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Homeless solution for Tent City?

An editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Mayor Danny Jones was right to move homeless people from the property of Waste Management along the Elk River. We could have wished that he had done it before the bitter cold temperatures settled in. And that the people settled there might have had more notice. […]

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By January 21, 2016 Read More →

Harrison County lawmaker to run for secretary of state

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Del. Patsy Trecost, D-Harrison, said Wednesday he plans to run for West Virginia secretary of state. Meanwhile, former state lawmaker Sam Cann has added his name to the list of hopefuls for Harrison County Commission, and local lawyer Chris McCarthy has thrown his hat in the ring for an open circuit judge […]

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Marshall County groups offer free doghouses
By January 21, 2016 Read More →

Marshall County groups offer free doghouses

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Owners of outdoor dogs may be able to obtain some help in protecting their animals from the elements this winter, as the Marshall County Animal Rescue League and the Marshall County Co-Op have partnered to provide shelters across the year. In conjunction with a push from the West Virginia Humane Society to […]

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By January 21, 2016 Read More →

Parkersburg shelter to expect payment or work

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — People staying at the Latrobe Street Mission Homeless and Recovery Center will be asked to contribute to the shelter and services they receive there, starting in February. Executive director Steve Clay said that, as of Feb. 1, any individual or family spending the night at the shelter will be expected to pay […]

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WV residents advised to hunker down for big snow
By January 21, 2016 Read More →

WV residents advised to hunker down for big snow

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Meteorologists are saying the southern half of West Virginia could see 18 to 20 inches of snow Friday through Sunday. Winter Storm Jonas as the storm is tagged is shaping up to be a major winter event, according to Charleston meteorologist Dylan Cooper.  Thursday will be the literal “calm before the storm,” Cooper […]

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By January 21, 2016 Read More →

Right to work, prevailing wage on fast track to where?

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Legislators are pondering two bills that proponents say will help the business climate of West Virginia and that opponents say will be the ruination of what businesses the state has left. Those bills concern the right to work — which means a union shop could not require its […]

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By January 21, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Jan. 21

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.   1. UK JUDGE: TWO RUSSIANS KILLED EX-AGENT   Putin probably approved a plan by the FSB security service […]

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By January 20, 2016 Read More →

Fundraiser to aid Beckley sports writer

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A benefit night will be held Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Beckley Galleria Chick-fil-A for sports writer Gary Fauber, who continues recovering from December brain surgery. Community members are hosting this fund raiser to help with his medical expenses. Fauber was diagnosed with a mass on his brain stem on […]

By January 20, 2016 Read More →

WV high court hears Senate vacancy arguments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Voter intent or party affiliation? That’s the heart of the question before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, placed there because of the resignation of former state Sen. Daniel Hall, who resigned earlier this month to become a lobbyist for the National Rifle Association. Hall was elected as a Democrat in […]

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By January 20, 2016 Read More →

Decision on state Senate seat should be about voters

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — We’d like to pretend that party affiliation has absolutely no bearing on which candidate voters cast their ballots for. We’d like to believe that when voters walk into the booth, they vote for the person who has views that most closely align with their own on […]

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