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As ESPN’s GameDay nears, WVU has a tent city
By October 31, 2014 Read More →

As ESPN’s GameDay nears, WVU has a tent city

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Having made hundreds of stops around the country over the past 30 years, the crew of ESPN’s College GameDay knows a good story when they see one. This week, that story is in Morgantown where No. 20 WVU will face No. 10 Texas Christian University in a game that could determine whether […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Oct. 31

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. NURSE CHALLENGES MAINE OVER EBOLA SAFEGUARDSInsisting she is perfectly healthy, Kaci Hickox again defies […]

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Putnam hospital eyes smoke-free loophole
By October 30, 2014 Read More →

Putnam hospital eyes smoke-free loophole

WINFIELD, W.Va. — CAMC Teays Valley Hospital wants to provide a safe place for employees, visitors and patients to smoke — it just doesn’t want to own that place anymore. Randy Hodges, the hospital’s administrator, has asked the Putnam County Development Authority to buy the hospital’s only two smoking areas — for one dollar — while […]

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Huntington federal building gets $50 million redo
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Huntington federal building gets $50 million redo

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Huntington Federal Building, home of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District, is nearing the end of its multi-year renovation. The nearly $50 million project, which altered downtown traffic lanes and displaced many of the more than 400 District employees who work there, has completely upgraded the building from the […]

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U.S. House speaker says Jenkins ‘going to win’
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U.S. House speaker says Jenkins ‘going to win’

KENOVA, W.Va. — Making a declarative statement about state Sen. Evan Jenkins’ chances in the race for West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District Seat, U.S. Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., took a brief tour of a coal facility with the candidate Wednesday afternoon. “There are a lot of places in America I […]

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Decrepit bridge a dilemma for W.Va. town
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Decrepit bridge a dilemma for W.Va. town

BENWOOD, W.Va. — A federal court this week found Bellaire Bridge owner Lee Chaklos guilty of criminal contempt for not disclosing more than $2 million in liens that exist against the bridge, and also misleading the court about the value of its metal. As a result, Benwood officials believe legal matters will delay the bridge’s […]

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Changing state’s label as ‘hellhole’

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Rightly or wrongly, West Virginia has the reputation among some of being a “judicial hellhole,” with the odds in many Mountain State courts stacked against businesses. A case being considered in the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could do something to change that image. For nearly […]

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Belington motel guests unhurt but displaced by fire
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Belington motel guests unhurt but displaced by fire

BELINGTON, W.Va. — An early morning fire at the Midtown Motel destroyed property and tied up traffic as fire departments fought the blaze for hours Wednesday. Phil Hart, chief of the Belington Volunteer Fire Department, said 10 units in the southwest corner of the motel complex were damaged by fire and smoke. Chuck Nicholson, the […]

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Boehner says Alex Mooney ‘the real thing’
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Boehner says Alex Mooney ‘the real thing’

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Alex Mooney, the Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from West Virginia’s 2nd district, can count on one sure vote – Lala Mooney, his mother. “When I was in prison in Cuba, I never thought I would be voting for my son for Congress,” she said Wednesday after a […]

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Logan County assessor faces banking violation

LOGAN, W.Va. — According to United States Attorney Booth Goodwin’s office, the Logan County Assessor has been charged with a federal banking law violation. Goodwin filed an information in federal court in Charleston on Wednesday against Russell R. Grimmett, also known as Rick Grimmett, for violating federal banking laws. Banks are required by federal law […]

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