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WV delegation votes for Clinton over Sanders by 1
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WV delegation votes for Clinton over Sanders by 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary in the state of West Virginia handily. But when it came time for West Virginia to cast its 37 electoral votes at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday, the state went to Clinton: 19 delegates were for the nominee and 18 delegates for Sanders. […]

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NFL’s Saints start WV training camp with flood work
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NFL’s Saints start WV training camp with flood work

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — For a couple of days a month ago, there was no baseball field at Villa Park, in downtown White Sulphur Springs. There was no football field, no tennis courts, no playground. “Nothing but brown water as far as I could see,” was how 85-year-old Irma Justice described the park a […]

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Vehicle fleet audit a good idea

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state of West Virginia owns one vehicle for every five state employees, according to preliminary numbers available to legislators. While that number sounds high, the report is still better news than what was reported in 2009. At that time, record keeping was so poor […]

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Small fire department mounted $2.4M relief effort

SHINNSTON, W.Va. — The Shinnston Fire Department was recognized by the Shinnston City Council for its success in spearheading collections for the flood efforts in southern West Virginia at Monday’s meeting. “They collected $2.4 million worth of money and supplies. It ran for about 15 days and there were people working 12 to 18 hours […]

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Dominion Post hosts Pokemon Go party
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Dominion Post hosts Pokemon Go party

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — “Pokemon Go” players had the chance to catch a few more Pokemon in Sabraton on July 27 thanks to The Dominion Post. The newspaper hosted a Post PokeParty for the community. The event featured giveaways, free treats and the opportunity to try and catch Pokemon for players of “Pokemon Go.” The Dominion […]

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Low bid for new Ohio River bridge is $131 million

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Although more than $57 million separated the bids received for the new Ohio River bridge from Wellsburg to Brilliant, the apparent low bid came in just about where state officials expected it would. The three bidders as of Tuesday’s bid deadline were Flatiron Constructors Inc., headquartered in Broomfield, Colo., at $131 million; […]

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Wheeling clamps down on costly false alarms

WHEELING, W.Va. — By October, Wheeling residents and businesses must register their burglar alarms or face fines, as the result of an ordinance passed last fall adopting fees for responding to false alarms. The free online registration process with a third party company is now open, Wheeling Police Department officials announced Wednesday. After Oct. 1, […]

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Annual Grecian Fest underway in Wheeling
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Annual Grecian Fest underway in Wheeling

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

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, July 28, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. OBAMA PASSES BATON TO CLINTON Hillary Clinton has the stage, after President Barack Obama named her the inheritor […]

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By July 27, 2016 Read More →

Community effort helps flood relief

An editorial from the Parkerburg News and Sentinel  PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — More than a month after devastating flooding turned 12 West Virginia counties into federal disaster areas, residents and business owners in those regions are just now beginning to see some order in the chaos of their recovery effort. Importantly, one of the reasons for that […]

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