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Chevron, Benedum fund oil, gas education
By October 27, 2014 Read More →

Chevron, Benedum fund oil, gas education

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Hoping to give students growing up in the Marcellus shale region the opportunity to work in the oil and natural gas industry, Chevron will partner with the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and others for the $20 million Appalachia Partnership Initiative. Along with RAND Corp. and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Chevron […]

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Huntington churches honor Scottish traditions
By October 27, 2014 Read More →

Huntington churches honor Scottish traditions

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Bagpipes rang through the air in Huntington on Sunday, as local Presbyterian congregations marked the annual Scottish tradition, Reformation Sunday and the Kirkin’ of the Tartans. At Enslow Park Presbyterian Church, the yearly service kicked off with music by bagpiper J.D. Lowman and a procession of clan tartans, represented by members of […]

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ESPN’s College GameDay headed to Morgantown
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ESPN’s College GameDay headed to Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It’s official: ESPN College GameDay is headed to Morgantown this Saturday for the Texas Christian University football game. Televised on ESPN, the event will air live at 9 a.m. from the Mountainlair Green before the 3:30 p.m. game on ABC. WVU students rushed to social media to display their excitement about the […]

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By October 27, 2014 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram: Capito best suited for seat in U.S. Senate

— *** Newspaper Endorsements 2014 ***— CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — When West Virginians go to the polls to vote in the General Election — either through early voting or on Nov. 4 — there is one certainty: In the U.S. Senate race, if either of the major parties’ candidate wins, she will have the distinction of […]

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Corridor H key to unlocking state’s future

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram  CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Corridor H is more than just another highway, it is one of the keys to North Central West Virginia’s economic future. And recent announcements have given hope that the project will be finished sooner rather than later. Corridor H Authority officials say a 1.5-mile stretch of […]

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Mason delegate charges steer as campaign cost
By October 27, 2014 Read More →

Mason delegate charges steer as campaign cost

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Delegate Jim Butler bought a 1,335-pound steer named “George VI” and charged it as a campaign expense. Alas, just days later, the steer met its fate at the K & L meat processing plant in New Haven. “We just billed it as an expense, just like any other expense,” said […]

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Kenova pumpkin house is magic for all ages
By October 27, 2014 Read More →

Kenova pumpkin house is magic for all ages

KENOVA, W.Va. — Ric Griffith admits he’s not the biggest fan of Halloween. But the Kenova mayor and the creator of the Pumpkin House says the tradition of carving thousands of pumpkins every year is really more about the art form and creating an experience for children and adults. “I got a call from a […]

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ATV trail a bright spot for struggling coalfields
By October 27, 2014 Read More →

ATV trail a bright spot for struggling coalfields

BRAMWELL, W.Va. — In 1884, when the Cooper family opened the Mill Creek Mine in Coopers, commercial development of the region got underway in a hurry. The mine in neighboring Pocahontas, Va., had already been shipping high-grade metallurgical coal since March 13, 1883, but the start-up capital investment soon paid huge dividends. Even back in […]

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By October 27, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Oct. 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. GOVERNORS BACK HOME QUARANTINE FOR EBOLA WORKERSChris Christie and Andrew Cuomo are at odds […]

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By October 24, 2014 Read More →

October at the Capitol: College athletics discussed at interims

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With football season in full swing, it was probably no coincidence that the most talked-about topic of October legislative interim meetings involved college athletics in West Virginia. A legislative Post-Audit report analyzed data compiled by the NCAA, and found that the athletic programs at Marshall University and seven state Division II colleges required significant taxpayer and […]

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