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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.
- Obituaries — Thursday, March 6, 2014
Man sentenced to prison
A Pennsylvania man was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison for selling oxycodone in Beckley.
Stabbing arrest pending
Beckley Police expect arrest warrants to be issued today against a woman accused of stabbing another woman early Wednesday, Beckley Police Department Sgt. Frank Priddy said.
Home destroyed in fire
A mobile home fire in Coal City early Wednesday destroyed a family’s home, local fire officials reported.
- Two hurt in accident
VIDEO: Two rescued in Teel Road house fire
A Beckley senior citizen was transported to a local hospital Monday, following a fire at a home in the Maxwell Hill area, Beckley fire officials reported Tuesday.
Green finds funds for Theatre West Virginia missing from budget
Theatre West Virginia’s financial house may be further out of order if the state’s budget passes without a $230,000 supplement. Although the theater closed last year, a local push for a revival has been in the works.
Doctor testifies about detailed mental evaluation of man charged in murder
Jeremy James Lambert’s trial for the murder of Cyan Maroney continued Tuesday as the defense called its fourth witness, Dr. Lawson Bernstein Jr., to discuss Lambert’s medical conditions.
Committee OKs bill to allow electronic tolls on future roads
Highways constructed after the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program roads are built may have electronic tolls, but a bill inching its way toward the end of the session will not have any effect on the West Virginia Turnpike.
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