CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia lawmakers are working out kinks in a budget that gives public workers raises and digs into reserves. The House of Delegates and Senate are meeting this week to finalize the state spending plan for next fiscal year, which begins July 1.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal investigators say corrosion caused a 2012 pipeline rupture and explosion in West Virginia that destroyed several homes and cooked a stretch of Interstate 77. A report released today says investigators found severe external corrosion that reduced the thickness of the pipeline wall to about 30 percent of its original thickness.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has approved Gordon Gee's appointment as West Virginia University's permanent president. Gee also served as WVU's president from 1981 to 1985.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A former Mingo County magistrate is heading back to court this afternoon for sentencing on a federal vote charge. Dallas Toler pleaded guilty last December to charges that he illegally registered a convicted felon to vote in the 2012 primary election.
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