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Election 2014: Don’t just sit on the sidelines

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — If the primary season has slipped up on you, you are not alone. Even in presidential election years, voting participation has been on a downward trend over the past several decades. But “off-year” elections lack the national hoopla to draw attention to primary races, and the turnout […]

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Charges against Randolph County judge detailed
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Charges against Randolph County judge detailed

ELKINS, W.Va. — Admitted liaisons including oral sex in judicial chambers and other explicit details about an affair between a Randolph County judge and a former county corrections employee have resulted in charges by the state Judicial Investigation Commission for alleged ethics violations. Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong of the 20th Judicial Circuit Court is named […]

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Logan creek site of $40 million flood project
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Logan creek site of $40 million flood project

  LOGAN, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin attended the Island Creek Flood Protection Project dedication ceremony on Mon., April 28. The project, which was authorized for construction by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 but was then put on hold due to lack of non-Federal sponsorship until 1998 when local interest was renewed […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, April 29

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MORE THAN TWO DOZEN DEAD IN SEVERE STORMS IN US Tornadoes, flash floods, […]

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By April 28, 2014 Read More →

Victory Awards Dinner honors state’s best in athletics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The 68th annual Victory Awards Dinner recognizing the best in Mountain State athletics will be held on Sunday, May 4, at the Charleston Civic Center. Start time is 4 p.m. Advance tickets for the public event are available from sports departments of member daily newspapers. No tickets are sold at the door.  […]

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WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and Internship applications
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WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship and Internship applications

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association Foundation is accepting student applications for 2014 Summer Internships and 2014-15 Scholarships. If awarded, the WVPAF provides both paid and unpaid internships at newspapers across West Virginia and college scholarships up to $500. The programs are open to journalism majors and students in related fields such as business management, human […]

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Steelworker Memorial Day to be held in Weirton
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Steelworker Memorial Day to be held in Weirton

WEIRTON, W.Va. – Marvin Clifton didn’t go to work expecting to die when he walked through the Weirton Steel Corp. mill gates on an October night in 1999. But Clifton became the last man to be fatally injured at the steel mill when he was struck by a railroad car that had left the tracks. […]

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New Marshall students leaders sworn into office
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New Marshall students leaders sworn into office

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — After months of preparation, campaigning and endless hours of work, new Student Body President Duncan Waugaman and Student Body Vice President Lila Mangus were sworn into office Sunday at the 2014 Student Government Association Inauguration before a small gathering of faculty, family and close friends in the Shawkey Dining Room in the […]

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D’Antoni is Huntington’s pick

An editorial from The Parthenon HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It matters no more what happened behind closed doors or what strings were pulled. When Dan D’Antoni was announced as Marshall University’s new head basketball coach Thursday, Huntington erupted. “Little Danny,” the scrappy point guard from Wyoming County who once scored 1,000 points for the Herd in the Veterans […]

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Run Wheeling Economically

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Revenue from Wheeling’s new municipal sales tax seems to be picking up. That is good news for city officials and perhaps for local businesses. Plans for use of revenue from the 0.5-percent tax were for it to be used for infrastructure improvements and to provide some […]

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