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Outgoing Lincoln County Superintendent Lucas considering run for House of Delegates

WVGOP Chairman Conrad Lucas reveals  mother’s possible political ambitions  HAMLIN, W.Va. – The search for a new superintendent of schools in Lincoln County got underway, earlier this week, following a decision by Superintendent Patricia Lucas not to seek a new contract. Lucas’ announcement came at the March 31, 2015 regular session of the board in Hamlin, […]

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With WVU coming, UC leases new Beckley location
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With WVU coming, UC leases new Beckley location

BECKLEY, W.Va. — University of Charleston officials are moving the Beckley campus to an educational building in Harper Park, UC Regional President Jerry Forster announced Tuesday. Forster said officials have leased one building on the former New River Community and Technical College campus at the park and have a verbal agreement to lease a second […]

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As spring unfolds, remember ATVs are not toys

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — After our long winter, it’s one of the perks of living in West Virginia that with the arrival of spring we get to enjoy our beautiful mountains, streams and trails. But each spring brings its own cautionary tales about safety in the outdoors. This past weekend, it was […]

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Times West Virginian honored by parent company
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Times West Virginian honored by parent company

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The Times West Virginian has been honored by its parent company in an annual editorial contest. Corridor Magazine, the Times West Virginian’s lifestyles magazine, has been named Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. Magazine of the Year. In addition, Misty Poe, the managing editor of the Times West Virginian, has been named CNHI’s Columnist […]

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Cancelled flights frustrate Wood County officials

WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. — With two dozen flights canceled in March, service from Silver Airways is getting worse instead of better, Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Manager Jeff McDougle said Tuesday. During Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting, McDougle told members of the Wood County Airport Authority that 30 percent of Silver’s scheduled flights from the local airport to […]

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Ohio County complex to see nine new businesses

WHEELING, W.Va. —  The Highlands will be home to nine new businesses by the end of the summer, Ohio County commissioners announced Tuesday. The Ohio County Development Authority announced the developments at Tuesday’s meeting, along with several business updates. Beginning in July, several eateries, retailers and service providers will be available to the public at […]

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Huntington sees two TV food show crews in one day
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Huntington sees two TV food show crews in one day

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A pair of Huntington’s oldest and most well-known restaurants received separate yet simultaneous attention from national television networks on Tuesday. A Food Network crew was at Midway West Drive-In while employees of the Cooking Channel were filming at Jim’s Steak and Spaghetti House. The Food Network was filming an episode of a […]

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Tall visitor scores smiles in Morgantown
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Tall visitor scores smiles in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Harlem Globetrotter Shane “Scooter” Christensen towered over the children at WVU Children’s Hospital as he twirled a basketball on one finger, then handed it over to a patient to do the same. The look of joy on the child’s face was immediate. “Coming out here and putting a couple smiles on kids’ […]

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Ex-senator’s expense request shows need for policy

An editorial from The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — To the loser goes the spoils? That’s how former state Sen. Truman Chafin’s request for some per-diem expenses he racked up as a lawmaker looked this week. It’s not so much the fact that he waited almost six months after he lost his election before filing this request. Nor […]

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Manchin to unveil drug abuse legislation at summit
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Manchin to unveil drug abuse legislation at summit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At a national drug summit today, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., plans to unveil proposed legislation that aims to curb prescription drug abuse and overdose deaths. One bill would place new painkiller medications under greater scrutiny, making it more difficult for the Food and Drug Administration to ignore the advice of its own […]

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