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What gun lobby continues to miss

An editorial from The Dominion Post  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — An accidental shooting here, a stolen gun there, and felons in possession of firearms everywhere, and what have you got? That’s not a riddle and if it were there certainly would be no easy answer to it. What it is, is an at-a-glance summary of reports Thursday around the state and […]

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WSAZ’s ‘Mr. Cartoon,’ Jule Huffman, dies at 91
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WSAZ’s ‘Mr. Cartoon,’ Jule Huffman, dies at 91

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Remember the magic words: Please, thank you, you’re welcome, excuse me and I’m sorry. Generations of Tri-State residents heard that sentence every weekday during childhood – not always from their parents, but always from Mr. Cartoon. “Mr. Cartoon, Jule Huffman, by example, focused on the importance of basic principles, good manners, respect […]

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Wheeling’s Oglebay Park lodge to see renovations
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Wheeling’s Oglebay Park lodge to see renovations

WHEELING, W.Va. — The Wheeling Park Commission aims to renovate the original wing of Oglebay’s Wilson Lodge. According to a legal advertisement seeking bids for the job, the project would involve renovations to the lodge’s original wing built in 1956. The goal is to increase the size of existing rooms and possibly add a third […]

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Electronic filing system expands to Jefferson County

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — On April 20, filing circuit court records will get a little easier in Jefferson County. Justice Brent D. Benjamin, of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, will attend a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday in the Circuit Courtroom in Jefferson County Courthouse to announce the state’s electronic filing system […]

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D.C. court skeptical of climate change challenge

WASHINGTON — Two out of three judges on a federal appeals court panel expressed doubts Thursday about a legal challenge to the Obama administration’s far-reaching plan to address climate change. The comments came during nearly two hours of argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in two cases challenging […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, April 17

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, April 17, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHAT ITALIAN LEADER, OBAMA WILL DISCUSS Matteo Renzi and the U.S. president will […]

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Conservancy to buy Hampshire County mountain
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Conservancy to buy Hampshire County mountain

SPRINGFIELD, W.Va. — The nonprofit Potomac Conservancy is asking the public for the final $35,000 of a $3.2 million effort to purchase 1,700-acre White Horse Mountain, which parallels the South Branch from Springfield to Green Spring. Once the land is acquired, Potomac Conservancy plans to transfer the title to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, […]

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The Greenbrier breaks ground for wedding chapel
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The Greenbrier breaks ground for wedding chapel

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Greenbrier, the classic American destination resort in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, broke ground Wednesday on construction of its new wedding chapel. The chapel is being constructed by Cochran Construction Co., which has worked closely with the Justice family for 40 years. The scheduled completion date is […]

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Give thanks for pros like Fayette Vertical Rescue team

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — The skills and commitment of our emergency first-responders are things we tend to take for granted. Until we need their services. As details emerged from Sunday’s rescue of two young hikers, we gained a special appreciation for the talents of the Fayette County Vertical Rescue Team. The call […]

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Parkersburg mayor petition will go to judicial panel
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Parkersburg mayor petition will go to judicial panel

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A petition to empanel a three-judge court to decide whether Mayor Bob Newell can remain in office is bound for Charleston. The petition, bearing 150 signatures collected by a citizens group calling itself the Committee, was filed Monday afternoon in Wood County Circuit Court. County Republican Party Chairman Rob Cornelius said after […]

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