Archive for December, 2017

WV chef still in ‘Cake Wars’ after four episodes
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WV chef still in ‘Cake Wars’ after four episodes

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Local chef Steve Weiss will continue on the Food Network Channel’s “Cake Wars: Christmas” competition. Weiss, the culinary arts program coordinator and instructor at Blue Ridge Technical and Community College, will continue to compete for a $50,000 grand prize after he and fellow bakers survived Monday night’s episode. Weiss has now survived […]

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Downtown Parkersburg building to be auctioned
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Downtown Parkersburg building to be auctioned

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — An iconic downtown building could be going up on the auction block. A trustee sale of the Dils Center – home for more than 80 years to the Dils Brothers department store – has been scheduled for Monday, Dec. 14, on the Wood County Courthouse steps, according to a legal notice published […]

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Economic fate too often in hands of others

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Mid-Ohio Valley residents are learning lessons in patience, as hoped-for economic prosperity at the hands of the oil and natural gas industries has been slow to materialize. A little farther up I-77, Guernsey County, Ohio, is already dealing with a downturn in the boom that brought […]

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Small WV town proud of historic bridge redo
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Small WV town proud of historic bridge redo

MANNINGTON, W.Va. — A six-year bridge replacement project came to an end Monday. The Clarksburg Street Bridge, which was under construction for about 10 months, was named the Historic Southside Bridge. It was dedicated in the honor of Samuel Nelson “Doc” Elliott and Florence Anastasia Ryan in Mannington.  Mannington Mayor Jim Taylor said Monday was […]

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Beckley balloon travels 3,700 miles in three days
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Beckley balloon travels 3,700 miles in three days

BECKLEY, W.Va. — There are many reasons a message in a bottle or note on a balloon might never be found. It could be lost forever in the ocean, wind up somewhere remote or simply be overlooked as trash. Defying those odds, a balloon released on Thanksgiving Day in Beckley in memory of a lost […]

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Environmentalists say Morrisey overstepped authority

BECKLEY, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey overstepped his authority when he sued the Environmental Protection Agency over its Clean Power Plan earlier this year, according to legal papers filed on behalf of a number of state environmental groups. The Motion to Intervene states the attorney general has no role in the state’s […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Dec. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers 1. WHAT’S AIM OF CLIMATE TALKS World leaders are hoping to reach a deal charting a path toward reduced […]

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