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Police kill bear roaming through Huntington
By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Police kill bear roaming through Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – It wasn’t a happy ending for a young black bear that wandered into Huntington’s South Side on Thursday. Huntington Police officers shot the bear, which had journeyed from 28th Street to 9th Street late Thursday afternoon. The bear had walked through Spring Hill Cemetery, the Cabell Huntington Hospital parking lot and into […]

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Soccer tourney opens with fanfare at Marshall
By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Soccer tourney opens with fanfare at Marshall

For a photo gallery, click here. HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Let the games begin! That was the resounding message from Len Rogers during the opening ceremonies for the 2015 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Thursday. Rogers, who is chairman of the local organizing committee for championships and president of […]

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By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Pipeline firm to spend $2.7 billion on projects involving West Virginia

WHEELING, W.Va. — Even more natural gas pipelining and processing infrastructure is on the way to the Upper Ohio Valley, as Columbia Pipeline Group will spend $2.7 billion for the Mountaineer XPress and Gulf XPress projects. Meanwhile, Blue Racer Midstream continues growing, as the firm can now process a total of 800 million cubic feet […]

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By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Jefferson County officials remove 21 pitbulls in raid

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. — Twenty-one pitbulls were recovered from a Bowers Road house following an early morning raid by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department on an alleged dogfighting kennel. At 6:30 a.m., Jefferson County deputies, with assistance from the Humane Society of the United States and Jefferson County Animal Control officers, executed a search warrant at […]

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Harpers Ferry park store unaffected by flag directive
By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Harpers Ferry park store unaffected by flag directive

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — An order from the director of the National Park Service to remove Confederate flag sale items from all national parks’ book stores and gift shops will have “virtually no impact at all” on the book store at the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, according to Dennis Frye, the park’s chief historian […]

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By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Ex-Parkersburg official’s charges led to card block

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A woman dismissed as the city’s finance director this week apparently used a municipal purchasing card for nearly $300 of personal purchases in November, causing a hold to be placed on the card, according to documents obtained Thursday by The Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Ex-Finance Director Ashley Flowers’ attorney, Ben Salango, said […]

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Rodriguez attends Wood County scholarship event
By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Rodriguez attends Wood County scholarship event

VIENNA, W.Va. — University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez returned home to West Virginia to honor Taylor Jones on Thursday. The former West Virginia University coach and football player was joined by about 125 others at the Vienna home of Joe and Barb Astorg to raise money for a WVU football scholarship in […]

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By June 26, 2015 Read More →

Confederate flag represents only hatred, racism

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Perhaps it’s better to hang your hat on the right side of history. Or, rather, hang the right flag on your pole. We’re weary of the argument that the Confederate flag represents the culture and heritage of southern states. The Confederate flag flying today over the […]

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By June 26, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, June 26

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, June 26, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. FRENCH GAS FACTORY AMBUSHED France opens a terrorism investigation after the attack in […]

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By June 25, 2015 Read More →

New economic impact study planned for entire Appalachian Corridor System

ELKINS, W.Va. — With its goal of helping turn billions of dollars in potential economic development into a reality, a new economic impact study of the entire Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) is getting support from West Virginia. The Appalachian Regional Commission is working on an economic impact study of the entire Appalachian Development Highway System […]