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WLU President Capehart Resigns

March 11, 2015 WEST LIBERTY -- The West Liberty University Board of Governors accepted the resignation of President Robin Capehart during a meeting Wednesday. The resignation takes effect March 15. more »»

Driver of Fatal Crash That Killed Belmont County Woman Is Located

March 11, 2015 BELMONT COUNTY — Pickerington Police said Tuesday the driver of a vehicle which killed a Belmont County woman last year while she was traveling with her husband on a motorcycle has been located. more »»

Worker Injured At Gastar Well Pad in New Martinsville

March 11, 2015 NEW MARTINSVILLE — A worker was injured in an accident involving an excavator at a Gastar well pad site on W.Va. 2 near the Bayer plant Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Trial Begins For Sally Buffalo Park Murder

March 11, 2015 CADIZ — The widow and son of a Cadiz man murdered at Sally Buffalo Park last year were among the witnesses testifying Tuesday during the first day of a trial for Matthew Dowdel. more »»

Sen. Capito Calls for Keeping Keystone Pipeline Out of New Legislation

March 11, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia’s two U.S. senators are united in their belief the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project should move forward, but they appear to disagree about how to make it happen. more »»

WLU Board to Discuss Ethics Complaint Against President Robin Capehart

March 11, 2015 WHEELING — West Liberty University’s Board of Governors will meet today for the first time since the school’s Faculty Senate issued a vote of no confidence regarding President Robin Capehart. more »»

Stiffer Penalties Sought For Wastewater Dumping

March 11, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state senator wants increased penalties and stiffer permit rules for improperly disposing of gas-drilling waste and toxic brine in Ohi. more »»

House of Delegates Modifies Tomblin's Budget

March 11, 2015 CHARLESTON — The House of Delegates Finance Committee this week passed a fiscal year 2016 budget which restores funding to several areas cut in Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s proposed spending plan. more »»

$2 Million In Racing Purses Could Be Cut in W.Va. Budget Plan

March 11, 2015 WHEELING — A budget bill advanced Monday by the House Finance Committee would cut $2 million in supplements for thoroughbred and greyhound racing purse awards in West Virginia next fiscal yea. more »»

Discrimination Clause Out Of Charter School Measure

March 11, 2015 CHARLESTON — Residents and officials expressed concerns over a proposed charter schools bill Tuesday, focusing primarily on a change removing protections for gay and lesbian students. more »»

Police Sorting Out Fatal Dog Attack in East Wheeling

March 10, 2015 WHEELING — Police have released the names of two men who died Sunday in Wheeling — one from an apparent heart attack, the second from being attacked by a dog as he tried to save the first man. more »»

Number of Registered Animals on Vicious Dog List on the Decline

March 10, 2015 WHEELING — The number of animals registered under Wheeling’s dangerous and vicious dog ordinance declined from 29 a year ago to 23 as of Monday, according to the city’s Finance Departmen. more »»

Marshall County Mine Cited Week Before Fatal Collapse

March 10, 2015 WHEELING — Federal inspectors issued 19 citations for safety violations at Murray Energy’s Marshall County Mine near Cameron in the week before Sunday’s fatal roof collapse there. more »»

Brooke County School Superintendent Will Take Hancock County Job

March 10, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — The new superintendent of Hancock County Schools on July 1 will be the current superintendent of Brooke County Schools, Kathy Kidder-Wilkerson. more »»

Embattled Comedian Bill Cosby ‘Can’t Wait’ for Wheeling Performance

March 10, 2015 WHEELING — Bill Cosby took to the Internet on Monday to say he’s excited for his scheduled show Saturday at the Capitol Theatre in Wheeling, but it remains to be seen what kind of reception he’ll ge... more »»

Common Core Bill Moving Slowly Through W.Va. Senate Committees

March 10, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill requiring a review — not a repeal — of West Virginia’s Common Core education standards has been approved by the Senate Education Committee, but must pass through Senate Finance... more »»

W.Va. Senate Passes Truancy Bill

March 10, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill increasing the number of times a student can miss school before being labeled truant was passed by the Senate, but now returns to the House of Delegates. more »»

Tomblin OKs Heroin Antidote Legislation

March 10, 2015 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Monday signed the first of several medical bills addressing elements of West Virginia’s drug abuse epidemic. more »»

John "Mike" Garloch of Neffs Identified as Worker Killed in Marshall County Coal Roof Collapse

March 9, 2015 CAMERON — The coal miner who died late Sunday after a roof collapse at the Marshall County Coal Co.’s Marshall County Mine near Cameron has been identified as John M. more »»

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