Archive for October, 2017

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McGraw can’t be the pick for Supreme Court

An editorial from The Journal  MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Many West Virginians have not made up their minds how to vote in the state Supreme Court race to be decided May 10, to judge by public opinion polls. While deciding which candidate is best may be difficult, determining who is worst is easy. Because of his unsavory […]

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Logan crowd sees new drag strip on ex-mine site
By April 26, 2016 Read More →

Logan crowd sees new drag strip on ex-mine site

TWIN BRANCH, W.Va. — An estimated 1,000 people gathered near the border of Mingo and Logan counties at the newly laid Twin Branch Drag Strip for a sneak peek at the new facility April 23. The drag strip is located about 10 miles south of the Fountain Place Mall in Logan on U.S. Rt.119. Twin […]

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Ex-wrestling champ now on Fairmont legal mat
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Ex-wrestling champ now on Fairmont legal mat

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — After winning a state title in wrestling, Matt Delligatti transitioned himself into politics and eventually law. Growing up in Fairmont, Delligatti’s world was wrestling. He said his family — from uncles and cousins to brothers — all competed in the sport. “I’m very proud and fortunate to have grown up in Fairmont,” […]

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By April 26, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, April 26

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HOW FRONT-RUNNERS VIEW UPCOMING CONTESTS Donald Trump aims for a sweep of all five Northeastern states holding primaries, […]

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Elkins to host Eighth Annual Ramps & Rail Festival on Saturday
By April 25, 2016 Read More →

Elkins to host Eighth Annual Ramps & Rail Festival on Saturday

ELKINS, W.Va. — With temperatures in the mid 70s and a clear weather forecast for Saturday,  organizers of the Eighth Annual Ramps & Rail Festival expect the Elkins Depot and Town Square to be fills with both aromas and visitors. With events starting at 9 a.m. — a trail bike ride – and continuing until the vendor […]

By April 25, 2016 Read More →

Future haunted by budget cuts

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — On Friday night at the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner, WVU Tech President Carolyn Long was handed the key to the city. In presenting the key, Beckley’s first lady Lynn O’Brien said, “She (Long) and her staff are the key to this city’s future.” So, no […]

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By April 25, 2016 Read More →

Rethinking how we educate

A column by Mike Myer, executive editor of The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register  WHEELING, W.Va. — Everyone knows the big, consolidated high schools are better for students, right? Actually, wrong, in some important ways. Scores from the West Virginia Summative Assessment standardized test last year make that clear. Now, if you’ve paid much attention to education issues, you […]

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By April 25, 2016 Read More →

Bernie Sanders to rally in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Bernie Sanders will become the first major presidential candidate to make a stop in Huntington this election season when he hosts a rally at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena on Tuesday, according to release from his campaign. The Democratic senator from Vermont, who is trailing Hillary Clinton in the delegate count for […]

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By April 25, 2016 Read More →

WV DHHR says 1,566 will lose food stamp benefits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Under new requirements to either work or be in training, 1,566 West Virginians will lose their food stamp benefits beginning next month, according to the state Department of Health and Human Resources. Meanwhile the state is reviewing a request from legal advocacy group Mountain State Justice to exclude the chronically homeless from the […]

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Filmmaker Michael Moore visits WV film festival
By April 25, 2016 Read More →

Filmmaker Michael Moore visits WV film festival

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore’s birthday trip to Rome was canceled, he decided to take a trip to the next best city — Charleston. Coincidentally, on Moore’s 62nd birthday, the West Virginia International Film Festival was showing Moore’s film, “Where to Invade Next,” at the LaBelle Theater in South Charleston. Moore was […]

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