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Murder suspect to leave Wheeling for Virginia
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Murder suspect to leave Wheeling for Virginia

WHEELING, W.Va. — Charles Severance’s battle to remain in West Virginia ended Tuesday when the state Supreme Court of Appeals denied his stay of extradition. The high court issued an opinion to refuse Severance’s application for a stay submitted by public defender Keith Hart. The order affirms a decision made last week by Circuit Judge […]

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Wheeling’s gurgling orange stormwater puzzling
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Wheeling’s gurgling orange stormwater puzzling

WHEELING, W.Va. — West Virginia Division of Highways officials are working to figure out why discolored water is gurgling out onto 29th Street from beneath the Interstate 470 overpass in Wheeling, creating a bright orange mess on the street and sidewalk. Acting DOH District 6 Manager Tom Badgett said they first noticed the issue about […]

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Ground broken for W.Va. Guard readiness center
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Ground broken for W.Va. Guard readiness center

  LOGAN, W.Va. — A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday afternoon at the James H. Harless Wood Plant Industrial Park on 22 Mine Road, marking the plans to move forward with construction of the West Virginia National Guard’s new Logan-Mingo Readiness Center. Situated between Mingo and Logan airports, the center will house elements of the […]

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Law professor fears FOIA ruling will be obstacle

 BECKLEY, W.Va. — Many people are voicing growing concerns about the West Virginia Supreme Court’s recent ruling that allows government agencies to charge a retrieval fee for Freedom of Information Act requests. Count Patrick McGinley, a WVU law professor since 1975, among them. “I felt it was absolutely clear that the only charge public bodies could […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, April 30

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BOTCHED EXECUTION PROLONGS INMATE’S DEATH Whether it was the wrong dose of three […]

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Energy firm axes Marcellus, Utica pipeline plans
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Energy firm axes Marcellus, Utica pipeline plans

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Calling a project that would send up to 200,000 barrels of Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas liquids – including ethane – to the Gulf Coast daily “ahead of its time,” officials with Williams Energy Monday pulled support from the Bluegrass Pipeline. In a company statement, Williams officials said they could not […]

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Charleston officials cite guns-for-drugs trade
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Charleston officials cite guns-for-drugs trade

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A recent spate of shootings in Charleston is mostly gang-related and part of a guns-for-drugs trade that continues to bring violence to the city, Mayor Danny Jones said. There have been at least nine shootings in Charleston so far this year, including the murder of a teenager on Charleston’s West […]

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Police say Charleston detective was murder target
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Police say Charleston detective was murder target

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Police Chief Brent Webster said police will “throw every available resource” into investigating a murder-for-hire plot against chief of detectives Lt. Steve Cooper. Police on Monday morning charged Darrell Emmett “D.J.” Carter with solicitation to commit murder, following Carter’s weekend arrest on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the […]

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Hundreds attend Mid-Ohio Valley business expo
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Hundreds attend Mid-Ohio Valley business expo

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Nearly 500 people- from members of the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley to people from the community- attended Monday’s Chamber Business Expo in Parkersburg. Jill Parsons, chamber president and CEO, said more than 80 booths were set up Monday evening at the E.L.I.T.E. Sports Center, including a mixture of commercial […]

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System isn’t working to protect our children

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram  CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The death of a child is tragic and shocking. It’s even more so when it appears there were telltale signs that the child’s welfare was in danger. While the charges against Tricia Brooke Moore McCoy and her husband, Clovis Harold McCoy Jr., play out in court, […]

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