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Jul. 30, 2014 @ 06:55 AM

West Virginia agencies adding more art funding

CHARLESTON — State officials are adding more funding for grants for West Virginia artists and arts organizations.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 09:09 PM

Gallery: Wayne County orientation

Rising freshmen in Wayne County who are starting a new year at new schools also are starting with brand new tablet devices through a new program in the county.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

Republican state Rep. Ben Waide indicted

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A state representative was indicted on two counts of violating state campaign finance laws for accepting $10,000 from a company and illegally reimbursing himself $6,000 from his campaign account, the state attorney general announced Tuesday.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

W.Va. AG suing Obama over health care law fixes

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is suing President Barack Obama’s administration over allegations of hand-picking which laws to follow.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

Tuesday night obituary update

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Wednesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

W.Va. DHHR workers to picket over large caseloads

OAK HILL, W.Va. — West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources employees are picketing outside the agency’s Fayette County office to raise awareness over what they call large, unmanageable caseloads.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Speaker: Spill law should exempt small oil, gas

CHARLESTON — West Virginia House Speaker Tim Miley wants Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to limit regulation on small oil and gas operators in a law responding to a January chemical spill.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Repairs set for I-77 tunnel along W.Va.-Va. border

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Some lanes of an Interstate 77 tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border where a truck fire occurred are being rerouted for repairs.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

No risk from dust found in Rome Township

ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio — There is no indication that dust found on some vehicles in Rome Township poses a health risk, according to Heather Lauer, a spokeswoman for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 01:22 PM

Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

EASTON, Pa. — Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country.