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W.Va. school board again taps deputy for top job

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Board of Education decided Tuesday to employ Deputy Superintendent Charles Heinlein as its next superintendent, though the two parties are in agreement that he will only serve on a short-term basis until the board finishes its national search for Jim Phares’ replacement. For legal purposes, Heinlein will assume all job […]

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Mark Manchin’s state car recovered in Boone

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A state vehicle assigned to School Building Authority Executive Director Mark Manchin was found Tuesday in Boone County. Manchin’s car had been missing nearly two months after he reported it stolen from the parking garage at the Charleston Marriott Town Center. Boone County sheriff’s deputies recovered the state-owned Ford Fusion in Bloomingrose […]

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By June 25, 2014 Read More →

WVU board wants Raese’s letters stopped

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -– WVU’s Board of Governors (BOG) is asking a judge to stop West Virginia Radio Corp. (WVRC) and its general counsel from publishing open letters critical of WVU signed by WVRC owner and director John Raese. WVU filed the motion Monday, in Monongalia County Circuit Court, West Virginia Business Court Division. The case […]

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By June 25, 2014 Read More →

High school students visit Herald-Dispatch, explore journalism at Huntington workshop

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — High school students from West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Maryland spent several days at Marshall University this week learning about journalism. Students arrived on Marshall’s campus Sunday, June 22, and ended the workshop on Wednesday, spending time learning about print, radio, television and online journalism. The workshop, which is sponsored by The […]

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W.Va. law change creates gun purchase loophole

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia recently became the 23rd state to receive an exemption that allows people with concealed weapons permits to purchase a weapon without a background check. At first glance, that would seem to be a problem-free step. Someone who has received a concealed weapons permit already has […]

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Wheeling’s famous fish sandwich turns 100
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Wheeling’s famous fish sandwich turns 100

WHEELING, W.Va  — When Joe and Nellie Coleman started their fish business in 1914, they could buy fresh fish, delivered, for 3 cents per pound. They began selling fish sandwiches in 1940 for 5 cents each. Prices have since changed with the times, but the Coleman brand has endured for 100 years. On Tuesday, the […]

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By June 25, 2014 Read More →

Keep casino, track healthy

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort at Chester remains a strong business, providing hundreds of jobs directly and indirectly and pumping millions of dollars into the local economy. In addition, it is the source of millions more for state government. But like virtually all businesses, the environment has […]

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Centennial bash planned for W.Va.-made car
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Centennial bash planned for W.Va.-made car

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The only known surviving Norwalk Underslung Six rolled out of the assembly plant in Martinsburg in 1914 and its 100th anniversary will be celebrated Sunday by the Friends of the Norwalk Foundation Inc. with a cruise-in, two huge birthday cakes and several activities at the Washington County, Maryland, Agricultural Education Center. “The […]

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Moundsville woman named Miss West Virginia
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Moundsville woman named Miss West Virginia

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — After several months and even years of hard work and dedication, Paige Madden of Moundsville was crowned Miss West Virginia late Tuesday night. Madden represented Miss Southern West Virginia in the Miss West Virginia pageant, which was held at Fairmont State University from June 17-24. By being crowned Miss West Virginia, Madden will […]

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By June 25, 2014 Read More →

Raleigh County air passenger service in question

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A bi-annual bid process for passenger service out of Raleigh County Memorial Airport may leave the region in the lurch since United Airlines will no longer support “code share” from Beckley. Airport manager Tom Cochran said Monday that the larger airline has “code share” with Silver Airways, the airline that flies from […]

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