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Cabell County students offer haunting performance
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Cabell County students offer haunting performance

ONA, W.Va. — Hundreds of young performers teamed up for haunting performance at Cabell Midland High School. Over 300 orchestra students representing all middle and high schools in Cabell County performed during their 17th annual Halloween Concert on Tuesday night at the school in Ona. Ron Caviani, who teaches orchestra at both Huntington High and […]

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Huntington vying for ‘Best Communities’ jackpot
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Huntington vying for ‘Best Communities’ jackpot

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More details about the city of Huntington’s revitalization efforts for the “America’s Best Communities” competition were unveiled Tuesday as the deadline to submit the plan for the next round approaches. “This is another important step in our efforts to be recognized as America’s Best Community,” mayor Steve Williams said Tuesday during a […]

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‘Hellhole’ label fading in West Virginia

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register  WHEELING, W.Va. — No one can say with certainty how many jobs have been lost to West Virginians because our state was viewed as a “judicial hellhole” for years. Executives seeking sites for new or expanded businesses may well have marked us off their lists without even contacting local or […]

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Embattled Boone ambulance chief placed on leave
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Embattled Boone ambulance chief placed on leave

RACINE, W.Va. — Following a six to three vote, the Boone County Ambulance Authority placed director Randy Lengyel on administrative leave with pay while an internal investigation in completed. “While that process is going on we thought it was appropriate to put him on administrative leave,” said Josh Barker, a B.C.A.A. board member. The Boone […]

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Wood County board OKs shooter response training
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Wood County board OKs shooter response training

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Wood County Schools will move forward with an active-shooter response program, and training for employees could begin within the coming weeks. The Wood County Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously approved the use of A.L.I.C.E., a national training program which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate, for Wood County Schools […]

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Society has obligation to ferret out child abusers

An editorial from The Register-Herald  BECKLEY, W.Va. — There was a very disturbing story on the front page of The Register-Herald Tuesday, one that a couple decades ago probably wouldn’t have been on the radar of the majority of readers. The topic was the latest data by the West Virginia Child Advocacy Networks (WV CAN) on […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Oct. 28

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHO ENTERS THIRD GOP DEBATE WITH MOMENTUM The Republican candidates for president will gather Wednesday amid fresh volatility […]

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By October 27, 2015 Read More →

W.Va. officials should be ready for Ohio vote on pot

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Depending on what happens just across the Ohio River on Nov. 3, West Virginia – in particular, our region of it – could face a whole new set of drug-related challenges. Ohio voters are being asked to approve sale of marijuana for recreational and medicinal […]

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An inside look at W.Va. correctional officer training
By October 27, 2015 Read More →

An inside look at W.Va. correctional officer training

  Editor’s Note: Public Safety reporter Henry Culvyhouse traveled to Glenville earlier this month to observe how correctional officers, who staff the state’s prisons, jails and local juvenile detention facilities, are trained. Arriving bright and early and staying until early afternoon, Culvyhouse was able to become the first journalist in West Virginia to fully participate […]

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Drug addiction tore doctor’s life apart

ELKINS, W.Va. — Members of the city’s business community learned about a local man who nearly lost everything because of drug addiction Monday during the Elkins Rotary Club’s weekly meeting. Petersburg resident Rajan B. Masih, MD, took Rotarians through the story of his fall from grace – how the illegal abuse of prescription pain medications […]

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