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Martinsburg Guard unit celebrates new aircraft
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Martinsburg Guard unit celebrates new aircraft

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — On Saturday, hundreds of military personnel, families and guests gathered at the 167th Airlift Wing base in Martinsburg to commemorate the base’s change from C-5 aircraft to C-17s. An Army band played the national anthem and after an invocation by Chaplain Captian Ronald Faith, guests of honor were introduced. The ceremony also […]

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Parkersburg native reflects on long FBI career
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Parkersburg native reflects on long FBI career

AIKEN, S.C. – From counterterrorism and serial murders to bank robberies and local government corruption, Parkersburg native Glenn Dolphin has worked a wide spectrum of cases in his 27 years as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. “I don’t see how it could have been any better,” said Dolphin, senior resident agent, […]

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Riding trend, Beef Jerky Outlet opens in Lewisburg
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Riding trend, Beef Jerky Outlet opens in Lewisburg

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — The American tradition of smoking, drying and curing beef has exploded in popularity in recent years, with the resulting “jerky” gaining traction as a low-fat, high-protein snack. And today, the process is applied not only to beef but to other meats as well, with at least one Chicago-based market research firm reporting […]

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Rain fails to dampen spirits at Beckley parade
By December 8, 2014 Read More →

Rain fails to dampen spirits at Beckley parade

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Dec. 8

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. U.S. ‘UNAWARE’ OF SOUTH AFRICAN HOSTAGE TALKSAmbassador Patrick Gaspard says the U.S. did not […]

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By December 5, 2014 Read More →

Economist says Beckley economic recovery slow

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The state’s economy is in recovery from the Great Recession that began in 2008, but the improvements are coming at a slower rate than other post-recession recoveries, and the Beckley area in particular has some factors working against a more rapid economic rehabilitation. One factor is Raleigh County’s pairing with Fayette County, […]

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By December 5, 2014 Read More →

Wheeling kicks off 21st annual Super Six weekend

WHEELING, W.Va. – There are a number of reasons why Wheeling has welcomed the Super Six Football Championships each December for more than two decades. If you ask West Virginia Secondary School Activities Committee Executive Director Gary Ray, however, there’s one reason that’s more important than the others. “The folks of Wheeling know how to […]

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Registration now open for AP Legislative Lookahead on Jan. 12
By December 5, 2014 Read More →

Registration now open for AP Legislative Lookahead on Jan. 12

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Journalists around the state can now register for the 2015 West Virginia AP  “Legislative Lookahead” on Jan. 12 at Charleston Newspapers.  Each year, AP West Virginia hosts the “Lookahead” to give journalists from around the state a preview of  key issues and events that could impact the upcoming West Virginia legislative session. […]

By December 5, 2014 Read More →

Incident ignites Marshall assault response system

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A conversation between a student and her resident adviser at Marshall University early Thursday morning set off a chain reaction of events designed to support the student and keep Marshall’s student population informed and safe. The student reported to her R.A. that she was sexually assaulted at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, and […]

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Funerals Friday for 3 Monongalia shooting victims
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Funerals Friday for 3 Monongalia shooting victims

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Funerals for three of the four victims of Monday’s shooting rampage will be Friday, Dec. 5. Doug Brady, Michael Frum and Jody Taylor are set to be laid to rest in separate ceremonies. Funeral plans for Sharon Berkshire haven’t been announced. “I love him to death. There’s nothing we can do, just […]

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