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WV parks Chief’s Challenge offers great motivation

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — As West Virginia residents consider New Year’s resolutions to implement tomorrow, West Virginia State Parks Chief Sam England has an idea: Take a hike. Actually, take lots of them. England has put in place a Chief’s Challenge to hike or walk 100 miles in 2016 […]

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Father still seeks answers in daughter’s ’07 murder
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Father still seeks answers in daughter’s ’07 murder

MASON COUNTY, W.Va. — Whenever Ron Hickman is in Huntington, he drives to the apartment building where his daughter was found murdered, he sits outside in his car with the license plate “LEAHSDAD,” and he prays for justice. “I have people praying for me, praying for the case..that’s (prayer) the only way I know to […]

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WV lawmaker to stay on to protect Senate majority
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WV lawmaker to stay on to protect Senate majority

BECKLEY, W.Va. — State Senator Daniel Hall, R-Wyoming, who Tuesday announced his pending resignation from the legislature’s upper chamber, hedged on that plan Wednesday morning, saying if Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin plans to appoint a Democrat to fill his seat, he’ll stay on in the Senate. Tomblin Communications Director Chris Stadelman said the governor will […]

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By December 31, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Dec. 31

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PEOPLE WORLD OVER ON EDGE AS CALENDAR TURNS As the final hours of 2015 draw to a close, […]

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By December 30, 2015 Read More →

SBA offers webinar on handling disaster-related losses

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Join Agility Recovery and the U.S. Small Business Administration from 2 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, for a free webinar on how small businesses handled disaster-related losses in 2015, lessons learned, and resulting best practices. The year 2015 began with a powerful nor’easter dumping several feet of snow in Massachusetts, forcing major road […]

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New Wild, Wonderful West Virginia ad to air during WVU bowl game

CHARLESTON, West Virginia — Wild, Wonderful West Virginia will air its new winter ad during the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl matchup between West Virginia University and Arizona State University at 10:15 p.m. EST Saturday, Jan. 2 on ESPN.   The ad will air in Baltimore, Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and markets throughout West Virginia including Bridgeport, […]

By December 30, 2015 Read More →

Attorney General warns consumers of weight loss scam

CHARLESTON, West Virginia — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today warned consumers to be aware of a weight loss scam as many West Virginians make New Year’s resolutions to lose those extra pounds. Morrisey specifically warns West Virginia consumers of a scam that charges additional money following the purchase of a weight loss product’s trial offer. It could involve […]

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Morrisey releases end-of-year review

CHARLESTON, West Virginia — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey ended 2015 with announcements of a record-breaking, Internet settlement, new partnerships to combat substance abuse and disability fraud, major victories against the Environmental Protection Agency and the formation of a 27-state bipartisan coalition to fight President Obama’s Power Plan. The estimated $160-million agreement with Frontier Communications ranked as the largest, […]

Pre-Civil War mansion given to WVU-Parkersburg
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Pre-Civil War mansion given to WVU-Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The historical home of James McNeil Stephenson is now under the care of the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation. The foundation on Tuesday accepted Oakland, the mansion built by Stephenson in 1832 and the six acres that encompass its grounds at 1131 Seventh St., as a gift from Stephenson’s great-great grandson […]

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Ohio County superintendent ousted on 3-2 vote
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Ohio County superintendent ousted on 3-2 vote

WHEELING, W.Va. — Ohio County Board of Education members provided little explanation Tuesday night after voting 3-2 not to renew Superintendent Dianna Vargo’s contract. The decision by Shane Mallett, Tim Birch and Gary Kestner during Tuesday’s special meeting drew outrage from board members Christine Carder and Sarah Koegler, who voted to keep Vargo on board. […]

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