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By October 22, 2014 Read More →

Wheeling panel suggests sales tax hike

WHEELING, W.Va. — A three-member panel of Wheeling City Council on Tuesday recommended increasing the municipal sales tax from 0.5 percent to 1 percent to stabilize the city’s rapidly expanding police and fire pension costs. The move would provide additional revenue needed to close the current police and fire pension plans and enroll any future […]

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By October 22, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. high court hears Elkins judge’s case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Randolph County Circuit Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong sat next to her husband Tuesday as her legal counsel pleaded for mercy on her behalf before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Wilfong, who hasn’t presided over a case involving the Randolph County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office since May, admitted to a two-year extramarital […]

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By October 22, 2014 Read More →

Big Republican win would make huge difference

An editorial from The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Very few of those who will cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election were even born the last time the West Virginia Legislature was not controlled by the Democrat Party. Dominance by that party in Mountain State politics has become virtually a way of life here. And […]

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By October 22, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. officials weigh CPR graduation requirement

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia lawmakers are considering making hands-on CPR training a graduation requirement for the state’s high schools. Officials with the American Heart Association of West Virginia have requested a study of the requirements and presented information on the program Tuesday during an Education Subcommittee B meeting. The plan would require a 30-minute […]

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Sen. Manchin’s brother won’t yield in civil case
By October 22, 2014 Read More →

Sen. Manchin’s brother won’t yield in civil case

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — More barbs have been traded in the Manchin v. Manchin and Manchin lawsuit, the $1.7 million civil suit filed in late July by Dr. John Manchin against his brothers U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III and businessman Rock Manchin. Dr. Manchin claims that his brothers have neglected to pay him back after he […]

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By October 22, 2014 Read More →

Destructive celebrations correctly called riots

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The aftermath of West Virginia University’s 41-27 win over No. 4 Baylor on Saturday was certainly not a celebration. The Morgantown Police Department used the correct term: riots. Street parties began around 10:30 Saturday night before spreading to other areas, including Morgantown’s central business district. […]

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By October 22, 2014 Read More →

Coal company lays off 130 Boone County miners

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Coal River Energy on Tuesday announced the layoffs of 130 coal miners and other workers at the Alum Creek mine in Boone County. Boone County’s Assistant Administrator Pam White said that Coal River had issued WARN notices in August that 280 miners could be out of jobs. White said that 94 Coal […]

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By October 22, 2014 Read More →

The Register-Herald releases new mobile apps

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Beginning today, Register-Herald readers and subscribers alike will have a new way to get the latest local news, sports and information, specifically designed for those on the go. Free mobile apps are now available in the App stores of iTunes, Google Play and Amazon, and each combines live breaking news, sports, weather […]

By October 22, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Oct. 22

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. US TIGHTENS EBOLA SCREENING AT AIRPORTSThe move responds to pressure from some Congress members […]

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Visit Tamarack for the holidays
By October 21, 2014 Read More →

Visit Tamarack for the holidays

The Tamarack Experience:  Tamarack’s striking, peaked red roof and attractively landscaped grounds draw half a million visitors annually into a welcome respite of visual beauty, Appalachian sounds, and distinctive aromas. “Fall is here in the Mountain State, make Tamarack a stop as you travel throughout the state. You will not be dissappointed by the lovely […]