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It’s bad manners to bite the hand

A Gazette editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia got some welcome news last week. A round of President Obama’s POWER initiative grants will pour $16 million into infrastructure and entrepreneurship projects to help West Virginians get back to work. It is money well spent and well-deserved. Just because the world is moving […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Aug. 31

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP MAKING SURPRISE VISIT TO MEXICO The Republican presidential nominee is scheduled to meet privately with President Enrique […]

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By August 30, 2016 Read More →

Teach students not to get a job, but create one

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For generations, the societal expectations for recent high school and college graduates were simple: get a job. It’s time for that line of thinking to change. Not that we don’t want new graduates to work. Quite the opposite — society still expects every capable citizen […]

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Santucci headed for Charleston Distance Run
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Santucci headed for Charleston Distance Run

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Before injury dashed her dreams, distance runner Clara Santucci lined up at the 2016 Olympic marathon trials in February ready to chase down the ultimate prize in representing Team USA. On Saturday, Santucci will lead the crowd of nearly 1,000 expected runners at the 44th annual Charleston Distance Run. A hamstring injury forced […]

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Lewisburg couple moving, restoring old depot
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Lewisburg couple moving, restoring old depot

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — The Lewisburg & Ronceverte Railroad once again rode the rails — or at least a pair of long steel beams — on Sunday, as its 106-year-old depot building made a trip of nearly 1 mile through downtown Lewisburg. The trip came aboard a house-mover’s trailer en route to the depot’s new home […]

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Clendenin to be site of $2M natural gas truck facility
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Clendenin to be site of $2M natural gas truck facility

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — MarkWest, a natural gas company with operations in several states, is planning to build a trucking facility for natural gas liquids near Clendenin. The company filed for a building permit for the proposed project with Kanawha County late last week. According to the permit application, the loading facility will cost $2 million, and […]

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By August 30, 2016 Read More →

Wheeling area parents, providers discuss EpiPens

WHEELING, W.Va. — As controversy swirls over price hikes for Mylan’s EpiPens, generic epinephrine auto-injectors offer a less-costly alternative but require training to administer the drug properly. Each device provides an emergency injection of epinephrine, a medicine used for life-threatening allergic reactions. Mylan has responded to the criticism by announcing plans to release a generic […]

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Top floor of Wheeling school too hot for students

WHEELING, W.Va. — Portable air conditioners continue to cool the first and second floors at Ritchie Elementary School, but stifling heat still is keeping students from attending classes on the third floor. Fourth- and fifth-grade students at Ritchie will continue reporting to temporary classrooms at Wheeling Middle School until at least the middle of this […]

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Congress should bar stream rule

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register  WHEELING, W.Va. — When Barack Obama became president, more than half the electricity generated in the United States came from coal-fired power plants. Coal was the most economical means of providing electricity. Now, electricity from gas costs about the same as that from coal. Only about 40 percent of the […]

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Five Randolph County schools dismissed due to heat

ELKINS, W.Va. — Five Randolph County schools were dismissed early on Monday afternoon because of high classroom temperatures. At noon on Monday, schools without air conditioning around the county sent their students home. Temperatures within the facilities were reported to be excessive by the school’s principals. Superintendent Pam Hewitt said, “We have been monitoring the […]

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