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Gallup says W.Va.’s uninsured cut by more than half

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The rate of West Virginians without health insurance has dropped precipitously since 2013, the year of the nation’s first Affordable Care Act marketplace, according to a new poll. A Gallup poll released this week places West Virginia seventh in the nation for its drop in uninsured residents since 2013. An estimated 17.6 […]

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FBI biometrics center dedicated in Clarksburg
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FBI biometrics center dedicated in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG,W.Va. — FBI and Department of Defense officials dedicated a new facility Tuesday that will combine the two agencies’ cutting-edge research into identifying and catching criminals and terrorists. About 200 people gathered under cloudy skies for the ribbon-cutting at the Biometric Technology Center on the sprawling campus of the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division […]

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Barboursville celebrates its new splash park
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Barboursville celebrates its new splash park

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Urban deer hunts proving successful

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The resurgence of the white-tailed deer is one of America’s great wildlife management success stories. A century ago, deer had been almost hunted out of existence. States responded with limited hunting seasons and other restrictions, and today the nation’s deer population is estimated to be more than 20 […]

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How will EPA react to its own pollution?

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — A coal company guilty of releasing 3 million gallons of mine wastewater into a river would be in deep trouble with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A small- to medium-size firm probably would find its survival threatened. But the culprit behind such a release affecting New […]

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Sprint affiliate to buy nTelos wireless

BECKLEY, W.Va. — About 120,000 nTelos customers in West Virginia will soon be served by Sprint as Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. (Shentel) acquires nTelos Holdings Corp. Willy Pirtle, vice president of Wireless for Shentel, said current nTelos customers will not notice a change in their rates or service plan; however, customers will soon be serviced by the […]

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Raleigh County officials face teacher shortage

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Raleigh County Schools system has 53 vacant teacher positions as the school year is ready to tip off Thursday, prompting Raleigh Superintendent David Price to declare Tuesday that the school system is in crisis. “It’s not a shortage that’s coming,” Price said at the regular Raleigh board of education meeting. “We’re […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Aug. 12

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. COP WHO SHOT COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER FIRED FROM FORCE Whether or not officer Brad […]

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By August 11, 2015 Read More →

Capito on FBI-DoD Biometrics Technology Center dedication in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R.-W.Va.) released the following statement about today’s dedication of the Biometrics Technology Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia: “Today’s announcement highlights the strong partnership between DoD and the FBI in combatting terrorism at home and abroad. West Virginia University and Marshall University have made significant investments to create […]

10 Things you should know about WVPA Convention 2015
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10 Things you should know about WVPA Convention 2015

10 Things you should know about WVPA Convention 2015, which is Thursday through Saturday in Charleston, W.Va.: No. 1 — President’s Reception, which opens Convention 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, is at The Culture Center at the state Capitol Complex, not The Embassy Suites, which serves as Convention headquarters. The Charleston Convention & Visitors Center is providing […]

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