West Virginia Headline News
W.Va. Legislative Leaders Ask Judiciary Chairs to Consider Impeaching Loughry, Other Justices
Updated: Friday, June 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Hours after a West Virginia Supreme Court justice pleaded not guilty in federal court, top legislators have asked committee chairmen to consider to impeachment proceedings against the embroiled justice and others.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:19:20 +0000
Inside Appalachia: LGBT Issues in Our Region
On this week’s show, we’re exploring issues in our region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. We’ll hear from a teenager getting ready for an LGBT formal. We’ll learn how difficult it can be to access healthcare in eastern Kentucky for one gender nonconforming Appalachian. We’ll also take a look at efforts in West Virginia to provide legal protection to people regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:14:58 +0000
Federal Study: Chemicals Toxic at Levels EPA Thought Safe
The chemicals used by a West Virginia factory to make non-stick products are dangerous at levels the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had thought were safe, according to a federal study that had been previously blocked from publication.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:04:54 +0000
West Virginia Lottery Commission Sets Sports Betting Rules
West Virginia's lottery commission has set its rules for sports betting in the state, and its director says the goal is to have sports wagering underway by football season. The rules were approved at an emergency meeting Thursday, media outlets reported. West Virginia Lottery Director Alan Larrick said the rules give the state's five casinos plenty of time to become familiar with the regulations.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:49:35 +0000
West Virginia Governor Rejects Parking Increase Proposal
Update from Jun. 21, 2018 at 5:41 p.m. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has quashed a proposal to raise parking rates for state employees. The state Department of Administration proposed the increase June 11 as well as higher fines for some parking violations. The plan was to have been open for public comment for one month.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:45:08 +0000