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WV Veterans Memorial gets new, blue lighting
By November 24, 2015 Read More →

WV Veterans Memorial gets new, blue lighting

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Blankenship jury deliberating for sixth day
By November 24, 2015 Read More →

Blankenship jury deliberating for sixth day

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Jurors in the Don Blankenship criminal case met for about 6 1/2 hours on Monday, continuing their deliberations on three felony charges against the former Massey Energy CEO. They are scheduled to return to the federal courthouse at 9 a.m. today to resume their work. U.S. District Judge Irene Berger released jurors […]

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WV Christmas tree vendors brace for Black Friday
By November 24, 2015 Read More →

WV Christmas tree vendors brace for Black Friday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Christmas tree vendors at Charleston’s Capitol Market are preparing for a Black Friday sales rush, as traditionalists who savor the classic looks and spicy aromas of fresh-cut trees hasten to put Thanksgiving behind them to embrace the yuletide holiday season. A half-dozen vendors were already up and running on Monday, with some […]

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WV gas prices fall below $2, may continue to drop
By November 24, 2015 Read More →

WV gas prices fall below $2, may continue to drop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Around this time a year ago, a headline in The Charleston Gazette read: “Plummet at the pump; expect gas prices to keep dropping.” The “plummet” referred to gas prices dropping below $3 a gallon in the Kanawha Valley. A year later, average gas prices nationwide are expected to dip below $2 a […]

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By November 24, 2015 Read More →

Officials cite risk to public from recent copper thefts

WELCH — Thieves who damage telecommunications lines in their quest for copper continue to be a threat to southern West Virginia’s communities, troopers with the West Virginia State Police said Monday. On Nov. 5, thieves seeking copper cut down fiber optic cables in the Barlow area of McDowell County. Approximately 4,000 customers between Welch and […]

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By November 24, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Nov. 24

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. RUSSIA CONFIRMS TURKEY SHOT DOWN WARPLANE Ankara says the jet violated its national airspace; Moscow denies the plane […]

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By November 23, 2015 Read More →

NAA CEO Column: Shoppers look to newspaper media for the best holiday shopping deals

Newspaper media inform readers about the best deals on Black Friday and throughout the season   By David Chavern president & CEO, NAA   The infamous day-after-Thanksgiving retail bonanza – affectionately dubbed “Black Friday” – is always a major event for newspapers. Readers look forward to the arrival of the “Thanksgiving edition” of their local […]

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By November 23, 2015 Read More →

Sen. and Mrs. Manchin serving Thanksgiving dinner at shelters

Manchins continuing tradition by serving dinners at Tiskelwah Center, Union Mission Crossroads Shelter  WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and his wife, Gayle, will continue their longtime Thanksgiving tradition of serving meals at the Tiskelwah Center and the Union Mission Crossroads Shelter. “My parents taught me at an early age that if you […]

By November 23, 2015 Read More →

WV Hub seeking new executive director

The WV Hub seeks spearhead to lead West Virginia to a bright future FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The Hub is a special organization. And it will take a special person to lead it. Leadership that The Hub hopes will have a profound impact on the state of West Virginia for decades to come. Kent Spellman is retiring as The Hub’s executive […]

By November 23, 2015 Read More →

Health exchanges show cracks in Obamacare

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Public health care exchanges, the centerpiece of President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, seem to be in jeopardy. According to the Associated Press, UnitedHealth, the nation’s largest health insurer, said Thursday it would pull back on marketing its plans available through the marketplace […]

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