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Monitor drug pushers who are getting breaks

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Profiling – when law enforcement officers pay special attention to certain classes of people – has gotten an unmerited broad-stroke bad reputation among some Americans. But in some situations, it is entirely proper. Not using the technique would be foolish, in fact. Police and sheriffs’ deputies […]

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Thousands prove running mettle in Huntington
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Thousands prove running mettle in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When Glenn Carson of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, turned 59, he realized it was time to get off the couch. “There just comes a time in your life when you decide you can’t become a couch potato,” Carson said Sunday after completing the Marshall University Marathon sponsored by St. […]

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Huntington community marks its Civil War history
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Huntington community marks its Civil War history

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More than 150 years ago, George Childers, a member of the 13th West Virginia infantry during the Civil War, was captured and taken to an Andersonville, Georgia, prison. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined there. Of those, almost 13,000 died from disease, poor sanitation, […]

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Residents recall ’85 flood in hard-hit Preston County
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Residents recall ’85 flood in hard-hit Preston County

ROWLESBURG, W.Va. — The silver light of dawn was just peeking through the windows when the sheriff’s wife roused him. It was Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1985. Like many others whose houses weren’t washed away, Preston County Sheriff Jim Liller had slept through the worst flood in the history of West Virginia. There had been nothing […]

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Alderson Broaddus defaults on bond payments

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — Alderson Broaddus University is in default on repayment of millions of dollars in bonds, according to bond documents and a local bank official. Jeffrey Goff, president and CEO of BCBank in Philippi, said ABU did not make required payments after either the second or the third quarter, resulting in an $18,750 loss […]

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Remembering the trials, triumphs of ’85 flood

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Thirty years ago today, we were expecting rain. We had little idea what was coming. It just kept raining. And when it stopped raining, much of West Virginia was cleaning up after one of the biggest flooding disasters in a century.  More than 40 people would be […]

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Blankenship defense targets government rules
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Blankenship defense targets government rules

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Despite several rulings that appeared to limit such a strategy, lawyers for Don Blankenship are mounting a defense that is already rich with the former Massey Energy CEO’s frequent criticism of government efforts to regulate the coal-mining industry and with Massey’s battles with federal mine-safety regulators. Jurors in the landmark trial have […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Nov. 2

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. METROJET PLANE LOST SPEED, ALTITUDE BEFORE CRASHING The company says that no technical fault could have caused the […]

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