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Thursday January 11, 2018

Messy weather headed to W.Va.

Starting with rain, ending with snow....and in between a lot of nasty weather making for slick roads

Walmart to boost starting salaries for hourly workers, provide bonuses

The starting salary for all hourly workers in the United States will increase to $11-an-hour.

WV sees 10 percent increase in flu cases at MedExpress centers

Out the 18 states MedExpress serves, West Virginia had the second highest amount of flu cases reported this season.

The Thrasher Group supports Robinson Grand’s capital campaign in a big way

The Thrasher Group has donated $100,000 to the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center to assist in renovation and restoration of one of Clarksburg’s most historic landmarks.

Greenbrier County homicide under investigation

A Wednesday welfare check escalated when deputies found a body inside of a Rupert home.

Wednesday January 10, 2018

Education leaders say teachers need more than 1 percent pay raise proposed by governor

Governor Jim Justice proposed the increase during his second State of the State Address Wednesday night.

Legislators share optimism, concern following State of the State

Wednesday was the first day of the regular legislative session, which is scheduled to go through March 10.

‘Coach’ Justice says West Virginia has made great strides in a year

Governor says state needs to keep momentum going.

New spending proposals and a tax cut on Governor Justice’s plate this year

Governor outlines spending priorities during State of the State.

Air Force veteran named to open House seat

Jeff Pack served in the Air Force from 200 to 2005.

State BOE approves policy for changes to graduation credits, grading scale

The board passed Policy 2510 during its Wednesday meeting.

“Beginning of the renaissance of Morgantown” says City Manager after $4 million gift

"The river is truly under utilized and should be our greatest asset," Paul Brake said.

Person dead in Logan County house explosion

A fire was reported after 2:30 p.m. along Upper Whitman Creek.

Session starts with surprise motion to vacate the chair

Delegate Marshall Wilson removed from two committees after first-day motion that startles fellow lawmakers.

Budget pressure eases as WV legislative session begins

Spending proposals and tax cut priorities are up for consideration, though.

“It’s time for the Falcons to soar:” Fairmont State’s president outlines future goals

Martin speaks at the official start of her presidency at Fairmont State University

U.S. attorney: Federal marijuana laws will be enforced in southern West Virginia

Mike Stuart said, as a new U.S. attorney, he does not have the option of "picking and choosing" what laws to follow.

WVU economist urges legislators to focus on human capital

"We have to be able to tell businesses they can find the workers they need in West Virginia," Deskins told lawmakers.

Warner: 86,000 names removed from voter rolls in Mountain State

Removals hooked to deaths, convicted felons, outdated information and duplicates.

Man charged in Parkersburg bank robbery

Arrest made less than hour after hold-up.

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