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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Sept. 30

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. HONG KONG LEADER: BEIJING WON’T BACK DOWNLeung Chun-ying says the central government will not […]

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By September 29, 2014 Read More →

U.S. should demonstrate its greatness when it comes to energy

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The United States of America has a long history of greatness. It’s time, somehow, to demonstrate it again when it comes to the issue of energy. Have you seen a sound, consistent energy policy in the country over the past four decades, since the Arab […]

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Third E-cigarette ‘vape store’ opens in Martinsburg
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Third E-cigarette ‘vape store’ opens in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Many smokers know their habit is dangerous and unpleasant to those around them, but they have a hard time putting their cigarettes down. However, stores offering E-cigarettes are attracting customers who wish to become ex-smokers by introducing them to vaping. Vaping, the use of E-cigarettes and other vaporizers as an alternative nicotine […]

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Thieves target Marshall County drilling workers

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Police Chief Tom Mitchell said a natural gas industry worker staying at a local campground now has to figure out how to get all the way back to Utah because a “pack of thieves” stole a wallet that included his driver’s license. “Pipeliners and out-of-state workers are getting victimized by people stealing […]

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W.Va. officials have Benwood patrols in radar
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W.Va. officials have Benwood patrols in radar

BENWOOD, W.Va. — West Virginia state code makes it illegal for Benwood police officers to issue speeding tickets on W.Va. 2 based on a speed radar reading alone – meaning that officers there are now relying on other methods to control the flow of traffic. The small city, located on the Marshall/Ohio County line, is […]

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Attack ads in Rahall-Jenkins race criticized
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Attack ads in Rahall-Jenkins race criticized

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Black lung benefits, health care spending and one’s support for President Obama have taken center stage in the congressional campaign to represent West Virginia’s 3rd District. But independent fact checkers say use of those topics, in some instances, have been distorted, mischaracterized and taken out of context, all the more reason voters […]

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Morgantown hosts West Virginia Tattoo Expo
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Morgantown hosts West Virginia Tattoo Expo

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Countless tattoo enthusiasts had the chance to show off their ink and get a new design as part of the West Virginia Tattoo Expo this weekend. The expo, in its second year, will continue from noon-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, with a day pass costing $15. There is a $5 discount to […]

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NASA program a gem in north central West Virginia

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — There is a NASA probe orbiting Mars right now, studying the Red Planet’s atmosphere and helping pave the way for sending manned missions by 2030. It’s pretty cool stuff and what’s even cooler is that the NASA Independent Verification and Validation program, based in Fairmont’s I-79 […]

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Some hospitals see uptick from Affordable Care Act

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gains in coverage for Medicaid-eligible West Virginians have resulted in a reduction in charity care and boost in revenue for area hospitals this year, but the long-term effects of the Affordable Care Act could mean overall losses for many hospitals, according to local officials. Larry Hudson, the chief financial officer for the […]

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By September 29, 2014 Read More →

Many Kanawha officials saw drop in property taxes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Many of Kanawha County’s elected officials saw a significant drop in their property taxes over the past five years. But county tax officials say that doesn’t mean they’re playing favorites when it comes to figuring out how much taxpayers owe in the county. “We’d have to be crazy to go in and […]

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