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Raleigh County woman competes on ‘The Voice’
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Raleigh County woman competes on ‘The Voice’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Coal City woman will compete on this season of NBC’s “The Voice,” a show that pits singers against one another for the chance to win a record contract. Krista Hughes successfully made it through the blind audition portion of the show, during which celebrity coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani […]

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How many will Patriot Coal bankruptcy hurt?

A Gazette editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Patriot Coal, based in Putnam County, is emerging from its second bankruptcy — but nobody yet knows how many West Virginia miners and retirees and their families will be injured. The bankruptcy is “a final dirty trick for miners,” the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said last week. […]

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Princeton native starring in uplifting new movie
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Princeton native starring in uplifting new movie

PRINCETON, W.Va. — The Tony Nathan story isn’t one of the big stories in the integration of major sports. By the mid-1970s, when Nathan, now 60, was the featured half-back with the Woodlawn High School football Colonels. When Nathan attended Woodland, it wasn’t the same as it was when Bobby Bowden graduated from the same […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Oct. 12

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. TURKISH PEACE RALLY BOMB TOLL RISES TO 97 No one has claimed responsibility, but the attack bears similarities […]

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Gov. Tomblin proclaims Oct. 4-10 National Newspaper Week
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Gov. Tomblin proclaims Oct. 4-10 National Newspaper Week

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Noting that “when you hold your local newspaper in your hands — whether in print or on a mobile device — you hold a powerful tool to inform and inspire,” Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin this week proclaimed Oct. 4-10 as National Newspaper Week in West Virginia. Tomblin’s declaration comes as part of a national celebration of the 75th […]

Sen. Capito discusses defense funding bill in weekly video
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Sen. Capito discusses defense funding bill in weekly video

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In her weekly video address to West Virginians, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito discusses the Senate’s recent vote to pass a defense funding bill that is essential to our national defense. Sen. Capito also highlights the new location of the VA outpatient clinic announced this week and reflects on the continued threat of […]

SBA Accepting 2016 National Small Business Week Nominations
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SBA Accepting 2016 National Small Business Week Nominations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses. “National Small Business Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact these entrepreneurial spirits […]

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Cunningham Williams appointed to PSC

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today (Oct. 9, 2015) announced the appointment of Kara Cunningham Williams to the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC), effective immediately. Williams will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Commissioner Jon McKinney. “There are a number of important issues pending before the PSC, which is why I […]

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Judge sides with Morgan County planners in Dollar General waiver suit

By Kate Shunney The Morgan Messenger BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Morgan County Planner Alma Gorse notified county officials Thursday, Oct. 1, that a Morgan County Circuit Court judge has issued a ruling in their favor in a civil land-planning suit. The suit, which was filed by six county property owners in March, claimed that the […]

D&E College embarks on Secure the Future campaign
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D&E College embarks on Secure the Future campaign

By Heather Goodwin Henline – Publisher The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — A $25 million history-making funding challenge for Davis & Elkins College is the cornerstone of the school’s 10-year, $100 million Secure the Future campaign, President G.T. “Buck” Smith announced Thursday. James S. McDonnell III and the McDonnell family foundations are making the challenge funds possible. Earlier […]