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By June 23, 2016 Read More →

WV agency OKs Huntington hospital acquisition

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Health Care Authority announced Wednesday it will grant a certificate of approval sought by Cabell Huntington Hospital for its proposed acquisition of St. Mary’s Medical Center. The combination of the two Huntington hospitals, which has drawn antitrust action from the Federal Trade Commission, has by and large been supported […]

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By June 23, 2016 Read More →

Expanded VA clinic for Charleston area opens

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The American flag hanging in Dr. Gina Puzzuoli’s new office is faded and worn, but the three signatures splashed across it back in 1969 are still clearly visible, as well as the word “Saigon” — the place where three friends went to war and only one came back. “My friend was the only […]

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Splash pad to open on Charleston’s Magic Island
By June 23, 2016 Read More →

Splash pad to open on Charleston’s Magic Island

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The long-awaited splash pad at Magic Island is making its debut Thursday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the new water feature at 11 a.m., and it will be activated thereafter, weather permitting. Children and families are welcome to enjoy the pad once it’s activated. Last week, local artist Rob Cleland was […]

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By June 23, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, June 23

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, June 23, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO STAGED A SIT-IN AT CONGRESS OVER GUNS Rebellious Democrats hold an extraordinary around-the-clock protest on the House […]

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Gov. Tomblin names Stadelman Chief of Staff
By June 22, 2016 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin names Stadelman Chief of Staff

  Former newspaper publisher replaces outgoing chief of staff, Charlie Lorensen CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced Chris Stadelman has been named chief of staff. The appointment will take place effective Friday.                       “As we tackle the challenges that lie ahead, I’m […]

Ex-Richwood mayor Baber wins election by one vote
By June 22, 2016 Read More →

Ex-Richwood mayor Baber wins election by one vote

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Next time the naysayers tell you your vote doesn’t mean anything, point to the Richwood mayoral election. Bob Henry Baber, a former mayor of Richwood and several times a candidate for statewide office, appears to have won the mayor’s race — and his win couldn’t be any closer. Baber garnered 104 votes. Second-place […]

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By June 22, 2016 Read More →

WV horse tracks to feel bigger pinch in subsidy cuts

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — What legislators envisioned as a major cut in greyhound racing subsidies will actually have a bigger impact on West Virginia’s two thoroughbred racetracks, members of the state Racing Commission learned Tuesday. However, what looks like a $4.1 million funding cut on paper will only be about half that amount, because of ongoing declines […]

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Miss West Virginia pageant unfolds in Morgantown
By June 22, 2016 Read More →

Miss West Virginia pageant unfolds in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — More than 40 Miss West Virginia and Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen contestants from across the state are on WVU’s campus this week for rehearsals, interviews and other pre-pageant festivities. Contestants met with a patient from WVU Medicine Children’s Tuesday at Stalnaker Hall, followed by rehearsals for preliminary competition. Contestants will take the […]

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Marshall chief was national science camper in ’73
By June 22, 2016 Read More →

Marshall chief was national science camper in ’73

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The first time Jerome Gilbert came to West Virginia to attend a summer science camp, it was 1973, and Gilbert was an 18-year-old graduate of Jackson Prep School in Jackson, Mississippi, who was getting ready to pursue a degree in biomedical engineering from Mississippi State University. The next time Gilbert returned to […]

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By June 22, 2016 Read More →

Former WV resort sold in parcels for total $2.7M

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The former Coolfont ReCreation on Cold Run Valley Road sold at auction Tuesday in parcels. The entire 988-acre property was divided into nine parcels. The total sale price was $2.673 million, including a 10 percent buyer’s premium. Approximately 100 people attended the auction, held at Cacapon Resort State Park. The seller […]

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