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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, March 30

1. FOR TRUMP, FEW LIMITS TO WIN-AT-ANY-COST APPROACH AP’s Julie Pace finds the GOP front-runner continues to surprise with how far he’s willing to go in busting boundaries that restrain other candidates. 2. EGYPTIAN HIJACK SUSPECT ORDERED HELD FOR EIGHT DAYS Seif Eddin Mustafa, 59, faces charges for allegedly diverting a Cairo-bound EgyptAir flight to […]

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West Virginia journalists invited to WVU environmental reporting workshop

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — WVU will host “Sensing the Environment: Investigating Community Water Stories with Sensor Journalism” on Saturday, April 30, at the WVU Reed College of Media Innovation Center in the Evansdale Crossing Building. “This free, public workshop  – 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. – will examine America’s growing water crisis, from the Elk River chemical spill in […]

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Media Alert: Sen. Manchin schedules stops across West Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., will make several stops throughout West Virginia to meet with community and business leaders, local officials and discuss current issues that are important to West Virginians. Manchin will make stops in Kanawha, Mercer, and Upshur counties. “I have always been a true believer in the […]

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Secret Service bans guns at GOP national convention

CLEVELAND, Ohio, — U.S. Secret Service said Monday that no guns would be allowed at July’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, effectively nullifying a petition that has gathered more than 42,000 signatures supporting allowing people to openly carry firearms at the event, according to a report by The Washington Post. The Secret Service said only law enforcement officers would […]

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Capito, Manchin announce nearly $1.4 Million for Head Start Projects in Wyoming County

MountainHeart Community Services, Inc. in Matheny to receive funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., today announced that MountainHeart Community Services, Inc. in Matheny will receive $1,381,731 for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.   The funding, awarded by […]

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SBA West Virginia: 2016 small business week award winners

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The West Virginia District Office has announced the 2016 Small Business Week winners. The District Office will celebrate the winners on  May 4 during an invitation-only awards luncheon at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont. In addition to the winners below, a Director’s Choice Award will be given to a deserving member of the community. […]

Endorsement: Booth Goodwin receives two law enforcement  endorsements in bid for governor
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Endorsement: Booth Goodwin receives two law enforcement  endorsements in bid for governor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —Democratic gubernatorial candidate Booth Goodwin today announced two key endorsements in his race to become Governor – the West Virginia Sheriffs’ Association (WVSA) and the West Virginia Chiefs of Police Association (WVCOPA). Goodwin worked every day for the past 15 years with law enforcement officers, serving as United States Attorney for 5 years and […]

Volunteers tackle massive dumps in Mercer County
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Volunteers tackle massive dumps in Mercer County

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Volunteers are now 10 days into a 40-day campaign to clean up Mercer County. According to county commissioner Greg Puckett, a cleanup of a dumpsite on Ada Road amassed 11,000 tires. “We’ve had a tremendous response,” Puckett said. “We keep finding massive dumpsites. The good news is we’re finding names and addresses […]

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Population losses reported by US Census alarming

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Tragic. How else can you describe the latest population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. While we anticipated a population loss in the region considering the thousands of coal mining jobs that have been lost over the last couple of years, we didn’t realize it […]

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Marshall campus mourns loss of faculty member
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Marshall campus mourns loss of faculty member

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A Marshall University professor passed away over spring break due to a neck injury after a bicycle accident. Dr. Harold Blanco fell off his bike while riding with his nephew at Barboursville Park March 18. Blanco suffered a severe neck fracture that left him paralyzed and suffered two episodes of cardiac arrest, […]

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