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Anyone for a ramp-a-roni roll? Apparently!
By April 28, 2014 Read More →

Anyone for a ramp-a-roni roll? Apparently!

  Pungent offerings draw hundreds to Elkins ELKINS, W.Va. — The unmistakable aroma of ramps filled downtown Elkins Saturday as hundreds of people enjoyed the sixth annual Ramps & Rail Festival. Festival Director Harold Elbon said one of the reasons the festival was created was to allow non-profit and for-profit groups to prepare ramp dishes […]

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Numbers given to W.Va. Legislature don’t add up

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — Earlier this year, legislators agreed to consider establishing a second state nursing home for West Virginia veterans of military service. That came after lawmakers were told of a long waiting list for vacancies at the existing facility in Clarksburg. But now, only a couple of months after legislators […]

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Wheeling campaign sign survives 4 burn attempts
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Wheeling campaign sign survives 4 burn attempts

WHEELING, W.Va. — Politicians seeking public office hope their message will “catch fire” and resonate with the public, but a campaign sign belonging to Ohio County Board of Education candidate Tim Birch has been set ablaze four times in the past two weeks. Motorists traveling along Rock Point Road likely have seen the sign, which […]

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Prom season in full bloom
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Prom season in full bloom

Click here for a photo gallery: http://www.herald-dispatch.com/multimedia/galleries/x51940644/Gallery-Cabell-Midland-Prom-2014?photo=9

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Survey indicates water crisis impact not so bad

A column by Phil Kabler of The Charleston Gazette  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Having reviewed the details of the Repass and Partners consumer survey regarding the impact of the Jan. 9 water contamination event on leisure travel to West Virginia, all I can say is, thank goodness for Chris Christie and Bridge-gate. In the immediate aftermath […]

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By April 28, 2014 Read More →

Democrats raise more for W.Va. House races

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In the battle of money, Democrats have a significant advantage over Republicans for the time being when it comes to maintaining their slim majority in the West Virginia House of Delegates. While the GOP argues that simply looking at financial figures months before the General Election offers an incomplete picture of the […]

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By April 28, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, April 28

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, April 28, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TORNADOES RIP THROUGH CENTRAL, SOUTHERN U.S. At least 16 people are dead in […]

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By April 25, 2014 Read More →

Children’s health advocates want funding restored

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A group of children’s health advocates wants the Legislature to restore about $1 million in state funding — vetoed in March by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin — for programs that address child abuse, domestic violence and early childhood health. Tomblin vetoed the funding, along with millions from other programs, in an effort […]

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Dog show more than a beauty pageant
By April 25, 2014 Read More →

Dog show more than a beauty pageant

  MORGANTOWN — Dozens of dogs filled the Hazel and J.W. Ruby Community Center on Thursday, April 24, for day one of the South Hills and Mountaineer kennel clubs’ Black Diamond Cluster Dog Show. he show continues through Saturday, with the most breeds being shown on Saturday American Kennel Club delegate Mary Yoders said. But, […]

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Officials woo hot sauce maker for Mineral County
By April 25, 2014 Read More →

Officials woo hot sauce maker for Mineral County

KEYSER, W.Va. – Should local officials be able to successfully talk the owner of Huy Fong Foods into relocating his Sriracha Hot Sauce plant to Mineral County, it could provide a wonderful opportunity for area farmers who might want to add hot peppers to their crop yield. Local, state and federal elected officials, led by […]

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