probation officials to move her from Wheeling to the Clarksburg area, saying she is a “social pariah” in that community because of publicity surrounding her daughter’s case.
West Virginia to expand Medicaid
West Virginia will expand Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul through a plan announced Thursday by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, which would extend coverage to an estimated 91,500 uninsured low-income residents.
Morgantown girl pleads guilty in the slaying of fellow teenager
A 16-year-old Morgantown girl pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Wednesday, and another girl is facing charges in the stabbing death of a Star City teenager last summer.
Rachel Shoaf appeared Wednesday in Monongalia County Circuit Court after agreeing to plead as an adult, said U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld. She is in custody until sentencing.
W.Va. girl pleads guilty in slaying of Star City teen
A teenager has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and another is facing charges in the disappearance and death of a Star City girl last summer, U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld said Wednesday.
Judge: Farmer’s EPA lawsuit will be heard
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is still exerting a permit power that chicken growers contend it doesn’t have, so a federal judge said he won’t dismiss a lawsuit by a West Virginia farmer the agency had accused of polluting the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Bath salts case headed to trial May 14
A Clarksburg man who prosecutors said ran two West Virginia shops that sold large quantities of illegal bath salts will stand trial May 14, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Gov. Tomblin to sign TIF bill Tuesday
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is set to sign into law the TIF bill which will finance a development in Monongalia County which will include a new ballpark for WVU. The Governor will sign the bill during the Backyard Brawl tonight at Hawley Field after the first inning.
W.Va. budget approved without line-item vetoes
For the first time in more than a decade, West Virginia lawmakers are getting the final say on new state spending.
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