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Shepherdstown church goes solar, library next
By August 27, 2014 Read More →

Shepherdstown church goes solar, library next

  SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Members of Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, Solar Holler and the greater Shepherdstown community gathered on church property Tuesday for the dedication of the new solar power system that will provide electricity to Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church. Guests were invited to view the 60 solar panels on the roof of the church, listen to […]

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Vietnam memorial wall arrives in Parkersburg
By August 27, 2014 Read More →

Vietnam memorial wall arrives in Parkersburg

  PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — “Lest We Forget.” It is a saying displayed prominently throughout City Park late Tuesday afternoon and it was the focal point as the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrived at the park. People gathered Tuesday at the entrance of City Park, many holding American flags, as the truck and trailer carrying the […]

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Be careful before waiving class size rules

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Administrators in a few West Virginia counties say they are faced, in the early days of this school year, with overcrowding in their schools. Despite having recently built new facilities in Doddridge County, for example, the superintendent says there is not enough classroom space. Doddridge […]

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Mason County responder training pays off
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Mason County responder training pays off

  POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The response to Tuesday’s accident between a school bus and two semi trucks was a result of preparing for the worst-case scenario. According to reports, a school bus was stopped to pick up children around 7:30 a.m.Tuesday with another semi-truck stopped behind it near Cornstalk Road — the location where […]

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W.Va. college’s oil, gas program sees early success
By August 27, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. college’s oil, gas program sees early success

  FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Members of the state Legislature learned more about workforce development being on the rise in North Central West Virginia thanks to a program provided by Pierpont Community & Technical College. During a joint meeting Tuesday at the college between the West Virginia Legislature Committee on Education and Committee on Finance, delegates […]

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By August 27, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Aug. 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. TOUGH ISSUES REMAIN FOLLOWING GAZA TRUCE DEALIsrael and Hamas agree to an open-ended cease-fire […]

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Wheeling restaurant unveils statue of Pope
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Wheeling restaurant unveils statue of Pope

  WHEELING, W.Va. — A local establishment well-known for showcasing the Ohio Valley’s musical talent debuted a new star on Sunday as the community gathered to bless a new statue of Pope John Paul II recently installed in a special grotto at Generations Restaurant & Pub in Wheeling. The statue of the saint was the […]

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WVU band takes its show into southern West Virginia
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

WVU band takes its show into southern West Virginia

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia University football is right around the corner, and that means the gold and blue Mountaineer Marching Band — known as the Pride of West Virginia — isn’t far behind. The Pride of West Virginia is known for its ability to give fans goosebumps at the Milan Puskar Stadium in […]

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Report finds W.Va. students start class too early
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Report finds W.Va. students start class too early

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Middle school and high school students should not be expected in class any earlier than 8:30 a.m. in order to avoid mental and physical health problems, according to a national report released Monday.  About 43 percent of public high schools across the country, however, start class before 8 a.m., according to the […]

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By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Critics turned out to be right on Obamacare

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With all due respect to the increasingly small minority of Americans who still support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the law is doing to the economy exactly what its critics predicted. Obamacare increased the cost of employment. Employers are replacing full-time positions with […]

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