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  • Mercer County Schools hold a meeting regarding this coming years levy rate

    Mercer County Schools hold a meeting regarding this coming years levy rate

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:41:37 GMT
    The Mercer County Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday regarding the 2014 and 15 school year levy rate. The levy is the funding system for all schools in West Virginia. The rates proposed are
     
    The Mercer County Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday regarding the 2014 and 15 school year levy rate.



     
  • Would stiffer penalties for DUI's save more lives?

    Would stiffer penalties for DUI's save more lives?

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:04:54 GMT
    Driving under the influence in Mercer County. Authorities told us they're seeing it far too often lately. People we've been talking to say they believe stiffer penalties for DUI's could save lives. On
    Driving under the influence in Mercer County. Authorities told us they're seeing it far too often lately.
  • Skeletal remains found Wyoming County

    Skeletal remains found Wyoming County

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:04:35 GMT
    On April 10th a search warrant was executed on the property of Oscar Combs Senior on the Bud Mountain area of Wyoming County. State police found skeletal remains of an unidentified human on the backside
    State Police found skeletal remains on a man's property in Wyoming County.

On this week's edition of The State Journal's Decision Makers, host Bray Cary sits down for an exclusive three-part interview with new state Superintendent of Schools, Dr. James Phares.

Plus, Del. Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, talks about the need for voter I.D. legislation, W.Va. Chamber of Commerce President Steve Roberts talks about West Virginia's new two-party House of Delegates, and Charleston Mayor Danny Jones talks about what Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin needs to do during the upcoming 2013 legislative session.