NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. (AP) - New Cumberland officials are seeking a solution to traffic issues on W.Va. Route 2. Trucks traveling Route 2 through the city must negotiate two tight 90-degree turns in quick succession, which they have trouble navigating. Proposals range from shifting the road between the turns to building a four-lane bypass.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Police are investigating the slaying of a Berkeley County woman who was found in her home with her hands bound and a bag over her head. The sheriff's office says 72-year-old Martha Tyler died as a result of ligature strangulation and smothering. A relative found Tyler on Saturday and called dispatchers.
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - A James Madison associate professor and a student are conducting a research project aimed at restoring American ginseng in the wild. They are conducting experiments in the greenhouse at James Madison and in the field in West Virginia to identify optimal places to replant ginseng.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The unemployment rate increased in all of West Virginia's 55 counties in January. WorkForce West Virginia says the state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate in January declined one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent.
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