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Far-flung Saints fans converge on The Greenbrier
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Far-flung Saints fans converge on The Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Louis Dunigan drove 18-and-a-half hours, from just north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to be at The Greenbrier resort on Thursday, in a black Jimmy Graham jersey, for the start of New Orleans Saints training camp. Standing in a light drizzle, watching the first practice of the 2015 NFL season, Dunigan […]

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WV super PAC to boost Cole’s GOP bid for governor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Months after Republicans attempted to make significant changes to campaign contribution limits in West Virginia, a new federally registered political organization has formed with the express intention of raising unlimited donations. Accelerate West Virginia, an organization that describes itself as a group of conservative and business leaders committed to moving the state […]

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Kanawha prosecutor looking into airport finances

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha County prosecuting attorney is looking into the finances of Yeager Airport and its former director, Rick Atkinson, after Atkinson’s abrupt resignation earlier this month. Atkinson, who had been the director for 16 years, announced his resignation on July 18 and left the airport just two days later, on July 20. […]

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Correct decision: Drug Take-Back Days necessary

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The decision earlier this year by federal officials to discontinue the important and highly successfully Prescription Drug Take-Back Days was a baffling move. That decision prompted a quick and appropriate response from a group of eight lawmakers, including U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and U.S. […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, July 31

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, July 31, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. NETANYAHU CALLS ISRAELI ATTACK ON PALESTINIANS ‘TERROR’ Suspected Jewish extremists attack a Palestinian village […]

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Friends, comrades celebrate Aurora World War II veteran’s 101st birthday
By July 30, 2015 Read More →

Friends, comrades celebrate Aurora World War II veteran’s 101st birthday

Theresa Marthey – Preston County News & Journal  AURORA — The bi-monthly breakfast of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Operation Enduring Freedom veterans included a special celebration for one of their own who is getting ready to turn 101 years old. World War II veteran and Aurora resident Sheridan Layman’s birthday isn’t until July 29, […]

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Angry, outspoken Trump is reflection of rural America’s frustration

John Dahlia – Preston County News & Journal The past seven days have been quite remarkable in the world of presidential politics. Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has certainly become a lightning rod of sorts. First, he lumped most Mexican illegal aliens together as criminals, and then he attacked Arizona Sen. John McCain by questioning his […]

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Pineville business raising money for anti-ISIS effort

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A Wyoming County business owner is hosting a fundraiser Saturday to help two local men fight ISIS in the Middle East. One of the fighters, 35-year-old Charlie Keaton of Pineville, is asking area residents to attend the event at Ole Jose in Pineville, which will feature live music by the classic rock […]

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New Orleans Saints take the field at The Greenbrier
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New Orleans Saints take the field at The Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — It’s officially football season. The New Orleans Saints will open training camp at The Greenbrier Sports Performance Center this morning at 8:50 a.m., for an approximately two-hour practice, followed by an evening walkthrough beginning at 4:30 p.m.  “They put in a lot of work to get ready for us to […]

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License plate in works for Fairmont State fans
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License plate in works for Fairmont State fans

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Fairmont State University has found one more way for Falcon fans to showcase their pride — and this time it’s through their vehicles. On Wednesday, officials at FSU announced that individuals can pre-order a special FSU license plate. Ann Booth, the vice president of communications at FSU, said these license plates can […]

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