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Vendor spaces approach capacity at outdoor Beckley market

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Scheduled to open Saturday morning, the second bi-monthly Neville Street Market is already approaching vendor capacity, and organizers predict that it will soon expand to include additional streets. Proceeds from vendor fees for Saturday’s event will got to support programs at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Beckley, and market organizers are similarly dedicating proceeds to other local non-profit […]

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Braxton Citizens’ News: Braxton Commission in violation of purchasing practices?

An editorial page column by Ed Given, editor of the Braxton Citizens’ News: SUTTON, W.Va. — Several items have occurred recently pertaining to the Braxton County Commission that I must take issue with. At last Friday’s meeting, it appears they violated state purchasing practices. When Mike Baker presented a single bid on two different items the Commission voted […]

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Fire guts downtown Berkeley Springs building
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Fire guts downtown Berkeley Springs building

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New President expected for West Liberty University by October

By IAN HICKS Staff Writer The Intelligencer WEST LIBERTY, W.Va – A committee tasked with finding West Liberty University’s next president met for the first time Tuesday, and its members hope to announce their selection in early October. During the meeting, the 22-member panel – which includes the school’s Board of Governors as well as […]

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Tiger Woods to play in Greenbrier Classic
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Tiger Woods to play in Greenbrier Classic

By Cam Huffman Sports Editor The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — The world’s biggest golf star has made his Independence Day plans, and he’ll be celebrating America’s holiday at America’s Resort. While in the woods turkey hunting Wednesday morning, Greenbrier Classic chairman Jim Justice received a text message confirming that 14-time major champion Tiger Woods will […]

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Report says W.Va. air quality improving, but still poor

By Marcus Constantino Multimedia reporter Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An American Lung Association report scheduled for release today indicates West Virginia’s air quality is improving, but still ranks poorly compared to the rest of the country. The “State of the Air 2015” report indicates the Charleston-Huntington-Ashland metropolitan statistical area ranks 40th-worst out of 381 […]

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The Charleston Gazette: What do pill sellers have to hide?

From The Charleston Gazette Editorial Page: For years, painkiller pill addiction has tainted West Virginia worse than any other state, destroying thousands of lives. This state repeatedly has the nation’s worst rate of drug overdose deaths. West Virginians average 19 painkiller prescriptions each per year, America’s highest rate. Endless accounts of personal tragedy have emerged. […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, April 29

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. BALTIMORE STREETS QUIET AFTER CURFEW Movement restrictions ended at 5 a.m. with no […]

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FestivALL announces return of Festiv-ALT, a free alt-country/Americana concert
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FestivALL announces return of Festiv-ALT, a free alt-country/Americana concert

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — FestivALL Charleston 2015’s alternative music concert, Festiv-ALT, returns as a free event in a new venue, Haddad Riverfront Park, FestivALL co-director Larry Groce announced today. SEE 2015 FestivALL NEWS The Saturday, June 20, event features Virginia Appalachian roots quartet The Steel Wheels at 9 p.m. preceded at 7:30 p.m. by Oklahoma native Parker Millsap, […]

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The Daily Mail: Charleston makes effort to repair vacant properties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The city of Charleston is taking steps to reduce the number of vacant properties in the city, particularly on the West Side. But fixing the problem isn’t easy, as the Daily Mail’s Tyler Bell reported Monday. City officials can’t just demolish these vacant properties, nor can they enter them without first contacting the owner, […]

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