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  • W.Va. Senate OKs election bill for potential Manchin gov bid

    The West Virginia Senate has approved legislation aimed at blocking U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin from handpicking his successor if he runs for governor in 2016.
  • W.Va. lawmakers OK proposal to scale back prevailing wage

    West Virginia House delegates approved a scale-back of the state's prevailing wage for public construction projects Saturday — a bill that's now just a step or two from heading to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. Construction workers in the galleries...

    Three plead guilty in JCC murder-for-hire plot

    Four conspirators — including two U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Eustis — were accused in the sordid murder-for-hire plot that resulted in the bludgeoning death of a 42-year-old James City County woman in July 2013. Now, three of the...

    With GOP in control of Virginia's legislature, McAuliffe agenda sunk

    RICHMOND — They canned his name for a health-care initiative, changed the name of his economic development fund, whacked his effort to expand pre-school — all in all, the governor had a tough time in the General Assembly this year. But it...

    Lots of lawmaking, little drama in 2015 for Virginia General Assembly

    Lots of lawmaking, little drama in 2015 for Virginia General Assembly
    RICHMOND — They started with an early promise on ethics reform, then waited to the last day to actually pass a bill. But in between, this legislature churned through issues large and small. At the end House leaders, Senate leaders and the governor...