Archive for October, 2017

Many similarities, but some differences between Cole, Justice
By August 29, 2016 Read More →

Many similarities, but some differences between Cole, Justice

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Both would fight West Virginia’s drug epidemic by cracking down on dealers and pushing for increased treatment options for addicts. Both want a pay raise for teachers but are vague on where the money would come from. Neither supports Hillary Clinton for president. There are quite a few similarities — more so than […]

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By August 29, 2016 Read More →

AEP OK’d unsolicited $34.2M coal deal from Justice company

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — American Electric Power received the pitch for the $34.2 million coal deal last September. Someone from Jim Justice’s Southern Coal Sales Corp. contacted AEP, the parent company of Appalachian Power, and asked the electric utility to buy 750,000 tons of coal for the John Amos power plant in Putnam County. Without the […]

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By August 29, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Aug. 29

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PANIC AT LA AIRPORT Roads and terminals were reopening but travel delays ensued, after reports of a gunman […]

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Traveling exhibit on life, legacy of Sen. Robert C. Byrd on display in Lewisburg
By August 26, 2016 Read More →

Traveling exhibit on life, legacy of Sen. Robert C. Byrd on display in Lewisburg

Former U.S. Representatives Rahall, Mollohan to speak Sept. 2 at opening reception   Shepherdstown, W.Va.  – The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education will open its traveling exhibit, “Robert C. Byrd: Senator, Statesman, West Virginian” with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Greenbrier Valley Convention and Visitors […]

By August 26, 2016 Read More →

$2,285,049 EDA grant awarded to Upshur County Development Authority

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The Upshur County Development Authority has been awarded a $2,285,049 EDA grant for the Upshur County Knowledge and Innovation Business Center. This project consists of the construction of the new Business Center on property donated by the City of Buckhannon, which will host a small business development center to be managed by the Upshur […]

By August 26, 2016 Read More →

Are we ready for the future of cars?

An editorial from the Weirton Daily Times  WEIRTON, W.Va. — Like it or not, self-driving cars are no longer on the way. They’re here. They’re not as smart as they’re going to become, yet, but it probably won’t be long before drivers are able to hop on the interstates and speed off to Columbus or Charleston […]

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By August 26, 2016 Read More →

WVU, Monongalia County forge tax-like agreement

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University will soon pay what Monongalia County recognizes as a Voluntary Contribution payment. The University entered an agreement with Mon County requiring it make an annual payment that will be distributed in the same fashion as a tax fee, however, it will not be considered a tax. The Mon County Commissioners […]

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Harpers Ferry is backdrop for new citizen ceremony
By August 26, 2016 Read More →

Harpers Ferry is backdrop for new citizen ceremony

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — The sunlit greenery and flowing rivers in historic Harpers Ferry created a picturesque backdrop for a tearful and patriotic ceremony on Thursday, celebrating and welcoming 25 new U.S. citizens from 16 different countries. Rebecca Harriett, superintendent at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, said Harpers Ferry is the perfect place to hold […]

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By August 26, 2016 Read More →

Cancel change on Food Stamps

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register  WHEELING, W.Va. — Imagine an issue on which all four U.S. senators from West Virginia and Ohio — two Democrats and two Republicans — are in complete, cordial agreement. You can stop scratching your head. There is such a coalition, and it includes 43 other senators of both parties. Sens. […]

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By August 26, 2016 Read More →

Mylan offers EpiPen discount; Manchin ‘aware’ of questions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After grabbing national attention and drawing the ire of several U.S. senators, Mylan Pharmaceuticals is expanding a program to give some customers a discount on EpiPens, the drug that treats life-threatening allergic reactions. Meanwhile, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., made his first comments about the controversy involving Mylan, where his daughter, Heather Bresch, is […]

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