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Raleigh County native a celebrity nail stylist with own line
By June 22, 2015 Read More →

Raleigh County native a celebrity nail stylist with own line

BECKLEY, W.Va. — If you’ve glanced at a magazine rack anytime over the past nine years, chances are you’ve seen her work. You might not have paid much attention to it. You might not have even noticed it, in fact. But there’s a good chance you would have noticed if it was missing.  What she […]

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By June 22, 2015 Read More →

Hancock County track cuts 50 days of racing

NEWELL, W.Va. — The trifecta of declining video lottery revenues, a smaller purse fund and out-of-state competition continues to have a deleterious effect on thoroughbred racing in Hancock County. Last week week, the West Virginia Racing Commission approved a request from Mountaineer to cut this year’s racing schedule by 50 days – from the statutorily-required […]

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By June 22, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, June 22

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, June 22, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. GREECE BRACES FOR TOUGH TALKS Eurozone leaders meet in Brussels, and markets surge […]

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By June 19, 2015 Read More →

Charleston WV to hold solidarity event for victims and families of Charleston SC shooting

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Community leaders from many of Charleston West Virginia’s civic, and faith-based organizations are asking people to gather at Haddad River Front Park during Live on the Levee tonight in a public show of sympathy and support for Charleston, S.C., and Emanuel AME Church still reeling from Wednesday’s shooting that left nine people […]

This Week in W.Va. History: June 25-July 1
By June 19, 2015 Read More →

This Week in W.Va. History: June 25-July 1

Charleston WV (June 2015) – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. June 25, 1811: Bridge builder Lemuel Chenoweth was born near Beverly, Randolph County. His many bridges also included the earliest covered bridge at Beverly and the famous Philippi covered bridge. […]

By June 19, 2015 Read More →

Op-Ed: Coal Association response to Pope Francis’ Encyclical

By BILL RANEY President West Virginia Coal Association   On June 18, Pope Francis issued a call for major changes in our lifestyles and our energy consumption as part of a worldwide effort to combat climate change. Francis based his call on the duty of man to act as good stewards towards God’s creation.   […]

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By June 19, 2015 Read More →

We hope Americans continue to feel safe

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Hershel “Woody” Williams, nearing 92 years of age, is quite an accomplished speaker. The only living Congressional Medal of Honor winner from West Virginia, the Fairmont native stirred things up at the Boys State camp at Jackson’s Mill last week with just a simple sentence: “Did […]

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By June 19, 2015 Read More →

Wood County GOP committee ousts its chairman

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The Wood County Republican Party Executive Committee removed Rob Cornelius as chairman on Thursday evening. Cornelius, who was not present at the meeting attended by approximately 40 people, faced one charge of “conduct tending to injure the good name of this (Republican) organization.” That charge had six specifications. * Specification 1 said […]

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Former Parkersburg mayor tapped to lead city
By June 19, 2015 Read More →

Former Parkersburg mayor tapped to lead city

PARKERSBURG, W.VA. — Jimmy Colombo is the mayor of Parkersburg again. Colombo was selected by Parkersburg City Council on a 7-1 vote Thursday to finish the 18 months left in the term vacated by Robert Newell. Newell, the day before a hearing was to convene for his removal from office, retired on June 3. “I […]

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Fifth-graders ask Upshur officials for traffic light
By June 19, 2015 Read More →

Fifth-graders ask Upshur officials for traffic light

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Rising fifth-graders Emily Jozwick and Cloey Warner knew they had to do something when they learned a schoolmate had lost a grandfather in a recent traffic collision at a dangerous intersection. The two Union Elementary School students presented a letter and a signed petition to the Upshur County Commission during a 9 […]

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