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Poverty-stricken W.Va. counties may see extra help

An editorial from the Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Significant portions of West Virginia and Kentucky will soon have a new partner in trying to combat poverty in those regions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week announced that 29 of West Virginia’s 55 counties and 73 of Kentucky’s 120 counties have been added to the […]

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By January 21, 2014 Read More →

Chevron eyes $40 billion for drilling

By Casey Junkins The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Global oil giant Chevron has big plans for the Marcellus Shale underlying West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle and even bigger plans for the rest of the world, as the California-based company will spend nearly $40 billion to drill and frack this year. “Overall, we have an attractive […]

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Player’s grandma wearing 9-hour path to Fairmont
By January 21, 2014 Read More →

Player’s grandma wearing 9-hour path to Fairmont

  By Matt Welch Times West Virginian FAIRMONT — “It’s nine hours and 13 minutes. Exactly.” That’s what Ava Fullenweider said when asked how long it takes her to get from her home in New York to Joe Retton Arena on the campus of Fairmont State University, where her grandson, Shammgod Wells, plays basketball. She […]

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By January 21, 2014 Read More →

Hancock County mourns three teens killed in wreck

By Stephen Huba For The Weirton Daily Times NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. — Students’ after-game plans and a fire department’s attempt to get to a reported chimney fire came to a deadly collision on state Route 8 Saturday night, taking the lives of three Hancock County teenagers. The accident resulted in the deaths of Kristyn Butcher, […]

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Officials try to save animals hoarded in Doddridge
By January 21, 2014 Read More →

Officials try to save animals hoarded in Doddridge

  By Darlene J. Swiger Exponent Telegram WEST UNION, W.Va. — Pet rescue groups and the Harrison County Animal Control Center are working to save as many of the 130 pets as possible that were rescued Friday from a Doddridge County home. In addition to the cats and dogs found in deplorable conditions, there were […]

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By January 21, 2014 Read More →

Governor says chemical storage bill gives DEP ‘tools’

By Ken Ward Jr. Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Monday revealed some details of an above-ground storage tank regulatory bill, outlining an approach that environmental groups called far too narrow to address issues raised by the Jan. 9 chemical leak that contaminated the water supply serving 300,000 West Virginians. Tomblin […]

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By January 21, 2014 Read More →

Water co. president says tap water safe to drink

  By Matt Murphy Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The head of West Virginia American Water Co. assured reporters Monday that tap water is safe to drink. Jeff McIntyre, water company president, drank water from taps at the company’s headquarters and also from a bottle of water a WCHS-TV reporter brought from the Charleston […]

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By January 21, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Jan. 21

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers 1. RUSSIA, IRAN CRITICIZE TEHRAN SNUB FOR SYRIA TALKS Both countries criticize the U.N. […]

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WVPA Sharing: Capitol Press Crew on the job
By January 20, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Capitol Press Crew on the job

Top student essays on racism presented at MLK celebration
By January 20, 2014 Read More →

Top student essays on racism presented at MLK celebration

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