CHARLESTON — With retail stores opening and an in-state cultivation facility in operation, West Virginia’s medical marijuana industry is off and running.
WASHINGTON — It took half a year but Democrats have driven President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion package of social and climate initiatives through the House. It gets no easier in the Senate, where painful Republican amendments, restrictive rules and Joe Manchin lurk.
FARMINGTON (AP) — For the past 9 years, North Marion High School teacher Kathy Lupo has spent 1 night in November in the cold with students she advises as part of the DECA program.
At times, finding the right words can be difficult.
Senator Joe Manchin is touting an infrastructure bill of more than $1 trillion that just passed Congress, saying it’s a decades-overdue commitment to roads, bridges, water quality and broadband.
CHARLESTON – A Hardy County circuit judge has been charged with violating the rules of judicial conduct after he verbally accosted a Moorefield police officer who had pulled him over for allegedly using his cell phone while driving and abusing his power.
According to the formal statement of charges filed October 25 by the state Judicial Investigation Commission, Hardy Circuit Judge C. Carter Williams was pulled over July 11 by an Officer Johnson. The officer said Williams was holding a cell phone in his right hand near the steering wheel while driving. Williams says he had just retrieved his cell phone from under his seat after dropping it, but Johnson says Williams was talking on the phone.
CHARLESTON (AP) — A new program enabling owners of small forestlands to prosper from improving forest health while slowing climate change is launching in West Virginia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy nuclear engineer with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government but who turned out to be an undercover FBI age…
MONONGAH — The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed many medical systems to the brink, but one of the most short-staffed positions in this chain of care are emergency medical technicians.
FAYETTEVILLE — Parachutists won't jump off the nation's third-highest bridge next month due to worries about sufficient emergency health care amid the coronavirus pandemic, an organizer said.
CHARLESTON — A plea agreement hearing is set next month for a former councilman for the city of Parkersburg, West Virginia, who is charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic this month has already doubled the total from August.
CHARLESTON — A lawyer and former lawmaker has filed notice that he again intends to sue Gov. Jim Justice over his residency.
MATEWAN — The Appalachian Regional Commission is granting more than $46 million for 57 economic projects in 10 states to promote workforce training and entrepreneurship and improve broadband.
CHARLESTON — Sixteen small businesses and agriculture producers in rural West Virginia are receiving more than $177,000 from a federal government program that helps install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements.
LOGAN — When a mine industry conflict a hundred years ago sparked the largest armed uprising in the United States since the Civil War, The Associated Press was there, sending multiple bulletins each day to update the nation’s newspapers on each development.
Gov. Jim Justice announced a new initiative to provide a $150 school voucher to West Virginians raising their grandchildren if they get vaccinated.
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MORGANTOWN — Health care systems that cover hospitals in many West Virginia communities announced vaccine mandates for workers Monday following final approval of the Pfizer vaccine by the Food and Drug Administration.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s population declined 3.2% over the past decade, the most of any state, according to U.S. Census figures released Thursday, as lawmakers grapple with reshaping the state’s legislative and congressional districts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Democratic senator, saying he is concerned about inflation, is urging the Federal Reserve to start trimming its monthly bond purchases.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia will begin offering some fully vaccinated people free tests to measure antibody levels against the coronavirus, a move to study whether some elderly and immunocompromised individuals should receive a third booster shot.