Archive for December, 2017

Timing bad for coal kickback indictments

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The federal indictments of former workers at Arch Coal over an alleged kickback scheme involving nearly $2 million from vendors could not have come at a worse time. On Monday, The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to release new emissions regulations that will no doubt continue to hammer the coal industry. Friends […]

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Deal has ex-mayor paying Weirton $16,000

WEIRTON, W.Va. — The City of Weirton has agreed to drop embezzlement charges against former Mayor Mark Harris in return for a payment of more than $16,000, court documents say. Harris has written the city a check for $16,273.22 in exchange for three felony counts of embezzlement and one count of conspiracy being dismissed with prejudice, […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, June 2

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, June 2, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHAT WHITE HOUSE WANTS TO CHOP BY ONE THIRD The Obama administration will […]

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