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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Nov. 25

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. NO INDICTMENT FOR POLICE OFFICER IN MICHAEL BROWN’S DEATHA grand jury decides against criminal […]

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Hunters rejoice as deer season returns
By November 24, 2014 Read More →

Hunters rejoice as deer season returns

BECKLEY, W.Va. — What amounts to one of the state’s unofficial holidays arrives again Monday with the opening of the 2014 gun deer season. Gun season lasts two weeks through November and December, officials said. “It lasts from Nov. 24 to Dec. 6,” the Department of Natural Resources’ Colin Carpenter said. “During that time, you […]

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Capitol Theatre to honor ‘The Wheeling Cat’
By November 24, 2014 Read More →

Capitol Theatre to honor ‘The Wheeling Cat’

WHEELING, W.Va. — It’s taken more than three decades, but longtime Jamboree USA star Slim Lehart is finally getting his due. On Monday, the boisterous local entertainer, known as “The Wheeling Cat” for how he prowled the stage with his trademark guitar, will be honored with a sidewalk star in front of the Capitol Theatre […]

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Veteran Huntington newscaster Bos Johnson dies
By November 24, 2014 Read More →

Veteran Huntington newscaster Bos Johnson dies

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Longtime local broadcaster and public relations executive Bos Johnson died Sunday, according to WSAZ. Johnson retired in 2005 after a 53-year career in communications. His first 28 years were spent in commercial broadcasting, 24 of those with WSAZ-TV Charleston-Huntington. As television news came of age in the 1960s and 1970s, Johnson played […]

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By November 24, 2014 Read More →

Legslature has important task regarding Scout reserve

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch  HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginians spoke out strongly in the Nov. 4 general election in support of a constitutional amendment allowing the Boy Scouts of America to lease out its Summit Bechtel Family Reserve for use in for-profit ventures without risking the organization’s tax-exempt status. So that completes one part of […]

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Morgantown area pets visit Santa for a cause
By November 24, 2014 Read More →

Morgantown area pets visit Santa for a cause

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Jim and Jane Yohn, of Reedsville, were a bit unsure what their hound mix, Maggie, would do. Their poodle, Rambo, regardless of his name, did just fine. Maggie, a 6-year-old rescue from South Carolina, ended up being a bit skittish, but overall, well-behaved as she posed for a picture with Santa on […]

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E-filing program piloted in 14 W.Va. counties
By November 24, 2014 Read More →

E-filing program piloted in 14 W.Va. counties

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Legal briefs could be available at the click of a mouse by next summer in Harrison and surrounding counties under an electronic filing program being implemented by the state Supreme Court. Harrison, Marion, Lewis and Upshur counties are among 14 participating in the pilot program, which ultimately will encompass all documents filed […]

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Newspapers take stage in recycling fashion show
By November 24, 2014 Read More →

Newspapers take stage in recycling fashion show

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Downtown Charleston gets ‘Homeless Jesus’ statue
By November 24, 2014 Read More →

Downtown Charleston gets ‘Homeless Jesus’ statue

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Walk down Washington Street in downtown Charleston, across the street from the post office, and you’ll come to a bronze park bench that wasn’t there last week. You may be hesitant to take a seat. There’s a man, who looks to be homeless, asleep on the bench. Take another look. The man […]

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By November 24, 2014 Read More →

School breakfast program frustrates teachers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Participation in the state’s school breakfast program has skyrocketed since its reconfiguration in 2013, but grumblings among some teachers show that those numbers alone aren’t necessarily indicative of its success. While teachers praise the program for feeding hungry children — more than 50 percent of West Virginia students qualify for free or […]

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