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Register-Herald group wins $1 million lottery prize
By February 19, 2014 Read More →

Register-Herald group wins $1 million lottery prize

  For The Register-Herald CHARLESTON — A lottery group of 27 players from the Beckley area were announced Tuesday as winners of $1 million after matching five of the six numbers from the Feb. 8 Powerball drawing. West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave said the winners, now known as “The Beckley 27,” were represented by […]

By February 19, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Feb. 19

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. UKRAINE PRESIDENT BLAMES OPPOSITION LEADERS FOR ERUPTION OF VIOLENCE Yanukovych says he has […]

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By February 18, 2014 Read More →

West Virginia Construction and Design Exposition sets educational seminars

Complete list of seminars and show information at wvexpo.com     CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Construction and Design Exposition (EXPO) — promising the most comprehensive education program and largest marketplace for the design and construction industry in the region — returns to the Charleston Civic Center March 26 – 27. EXPO organizers said the […]

By February 18, 2014 Read More →

Jefferson County officials fight loss of casino funds

MARTINSBURG – Jefferson County’s public schools could lose $525,000 in funding if a so-called “haircut bill” is passed by the West Virginia Legislature. On Jan. 20, bills were introduced in the state House of Delegates and the state Senate at the request of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to reduce by 15 percent, or about $39 […]

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Wild, Wonderful & Wired: Broadband springs with information and opportunity
By February 18, 2014 Read More →

Wild, Wonderful & Wired: Broadband springs with information and opportunity

Editor’s Note: “Wild, Wonderful & Wired” is a collaboration of Mission West Virginia, Future Generations Graduate School and Frontier Communications.  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At a summer auction in Pendleton County, the auctioneer begged for even just a $1 bid for complete set of Encyclopedia Britannica. No one wanted this hefty volume of the world’s knowledge, not just because the boxes were heavy […]

By February 18, 2014 Read More →

Wanted: Better approach to preventing hazing

An editorial from the Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A third arrest was made Friday in connection with a hazing incident within the West Virginia University chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. A 19-year-old Phi Kappa Psi pledge and WVU student was allegedly injured during a hazing incident Nov. 15, in which involved multiple […]

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Citizen groups push for W.Va. water reforms
By February 18, 2014 Read More →

Citizen groups push for W.Va. water reforms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Environmental groups gathered at the state Capitol on Monday, hoping to convince lawmakers that last month’s Elk River chemical spill is proof that major changes are needed in how West Virginia protects its water. As part of its annual E-Day, West Virginia Environmental Council organizers urged the Legislature to strengthen a chemical […]

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By February 18, 2014 Read More →

Mayor wants Charleston to conduct in-home tests

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Hoping to restore confidence in the safety of the water supply, Charleston Mayor Danny Jones plans to ask city council to fund testing of tap water for homes and some businesses in the city. Jones told the Daily Mail Monday he would ask council members at Tuesday’s meeting to allow him to […]

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Welcome respite
By February 18, 2014 Read More →

Welcome respite

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By February 18, 2014 Read More →

Free speech group finds Marshall rules restrictive

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The speech codes at Marshall University have been described as being “atrocious” according to the students that are members of the campus organization Young Americans for Liberty. After researching the current speech codes, they decided to take action and reach Marshall students about using and protecting their First Amendment rights. William Creeley, […]

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