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Senate faction proposes income tax triggers based on rising sales tax revenue
By June 9, 2017 Read More →

Senate faction proposes income tax triggers based on rising sales tax revenue

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Republican leaders involved in a conference committee to work out a compromise on a West Virginia tax and revenue bill have proposed rolling back income tax rates based on increases in sales tax revenue. The committee is considering a tax and revenue bill that would raise […]

Shining up the Big Apple
By June 9, 2017 Read More →

Shining up the Big Apple

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — From left: Alexander Cole, Matthew Hausafus, Daniel Price and Max Fitz — Boy Scouts from Troop 29 in Martinsburg — scrap rust and chipped paint from the Big Apple Time Capsule on West King Street Thursday evening in Martinsburg. The project is Max Fitz’s Boy Scout Eagle Project. The Scouts will apply […]

By June 8, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Thursday, June 8

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, June 8, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. IT’S COMEY TESTIMONY DAY The fired FBI director will recount conversations with Trump that he says made him uneasy and […]

By June 5, 2017 Read More →

Congress authorizes $70 million for opioid crisis response

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — In an effort to help states, first responders and recovery groups respond to the opioid crisis, Congress has authorized $70 million in federal grants through the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). The three grants are for medication-assisted treatment and behavioral therapy for opioid addiction; training and […]

By June 5, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Monday, June 5

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know  Monday, June 5, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHERE AN ARAB RIFT HAS ISOLATED A NATION Four Arab nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar over its relations with […]

Blue & Gray Reunion in Philippi kicks off Thursday
By May 31, 2017 Read More →

Blue & Gray Reunion in Philippi kicks off Thursday

By BAYLI HELMICK The Inter-Mountain PHILIPPI, W.Va.  — Planning for the 28th annual Blue & Gray Reunion is underway throughout Philippi as its citizens prepare for the annual historical weekend. This year will mark the 156th anniversary of the First Land Battle of the Civil War, as re-enactors, businesses, musicians, racers and more prepare and […]

New Tri-State magazine available starting June 1
By May 31, 2017 Read More →

New Tri-State magazine available starting June 1

Staff report The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A new magazine exploring life in the Tri-State will be available starting Thursday, June 1. River Cities Magazine is a full-color magazine being published by HD Media Co. that includes in-depth stories about the people, places and events that make the cities in the Tri-State area great, according to […]

Will it be a big year for snakes in southern West Virginia?
By May 30, 2017 Read More →

Will it be a big year for snakes in southern West Virginia?

By BLAKE STOWERS Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va.  — Joseph Hodge Sr. has seen plenty of snakes in Bluefield over the years, but never before three copperheads within a two-day period. Hodge, a resident of Norfolk Street, said he saw the copperheads near Nelson Street. He wants to raise awareness in the community so that […]

By May 25, 2017 Read More →

Justice to meet with Senate, House leadership to measure stances

Staff reports The Weirton Daily Times CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice will meet with the senate president, senate minority leader, speaker of the house, and the house minority leader in four separate rooms and travel from room to room as the mediator-in-chief today. Justice wanted to better understand the positions of each side, and […]

Entrepreneurs launch products with a little help from RCBI
By May 25, 2017 Read More →

Entrepreneurs launch products with a little help from RCBI

Staff report The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — For years, Dr. Greg Crews attempted to make a better feed bucket for horses. He found the help he needed to bring his concept to life at the Robert C. Byrd Institute in Huntington. Less than two years later, his buckets are being sold across the country and […]