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Do we want more government advice on nutrition?

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — The bad news last week was that West Virginia doesn’t just have the most obese city in the nation in Huntington, but we had Martinsburg waddling in at No. 3 and Charleston at No. 6 on the list, too. The researchers were a grim sort who, we […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, April 8

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. SEARCH FOR PLANE HINGES ON HOW IT HIT THE WATER Possible scenarios depend […]

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By April 7, 2014 Read More →

Princeton editor called heart of Mercer County

A column by Matt Christian of the Princeton Times PRINCETON — I really wish I could talk to Tammie Toler right now. I am having the most difficult time of my life coming up with the right things to say as a way of offering my support following her stroke last Saturday. She would, of […]

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Water safety: New inspections justified

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The new state safeguards on above-ground storage tanks and water systems signed into law this week by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin are justified and necessary. The legislative action comes in response to the Jan. 9 chemical spill in Charleston, which impacted the drinking water of […]

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WVU law school tuition, debt rank among lowest

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Students seeking a law degree have a bigger asset right here in the Mountain State than they might realize. West Virginia University’s College of Law is not only ranked in the top 100 law schools in the nation, but also has one of the lowest tuition rates in the country, according to […]

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Tomblin vetoes eight bills passed In session
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Tomblin vetoes eight bills passed In session

  From The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed about 200 bills and nixed eight this year, leaving teachers and abortion opponents unsatisfied. Tomblin earned teachers’ praise by approving their $1,000 raises, but the Democrat governor opted against offering them more freedom in using their planning periods. Teachers backed the […]

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Police manpower problem has no easy answers

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — It’s one thing to operate a convenience store with fewer people, but it’s quite another thing when a city is down 10 police officers. Clarksburg’s Police Department is budgeted for 48 officers, but with the expected departure of two of them soon, the force will be […]

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James Dent fans get another chance to laugh
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James Dent fans get another chance to laugh

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An exhibit showcasing the cartoons, columns and correspondence of James F. Dent opens Monday in the State Archives Library in the Culture Center. Dent, who worked at The Charleston Gazette from the time he graduated from West Virginia University in 1952 until his death in 1992, is probably best known for his […]

Tablets turning the page on Raleigh textbooks
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Tablets turning the page on Raleigh textbooks

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With more than 170 million units sold, the iPad has revolutionized mobile computing since its release in 2010. While Apple’s market share plummeted to about 36 percent last year with the emergence of cheaper Android-based tablets, it can be said that the iPad has changed the way people work, play and communicate. […]

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Princeton editor named ‘Columnist of the Year’
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Princeton editor named ‘Columnist of the Year’

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Princeton Times Editor Tammie Toler has been honored as a “Columnist of the Year” in the Best of CNHI editorial competition. Toler, a veteran area journalist, received a top columnist award in the non-dailies competition. The winners of the Best of CNHI competition were announced last week. Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. (CNHI) […]