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'Neighbors are suppose to help neighbors': Men detail rescue of elderly siblings
Two men who rescued an elderly sister and brother from a house fire in Beckley Monday night shared the details Wednesday with The Register-Herald.
Wyoming senator unhappy with DNR commitment to deer farming
Sen. Daniel Hall has been hunting for a solution for deer farming for years.
House passes spill bill
After weeks of debate and rewrites, West Virginia House delegates passed new safeguards Wednesday for storage tanks and public water supplies in the wake of a Jan. 9 chemical spill.
Minimum wage bill passes in committee
Compromise negotiations between labor and industry resulted in a minimum-wage hike that achieves the same result — $8.75 per hour — but takes three years to get there instead of two, while decreasing the initial year’s earnings hourly increase by 50 cents.
State representatives vote for flood overhaul
Less than two years after Congress approved a landmark bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program, lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in premiums.
Deadline for farmers to apply for land leases looms
Farmers interested in leasing prime farmland on West Virginia Department of Agriculture property at the Lakin State Farm in Mason County have until March 14 to apply, according to Commissioner of Agriculture Walt Helmick.
Richwood rebuilding police force from ground up
After getting rid of its police department in January, Richwood officials have taken a step toward rebuilding the force. Some city officials say things have been a little bumpy though.
- Calendar — Thursday, March 6, 2014
‘Future fund’ bill gets big changes in finance committee
With dwindling time to pass legislation, the House Committee on Finance wildly changed Future Fund legislation Wednesday evening.
Judiciary committee approves ‘Future Fund’
The House Judiciary Committee put its seal of approval on a bill that would allow state voters to make the Future Fund constitutional law, but not without leaving its mark.
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