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Study shows EPA rules costly for W.Va. residents
By November 21, 2014 Read More →

Study shows EPA rules costly for W.Va. residents

WHEELING, W.Va. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s push for more restrictions on coal-fired power plants and the resulting shift to using more natural gas could cost local residents $750 to $850 more per year for energy use in 2020 compared to what they paid in 2012, a new study indicates. The study, “Energy Market […]

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Evan Jenkins gets U.S. House Appropriations seat
By November 21, 2014 Read More →

Evan Jenkins gets U.S. House Appropriations seat

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Congressman-elect Evan Jenkins was approved Thursday by the House Republican Steering Committee for a seat on the House Appropriations Committee, which is chaired by Rep. Hal Rogers, whose East Kentucky district borders Jenkins’. Members of the Appropriations Committee play a role in shaping federal spending decisions. Of 40 newly-elected GOP House members, […]

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By November 21, 2014 Read More →

The president overreaches on amnesty

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The most alarming aspect of President Obama’s executive action on amnesty isn’t necessarily what he is proposing, but the method in which he plans to do it. Though poll results vary widely depending on how the issue is framed, polls indicate that Americans broadly, though […]

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Blankenship pleads not guilty, released on $5M bail
By November 21, 2014 Read More →

Blankenship pleads not guilty, released on $5M bail

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Longtime Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges that he conspired to put coal production and profits ahead of miner safety at Massey’s Upper Big Branch Mine, where 29 workers died in an April 2010 explosion. “Not guilty,” Blankenship said in a courtroom filled with news media and […]

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By November 21, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Nov. 21

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. WHAT’S NEXT FOR OBAMA ON IMMIGRATIONDespite Republican opposition, the president heads to Las Vegas […]

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By November 20, 2014 Read More →

Minority Business Expo set for Dec. 3

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) today announced plans for the 2014 Minority Business Expo to be held Wednesday, Dec. 3, from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Beni Kedem Temple in Charleston. “The Minority Business Expo provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to work with local and regional partners to […]

Capito prepares for move from House to Senate
By November 20, 2014 Read More →

Capito prepares for move from House to Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Although it will be more than a month before she’s sworn into office, Senator-elect Shelley Moore Capito is planning her move from one side of the U.S. Capitol to the other. Capito, who has served in the House of Representatives for 14 years, will be sworn in as West Virginia’s first female […]

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Capitol Christmas tree goes up in W.Va.
By November 20, 2014 Read More →

Capitol Christmas tree goes up in W.Va.

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Wheeling mayor talks of positioning city for future
By November 20, 2014 Read More →

Wheeling mayor talks of positioning city for future

WHEELING, W.Va. — There’s no doubt downtown Wheeling has changed, Mayor Andy McKenzie said, but he believes those who compare today’s downtown to that of a generation ago are missing something important. For example, he said, when Williams Lea completes its planned expansion at the Stone Center on Market Plaza, the company will have about […]

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By November 20, 2014 Read More →

Downtown Morgantown Welcomes Sew Special

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  – Morgantown will welcome a new sewing store to its Downtown shopping district. Sew Special will offer a wide range of sewing related supplies and services. The store will be located at 120 High Street and will celebrate its opening Nov. 20, 21 & 22 with refreshments, hourly drawings, other giveaways and sewing demonstrations. […]