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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Feb. 10

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. AP FINDS MILITARY’S HANDLING OF SEX-ABUSE CASES VERGES[Read More…]

Three more Kanawha schools close over water

  By Shay Maunz and Marcus Constantino Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three schools in Charleston closed early Thursday after chemical odors were detected in the schools’ tap water. Overbrook Elementary in South Hills closed at noon. West Side schools Watts Elementary and J.E. Robins Elementary dismissed at 11:30[Read More…]

Wood County airport braces for United cutback in Cleveland

By Jolene Craig Parkersburg News and Sentinel WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. – The impact of the loss of the Cleveland airport as a hub for United Airlines continues to baffle the manager of the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport. “We are still flying to Cleveland now, but I have no idea where we[Read More…]

Jefferson County addresses lack of natural gas service

By Mary Stortstrom The Journal CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. – The Jefferson County Commission voted to support the funding of a demand study that will be conducted to determine the economic feasibility of bringing natural gas into Jefferson County during its Feb. 6 meeting. John Reisenweber, executive director of the Jefferson[Read More…]

W.Va. water bills with flushing credits in the mail

By David Gutman Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Customers of West Virginia American Water affected by the Elk River chemical leak should expect to see a credit on their next water bill, but it won’t be for a huge amount, and there probably isn’t any other financial help coming behind[Read More…]

Legislative leaders agree: Water has become a top issue this session

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Leaders of the state legislature agree, as House Minority Leader Tim Armstead put it: “The water issue obviously has become one of the central — if not the central — issues of this session.”  Senate President Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall; Senate Minority Leader Mike Hall, R-Putnam; House Speaker Tim Miley, D-Harrison; and Armstead,[Read More…]

Storm blankets Eastern Panhandle in ice

By Samantha Cronk The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A thick sheen of ice coated the Eastern Panhandle on Wednesday morning after a winter storm produced an average of three-tenths of an inch of ice, creating slippery road conditions and leaving thousands without power. Wednesday morning’s storm was one in a[Read More…]

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