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Rape, assault case needs to be investigated

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has spared himself and some law enforcement officials in Harrison County a tongue-lashing by U.S. Supreme Court justices. Now, it remains for Mountain State residents to ask how a man could have been sent to prison though police and prosecutors had evidence […]

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WV Senate to vote on four-day pre-kindergarten

WHEELING, W.Va. — Pre-kindergarten students might not have to go to school on Fridays next year if the West Virginia Legislature votes to amend a law requiring all counties offer five-day preschool classes. A law passed by the Legislature in 2013 mandates that counties begin offering five-day pre-kindergarten programs by the fall of 2016. Registration […]

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Huntington attorney running for US president
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Huntington attorney running for US president

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia carries only five electoral votes, two more than the amount of times President Barack Obama has visited while in office just 80 miles from Martinsburg. In the grand scheme of nationhood, Huntington lawyer Paul T. Farrell Jr. said the Mountain State has been forgotten and belittled to more like a […]

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WVU student union gains two all-gender bathrooms
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WVU student union gains two all-gender bathrooms

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU introduced two all-gender bathrooms in the Mountainlair this week. “We’re always engaged with our students but also as an institution, we’re watching and aware of what’s going on nationally and it’s just the right thing to do,” said Corey Farris, dean of students. “As we become increasingly diverse on campus, we […]

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UC student athletes honored for saving crash victim
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UC student athletes honored for saving crash victim

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As Conor Branson, Jordan Lavender and Elle Martin worked feverishly to help free a truck driver’s leg from under a pile of telephone poles, the trio of University of Charleston student-athletes could hear the engine of the wrecked semi pop as it lay on a two-lane road in northern Ohio. They knew the […]

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Hearing on WV religious freedom bill sparks rally
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Hearing on WV religious freedom bill sparks rally

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — About 60 people turned out to speak at a public hearing Thursday morning on a bill that would allow businesses, individuals and others in West Virginia to argue that civil rights laws don’t apply to them based on their religious beliefs. Most speakers were against the bill. Then, Thursday afternoon, more than […]

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Why is US driving away good companies?

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It happens all too often in America. A major corporation, a stalwart of its headquarter’s community, announces it is moving its corporate offices overseas. “Unpatriotic!” shout the critics. “Immoral,” say those quick to judge. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called “outrageous” the recent announcement that […]

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Princeton cruisers to display ‘In God We Trust
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Princeton cruisers to display ‘In God We Trust

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The Princeton Police Department is following in the steps of the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department by placing “In God We Trust” on their police cruisers. “We thought it was a real good idea,” Princeton Chief of Police John Howell said. “We’re going to try to carry it through here in the city […]

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McDowell County Walmart loss worries residents
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McDowell County Walmart loss worries residents

KIMBALL, W.Va. — Thursday looked like any other day outside the Walmart store in Kimball, but shoppers coming out the doors knew it was the last time they could shop there. The store was among many Walmart locations closing across the country. McDowell County officials learned Jan. 15 that 140 local jobs would be gone […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Jan. 29

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. FOR GOP DEBATERS, A TASTE OF WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN Donald Trump’s absence creates space for his rivals […]

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