Archive for October, 2017

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Rare W.Va. wiretap used in drug ring bust

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — What started as a tip from a observant postmaster turned into the successful federal prosecution of a drug ring spanning from Moundsville to California. The Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office and the Marshall County Drug Task Force were recently recognized by the U.S. Department Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration in a letter […]

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By April 25, 2014 Read More →

Restore funding for seniors and children

An editorial from The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — No one should suddenly start over-estimating Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. This week, two reports did give us a bit more appreciation for his administration. But many of his line-item vetoes in March, to the state budget are still beneath him. Those vetoes scratched out $67 million […]

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By April 25, 2014 Read More →

Federal, state officials crack down on sex offenders

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The West Virginia State Police is tasked with registering the more than 4,000 sex offenders in the state. In addition, troopers must conduct regular compliance checks and investigate violations of the state Registration Act. The U.S. Marshals Service worked in conduction with State Police on a month-long compliance sting in the 32 […]

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For 36th year, Bluefield students wallow in mud
By April 25, 2014 Read More →

For 36th year, Bluefield students wallow in mud

BLUEFIELD, Va. — People were slipping, sliding, bouncing and apparently having a good time on Thursday morning, afternoon and evening at the 36th annual Mud Pig Day celebration on the Bluefield College campus. There are many legends of how the Mud Pig tradition began, including at least one that involved a living pig, but Chris […]

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Kanawha legislator clarifies chairmanship remarks
By April 25, 2014 Read More →

Kanawha legislator clarifies chairmanship remarks

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In two interviews earlier this week, Delegate Mark Hunt, D-Kanawha, indicated he was a lock to be the next chairman of the powerful House of Delegates Judiciary Committee. But the committee’s chairman, Tim Manchin, D-Marion, said Thursday he has no plans to step aside from his post. And Hunt has since clarified […]

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Oh brother, what a ride Marshall took to find coach
By April 25, 2014 Read More →

Oh brother, what a ride Marshall took to find coach

A column by Chuck Landon of The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Just exactly how did Marshall end up with Danny D’Antoni? The answer lies in the anatomy of a 41-day job search for a new head basketball coach. The first 30 days of the search — March 15 through roughly April 13 — were spent […]

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By April 25, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, April 25

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, April 25, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. OBAMA: LACK OF RESOLVE IN ISRAEL, PALESTINIAN TALKS The president says the halt […]

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Pachyderm picnic
By April 25, 2014 Read More →

Pachyderm picnic

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By April 24, 2014 Read More →

Employment opportunity: Civitas Media looking for reporter

WILLIAMSON, W.VA. —  Civitas Media is looking for a full-time general assignment reporter for the Williamson (W.Va.) Daily News. “Applicants must have a passion for local news and features, and should have basic photography skills. Excellent first job for a recent college graduate or for a reporter looking for an opportunity to advance with a company […]

By April 24, 2014 Read More →

Morrisey: TV good guy on the public’s dime

An editorial by The Spirit of Jefferson: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Last week’s Spirit included a short but important story about decisions related to how Attorney General Patrick Morrisey went after a convenience store owner for price gouging after the January chemical leak into Elk River sent hundreds of thousands of West Virginians scrambling for bottled water. Turns out, […]

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