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Huntington, Charleston rank worst in well-being

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Huntington-Ashland and Charleston metropolitan statistical areas were the bottom-ranking regions for well-being in a newly released 2013 Gallup-Healthway report. The survey captures residents’ perceptions of their physical and emotional health, work environment and other issues. This year’s “well-being index” for the Huntington-Ashland MSA was 59.5, actually up a little from its […]

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So, this is spring?
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So, this is spring?

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Evan McKelvey couldn’t have been more excited Tuesday. It was the senior linebacker’s 23rd birthday and the start of his final spring football practice with the Marshall Thundering Herd. However, he wasn’t exactly thrilled with the present Mother Nature decided to bless him with Tuesday afternoon at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Marshall […]

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Ohio County official advocates stiffer smoking ban
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Ohio County official advocates stiffer smoking ban

WHEELING, W.Va. – Dr. William Mercer wants Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health members to start thinking about trying again to expand the county’s smoking ban – an endeavor that came to a halt in 2011 after resistance from the public. During a health board meeting Tuesday, Mercer, who serves as the county’s health officer, said […]

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Is time expired on parking meters?

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — When downtown shopping districts in our area were booming, parking meters were important not just to produce revenue for communities but also to assist businesses. The idea was to discourage people from parking their cars on the street and leaving them there all day or evening, […]

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Historic mansion in Elkins gets roof repair
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Historic mansion in Elkins gets roof repair

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By March 26, 2014 Read More →

Governor signs bill permitting guns in rec centers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed into law a contentious bill that changes the way municipalities can restrict firearms Tuesday evening. For most cities in the state, Senate Bill 317 will generally expand their right to regulate firearms by eliminating a 1999 law that made city gun ordinances illegal except for those in […]

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Governor’s brother pleads guilty to drug charge
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Governor’s brother pleads guilty to drug charge

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As he pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge on Tuesday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s brother was warned that he could face more prison time if he continues to violate the conditions of his bail. “There will be no fooling around with you,” U.S. District Court Judge John Copenhaver told Carl […]

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By March 26, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, March 26

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HUNT FOR MALAYSIAN JET RESUMES IN CALMER SEAS The hunt for Flight 370 […]

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WVU’s Eron Harris to transfer to be ‘closer to home’
By March 25, 2014 Read More →

WVU’s Eron Harris to transfer to be ‘closer to home’

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A week ago, Eron Harris flipped in a few baskets not long before West Virginia’s NIT game had ended, but long after the loss to Georgetown had been decided. He finished with 10 points and at least as many sighs, arm flails and expressions of exasperation as his sophomore season concluded […]

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Hancock County veteran featured in TV series
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Hancock County veteran featured in TV series

NEWELL – Coming down out of the Chosin Reservoir region in December 1950, Marine Corps Pfc. Tom Powers and his cohorts in George Company were set upon by thousands of Chinese soldiers who were using North Korean civilians as human shields. Powers, 83, of Newell, shot one enemy soldier in the face and, after using […]

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