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7 min ago | The Intelligencer
Not so many years ago, volunteer fire departments were simple organizations. Men and women gave of their time to be trained, then stood ready to answer emergency calls at short notice.
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
1 hr ago | WOAY
Officials held a press conference Friday morning to discuss ways they are cracking down on mandatory sex offender registration across southern West Virginia.
4 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
Democratic National Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says that Obamacare will be a vote-winner for Democrats in 2014.
8 hrs ago | Charleston Gazette
From the first golf course designed and built in America to the first commercial ski area to operate south of the Mason-Dixon Line, West Virginia has no shortage of historically significant visually attractive sports and recreation locales.
Kanawha County Republican Charlotte Lane hopes her experience as a former state legislator and International Trade Commission member will help her emerge from a crowded field of candidates seeking to represent West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District.
If you are, or you're just curious about LED lights, stop by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's headquarters from 6 to 9 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 6, for the kickoff of the agency's newest outreach display, the DEP Energy Tree.
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. recently released his first Christmas album, "Christmas Made For Two," and his autobiography, "From Washing Cars to Hollywood Star."
Cooler temperatures will allow all five of West Virginia's ski resorts to be open Friday, giving the state's tourism industry an early boost after warmer weather delayed several openings last ski season.
After so many years and so many moves, West Virginia safeties coach Tony Gibson has developed a routine.
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced Wednesday he will vote this weekend for the Bipartisan Act of 2013, a two-year budget deal that focuses on reducing the deficit through reform and responsible spending.
At the peak of World War Two, the U.S. was cranking out a Liberty ship in eight hours, a B-24 bomber every 63 minutes, and a Sherman tank every half hour.
West Virginia Youth Symphony leaders encourage art and music lovers alike to place bids today for the 11 donated violins and one small cello that have been transformed by local artists for a fundraiser for the non-profit group.
Today is the 365th day since local autonomy was restored to the Lincoln County Board of Education.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield says about 1,200 West Virginians have enrolled in plans through the federal exchange as of Monday.
Bethany Simmons Web Producer: Bethany Simmons Reported: Dec. 11, 2013 10:39 AM EST Updated: Dec. 11, 2013 11:01 AM EST Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia As Eyewitness News' annual Tower of Toys drive winds down, Papa John's pizza locations throughout our region are offering a sweet deal to those who donate.
Citizen groups are pressing West Virginia lawmakers to enact more restrictions to protect residents who live in the midst of the state's boom in natural gas production.