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Judge allows WVU-IMG media rights deal

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia Radio Corp. official vowed to continue the fight in the ongoing WVU media rights lawsuit despite a judge’s ruling the contract between IMG and the university cannot be voided. Radio Corp. Executive Bob Gwynne used a basketball analogy to describe the company’s thoughts. “I thought on the voidance issue […]

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Firefighters avert tragedy in Huntington
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Firefighters avert tragedy in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Jonathan Shell was driving east to downtown Huntington about 8:30 a.m. Sunday. When he reached Camden Park, he saw smoke billowing from miles away. When he got closer, he feared the worst. “I knew it had to be one of Huntington’s biggest buildings,” Shell said. “It looked liked it was City Hall.” […]

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Lack of retirement saving paints a scary picture

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — To say that many Americans are not financially prepared for retirement is quite an understatement. An estimated 44 percent of baby boomers who hope to retire in the next few years are at risk of coming up short on money for the basics — food, housing and […]

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McKinley joins effort to avert home health cuts

WHEELING, W.Va. – Rep. David McKinley is one of 16 House Republicans signing on to co-sponsor a bill that would reverse cuts in Medicare payments to home health care providers announced last year by the Obama administration. In November, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced plans to reduce payments to in-home care providers […]

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Martinsburg couple opens moonshine distillery
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Martinsburg couple opens moonshine distillery

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — According to Tara Price, all moonshine starts with a story. Tara and her husband Glen are adding their story to the folklore surrounding moonshine by creating Berkeley County’s first moonshine distillery in their barn in Martinsburg. Their story began last winter, following the death of beloved family pet Biscuit, a draft horse […]

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United effort to keep NASA in Fairmont essential

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The high-technology sector is obviously vital to the economy of North Central West Virginia. That’s why a strong, united effort to keep the NASA Independent Verification and Validation Program in Fairmont is absolutely essential. NASA’s Office of Inspector General recently conducted an audit, from March 2013 […]

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Lillys of the Mountain State to come home
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Lillys of the Mountain State to come home

BECKLEY, W.Va. — When Robert and Frances Lilly settled near the banks of the Bluestone River in the 1700s with their four sons, they might have dreamed it would be a place that their descendants would always call “home.” And although that settlement was moved because of the construction of the Bluestone Dam, their family does […]

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Williamson Daily News website now faster, easier

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — If you haven’t visited the Williamson Daily News’ website lately, you should take a look. Just a few days ago, the Williamson Daily News unveiled a significant upgrade to our website, making {website url} easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. As with the recent redesign of our […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, July 28

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, July 28, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HOW MORE POLLUTION BECOMES A BIG EXPORT AS U.S. AIMS FOR CLEANER AIR […]

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By July 25, 2014 Read More →

Kanawha commissioners seek to oust prosecutor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha County commissioners voted unanimously to draft a petition to remove Prosecutor Mark Plants from office. Commissioner Dave Hardy made the motion during Thursday evening’s commission meeting. The motion came during discussion of payment for special prosecutors Sidney Bell, who is handling the criminal case against Plants, and Don Morris, who has […]

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