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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Nov. 4

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. HOW MUCH ATTACK ADS COST IN US ELECTIONMore than $4 billion will have been […]

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As ATV tourism grows, more cabins needed
By November 3, 2014 Read More →

As ATV tourism grows, more cabins needed

BRAMWELL, W.Va. – Intersecting ATV trail systems across southern West Virginia are seeing growing revenue and more economic development for local communities as more riders from across the country come to explore the Hatfield-McCoy Trail. Two branches of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail system — the Indian Ridge Trail in McDowell County and the Pocahontas Trail in […]

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Gay ex-miner manages ‘hate-free’ Dollar General
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Gay ex-miner manages ‘hate-free’ Dollar General

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Managing the Dollar General store in Pinch doesn’t pay as much as Sam Hall made while he was a coal miner. “It’s OK” though, he said, “it pays the bills.” Hall, who sued his former employer claiming supervisors didn’t stop miners from harassing him over being gay, now implements a no-hate policy […]

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Future at stake in this election

An editorial from The Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In Tuesday’s midterm election, here’s a major question: Why do multitudes of modest-income West Virginians — struggling families who need America’s safety net — embrace the GOP, which serves the rich and tries to slash the safety net? West Virginia’s growing switch to a “red state” […]

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Historic Guyandotte holds annual reenactment
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Historic Guyandotte holds annual reenactment

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The blue and the gray will put their differences aside for another year, as Sunday marked the close of the annual Civil War Days event in Huntington’s historical Guyandotte area. This was the 25th year for the event, and Sunday featured the annual memorial and church services, while camps occupied by re-enactors […]

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Thousands partake in Huntington marathon
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Thousands partake in Huntington marathon

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Two hours after the starting gun had sounded Saturday morning, Joan C. Edwards Stadium at Marshall University was a melting pot of runners of all stripes, milling around in bright colored sneakers and jackets and peering at results sheets taped to a board on the football field. By 9 a.m., the 5K […]

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Gas replacing coal in W.Va. economy
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Gas replacing coal in W.Va. economy

WHEELING, W.Va. — West Virginia University researchers expect shale horizontal drilling and fracking to help the state produce about 500 billion cubic feet of natural gas per year by 2020 – up from the less than 100 billion produced in 2008. “Gas production is hard to forecast,” John Deskins, director of the Bureau of Business […]

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Capito is best choice for Senate

An editorial from The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register   WHEELING, W.Va. — Like many Americans, most West Virginians have been hoping for change ever since President Barack Obama’s ultra-liberal agenda became apparent. On Tuesday, we may be able to get it. Electing U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., to the U.S. Senate from our state is critical to […]

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Parents, educators tackle synthetic drug problem

Editor’s note: This is the third of a four-part series looking at local drug problems and ongoing efforts to address them at the local and state levels. The final story will focus on efforts by Eastern Panhandle professionals who are working in conjunction with the governor’s Substance Abuse Task Force which holds regional meetings throughout […]

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WVU student chalks up another racing title
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WVU student chalks up another racing title

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — When he isn’t traveling to raceways or winning his series, Travis Braden is speeding through his classes. Braden, a junior mechanical and aerospace engineering student, races cars in the Automobile Racing Club of America and was named NASCAR’s Whelen All-American National Rookie of the Year in 2011. Most recently at Winchester Speedway […]

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