A man has threatened to jump off the Ravenel Bridge this morning, officials said.

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    By Ken Ward Jr. A collection of West Virginia and Virginia citizens on Thursday began a legal fight to try to head off the expected approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, launching the second federal court lawsuit in as many months over the controversial, 300-mile project. More
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    By Staff reports West Virginia will receive an additional $42 million for flood relief. Releases from several federal legislators, including Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, and Rep. Evan Jenkins, announced the funding, which comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program. More
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    By Eric Eyre A long-time investment banker has been appointed to head the West Virginia Water Development Authority, a state agency marked over the past year by employee disputes, investigations and ethics violations. Marie Prezioso, who was serving as a water authority board member, stepped down from that post Thursday, and Gov. More
  • WV correctional officers to get pay raise in September
    By Phil Kabler Correctional officers in West Virginia prisons, regional jails and juvenile correctional facilities will get $1 an hour pay raises, starting Sept. 2. The state Personnel Board approved the plan Thursday. It includes a $2,080 increase in the base salary for Level 1 correctional officers, from $22,584 to $24,664, an increase of about 9 percent. "Today was the start of many good things I think could happen if we work together," Elaine Harris, international representative of the Communications Workers of America, said afterward. More
  • WV agriculture commissioner revives advisory board
    By Jake Zuckerman The state Commissioner of Agriculture is bringing back the West Virginia Agriculture Advisory Board with the goal of setting up a strategic plan to revitalize production in the state. Commissioner Kent Leonhardt said though the board is required to meet quarterly under state code, neither he nor his staffers can remember this going on whatsoever. More
  • Man who threatened to jump from Ravenel Bridge taken into custody after getting pizza
    Traffic ... The Post and Courier did not identify him. Mount Pleasant and Charleston police departments were called to the Ravenel Bridge on June 24, 2013 after a man threatened to jump from bridge´s southbound side. Leroy Burnell/Staff A man threatening ...
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