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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, June 25

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WASHINGTON LOOKS TO IRAQ’S ‘AWAKENING COUNCILS’ TO DEFEAT TERRORISTS The Sunni militia, which […]

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Something’s brewing in the Greenbrier Valley
By June 24, 2014 Read More →

Something’s brewing in the Greenbrier Valley

MAXWELTON, W.Va. — Billed as “West Virginia’s wildly wonderful craft brewery,” the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co. is ready to put its product where its mouth is, with production of a pair of flagship beers set to start within the next few weeks. Located in a $1.3 million, 13,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility in the Greenbrier Valley Airport […]

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$15 million sale of Fairmont hospital approved
By June 24, 2014 Read More →

$15 million sale of Fairmont hospital approved

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Fairmont General Hospital (FGH) will be sold to Alecto Health Services Fairmont LLC. During a sale hearing in Wheeling on Monday, the sale of FGH was approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for $15.3 million to Alecto. After FGH filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September 2013, the hospital explored other partnership […]

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Mason County students express loss in book
By June 24, 2014 Read More →

Mason County students express loss in book

‘Open up!’ ‘Grandpa, it’s us!’ NEW HAVEN, W.Va. —  Even though the school year ended in Mason County a few weeks ago, one New Haven Elementary School class has left a legacy in honor of a special man that will last a lifetime. The story begins during the 2012-2013 school year, when Mitchell Holley was […]

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By June 24, 2014 Read More →

Hancock County casino seeks fewer racing days

WEIRTON, W.Va. – Predicting significant competition from a racetrack scheduled to open near Youngstown, Ohio, by the end of the year, officials at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort want to reduce the number of thoroughbred races they hold each year to save money. However, during a West Virginia Racing Commission meeting Monday in Weirton, a […]

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By June 24, 2014 Read More →

Lawsuits against EPA are useful

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — The Environmental Protection Agency’s assault on reasonable electricity prices may not have scored a victory in a Supreme Court ruling Monday – but they did accomplish something useful. They delayed the EPA’s attack. High court justices ruled in favor of the EPA for the most part, in […]

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By June 24, 2014 Read More →

Sentencing more than a message

An editorial from The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Lawyers are rarely at a loss for words at the sentencing phase of any trial. But one of our nation’s most renown trial lawyers, better known as President Lincoln, may have said it best. “He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and […]

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W.Va. celebrities ‘square’ off in game show classic
By June 24, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. celebrities ‘square’ off in game show classic

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Which West Virginia country music singer was the first to wear a “Nudie suit” at the Grand Ole Opry? “Little Jimmy Dickens,” answered Charlie McCoy, the famous harmonica player and Fayette County native. That question wasn’t a hard one for McCoy, who out of all the stars on stage, would most likely […]

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By June 24, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. School Building chief’s state car still missing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nearly two months after state School Building Authority Executive Director Mark Manchin reported that his state-owned vehicle was stolen from the parking garage at the Charleston Marriott Town Center, police continue to investigate and the vehicle remains missing. Surveillance video does not show Manchin’s state vehicle ever entering or leaving the parking […]

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State official says let sleeping fawns lie
By June 24, 2014 Read More →

State official says let sleeping fawns lie

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Steve Phillips knew something wasn’t quite right when the beautiful pink blooms that he’d seen in his garden the day before were missing. He and his wife were walking Monday morning in the garden at their St. Albans home when they noticed the pink lilies were missing. They had been there Sunday, […]

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