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Ohio County board member defends his hat
By July 30, 2014 Read More →

Ohio County board member defends his hat

WHEELING, W.Va. – Ohio County Board of Education member Tim Birch says late at night when he takes out the garbage, he dons a robe and sports his ever-present wide-brimmed hat as he heads outside. Birch – who also serves as operations supervisor for the city of Wheeling – said the hat has been a […]

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Marshall County official challenges union to invest
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Marshall County official challenges union to invest

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. – Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller said it was not a joke when he suggested to union representatives at a meeting last week they use pension funds to invest in the proposed Moundsville Power LLC plant instead of the county purchasing the property. Last week, Walter “Fuzz” LaRue from the Affiliated Construction Trades […]

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‘Our Children, Our Future’ Campaign returns
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‘Our Children, Our Future’ Campaign returns

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Michael Wuest, a member of the Youth Leadership Association at Martinsburg High School, wanted to know what is needed so young people like himself would be able to stay in West Virginia. Creating jobs and fighting substance abuse was the consensus of the four state delegates gathered for a question and answer […]

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W.Va. Democrats plan weekend rally in Logan

LOGAN, W.Va. — The City of Logan is set to host the West Virginia Democratic Party on Saturday for a state-wide political rally. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and the West Virginia Democratic Party will host a “West Virginia is Not For Sale” Democratic Unity Event to rally and mobilize West Virginians for victory in November. […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, July 30

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ISRAELI TANK SHELLS SLAM INTO UN SCHOOL IN GAZA, KILLING 15 The strike […]

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High Street parade kicks off Mon County Fair
By July 29, 2014 Read More →

High Street parade kicks off Mon County Fair

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  It was Elise Myers’ first time attending the Monongalia County Fair Parade. But the 6-year-old already knew what she was looking out for. “I like the horses … and the flutes,” she said Myers picked out a front row seat along High Street with her parents on Monday, July 28, and right […]

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Huntington fire leaves some in limbo
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Huntington fire leaves some in limbo

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — If there’s any silver lining to the fire that burned the top of the Morris Building on Sunday, it’s that no one was seriously hurt, displaced residents and business owners said. The challenging part is that there are people now looking for a place to live and work, as the entire building […]

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What would Mike have done?

An editorial from The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It’s not that Mike Puskar didn’t understand corporate inversion. It’s a tax technique — read: Loophole — that few in corporate circles don’t understand. An American firm takes over a foreign company, reincorporates there and avoids paying U.S. taxes on foreign-earned profits. This year nine U.S. companies have undergone […]

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Discount grocer Aldi to add 6-8 W.Va. stores
By July 29, 2014 Read More →

Discount grocer Aldi to add 6-8 W.Va. stores

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Discount grocery chain Aldi Inc. plans to open a new store in Hurricane’s Liberty Square later this year as executives hope to potentially double the number of Aldi stores in the state over the next five years. Aldi executives signed a lease Monday to develop an 18,000 square foot section of the […]

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Court clears way for gay marriage in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The federal appeals court that covers West Virginia has agreed that a ban on same-sex marriage in neighboring Virginia is unconstitutional — a move that advocates said would pave the way for gay and lesbian couples to marry in West Virginia. In a 2-1 decision released Monday, a three-judge panel for the 4th […]

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