Archive for December, 2017

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ACA nearly cripples emergency services

An editorial from The Journal: MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The latest fallout in the debacle that is the Affordable Care Act came to light this week when federal legislation had to be introduced to keep local volunteer fire departments and first responders on the job. Volunteers, firefighters and emergency service personnel on the job more than […]

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Efforts made to dedicate portion of U.S. 522 in memory of two slain troopers

  By Edward Marshall The Journal BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. – On the snowy, cold afternoon of Jan. 12, 1977, all eyes of the Eastern Panhandle turned to the tiny town of Paw Paw as word spread of the tragic slaying of two West Virginia state troopers. In a matter of minutes, Trooper Charles Henry Johnson […]

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WVU rallies past Herd, 74-64
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WVU rallies past Herd, 74-64

By Rick McCann The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A 10-for-24 free throw shooting performance negates just about anything, which is what Marshall shot Saturday evening. West Virginia’s (7-4) and Marshall’s (4-6) men’s basketball teams had the same number of field goals Saturday night, and the Capital Classic was basically decided at the foul line. West […]

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Cold pills fuel West Virginia’s meth lab ‘epidemic’

  By Eric Eyre and David Gutman Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In the weeks before their arrest, Jennifer Boggs and Jennifer Funk went on a shopping spree for cold medicines used to clear up stuffy noses and make illegal methamphetamine. Boggs and Funk shopped at Walmart, Target, Meds-2-Go Express and Rite Aid stores from […]

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By December 14, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to take away from the past week

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares 10 things to take away from the past week. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. AMERICAN MISSING IN IRAN SINCE 2007 WAS ON UNAPPROVED CIA MISSION An AP investigation revealed […]

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Pirates Shopping Trip A Home Run With Kids
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Pirates Shopping Trip A Home Run With Kids

By Ian Hicks The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING – Christmas came a couple weeks early on Thursday for more than a dozen area children who were treated to a shopping trip they won’t soon forget. On Thursday, Pirates Charities Winter CARE-a-van stopped at Target at The Highlands to accompany nearly 15 students from Bridge Street, Wheeling […]

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Ethics panel chief admits to open meetings lapse

  By Dave Boucher Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s arbiter of government ethics violated the laws it is supposed to enforce twice Thursday. The state Ethics Commission failed to send the required notice of two Thursday meetings — one of which was devoted entirely to open meetings laws — to the Secretary […]

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An elegant day at school in Morgantown
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An elegant day at school in Morgantown

By Ben Conley The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Reading, writing and arithmetic gave way to foxtrot, rumba and swing Thursday at Brookhaven Elementary. About 80 fifth-grade students capped a 10-week Dancing Classrooms program with a performance for schoolmates and family. Last year, Brookhaven’s fifth-graders became the first kids in West Virginia to boogie by […]

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Hope comes in form of new fitness center

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph: BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — McDowell County is on the move. Good things are happening, and the future is looking brighter. In recent years, we’ve seen everything from new schools, restaurants and shopping areas to a new federal prison, a new theater in downtown Welch and the Hatfield-McCoy Trail. But […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know for Friday, Dec. 13

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. AP REVEALS MISSING AMERICAN BACKSTORY Robert Levinson, who vanished seven years ago in […]

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