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Cyclist ends 2,600-mile charity ride in Clarksburg
By June 29, 2015 Read More →

Cyclist ends 2,600-mile charity ride in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — After biking 2,600 miles in 11 days to raise money to help a severely injured man and his family, Frank Fumich rode his bicycle Saturday toward a cheering crowd in Clarksburg and dismounted. “What a two weeks it’s been,” Fumich shouted. “I went days without sleep, and literally forgot who I was. […]

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New publisher named for Charleston Gazette
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New publisher named for Charleston Gazette

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Daily Gazette Company President Elizabeth E. Chilton announced that Susan Chilton Shumate has been elected Publisher of the Charleston Gazette. She also announced that Robert L. Smith II has been elected to the Board of the Daily Gazette Company. Shumate, a lifelong Charlestonian, is the daughter of the late Gazette editor […]

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W.Va. breeder subsidies total $77.5M since 2002

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia greyhound breeders have received $77.5 million in subsidies since 2002, according to an analysis of records obtained by the Daily Mail. In response to a public records request, the West Virginia Racing Commission provided the Daily Mail with a summary of how much every single greyhound breeder in the state […]

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Art Show a festive close to Charleston’s FestivALL
By June 29, 2015 Read More →

Art Show a festive close to Charleston’s FestivALL

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nearly 100 vendors lined the sidewalks on Capitol Street on Sunday for the FestivALL Art Fair. Betty Rivard, producer of the FestiVALL Art Fair, said she received excellent feedback from the public regarding the fair. “Several people have said it was the best one ever and the artisans felt very good about […]

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By June 29, 2015 Read More →

Good, bad news in Supreme Court marriage ruling

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The good news in the U.S. Supreme Court striking down states’ bans on same sex marriage is that it confirms that government has no right to decide who should be marrying whom. “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of […]

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By June 29, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, June 29

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, June 29, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. GREEK BANKS REMAIN SHUT AS ECONOMIC CRISIS DEEPENS Pensioners queue up by ATMs […]

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By June 27, 2015 Read More →

Op-Ed on Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

RENDER UNTO CAESAR WHAT IS CAESAR’S AND UNTO GOD WHAT IS GOD’S By T.L. HEADLEY MBA, MAT, MA The Supreme Court has spoken – gay marriage is now the law of the land and short of a Constitutional Amendment there is little that can be done to reverse the decision. As a Christian, I believe homosexuality […]

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Sweet meal on a summer day
By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Sweet meal on a summer day

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By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Investing in a reliable water delivery system

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Some ancient Roman aqueducts in Europe are still in use, a testament to ancient engineering and craftsmanship. Are the ones in this area as well-built? With the news pointed out Thursday by the Gazette’s Ken Ward Jr. that at its current pace, West Virginia American Water […]

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By June 26, 2015 Read More →

W.Va. reactions mixed on health care ruling

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Reactions across the state were mixed Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold a key component of the Affordable Care Act. In the case of King v. Burwell, the plaintiff challenged the law because it specifies that only people insured through health care exchanges set up by states can be […]

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