News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - It's the West Virginia Senate's turn to address the impeachment of three state Supreme Court justices in a spending scandal. The Senate is set to meet Monday to work on rules for the trials of Chief Justice Margaret Workman, suspended Justice Allen Loughry and Justice Beth Walker. The House of Delegates last Monday approved impeachment articles against the three along with Justice Robin Davis. Davis announced her retirement the following day.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - An entrepreneur center offering public access to production technologies is having its grand opening next month in West Virginia. The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center is funded by the Ross Foundation and the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia. It opens at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Workforce and Economic Development Building.
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) - State Police say a second person has died in a truck accident on the West Virginia Turnpike. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports State Police say in a news release that 21-year-old West Virginia Parkways Authority employee Richard Lambert died Saturday at a hospital in Roanoke, Virginia. A tractor-trailer hit two Parkways Authority vehicles on the side of the road and the three employees standing next to them Thursday along Interstate 77 in Mercer County.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A group reviewing West Virginia's higher education system wants two-year community and technical colleges added to the study. News outlets report the Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education voted Friday to draft a response to Gov. Jim Justice's executive order that created the commission.
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