Archive for October, 2017

Ballot page split upsets Ohio County candidate
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Ballot page split upsets Ohio County candidate

WHEELING, W.Va. — The phones at the Ohio County Commission office rang consistently throughout the day Wednesday with voters asking why they couldn’t vote for board of education candidate Sarah Koegler. On the first day of early voting in the county, many voters expressed concern that Koegler’s name wasn’t listed along with the five other […]

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Money flows into Eastern Panhandle legislative race

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Republican and Democratic candidate vying for the 67th House of Delegates seat have collectively raised approximately $106,000 in campaign contributions before the primary election. Republican candidate Riley Moore has received $66,273 in campaign contributions, while Democratic candidate Rod Snyder has received $40,066. Moore’s Republican primary opponent, Daniel Swisher, reported no money […]

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Beckley doctor to serve eight years in prison
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Beckley doctor to serve eight years in prison

BECKLEY, W.Va. — After pleading guilty in January to illegally prescribing pain medication and defrauding Medicaid and Medicare, Dr. Jose Jorge Abbud Gordinho was sentenced Wednesday to serve eight years in prison. The 67-year-old native of Brazil previously practiced medicine at Responsible Pain and Aesthetic Management on George Street in Beckley. Although he was hesitant […]

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Raleigh County high school slated for $22M upgrade
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Raleigh County high school slated for $22M upgrade

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Almost 50 years old, an aging Shady Spring High School is set to come roaring back to prominence as officials broke ground on $22 million school improvement projects. “They will have a facility that will support 21st Century education,” said Raleigh County Schools Superintendent David Price. “This will be a great opportunity […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, April 28

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, April 28, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. FAST-MOVING DEVELOPMENTS ROIL PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN Cruz picks Fiorina as his running mate, while the Sanders campaign says it […]

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By April 27, 2016 Read More →

William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital and Highland-Clarksburg Hospital to host Mental Health Awareness Fair

‘Spring Into Action’ event to highlight resources, educate community on mental health CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Mental health is as important as physical health and wellness; however, many people fail to seek support because of the attached stigma, according to officials at William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital and Highland-Clarksburg Hospital. The two health care facilities are partnering to […]

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Make use of early voting period

An editorial from the Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s primary election is set for May 10. On that day, Mountain State residents will be heading to the polls to voice their opinions on numerous local and state elections, as well as contribute toward the selection of the Republican and Democratic nominees for president. […]

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Beckley to welcome first black female police officer
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Beckley to welcome first black female police officer

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The City of Beckley will soon welcome its first black female police officer — a lifelong Beckley resident, 24-year-old Charlene Diggs. She and four other young, soon-to-be officers — Alex McGhee, Jim McNeely, Logan Christian and Naomi Cook — introduced themselves and shared their excitement about joining the force Tuesday night at the Beckley Common Council […]

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It’s our job to investigate issues

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — We live in a different sociopolitical world today than we did even just a few years ago. In the age of social media, more than ever, political candidates always are subject to being analyzed in any and all public forums. When you put your name on a ballot […]

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Bass Pro Shops reportedly looking to buy Cabela’s
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Bass Pro Shops reportedly looking to buy Cabela’s

TRIADELPHIA, W.Va. — Published reports indicate Bass Pro Shops is working with financial giant Goldman Sachs to purchase fellow outdoor retailer Cabela’s Inc. Officials with Springfield, Mo.-based Bass Pro Shops would not confirm or deny the reports Tuesday. “We are aware of recent media speculation and our policy is not to comment on market rumors,” […]

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