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Historic Marshall County church destroyed by fire
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Historic Marshall County church destroyed by fire

WHEELING, W.Va. — Memories of weddings, baptisms and services flashed through the minds of Benwood residents Monday night as they watched flames rip through one of their community’s pillars, St. John Catholic Church. The fire broke out just before 9 p.m. and is believed to have started toward the rear of the structure, according to […]

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W.Va. state prison possible at Sugar Grove base

BRANDYWINE, W.Va. — The state Department of Corrections (DOC) envisions incarceration of 620 adult female offenders in a maximum to minimum security prison at the Sugar Grove Navy Base when it is disestablished on Sept. 30. “We want to give you a quick snapshot overview of what our plans are for the USN Base should […]

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Berkeley County takes four of 12 teaching awards
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Berkeley County takes four of 12 teaching awards

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Nearly half of the 12 educators selected for this year’s Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award are from the Eastern Panhandle – including four from Berkeley County and one from Jefferson. Honorees were featured at a ceremony hosted by the Arch Coal Foundation in Charleston on Monday at the Clay Center. This is […]

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Logan celebrates its heritage with displays, events
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Logan celebrates its heritage with displays, events

LOGAN, W.Va. — Coal Heritage Week in Logan has been a retrospective experience for many residents as classic cars lined the street outside of the courthouse, self-guided walking tours and storefront posters informed passersby of a building’s history and a play celebrating mountain life and culture landed in the middle of its run at the […]

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Asbestos find halts clearing of Vienna plant site
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Asbestos find halts clearing of Vienna plant site

VIENNA, W.Va. — The word on the street in Vienna was asbestos was found in materials being cleared from the Johns Manville site. “That’s true,” Mayor Randy Rapp said Monday. “The first load from one particular pile. That’s it,” he said calmly. “We were having debris removed and Waste Management asked to test a sampling. […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, March 31

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MARATHON IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS TO END WITH MIXED RESULTS Iran and six world […]

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Senator Capito talks about Environment and Public Works Committee
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Senator Capito talks about Environment and Public Works Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  During her weekly Senate update for the people of West Virginia, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.,  discusses the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee field hearing in Beckley on March 23, her support for the Senate GOP Balanced Budget and legislation she introduced to reauthorize the Appalachian Regional Commission and improve broadband service in […]

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Small Business Administration conference Thursday in Fairmont

Free event offers SBA training and special Regulatory Fairness Roundtable FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Sixth Annual Dynamic Networking for Small Business (DYNET) Conference is Thursday, April 2, at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont. The free day-long event begins at 8:30 a.m. and a special Regulatory Fairness Roundtable with Brian Castro, the National Ombudsman for Small […]

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$5.6 million grants aiding recreational trails, transportation alternatives

Funding to assist  42 projects across West Virginia — CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and representatives from the West Virginia Division of Highways and the Federal Highway Administration’s West Virginia Division Office have announced over $5.6 million in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants that will assist 42 projects across West Virginia. “Today’s grant presentations […]

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Raleigh one of four W.Va. counties to gain judge
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Raleigh one of four W.Va. counties to gain judge

BECKLEY, W.Va. — In the last five years, Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge John A. Hutchison said, the increase in child abuse and neglect cases and criminal cases, many of which are drug-related, has become overwhelming for the county’s three circuit judges. But with the help of the West Virginia Legislature, four circuit court judges […]

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