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Ex-legislator Mark Hunt to run for attorney general
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Ex-legislator Mark Hunt to run for attorney general

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former Kanawha County legislator Mark Hunt said Wednesday he is running for state attorney general. “West Virginia struggles with crime, the illegal drug trade and the abuse of our citizens by unscrupulous drug and insurance companies,” Hunt said in a video announcing his candidacy. “As attorney general I will be a tough […]

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Relapses show difficulty of addiction recovery

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Even when you kick the habit, addiction is never far away. A sad story this week underscores the difficult road of recovery faced by many caught in our region’s epidemic of opioid drug use. State police found a man and women in an Altizer apartment Monday suffering from […]

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Drilling firms still spending in W.Va. as hurdles mount

WHEELING, W.Va. — Southwestern Energy Co. officials plan to spend nearly $30 billion developing West Virginia oil and natural gas over the next 20 years, while fellow driller Antero Resources is spending more than $1 billion in the Mountain State this year alone. However, during Wednesday’s West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association conference at […]

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Old Wheeling warehouse to get $13M makeover
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Old Wheeling warehouse to get $13M makeover

WHEELING, W.Va. – About 70 more loft apartments will be available in downtown Wheeling a little over a year from now, as the Woda Group will invest about $13 million to convert the former Boury Warehouse at 16th and Main streets. Officials made the announcement Wednesday afternoon on the fifth floor of the historic building […]

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Proctor & Gamble begins W.Va. hiring process

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Today marks the beginning of a four-year hiring period for manufacturing company Procter & Gamble, as the company begins accepting applications for its Tabler Station plant. The plant is estimated to open fall 2017, with 300 employees hired by 2017 and 700 total employees hired by 2019. Hiring will begin in spring […]

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Jane Price Sharp – a selfless life
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Jane Price Sharp – a selfless life

MARLINTON, W.Va. — Jane Stobo Price Sharp, 95, died Sunday, September 27, 2015, at Pocahontas Center in Marlinton, Pocahontas County.  She died a stone’s throw across Knapps Creek from where she was born October 14, 1919, at the Price family home, 1118 Second Avenue, Marlinton. The family home sits just above the mouth of Knapps […]

Homer Hickam pens new novel about his parents
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Homer Hickam pens new novel about his parents

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — Homer Hickam, a southern W.Va. native and author of best-selling novel, “Rocket Boys,” has a new novel, “Carrying Albert Home,” that is scheduled for worldwide release in the month of October. “Carrying Albert Home,” is the “mostly true” story of a favorite family legend. Hickam describes the novel as a “story about […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Oct. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. RUSSIA LAUNCHES AIRSTRIKES IN SYRIA But just who is targeted — Islamic State extremists or more moderate rebels […]

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