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Capito Greets Supporters

January 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — Sen. Shelley Moore Capito celebrated a historic day on Capitol Hill on Tuesday afternoon among an array of supporters and fellow members of Congress. more »»

Murray: Electricity Is ‘Staple of Life’

January 7, 2015 WHEELING — For Robert Murray, winning is personal — at least when it comes to the war against coal. Murray, president and CEO of St. Clairsville-based Murray Energy Corp. more »»

80 Tanks Are In Areas Of Concern

January 7, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection says of the 1,100 above-ground storage tanks failing inspection, 80 are located in “zones of critical concern” or contain... more »»

Ohio Driver’s Licenses Switch Hue for 2015

January 7, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans renewing driver’s licenses or identification cards will see some changes between the old versions and a new design. more »»

Amid Price Drop, U.S. to Lead in Oil

January 7, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Plunging oil prices have hurt American companies in the short run, but increased U.S. more »»

Another Superload To Visit the Ohio Valley

January 6, 2015 BELLAIRE — A massive piece of equipment longer than a football field and weighing nearly 1 million pounds will pass through Belmont County this week on its journey to the Caspian Sea. more »»

New Year’s First Snow Causes Travel Headaches

January 6, 2015 WHEELING — A blast of snow covered Ohio Valley roads overnight forcing school cancellations and causing multiple vehicle accidents early this morning. more »»

Low Energy Prices Hurt Revenue

January 6, 2015 CHARLESTON — State officials say cheap energy prices are hurting West Virginia’s wallet, dropping December’s severance tax revenue millions of dollars below estimated collection. more »»

LaMotte To Undergo Mental Evaluation

January 6, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The former Bridgeport school counselor accused of killing his wife has been ordered to undergo incompetency testing before another trial date can be scheduled. more »»

DEP: 1,100 Tanks Failed Inspection

January 6, 2015 CHARLESTON — Officials with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection say 1,100 above-ground storage tanks registered with the state are “not fit for service. more »»

There’s a New Sheriff in Town

January 6, 2015 WASHINGTON — The new Congress convenes today with Republicans in control of the House and Senate as a formidable counterpoint to President Barack Obama in his final two years in office. more »»

U.S. Oil Falls Below $50

January 6, 2015 NEW YORK — The price of oil plunged again Monday and fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009 as evidence mounted that the world will be oversupplied with oil this year. more »»

Parkersburg Native Lyons Hired as Next WVU Athletics Director

January 5, 2015 WHEELING -- For Shane Lyons, the saying "Once a Mountaineer, always a Mountaineer" has never held more meaning, as the Parkersburg native on Monday accepted West Virginia University's offer to becom... more »»

Bombing Jury Selection Begins

January 5, 2015 BOSTON (AP) — Potential jurors stared intently at Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jury selection in his federal death penalty trial began today under tight security. more »»

Same GOP Leadership, New Committee Chairs

January 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans remain in charge of the House, but it won’t be the same Republicans leading many committees. more »»

Japan’s Leader Will Express Remorse for War

January 5, 2015 TOKYO (AP) — In a year that marks the 70th anniversary of World War II’s end, a question weighs on the minds of policymakers in Asia and as far away as Washington, D.C. more »»

Congress’ Newest Class Joins Ranks

January 5, 2015 WASHINGTON — Congress’ approval rating hovers around 15 percent, but there’s one group of people excited about the institution: the newly elected lawmakers who are about to join its ranks. more »»

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