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Law enforcement agencies should be applauded

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — How many times do you find 87 suspects arrested and charged in one of the largest drug busts ever in North Central West Virginia? But that’s what happened Tuesday. It all occurred on a quiet but very hot day in midsummer. U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld said […]

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Mineral County in quandary over prevailing wage

KEYSER, W.Va. — As the Governor and state Republican leaders continue to battle over the prevailing wage legislation passed earlier this year, Mineral County is fighting a battle of its own over whether the rates still apply to an upcoming project at the courthouse. County coordinator Mike Bland told the county commissioners Tuesday that the […]

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W.Va. officials trap mosquitoes to check for disease
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W.Va. officials trap mosquitoes to check for disease

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Knowing full well what to expect, Hayley Bush wrinkles up her nose and takes a slight step backward as she opens up a plastic bucket containing a special brew – one that’s specifically designed to attract mosquitoes. While there are only three ingredients – water, brewers’ yeast and some grass clippings – […]

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Big win has WVU car driver seeking more sponsors
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Big win has WVU car driver seeking more sponsors

WHEELING, W.Va. — Travis Braden finally got to his phone after the dramatic ARCA win on Friday and it was dead. Hundreds of texts, tweets, calls, and friend requests on Facebook were rolling in after he took the checkered flag on national television at Lucas Oil Raceway. The Wheeling native has picked up thousands of […]

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Huntington farm museum offers ‘way back’ days
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Huntington farm museum offers ‘way back’ days

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The only thing on the schedule at Heritage Farm Museum & Village Wednesday was good old fashioned fun for the farm’s third installation of Way Back Wednesday. The event brought out nine kids who got hands-on lessons about what life was like in the United States more than a century before they […]

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Old Main Corridor making difference in Huntington

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington has not made the list of Best 50 College Towns – yet. The groups that put these lists together look at a variety of factors from livability to cultural offerings to simple “presence” of the school in the community. But when you look at the communities on […]

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Coal reclaims top spot in U.S. electric generation in May

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — After being eclipsed by natural gas as the top fuel source for U.S. electric generation in April, coal regained its top spot in the generation mix for May. Citing recent data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, business research firm SNL Energy reported this week that coal accounted for 32.6 percent of […]

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By July 30, 2015 Read More →

More than half of West Virginians depend on Medicare, Medicaid

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For a state whose residents are older, sicker and poorer than most, the nation’s two hallmark public health insurance programs are more integral to shaping health care in the Mountain State than ever, 50 years after their inception. Medicare and Medicaid, established in 1965 by amendments to the Social Security Act, celebrate […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, July 30

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, July 30, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. BREAKTHROUGH SEEN WITH FLIGHT 370 MYSTERY Debris found in the Indian Ocean is a […]

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By July 29, 2015 Read More →

Telephone scammers sweeping the state

CHARLESTON – West Virginia residents should be on alert for a new wave of telephone scams sweeping the state. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued an alert to West Virginia consumers today (July 29) about a new wave of phone calls from scammers claiming to work for Microsoft. The Consumer Protection Division of Morrisey’s office has received multiple […]