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W.Va. lawmaker wants to legalize aerial fireworks

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — It’s a Fourth of July ritual for many West Virginia families: Head for states where big fireworks are legal, bring them home, and fire them off. Some lawmakers are hoping to change this ritual by making the purchase and use of fireworks legal in the Mountain State. There have been several past […]

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Busy intersection gets trial coat of ‘SuperPave’
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Busy intersection gets trial coat of ‘SuperPave’

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. – One of the busiest intersections in Charles Town that is still in the process of being finished has become a trial site for a new heavy duty binder, according to West Virginia Division of Highways engineer Lee Thorne. “Patrick Henry Way and U.S. 340, adjacent to Wal-Mart and Food Lion, sees […]

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Marshall County tax plan meets resistance
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Marshall County tax plan meets resistance

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. – Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller supports the idea of using natural gas to generate electricity. He just doesn’t believe it’s a prudent financial move to give away millions of dollars of potential property tax revenue to make it a reality. Miller said he will oppose a Payment in Lieu of Taxes agreement […]

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She just doesn’t get it

A column by Mike Myer, executive editor of The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Hillary Clinton remains on the defensive over her claim that when she and former President Bill Clinton left the White House, they were “dead broke …” What’s troubling about Clinton’s comment is that she really seems to believe what she said. She […]

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Internet bill chance to eliminate ‘retail divide’

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It is an election year, so no one expects Congress to take many bold actions in the next few months. But there does seem to be a consensus about clearing up some of the taxation issues that have risen over the past decade concerning the Internet. One […]

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Rodeo comes to Preston County
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Rodeo comes to Preston County

BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va. — A tribute to David Allen Pretzel opened the bull riding competition Saturday night, June 28, at the memorial rodeo that bears his name. A fitting tribute, according to Pretzel’s sister, Joni Bryte. She said she knew David would want to be close to the main event. “Allen really enjoyed the bull […]

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Help your kids avoid summer ‘brain drain’

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Over the past several weeks, The Exponent Telegram has reported on a variety of camps, library and park programs designed to give children something to do this summer. Whether it be a 4-H camp, a church camp, a theater camp or a reading program at the library, […]

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Chronic wasting disease spreads in W.Va.
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Chronic wasting disease spreads in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The numbers are in, and to deer hunters they’re discouraging. They show that chronic wasting disease is spreading inside West Virginia, and it’s infecting more deer in areas where it occurs. Jim Crum, deer project leader for the state Division of Natural Resources, called statistics from the agency’s latest CWD sampling effort […]

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Charleston celebrates popular artist’s new mural
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Charleston celebrates popular artist’s new mural

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It rained on Charley “Jupiter” Hamilton’s parade Sunday, but friends, family and community members journeyed outside to celebrate the local artist’s work anyway. The intermittent rain caused slight difficulties for the remaining FestivALL events Sunday, starting with a shower that disrupted the official unveiling and celebration of Hamilton’s work, the West Side […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, June 30

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, June 30, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. OBAMA PICKS VA CHIEF If confirmed by the Senate, Robert McDonald, a former […]

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