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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, June 13

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, June 13, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ORLANDO LATEST COMMUNITY FOREVER SCARRED BY MASS SHOOTING IN U.S. Dozens of bodies are slowly removed from a […]

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Demo for McDowell teacher housing to start
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Demo for McDowell teacher housing to start

WELCH, W.Va. — Officials knocked bricks out of the old Best Furniture building Thursday afternoon to mark the start of the Renaissance Teacher’s Village project. Reconnecting McDowell Board Chairman Gayle Manchin attended the ceremonial demolition event. “Today is a very positive day in an initiative that began four years ago with Reconnecting McDowell,” Manchin said. […]

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‘Say Yes to the Dress’ star hosts WVU fashion show
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‘Say Yes to the Dress’ star hosts WVU fashion show

To see a video of this event, click here.

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Bipartisan review seeks to change old law

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In an all-too-rare example of Congress working as it should, the U.S. Senate on Thursday approved House-backed legislation to rewrite the nation’s chemical safety laws. All five members of West Virginia’s congressional delegation supported the bill. The legislation marks the first significant changes to the […]

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Ted Koppel, wife in WV to promote pulmonary care
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Ted Koppel, wife in WV to promote pulmonary care

HAMLIN, W.Va. — Advocating for pulmonary rehabilitative treatment is a very personal mission for Grace Anne Dorney-Koppel. She was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 2001 and given five years to live. “It started taking over my life,” she said. “My daily activities were becoming more and more restricted. They said I would […]

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Stop paying for work not done

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — No one really knows the origin of a well-known phrase used in reaction to a ridiculous statute: “If the law supposes that, the law is an ass.” But West Virginians have a new reason to appreciate the condemnation. A member of the state Water Development Authority has […]

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Martinsburg closing in on early Sunday alcohol sales

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The City of Martinsburg is one step closer to joining the list of home rule municipalities in the Eastern Panhandle to allow alcohol sales at 10 a.m. on Sundays, as the city council members have approved an amendment to the city’s home rule application. The “Brunch Bill” passed during the 2016 West […]

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Wood County cracker plant still being discussed

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — State and company planners remain committed to the ethane cracker plant in Wood County despite the pull out of a major player in the multi-billion-dollar project. Odebrecht of Brazil was the major company in the $4 billion ethane cracker plant, A.S.C.E.N.T., in Wood County, but has transferred control of the project to […]

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WV Legislature to take another stab at budget crisis

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The legislature will return to Charleston Saturday to begin what is essentially the third round of a budget session after revenue measures floated by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin were rejected during two earlier legislative sessions and Tomblin vetoed the budget they passed earlier this week because it used more than $182 million […]

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Alpha, WV DEP reach agreement on reclamation

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Bankrupt Alpha Natural Resources and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection have reached an agreement in principle exceeding $300 million, paving the way for bonding and reclamation of the coal producer’s sites in the state. The agreement, which is subject to a number of contingencies, says surety bonds posted by Alpha […]

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