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Don’t sign flawed minimum wage bill

  An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is being urged by liberal groups to sign a bill he has good reason to believe was not what West Virginia legislators intended. As we reported last week, a bill to increase the state-required minimum wage was approved overwhelmingly by both […]

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Are those pepperoni rolls?
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Are those pepperoni rolls?

Appalachian tasting held for international students at Marshall Herald-Dispatch photo by Sholten Singer International students with INTO Marshall University get a chance to taste local foods during a Taste of Appalachia event on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Huntington. Click here for more. 

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Herald-Dispatch offers column space to candidates

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Herald-Dispatch will publish one guest column per candidate prior to May primary elections in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Columns submitted by candidates must be no more than 600 words and submitted via email (either in an attachment in Word format or in the body of the email) by Wednesday, April […]

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Ex-Mercer magistrate ‘embarrassment to robe’

PRINCETON, W.Va. — A former Mercer County magistrate who was under investigation for misconduct has been formerly admonished by a Supreme Court commission that called his behavior while serving on the bench “an embarrassment to the robe.” Richard D. “Rick” Fowler came under scrutiny by the Judicial Investigation Commission (JIC) in late 2013 after sexually […]

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Birth control fight hinges on ‘religion’ of corporation

An editorial from The Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — President Obama’s Affordable Care Act wisely includes a guarantee that all American women may obtain birth control at no cost, if they want it. We think this is a welcome step to prevent undesired pregnancies and many abortions they cause. However, a few church adherents, such […]

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W.Va. gas industry called ‘awakening giant’
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W.Va. gas industry called ‘awakening giant’

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Antero Resources announced Wednesday that it will supply nearly half of the ethane needed to support the proposed petrochemical complex in Wood County known as project Ascent — Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise. Company President Paul Rady told a crowd of about 70 people at the Marcellus to Manufacturing Conference going on […]

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Blankenship funding UBB documentary

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former coal executive Don Blankenship told the Daily Mail Wednesday he has funded a documentary about the Upper Big Branch mine disaster, which claimed the lives of 29 miners on April 5, 2010. “For now all I care to say is that I have funded a documentary to explain what happened at […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, March 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, March 27, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. THAI SATELLITE SPOTS 300 OBJECTS IN INDIAN OCEAN A Thai official says the […]

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WVU exits NCAA tourney with 67-76 loss to LSU
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WVU exits NCAA tourney with 67-76 loss to LSU

  BATON ROUGE, La. — Seventh-seeded LSU had to overcome a lot to advance to the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA tournament in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday night. The Lady Tigers had to come back from a late seven-point deficit and had four players in the game with four fouls. Head coach Nikki Caldwell’s […]

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Water crisis panel taps into need for public focus

An editorial from The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Sometimes we waste time searching for the truth. Occasionally you just need to let go of your opinions. Or perhaps, let ’em fly. That’s what we heard at a recent symposium sponsored by the WVU Environmental Law Society and the law school’s Center for Sustainable Energy […]

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