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Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

May. 23, 2024 12:45 PM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. May 17, 2024. Editorial: West Virginia has an immigration problem The past few days have been a bad stretch in the national media for West Virginia. Earlier this week, the New York Times ran a summary of Gov. (and now U.S. Senate nominee) Jim...

Boerema pitches a 7-hitter for his first 9-inning complete game and Kansas State beats West Virginia

May. 22, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Owen Boerema pitched a seven-hitter for the first nine-inning complete game of his career and No. 6 seed Kansas State beat fourth-seeded West Virginia 8-4 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament. Kansas State (32-23) advances to play in another elimination...

Parker and Sloan combine to pitch a three-hitter and TCU beats West Virginia 5-2 in Big 12 tourney

May. 21, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Caedmon Parker and Braeden Sloan combined to pitch a three-hitter and No. 9 seed TCU beat eighth-seed West Virginia 5-2 on Tuesday to begin its defense of the Big 12 championship title. TCU (32-19) advances to play top-seeded Oklahoma on Wednesday. West...

West Virginia lawmakers approve funding to support students due to FAFSA delays

May. 21, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia students struggling to figure out how to pay for college in one of the nation's poorest states after the botched rollout of a new federal student aid application could get help under a bill headed to Gov. Jim Justice. State lawmakers approved...

Kristen Faulkner, Sean Quinn win US cycling road race championships in West Virginia

May. 19, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

Kristen Faulkner rebounded from a second-place finish in the U.S. time trial championships, which cost her a spot on the American cycling team for the Paris Olympics, by dropping Ruth Edwards along with everyone else and rolling uncontested to the finish line to win the national road racing title...

Today in History: May 19, Anne Boleyn, wife of Henry VIII, beheaded

May. 19, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 19, the 140th day of 2024. There are 226 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of...

West Virginia governor calls special session for school funding amid FAFSA issues, other proposals

May. 17, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is calling state lawmakers back to the Capitol to consider an $80 million allocation to the state’s colleges and universities to help students pay for school amid the ongoing federal financial aid crisis, among other proposals. ...

West Virginia miner dies in state's first reported coal fatality of the year

May. 16, 2024 15:33 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A coal miner died Thursday after being injured while operating an excavator at a southern West Virginia mine, Gov. Jim Justice said. Virgil Paynter, of Lynco, was operating an excavator at the CM Energy Operations LP surface mine in Wyoming County, Justice...

West Virginia candidate hospitalized after being bitten by snakes while removing campaign signs

May. 16, 2024 14:14 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A candidate for West Virginia secretary of state said he has been hospitalized for copperhead snake bites sustained while removing election campaign signs. Doug Skaff said he was bitten in the left leg and the right foot Wednesday near U.S. Route 119 in...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

May. 16, 2024 07:13 AM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. May 15, 2024. Editorial: The effects of Jim Justice’s business decisions The New York Times published an article this week laying out some of the massive business, loan and legal debts Gov. Jim Justice or his family businesses have amassed...