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W.Va. legislators to ask EPA to relax stringent regulations
West Virginia legislators are heading to the nation’s capital Aug. 1 in hopes of convincing the Environmental Protection Agency to relax stringent regulations that threaten coal operations and power plants.
3 Doors Down to perform at Jamboree
Multi-platinum rock band 3 Doors Down will headline the Boy Scouts National Jamboree's featured concert on Saturday night.
- Suspicious package delivered to Rockefeller's Beckley office not a threat, police say
Egypt: Army tightens grip as ultimatum passes
Egypt’s military moved to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, putting officers in the newsroom of state TV, in preparation for an almost certain push to remove President Mohammed Morsi with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
WVU, VT to renew football series
"It just made sense."
That was the sentiment of both WVU athletic director Oliver Luck and Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer upon announcing the renewal of a football series between the two schools, who will once again battle for the Black Diamond Trophy.
- Pineville hostage situation resolved
Supreme Court clears way for gay marriage in Calif
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by holding that defenders of California's gay marriage ban did not have the right to appeal lower court rulings striking down the ban.
Raleigh BOE votes down proposed student drug testing policy 3-2
By a 3-2 vote the Raleigh County Board of Education voted down a proposed student drug-testing policy at its regular meeting Tuesday evening.
Raleigh County man shot dead after firing at police officers
A Jonben man was fatally shot by law enforcement officials Friday after allegedly holding his home confinement officer hostage at gunpoint and opening fire on deputies, Raleigh County Sheriff Steve Tanner reported.
Beckley Council will take no further action against Pugh
After seeking outside legal guidance to determine whether Beckley Common Council could remove Mayor Emmett Pugh from office, Councilmen-at-Large Tim Berry and Cedric Robertson have recommended that no further action should be taken against the mayor.
Although they have elected not to take action to remove the mayor from office, the two said according to their attorney, they had a right to do so.
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