| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:45 AM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin wants West
Virginians to observe a moment of silence, starting at 3:01 p.m.
Thursday to mark the second anniversary of the Upper Big Branch
mine disaster and the deaths of 29 men.
Methane and coal dust...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 3:58 AM
Activists: Syrian troops launch major offensive in suburb of capital Damascus
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Syrian troops are attacking a suburb of the capital Damascus in what they described as one of the most violent campaigns since the year-old...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Thumbs up to those who went to the polls Tuesday in Maryland’s primary election. Voter turnout was lower than expected, but at 25.42 percent, Washington County had the highest election-day turnout of the state’s 23 counties and Baltimore City....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:18 PM
For the past 18 months, a group of Morgan County officials and residents led by Morgan County Commissioner Stacy Dugan drove nearly 6,000 miles back and forth to Charleston, W.Va., to lobby the governor and state legislature for money to expand Cacapon...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 8:21 PM
One time is an event.
Twice is a habit.
Three times might create a tradition.
Martinsburg started Phase Two of what many hope will become as much a part of December as Christmas. It was the second straight year the Bulldogs faithful turned out to...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:49 AM
County governments in all three Eastern Panhandle counties are lending support to a $23 million expansion and renovation project at Cacapon State Park in Morgan County.
The project is needed to protect and boost the region’s economy, Morgan...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:44 PM
West Virginia would slash property taxes in exchange for a new “cracker” plant and reserve funds to improve roads, schools and high-speed Internet access, under proposals Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin offered the Legislature in his State of the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:27 AM
Medicaid is expected to be a recurring topic as the West Virginia Legislature completes a new state budget this week.
Meeting in extended session, a House-Senate committee will review Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s bid to keep pace with the state-...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:06 AM
West Virginia lawmakers ended their 60-day legislative session on Saturday by passing agreements on fighting methamphetamine labs and targeting distracted drivers, but they failed to approve a much-debated bill that aimed to address overcrowding at the...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Tuesday renewed a pledge to financially support the South Berkeley Recreation Center project, but declined to specify how much money he would make available.
The $2.1 million bid by Smithsburg-based Roy C. Kline Contractors was...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Growing up in Williamsport, Gina Marie Groh never in her “wildest dreams” thought she would one day become a federal judge.
As it turns out, Groh, didn’t have to dream.
The U.S. Senate Thursday approved the 23rd Judicial Circuit judge&...