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Health-care quality project launches in W.Va.

Choosing Wisely, a national initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation, is a program geared toward ensuring that health-care providers are providing the right treatments when necessary. More than 60 medical specialty societies...

Health-care quality project launches in W.Va.

Choosing Wisely, a national initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation, is a program geared toward ensuring that health-care providers are providing the right treatments when necessary. More than 60 medical specialty societies...

Judge extends protective order against Plants; calls behavior ‘mind-boggling’

A family court judge has extended a domestic violence protective order against Kanawha prosecutor Mark Plants until December. She calls his behavior “mind-boggling.”

Cabell County Family Court Judge Patricia Keller also continued...

Heartland approved for remodel

Heartland of Charleston -- a skilled nursing facility in Kanawha City -- is on its way to getting a new look.

The city’s Board of Zoning Appeals approved a conditional use permit on Thursday that would allow the facility, located at 3819...

C8 panel says it didn’t rely on ex-WVU researcher

A panel of scientists that linked exposure to the DuPont Co. chemical C8 to human illnesses said Thursday those findings did not rely on the work of a former West Virginia University researcher whose qualifications have been questioned by a national...

Judge asked to dismiss Mingo magistrate’s suit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A judge is considering motions to dismiss a lawsuit alleging a Mingo County magistrate was targeted for opposing corruption.

Magistrate Deloris “Dee” Sidebottom’s lawsuit says former Mingo County...

W.Va. board OKs 32 counties’ dual credit policies

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Policies allowing students to earn college credit in high school have been approved for 32 county school systems.

The West Virginia Board of Education approved the counties’ dual credit policies on Wednesday....

Putnam man dies in Mason County vehicle accident

A Putnam County man died in a single-vehicle accident in Mason County Wednesday night, according to a release from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.

Gary N. Deweese, 67, of Buffalo, was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was...

Two tractor-trailer wrecks shut down turnpike

The southbound lanes of Interstate 77 were shut down near the 74 mile marker for about an hour and 15 minutes Thursday afternoon after two tractor-trailer wrecks, according to the West Virginia State Police.

No injuries were reported. The...

Correction

In a Sept. 5 story about education grants, The Associated Press, relying on information from the federal government, reported erroneously that the University of Charleston will receive more than $339,000 and West Virginia Wesleyan College will receive ...

UC, Wesleyan get funds for academics, finances

Two West Virginia schools are getting federal funding to improve higher education.

Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller on Friday said that the University of Charleston and West Virginia Wesleyan College are receiving money from U.S. Department ...

Kessler: Tomblin rule on tanks usurps Legislature

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Senate President Jeff Kessler says the governor’s rule to ease inspections in a law regulating aboveground storage tanks undermines the Legislature.

Kessler told the Parkersburg News and Sentinel that Gov. Earl...

W.Va. needs $25M to build new vets nursing home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance secretary says the state needs to chip in about $25 million to build a 120-bed veterans nursing home in Raleigh County.

A law passed last legislative session...

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