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WVU provost hints at Beckley campus offerings
By February 25, 2015 Read More →

WVU provost hints at Beckley campus offerings

BECKLEY, W.Va. — West Virginia University officials continue contemplating the possibilities for the Beckley campus, but WVU Provost Joyce McConnell gave Beckley Rotarians a sneak peek Tuesday of some of the most talked-about options. “As WVU considers going down this road, moving into Beckley, we are committed to working with the other area institutions to […]

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By February 25, 2015 Read More →

Eliminating concealed carry permit a bad idea

An editorial from the Williamson Daily News WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — The bill in the West Virginia legislature that would see the Mountain State become the fifth state not to require concealed handgun permits is as dangerous as a cocked pistol. A state Senate panel cast a unanimous vote on Monday to drop the need to […]

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By February 25, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Feb. 25

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. EX-MARINE FOUND GUILTY IN ‘AMERICAN SNIPER’ TRIAL Eddie Ray Routh, 27, faces life […]

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W.Va. crews dealing with collapsing structures
By February 24, 2015 Read More →

W.Va. crews dealing with collapsing structures

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Old Man Winter is determined to do some destruction. Across the region, his might has been felt everywhere — from collapsed structures to small iceberg-size snow mounds lining streets. While no power outages were reported Monday, a number of collapses were. Across southeastern West Virginia roof collapses and even a church collapse […]

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The ice man again cometh in Rivesville
By February 24, 2015 Read More →

The ice man again cometh in Rivesville

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By February 24, 2015 Read More →

WVU should do better with FOIA responses

An editorial from The Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Receiving official documents from West Virginia University can be a pain. As young journalists affiliated with the University, we have a unique access point. We have access to the students, administrators and offices like no other media groups do. We understand the University wants to move […]

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By February 24, 2015 Read More →

Non-partisan judicial elections on governor’s desk

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bill requiring nonpartisan election of judges cleared the West Virginia House of Delegates Monday and is on its way to becoming law. House Bill 2010 would require circuit court judges, family court judges, justices and magistrates to be elected through nonpartisan elections and set up election schedules beginning in 2016. Lawmakers […]

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By February 24, 2015 Read More →

Appalachian agency’s new approach may benefit

An editorial from theParkersburg News and Sentinel           PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia University took part in the analysis of 50 years’ worth of data on the Appalachian Regional Commission’s impact on the region it was intended to help. Despite nearly $4 billion invested in non-highway projects in the region since President Lyndon Johnson created the […]

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Former editor of Logan, Madison newspapers dies
By February 24, 2015 Read More →

Former editor of Logan, Madison newspapers dies

LOGAN, W.Va. — A former editor of both The Logan Banner and The Coal Valley News has passed away. Timothy D. Kiger, 45, of Cecilia, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Dee Kiger; two children, Kathryn and Patrick; and a brother, David Kiger. “T.D.” Kiger was editor at the […]

By February 24, 2015 Read More →

U.S. Senate impasse could cause W.Va. layoffs

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Nearly 400 Department of Homeland Security employees from the Eastern Panhandle will feel the impact of a partial government shutdown if Congress can’t come to a solution by Friday. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said in a telephone conference Monday afternoon that 14 percent of those workers would be laid off, while […]

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