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1 min ago | The Miami Herald
West Virginia regulators are investigating a suspected chemical release at a company that cleaned up and hauled a coal-cleaning agent from the site of a January spill that contaminated the tap water of 300,000 residents.
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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito has voted not just once, but four times against equal pay for equal work.
6 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston
"Country Roads" has taken a lot of people home back to the Mountain State, particularly when they have been driving in their car and singing along to that tune on the radio.
8 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston
The Huntington Police Department arrested five women in connection to a prostitution sting on Thursday.
9 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
After a mysterious chemical contaminated the water supply of some 300,000 West Virginians in January, residents were left with more than just a bad taste in their mouths.
10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Crews with the West Virginia Division of Highways are planning a multimillion-dollar effort to fix pothole damage across the state.
Spring cleaning is usually considered an indoors chore, but for the sixth year, Beech Fork State Park will be asking volunteers to work outdoors to help make the park shine while earning a camping reward.
Half a dozen hearings, days of testimony and wrangling over some 100 amendments finally ended Wednesday night when the West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill regulating above-ground chemical storage tanks.
People in Washington D.C. and New Hampshire love wine. West Virginians and Mississippians are less enthusiastic about their Merlot and Pinot Grigio.
Employees at the West Virginia State Police Crime Lab earn among the lowest average salaries among their peers nationwide, according to federal data.
The West Virginia State University Department of Music will present the Spring Choral Concert: Celebration of Song at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Davis Fine Arts Center Theater on the school's Institute campus.
Nearly two months after Freedom Industries' leaky chemical storage tank on the Elk River in West Virginia contaminated the drinking water supply for 300,000 people , the State House of Representatives passed a new bill late Wednesday night regulating chemical storage tanks.
A home is nearly surrounded by the Hobet mountaintop-removing coal mine in Boone County, W.V. Photo by Vivian Stockman / www.ohvec.org.
A state coalition is urging the West Virginia Senate to pass a bill that would increase the state's minimum wage.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Corey Palumbo, D-Kanawha, said his colleagues have shown scant interest in advancing a House bill that would toughen ethics rules at Morrisey's office.
Brad Paisley was named a Distinguished West Virginian prior to his March 1 concert at the Charleston Civic Center.
A woman from West Virginia is accused of stealing $1 million from Bethany College, all to keep her alleged online affair a secret.