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W.Va. county clerks grapple with same-sex marriage
By October 13, 2014 Read More →

W.Va. county clerks grapple with same-sex marriage

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After West Virginia’s governor and attorney general announced Thursday afternoon they would no longer defend the state’s statute banning same-sex marriage, same-sex marriage was understood to be something to happen soon, but at an unknown time. Then, the state announced same-sex marriages could begin on Tuesday. Then, the state announced same-sex marriages […]

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By October 13, 2014 Read More →

Harm to seniors: EPA rules impacting electric rates

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — A recent report from the 60 Plus Association is more reason for concern when it comes to crippling new federal regulations and higher electric bills. The report, which was unveiled last week by U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Va., and 60 Plus Association founder and chairman […]

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By October 13, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Oct. 13

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. WHAT LED TO EBOLA INFECTION IN DALLAS HOSPITAL WORKERA “breach of protocol” at the […]

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By October 10, 2014 Read More →

Unclaimed property inserts in newspapers spark interest

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer John Perdue’s Unclaimed Property Division wrapped up its most recent newspaper advertising insert campaign Friday, sparking a large uptick in both those requesting phone assistance and those choosing to file claims electronically. The division also made plans to hold another online auction of items left behind in safe deposit boxes or […]

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WV Legislative schedule set for October

CHARLESTON ,W.Va. — Interim meetings of the West Virginia Legislature are scheduled for Oct. 20-22 at the state Capitol.   Aaron Allred, legislative manager for the Legislature, posted the following link and schedule: General Schedule: http://www.legis.state.wv.us/committees/interims/intcomsched.cfm     Interim Schedule Monday, October 20, 2014 Convene Adjourn Committee Place 09:00 AM 10:00 AM Legislative Oversight Commission on Health […]

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Marlinton Council outlaws un-diapered horses

MARLINTON, W.Va. — As a result of complaints about horse manure on streets following Pioneer Days, Marlinton Town Council is outlawing horses without “diapers.” Council unanimously approved a revision to its animal ordinance, on first reading, during its meeting on Monday night. Councilmember Norris Long talked about complaints he had received. “The complaints I received […]

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Monongalia Justice Center work on schedule
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Monongalia Justice Center work on schedule

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Monongalia County Facilities Director Bobby Doyle said work on the future home of the county court system is on schedule and progressing every day. “Everything is coming along really well. They’re finishing up the mechanical work on the third floor. Once that’s done, the drywall goes up and a lot of the […]

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Charleston-to-Orlando flights cancelled
By October 10, 2014 Read More →

Charleston-to-Orlando flights cancelled

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Beleaguered airline PEOPLExpress, which had planned to start direct flights from Charleston to Orlando, Florida, next Thursday, will instead remain grounded until further notice, the company announced Thursday. Customers who had booked flights with the airline should receive refunds in the coming days. The Newport News, Virginia-based carrier temporarily grounded itself Sept. 26 due […]

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By October 10, 2014 Read More →

Most West Virginians to see higher gas bills

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Many West Virginians will see their gas bills rise because utilities are expected to pay more for that gas in the coming year, after several years of declining gas prices. On Thursday, the state Public Service Commission announced the rate adjustments for each gas company in the state. The gas rates charged […]

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Harrison magistrate charged with sexual abuse
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Harrison magistrate charged with sexual abuse

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — State Police have arrested Harrison County Magistrate Mark Gorby, accusing him of five counts of felony sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person in a position of trust. Gorby, 60, of Bridgeport, was released on $100,000 bond after an initial appearance before Senior Magistrate Kim M. Blair of Putnam County. […]

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