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A federal investigation of an Arch Coal subsidiary has been confirmed by a corporate spokesman in the midst of rumors and speculation that are quickly spreading throughout the Tug Valley as to what the investigation includes and who it may affect.
A new health care study makes it clearer than ever that West Virginia policymakers are missing a good bet by not spending more on the Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver program.
As Republicans rally for more control in West Virginia's long-time Democratic Legislature, a few Democrats have jumped ship to the GOP and are challenging former colleagues in midterm races.
No doubt some U.S. senators, both Democrats and Republicans, get tired of hearing Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talk about how we do things in the Mountain State.
Par Mar Stores Friday kicked off a multi-week campaign to raise funds for the Children's Home Society of West Virginia.
For years, the federal government claimed that 47.6 million Americans were uninsured based on answers to a survey question by the Census Bureau, which asked if a person had been without health insurance sometime during the previous 12 months.
Spring wildflower walks and volunteer days at many of West Virginia's state parks are planned as April's quirky weather yields to the merry month of May. Campgrounds are open and events and activities are increasing as summer approaches.
As a matter of first impression, the Supreme Court of West Virginia recently held that coverage opinion letters were protected by the attorney-client privilege even though the insurer subsequently sent correspondence to its insured that included the recommendation of coverage counsel.
It will help that West Virginia is pumping up its usual spring campaign, but it should also explicitly address potential visitors' concerns over whether or not the water is safe to drink on a trip to the state.
West Virginia is generous to state employees who serve in the military, giving veterans credit toward their state pensions the time they served in the Persian Gulf War of 1991 and certain other periods of combat.
Raleigh, N.C. To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it's mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that happening are close to zero.
While more than 500 road slips and slides continue to plague the Northern Panhandle, the West Virginia Department of Transportation has applied for discretionary state funds to make repairs to a road slip affecting a small section of W.Va.
A Charleston road, seriously riddled with potholes, is closed now for the next two days.
Police were on the scene of a shooting in the 6500 block of Lesage Thursday evening.