Archive for December, 2017

Billboard to display solicitors of prostitution
By October 30, 2015 Read More →

Billboard to display solicitors of prostitution

By BISHOP NASH The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – In the battle against prostitution, usually fought in darkness by undercover officers, Huntington Police have added a very public weapon that Chief Joe Ciccarelli hopes catches a few eyes. An electronic billboard, located at the corner of 3rd Avenue and 20th Street, will begin displaying the faces […]

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‘BBQ & Bingo’ features food, activities, raises funds for state championship

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — If you’re craving BBQ or bingo, mark Sunday, Nov. 15, on your calendar.  Robin Murphy, pitmaster of Nuthin’ Fancy BBQ and a pro competitor in the 2015 BBQ Bash, will be smoking baby back ribs, brisket, pork and all the trimmings at  the “BBQ & Bingo” at the Buckhannon Moose Lodge on Nov. 15. Tickets should be purchased […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Oct. 30

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHAT CONGRESS IS SENDING TO OBAMA A budget and debt deal that averts a catastrophic national default and […]

By October 29, 2015 Read More →

WVU to work on Upper Kanawha Valley economy

BECKLEY, W.Va. — West Virginia University will develop a Memorandum of Understanding with county commissions and municipalities that will be affected by WVU Tech’s move to Beckley and commit to helping the local economy improve. After months of silence and little information from the parent university, Fayette County Commissioner Matt Wender said the school is […]

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A few suffer effects of Wheeling ammonia leak
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A few suffer effects of Wheeling ammonia leak

WHEELING, W.Va. — An ammonia leak at the Ziegenfelder Corp. in East Wheeling on Wednesday afternoon sent several employees to the hospital and shut down streets surrounding the plant. Workers inside the 87 18th St. plant reported a vapor cloud shortly before 2 p.m. Wheeling firefighters first on the scene immediately called for additional ambulances […]

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Obamacare fails to keep promises

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — With friends like Obamacare, who needs enemies? That would be a logical reaction to news this week about the federal health insurance program. President Barack Obama and other proponents of the insurance takeover insisted it was necessary for two purposes: First, to provide health coverage for millions […]

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Clarksburg council at odds over imposing sales tax

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Clarksburg City Council had a heated exchange Wednesday over the tabling of a proposed sales tax and initial passage of a reduction in some business and occupation taxes. The fiery debate pitted Mayor Cathy Goings, Vice Mayor Jim Malfregeot and Councilman Zeke Lopez against Councilmen Ryan Kennedy and Chad Sigmon. “If the […]

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By October 29, 2015 Read More →

Casinos get smaller share of latest W.Va. ad grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State Tourism Commission members Wednesday approved $1.46 million of advertising matching grants for 21 tourism venues or events, with the state’s four racetrack casinos splitting $500,000 of that total. The awards were the first since the commission voted in May to set the maximum Matching Advertising Partnership Program grant amount at $125,000, […]

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US attorney blasts planned child mental health facility

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A proposed child psychiatric treatment facility in Logan County is advancing with a disturbing lack of transparency and would have “disastrous implications” if it is completed, the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia recently told Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s administration. U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld urged the state to reconsider […]

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Yeager Airport overrun repairs could take years
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Yeager Airport overrun repairs could take years

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Yeager Airport’s governing board has managed to self-finance the removal of unstable earth from the March 12 safety-overrun slope failure, but restoring the safety zone to its former elevation at a safer gradient could take years to study, finance, design and build. On Wednesday, the board voted to proceed with a second and […]

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