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Easter Sunday keepsake
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Easter Sunday keepsake

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Student’s daycare plan headed to Charleston

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Bluefield State College student Cheyanne Walker didn’t quite win the statewide final round of the West Virginia University Collegiate Business Plan Competition in early April. But she walked away with an even bigger prize. One of the competition’s judges. who is also CEO for a major Charleston-based business, offered to hire her […]

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By April 21, 2014 Read More →

Court ruling will be hindrance to open government

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Back in “the old days,” government bodies could get away with a lot of questionable actions because they weren’t held accountable by the public they served. Thankfully, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was passed, for the express purpose of providing full and complete information to all […]

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By April 21, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, April 21

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, April 21, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO HAS HARSH WORDS FOR SOUTH KOREA FERRY CREW President Park Geun-hye says […]

By April 18, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. attorney general intervenes in gun bill case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s attorney general is getting involved in the debate over Senate Bill 317, also known as the municipal gun bill. In March, the city of Charleston filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court asking a judge to determine whether the city’s municipal recreation centers qualify as educational facilities under state law. […]

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More rocks fall, blocking road near Hinton
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More rocks fall, blocking road near Hinton

  HINTON, W.Va. — A rockslide in Hinton blocked both lanes near the intersection W.Va. 3 and W.Va. 20 for several hours Thursday, officials said. The slide started around 8 a.m. and had both lanes closed until around 2:30 p.m. A Division of Highways official said they will sometimes close a road early if they […]

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Baltimore Ravens safety training in Huntington
By April 18, 2014 Read More →

Baltimore Ravens safety training in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A Marshall University football alumus returned to Huntington in the offseason for three months to prepare for the upcoming NFL season. Omar Brown, a safety for the Baltimore Ravens, has been training at the Hit Center on Fifth Avenue, trying to gain 12 pounds of muscle before traveling back to Baltimore for […]

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Victims unnerved by ruling that could free ’89 killer
By April 18, 2014 Read More →

Victims unnerved by ruling that could free ’89 killer

  HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Stephen Westley Hatfield admitted to killing his ex-girlfriend, shooting her newfound love and a neighbor May 8, 1988, each gunshot part of a 99-minute, Mother’s Day rampage that terrorized victims in Huntington, Chesapeake, and Proctorville, Ohio. Now those victims sit unnerved by this week’s court decision that dismmissed charges against Hatfield […]

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By April 18, 2014 Read More →

Guns discovered at airport checkpoints on the rise

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Some readers may have been surprised to read that a loaded .32-caliber handgun was confiscated from a woman’s carry-on luggage at Tri-State Airport in Ceredo this week. Passenger screening for commercial air travel has been in place since the 1970s, and with the increased airport security since […]

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WVU gymnast competes in nationals this weekend
By April 18, 2014 Read More →

WVU gymnast competes in nationals this weekend

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — One of the bright lights in the storied history of the WVU gymnastics program has one final opportunity to shine, this time on her sport’s grandest stage. Hope Sloanhoffer intends to take advantage. The senior from Cornwall, N.Y., will compete as an individual qualifier at the NCAA national championships, which begin April […]

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