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Blankenship officially files to run as Constitution Party candidate for Senate

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 25, 2018

CHARLESTON — Don Blankenship officially filed to run on the ballot for U.S. Senate on the Constitution Party.

Panel confirms removal of Richwood mayor over alleged misuse of public funds

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 25, 2018

CHARLESTON – A three-judge panel confirmed the removal of Bob Henry Baber as Richwood's mayor July 20, stating that his behavior was the "epitome of an improper abuse" of political power.

Morrisey urges Manchin to support Kavanaugh's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court

By Kyla Asbury and Chris Dickerson | Jul 12, 2018

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging Sen. Joe Manchin to support President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Governor opposes U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month that out-of-state retailers can collect state sales tax from customers, a decision opposed by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice.

Attorney: W.Va. would benefit with more state oversight of coal waste

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently shifted oversight of coal combustion byproducts from the federal level to the state level for the first time.

Legislative audit tries to figure out state Supreme Court surplus in rainy day fund

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — A legislative audit was performed on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals in an attempt to learn why the court had a surplus of nearly $29 million in 2012 and spent it down to approximately $333,000 by 2016.

Commission submits four names to governor to replace Stucky on Kanawha Circuit bench

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 25, 2018

CHARLESTON – The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has recommended four names to Gov. Jim Justice for a vacancy on the Kanawha Circuit Court bench.

Pendleton Co. delegate files petition seeking to force Gov. Justice to work in Charleston

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Pendleton County delegate has filed a petition claiming Gov. Jim Justice isn’t upholding his duties by not living at the governor’s mansion in Charleston.

New members of Defense Trial Counsel board are ready to serve

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two of the four new members appointed to the board of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (DTCWV) are looking forward to serving on the board.

Two WVU law students receive inaugural Rural Practice Scholarship

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

Nathan Bennett and Sarah Petitto, West Virginia University College of Law students, are the first-ever recipients for the Rural Practice Scholarship.

Jenkins helps secure mine funding for West Virginia

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has secured additional funding for West Virginia that will help to redevelop and repurpose abandoned mine lands that will help create more jobs for West Virginians.

State leaders saddened by Loughry indictment, some again call for his resignation or impeachment

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – State government and legal leaders again are calling for suspended Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry to resign after a 22-count federal criminal indictment against him was unsealed.

China Energy CEO cancels trip to U.S. over trade war, leaving West Virginia deal up in the air

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — Because of ongoing issues over trade, China Energy executives have canceled their plans to attend a petrochemical conference in Pennsylvania where it was hoped there would be an announcement made about a potential $84 billion Chinese investment in West Virginia.

State part of $100M settlement with Citibank over interest rate fraud

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 19, 2018

State part of $100M settlement with Citibank over interest rate fraud

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