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West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Davis resigns; Justice Workman defiant: ‘There is no basis for my impeachment’
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West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Davis resigns; Justice Workman defiant: ‘There is no basis for my impeachment’

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON — Chief Justice Margaret Workman had a message Tuesday for those expecting her to resign: she’s not going anywhere. Workman issued a statement Tuesday afternoon after speculation grew that she might resign. The statement came after Justice Robin Davis announced her resignation Tuesday morning, and […]

Rep. Jenkins files candidacy for WV Supreme Court opening
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Rep. Jenkins files candidacy for WV Supreme Court opening

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., announced Tuesday he has filed to run for one of the vacant seats on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. “As a public servant, I took a solemn oath to always uphold our God-given constitutional rights, liberties and freedoms,” Jenkins said […]

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WV Senators receive draft rules for Supreme Court impeachment trials

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State senators Tuesday received copies of draft rules for sitting as a Court of Impeachment for the trials of three West Virginia Supreme Court justices, and are scheduled to convene Monday at the Capitol to approve the 10-page document. “I wish we hadn’t gotten to this point, […]

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West Virginia congressional delegation’s Manchin, Capito, McKinley weigh in on stopped pipelines

By KATE MISHKIN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three members of West Virginia’s congressional delegation have weighed in on two controversial natural gas pipelines, urging federal regulators to keep building them. In a letter dated Monday, Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va. urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission […]

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Outcry prompts Jefferson BOE to ask for more data on Rockwool plant in Eastern Panhandle
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Outcry prompts Jefferson BOE to ask for more data on Rockwool plant in Eastern Panhandle

By ADRANISHA STEPHENS The Journal CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — More than 30 parents and community members spoke at The Jefferson County Board of Education meeting last night about their environmental concerns regarding the Rockwool facility, sparking the board to ask the facility to conduct a Human Health Risk assessment. Some of the schools effected would […]

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FHLBank Pittsburgh, WVHDF provide progress report on Home4Good program

$1.35 Million Initiative Targets Homelessness in West Virginia   CHARLESTON, W.Va. – FHLBank Pittsburgh and the West Virginia Housing Development Fund (“Fund”) announced today that four Continuum of Care (CoC) providers from across the state have confirmed their participation in the Home4Good program.   Created by FHLBank Pittsburgh and administered by the Fund, Home4Good funds […]

WV Bar Association announces new executive director
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WV Bar Association announces new executive director

HD Media The Logan Banner CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Bar Association’s Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Tessa White as the organization’s executive director. She replaces Pryce Haynes, who was the organization’s executive director for 18 years. The WVBA is the voluntary nonprofit membership association for West Virginia’s legal profession, including […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, August 15

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. DEATH TOLL RISES TO 37 IN ITALY BRIDGE COLLAPSE Rescuers search a second day through tons of broken concrete and […]

Updated: Impeached W.Va. Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis resigns
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Updated: Impeached W.Va. Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis resigns

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis, impeached on Monday by the West Virginia House of Delegates, this morning resigned her position, expressing “dismay” for how the rule of law is being dismantled in the state. Here is Davis’ official statement, released this morning by the court: “I […]