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CHARLESTON — A U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife entered new guilty pleas last week in a case involving an alleged plot to sell secrets about nuclear-powered warships, a month after their previous plea agreements that had called for specific sentencing guidelines were rejected.

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CHARLESTON — Driving back home from a West Virginia University research and technology department session, Sen. Glenn Jeffries, D-Putnam, was inspired to write a longshot “come to West Virginia? letter to 9 global billionaire investors, including Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett.

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CHARLESTON — Republican Gov. Jim Justice on Friday signed into law a ban on abortions at all stages of pregnancy, making West Virginia the second state to enact a law prohibiting the procedure since the U.S. Supreme Court’s June ruling overturning its constitutional protection.

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CHARLESTON— The West Virginia Department of Education and Board of Education have announced the state Teacher of the Year and Personnel of the Year at a ceremony in Charleston.

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CHARLESTON — Volunteers and public health workers set up shop in parks, churches, post offices and community centers Thursday for the largest event for overdose reversal drug training and distribution in West Virginia’s history.

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CHARLESTON — The speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates said Friday he plans to contact members next week to call them back Sept. 12 for a special session likely to discuss an ongoing abortion bill. The call drew a terse response from the state Senate president, who said it took him…

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METZ — Three people who died when a small plane crashed in West Virginia earlier this month were returning from a day trip on church business in Indiana when it went down in a severe thunderstorm, authorities said.

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NUTTER FORT — A man being sought by U.S. Marshals and other law enforcement agencies was fatally shot at a northern West Virginia funeral service for his father last week after he pulled a gun on officers attempting to apprehend him, authorities said.

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s Supreme Court on Thursday scheduled arguments for this fall in the appeal of a lower court ruling that struck down a state-sponsored education voucher program.

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CHARLESTON — The families of four nonverbal special education students have received $5 million in settlement money after they sued the county school system based in West Virginia’s state capitol, alleging abuse in the classroom.

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CHARLESTON —A Navy nuclear engineer and his wife withdrew their guilty pleas Tuesday in a case involving an alleged plot to sell secrets about American nuclear-powered warships after a federal judge rejected plea agreements that had called for specific sentencing guidelines.

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HUNTINGTON — Colorful rocks covered with painted images of animals, plants and inspirational quotes can be found in Huntington after Project Hope for Women and Children debuted its new Community Kindness Rock Garden.

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CHARLESTON — A West Virginia man has admitted accepting more than $41,000 in paycheck protection loans under a federal COVID-19 assistance program for a business that did not exist.

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden declared his support last Thursday for the “historic” inflation-fighting agreement struck by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and holdout Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, an expansive health care and climate change package that had eluded the White House and …

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CHARLESTON — Daniel J. Palmer III had long been considered the key suspect in a brutal attack that left his sister comatose 2 years ago. But the case remained dormant — until she awakened last month.

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CHARLESTON — An appeals court has revived a federal lawsuit that a lower court dismissed accusing the state of West Virginia of failing to protect children and fix its overwhelmed foster care system.

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is promising “strong executive action” to combat climate change, despite dual setbacks in recent weeks that have restricted his ability to regulate carbon emissions and boost clean energy such as wind and solar power.

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CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) has awarded Shepherd University and Patriot Guardens each a $12,000 grant for their projects to support Veterans and Heroes in Agriculture. 

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Gov. Jim Justice says he will move swiftly toward a special session to clarify West Virginia’s laws on abortion, although he didn’t specify timing or describe preferred aspects of policy.

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