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'Country Roads' Gets W.Va. Recognition

Posted: 03/07/2014 - Forty-three years after it first hit the airwaves with the words "Almost Heaven, West Virginia," the Legislature approved a resolution Friday designating it as one of four state songs.

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CVB Giving Away FestivALL Prize Package

Updated: 03/10/2014 - The Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced Friday it will give away a prize package to mark the 10th anniversary.

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Suspect Pleads Guilty in Charleston Murder Case

Updated: 03/07/2014 - Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies believe Kareem Hunter was killed in Kelsey Legg's apartment in Marmet and then his body was buried in a shallow grave near Beckley in Raleigh County.

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Abortion Bill Passes Judiciary Committee

Updated: 03/07/2014 - A bill to prohibit abortions performed after 20 weeks post-conception has moved forward in the West Virginia Judiciary Committee and will be heard on the Senate floor later this week.

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W.Va. House Unanimously Passes 'Chemical Spill' Bill

Updated: 03/06/2014 - The proposal that the House cleared 95-0 on Wednesday reacts to the Freedom Industries leak on Jan. 9. The leak contaminated the drinking water of about 300,000 people for days.

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WVU Hosts Coal Technology Symposium

Posted: 03/05/2014 - The symposium focused on finding viable paths forward for coal, which is projected to remain the United States' most reliable and affordable domestic energy source for the next few decades.

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W.Va. DOH Puts Aside Extra $12 Million for Pothole Repairs

Posted: 03/05/2014 - A West Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman said this is the worst pothole season they've experienced in several years. As a result, they pulled funds from non-emergency projects that can wait.

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Gov. Tomblin: Bigger Teacher Pay Raise Unrealistic

Updated: 03/05/2014 - Tomblin told reporters Wednesday that awarding teachers more than a 2 percent pay increase he suggested would cost millions of dollars and require offsetting budget cuts.

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Water Testing Ends in Kanawha Valley

Posted: 03/04/2014 - Water testing for the chemical MCHM is over in the Kanawha Valley for the first time since the chemical spill on Jan. 9 that contaminated the water supply for several thousand people in parts of nine West Virginia counties.

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Abortion Protesters Gather at W.Va. Capitol

Posted: 03/04/2014 - The group WV FREE protested the bill outside of Senate chambers. Its members say women and their doctors should be making these decisions -- not lawmakers.

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W.Va. Lawmakers Amend 'Meth Bill'

Posted: 03/04/2014 - A state bill would no longer change West Virginia law to require prescriptions for cold medicines that are used to make methamphetamine.

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City of Dunbar Applies for Home Rule

Posted: 03/04/2014 - On Tuesday night, council members submitted an application for a home-rule option so the city of Dunbar can make decisions instead of having to go through the county.

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