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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, June 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, June 27, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. UKRAINE, EU SIGN HISTORIC TRADE, ECONOMIC PACT President Petro Poroshenko says the association […]

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By June 26, 2014 Read More →

Property vandalism is no laughing matter

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Vandalism is a huge problem in America. Some big cities spend millions of dollars each year on graffiti removal alone. While some of the damage done to buildings and public spaces is accidental and some is meant to send a message, most vandalism is committed for no […]

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By June 26, 2014 Read More →

Treat Frat Hazing As the Crime It Is

An editorial from The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register           WHEELING, W.Va. — Hazing that involves physical abuse of people being initiated into clubs, fraternities and other groups remains far too common, especially on college campuses. It needs to be seen for what it is: criminal assault. Law enforcement officials in Monongalia County feel that way. This week, […]

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By June 26, 2014 Read More →

Wyoming County mine may be idled Aug. 25

PINEVILLE, W.Va. — Cliff’s Natural Resources Inc., announced on Wednesday that it has filed a WARN notice with the state of West Virginia and the United Mine Workers of America stating its intentions to idle the company’s Pinnacle Mine on or around Aug. 25, according to Cliff’s spokesman Ryan Thorn. “The persistent depressed pricing and […]

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By June 26, 2014 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin’s brother sentenced for drugs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Carl Tomblin, the brother of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, was sentenced to home confinement and probation after admitting he sold powerful prescription pain killers to feed his own addiction. U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver ordered on Wednesday that Tomblin, 50, be confined to his Chapmanville-area home for eight months and serve three […]

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W.Va. school board set to hire Md. superintendent
By June 26, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. school board set to hire Md. superintendent

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Board of Education expects to elect Michael Martirano, who oversees a public school district in Maryland, as the next state superintendent of schools. Martirano, who has served as superintendent for St. Mary’s County Public Schools in southern Maryland for nearly a decade, will be nominated for the West Virginia […]

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Pre-Civil War home burns in Wood County
By June 26, 2014 Read More →

Pre-Civil War home burns in Wood County

BELLEVILLE, W.Va. — One of the last intact pre-Civil War homes in southern Wood County burned to the ground Tuesday night after firefighters determined the home was beyond saving, officials said. The historic home at 54 South Shultz Road, Belleville, which survived a Civil War gunship assault and was used to shelter fleeing Confederate soldiers […]

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Frisbees tossed to celebrate Fairmont park redo
By June 26, 2014 Read More →

Frisbees tossed to celebrate Fairmont park redo

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — It wasn’t the traditional ribbon cutting Wednesday at Palatine Park. Instead of lining up to cut a ribbon, Marion County and state officials including Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin lined up on the stage of the amphitheater and aimed. The group threw out bright green Frisbees and rubber football to the crowd in […]

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Greenbrier sauna maker a hit around the world
By June 26, 2014 Read More →

Greenbrier sauna maker a hit around the world

BECKLEY, W.Va. — People around the world can relax a little more thanks to a Greenbrier County manufacturer that ships barrel saunas to six countries. Almost Heaven Saunas Inc., makes the saunas in off-the-beaten-path Renicks Valley and ships its products to Finland, Mexico, Norway, Qatar, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates. […]

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By June 26, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, June 26

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, June 26, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BIZARRE MIDEAST DYNAMIC BAFFLES WASHINGTON The U.S. was already toeing a delicate line […]

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