Legislation would protect people with preexisting health conditions

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced legislation that would maintain protections for people with preexisting health conditions. The West Virginia Healthcare Continuity Act would ensure that people with preexisting conditions do not lose the ability to buy health insurance as federal courts consider a challenge to Obamacare.

Justice cleared of wrong-doing in federal probe

Governor Justice and his family have been cleared on any wrong-doing in a federal probe. The U.S. Justice Department was looking into improprieties at the Military Tribute at the Greenbrier Golf Tournament. The Justice Department says the investigation is over and no charges will be filed.

Lawmakers return of 2020 legislative session

West Virginia lawmakers return to the Capitol today for the start of the 2020 legislative session. An LGTBQ discrimination ban, changes to the bail system, and cutting business taxes are on the agenda. Governor Jim Justice will outline his proposals tonight in his annual State-of-the-State address.

Layoffs at Panther Creek Mining

Sixty-five employees at Panther Creek Mining in Eskdale are being laid off. The cuts will take place in March, and impact more than one-hundred family members in Kanawha County.

No cuts at Yeager Airport tower

The Kanawha County Commission received confirmation from the FAA that hours will not be cut for the Yeager Airport tower. Nighttime flights will not be affected, and the tower is not at risk of any future reductions.

Man dies in head-on crash with police cruiser

A Pikeville man died in a crash with a Floyd County deputy’s cruiser. Donald Tackett, Jr. crossed the center line on Bays Branch Road and hit the police car head-on. The deputy was treated at a local hospital and released.

Milton Baseball Field Pressbox is Hit By Vandals

Vandals trashed the Milton Little League baseball field press box for the second time in recent months. The mess left behind includes multiple folding chairs, a TV, food trash and clothes that were thrown through the windows of the press box. Shattered glass is littered all across the grass. The inside of the press box … Read more

High School Groundbreaking Ceremony is Postponed

With a heavy dose of snow causing numerous crashes throughout Kanawha County, a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Herbert Hoover High School is postponed. The ceremony had been set for noon Tuesday at the site for the new school, which is in the Given Fork area between the Elkview exit off Interstate 79 and U.S. … Read more