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How not to save the planet

A column by Mike Myer of The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Questioning even the most outrageous claim by climate change alarmists will get you the kind of response once reserved for folks who warned about an international communist conspiracy based in Moscow. If you’re lucky, people just shake their heads at your stupidity. More […]

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WVU gymnastics victory
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WVU gymnastics victory

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Bad water put eyes at risk, Jefferson delegate says
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Bad water put eyes at risk, Jefferson delegate says

 Lawmaker underwent several rounds of antibiotics for infection By Eric Eyre Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An Eastern Panhandle delegate told fellow lawmakers Monday that she spent five days in the hospital and could have lost her eyesight after the Elk River chemical leak. Speaking on the House floor, Delegate Tiffany Lawrence, D-Jefferson, said she […]

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Freedom updates leak estimate to 10,000 gallons
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Freedom updates leak estimate to 10,000 gallons

By Dave Boucher Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Freedom Industries now believes at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked Jan. 9 from a faulty storage tank. The new estimate is the latest — and largest – estimate for the amount of the chemicals that played a role in preventing 300,000 West Virginians from having […]

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Mark Manchin likely next Harrison superintendent
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Mark Manchin likely next Harrison superintendent

  By Roger Adkins The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Mark Manchin plans to accept the job of Harrison County Superintendent of Schools if the board offers him the position on Wednesday. The board is set to hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the central offices on E.B. Saunders Way. The […]

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By January 28, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Jan. 28

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. OBAMA TO FOCUS ON THE ACHIEVABLE IN STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH Avoiding […]

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By January 27, 2014 Read More →

Employment Opportunity: Wheeling newspapers looking for sports reporter

WHEELING, W.Va. — The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, award-winning dailies in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle, are seeking an up-and-coming sports reporter. “We focus on local high school sports played in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, one of the largest conferences in the nation. The ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers also call our city home, as does one […]

By January 27, 2014 Read More →

Don’t dismiss future of Charleston just yet

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Many residents of the Charleston area are feeling smacked around the last couple of weeks. With the leak of more than 6,000 gallons of Crude MCHM from Freedom Industries tanks contaminating the area’s water supply, the resulting “do-not-use” order, closure of restaurants and hotels and […]

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Life begins on the expressway
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Life begins on the expressway

  Weirton couple’s first baby born in their car on U.S. 22 By Shae Dalrymple Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va. —  After working a double closing shift at Olive Garden in Robinson Township, 24-year-old Drew Purks had been looking forward to getting some much-needed sleep Jan. 16. Just a few hours later he found himself […]

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W.Va. legislator struck by bullet in fair condition
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W.Va. legislator struck by bullet in fair condition

By Alex Lang The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — State Delegate Tony Barill, D-Monongalia, remained in fair condition Sunday, suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. Barill, 80, was struck by a bullet that traveled through a floor in his Woodburn home early Saturday morning. The Morgantown Police Department released limited information about the […]

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