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Beckley consultant sees homeschool growth
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Beckley consultant sees homeschool growth

BECKLEY, W.Va. — When choosing between a public and private school, many parents may not know that West Virginia offers a third option: homeschooling. Homeschool education — parents teaching their own children — is gaining in popularity, according to local homeschool consultant Kristen Adkins. Adkins, 40, is a former public and private school teacher who […]

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By August 26, 2014 Read More →

The Intelligencer serving our area

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — When men and women reach milestones of age, they and those who know them often look back on long, productive lives – and sometimes, to the future. So it is with those of us at The Intelligencer. We, too, have celebrated a birthday – our 162nd. […]

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By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Morgantown team to be a Pirates affiliate

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Eldon Callen shook his head in amazement as he stared out at a packed Coliseum classroom on Aug. 25. Professional baseball in Morgantown? Two and a half years ago, I never thought this day would come,” the president of the Monongalia County Commission said. Yet the day has finally arrived. The New […]

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W.Va. inmate count down after policy changes
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. inmate count down after policy changes

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Policy changes by the state Parole Board, increased use of graduated sanctions and a slower increase in commitments from circuit court have contributed to a reduction in the sentenced inmate population in the state. This was the message that West Virginia Division of Corrections Commissioner Jim Rubenstein brought to the Legislature during […]

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Fish being tested following Freedom chemical leak
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Fish being tested following Freedom chemical leak

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By August 26, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Aug. 26

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. OBAMA ADDRESSES VETERANS’ MEETINGThe president is speaking at the American Legion National Convention months […]

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By August 25, 2014 Read More →

West Virginia State lays off 10, mulls other cuts

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia State University has fired 10 employees and is considering more cost-saving measures. School officials announced the layoffs earlier this month and also eliminated 15 already vacant positions. WVSU spokeswoman Kimberly Osborne said the terminations are a direct response to a budget summit held in November that recommended several ways the school could […]

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By August 25, 2014 Read More →

Welcome, W.Va. Legislature

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — We’re excited to welcome state legislators to North Central West Virginia for their August interim session. While much of the activity will be at the Bridgeport Conference Center, we’re pleased to see lawmakers will be venturing out to a variety of sites for tours and meetings. […]

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By August 25, 2014 Read More →

Military gear a balancing act for law enforcement

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The images from Ferguson, Mo., over the past two weeks have been troubling on many levels. The shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown raises a host of questions about the use of force by police and the impact of race in these tense, often split-second confrontations. Bits […]

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By August 25, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. officials seek drilling under Ohio River

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The state of West Virginia is seeking to allow natural gas drilling on state-owned land that rests under the Ohio River, according to a legal notice published Friday. The legal notice seeks bids from energy companies to drill under the river in Marshall, Wetzel and Pleasants counties. The West Virginia Division of […]

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