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Kids Health: Anti-poverty coalition finalizes legislative agenda
By December 26, 2013 Read More →

Kids Health: Anti-poverty coalition finalizes legislative agenda

Group seeks higher minimum wage and targets meth, tobacco and soft drinks By GEORGE HOHMANN For the WVPA PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — After months of meetings and discussions, the “Our Children, Our Future Campaign to End Child Poverty” coalition’s approved 2014 state legislative agenda focuses on issues ranging from increasing the minimum wage to adding 30 […]

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By December 26, 2013 Read More →

Be sure to scrutinize those phone bills

An editorial from the Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It is a scam that affects more than 20 million Americans a year, and most of them never know they’ve been had. The Federal Trade Commission calls it “phone bill cramming” — typically small charges added to your cell phone or land line bill by third parties […]

Posted in: Opinion
By December 26, 2013 Read More →

Clarksburg paper names Arch Coal Job Creator of Year

An editorial from the Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — One look around national headlines, and one would say that 2013 was not a good year for coal. The natural resource that has powered this great country for much of its existence has been given little credit by some national leaders. And some call into question what […]

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Huntington church offers meal on Christmas Day
By December 26, 2013 Read More →

Huntington church offers meal on Christmas Day

From a photo gallery by The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Five-year-old Isaiah Saul helps hand out plates of food as First Presbyterian Church hosts a community Christmas dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, in downtown Huntington. Click here for more.

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By December 26, 2013 Read More →

Gas predicted to bypass coal in power generation by 2040

By Ken Ward Jr. Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Natural gas will overtake coal to provide the largest share of U.S. electrical power generation by 2040, according to the latest projections from the federal Department of Energy. Natural gas will produce about 35 percent of total U.S. generation, compared to 32 percent for coal, in […]

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By December 26, 2013 Read More →

Charleston’s lone 2013 murder marks 20-year low

By Ashley B. Craig Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With less than a week left in 2013, Charleston police have responded to just one murder within city limits this year. Officers are calling it a record low for at least the last 20 years. The number of homicides per year is unpredictable, said Lt. […]

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By December 26, 2013 Read More →

Recycle your Christmas tree, help a fish or two

By Cody Neff Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — When halls are no longer decked and chestnuts are not being roasted on a fire, you’re going to need to do something with that Christmas tree. You could throw it out, but what good would that do? The Department of Environmental Protection has another option in mind. Help […]

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Fiesta plate spotted in Christmas classic
By December 26, 2013 Read More →

Fiesta plate spotted in Christmas classic

By Stephen Huba The Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va. — In one of the most memorable scenes in the 1983 Christmas classic “A Christmas Story,” the mother induces her younger son, Randy, to eat his dinner by exhorting him to “show me how the piggies eat.” Randy, played by actor Ian Petrella, lifts up his […]

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By December 26, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Dec. 26

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS SAY YASSER ARAFAT DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES They say there is […]

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Fallen soldier’s mother committed to annual wreath laying
By December 25, 2013 Read More →

Fallen soldier’s mother committed to annual wreath laying

By Jacob Messer For the Coal Valley News LOW GAP, W.Va. – Eight years ago, James Reese traveled to Family Memorial Gardens here to attend the funeral of SPC Scotty Ulbrich. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, Reese returned to the same cemetery in this tiny community to honor Ulbrich and other Boone County veterans. Barbara Ulbrich […]

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