West Virginia Legislature

One education tax credit bill narrowly passes Finance; other one dies without a vote

The House Finance Committee spent just overtwo hours hashing over 168, the so-called Equal Opportunity EducationScholarship program, and barely passed it, with two Republican members crossingover.

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West Virginia Legislature
House of Delegates takes up education reform bills
With red-shirted teachers packing thegalleries, hallways and meeting rooms, the House of Delegates convened Mondaymorning to take up education betterment.
June 17, 2019 - 12:22 pm
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Catholic voices petition gains signatures; state AG's lawsuit against diocese progresses
The Lay Catholic Voices for Change petition is gathering signatures by the hour.
June 14, 2019 - 6:43 pm
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Alleged sex abuse and greed: 3 Catholic voices address the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese scandals
They call themselves Lay Catholic Voices for Change and one of the words they use to describe their reaction to the unfolding sex abuse and financial mismanagement scandals in the Diocese of Wheeling Charleston is outrage.
June 14, 2019 - 6:36 pm
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Lay Catholic group sends letter to Archbishop calling for change after Wheeling-Charleston Diocese scandals
group called Lay Catholic Voices for Changehas submitted a letter to the Rev.
June 13, 2019 - 1:53 pm
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Omnibus education bill passes the W.Va. Senate, again
The state Senate again passed an omnibus education bill, just as it did during the regular legislative session.
June 3, 2019 - 10:10 am
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Snake Hill Road trailer total loss
vacant trail is a total loss after a Friday morning blaze.
May 31, 2019 - 10:20 am
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Slithery snake escapes; on the lam
15-foot python escaped into the woods Thursday night in Sabraton and has not been found despite a search effort.
May 31, 2019 - 9:59 am
Baseball
How an ace found his place: West Virginia's Alek Manoah
His baseball beginnings trace back before the Florida state championship at South Dade High in 2014.
May 30, 2019 - 10:20 am
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Fairmont man charged with arson, murder in fatal fire
45-year-old Marion County man is facing charges relating to a fatal fire that occurred in March.
May 30, 2019 - 9:50 am
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Missing man sought in Preston; burned truck found on Showerbath Road
KINGWOOD, W.Va. The search continues for a missing man whose burned truck was found Wednesday.
May 30, 2019 - 9:26 am