Archive for December, 2017

By August 26, 2016 Read More →

WV attorney general fires aide who recited white supremacist slogans in video

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey fired a spokeswoman Thursday, after it was revealed that she took part in a video called “THE ‘Stop White Genocide’ Video” that recites slogans of white supremacists. Carrie Bowe, who was Morrisey’s assistant communications director, appears throughout the video, speaking about white genocide, a white nationalist […]

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New guide lists pet-friendly WV vacation sites
By August 26, 2016 Read More →

New guide lists pet-friendly WV vacation sites

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With more Americans than ever now including pets in their entourage as they hit the road for family vacations or business trips, the folks at Wild, Wonderful West Virginia have sunk their teeth into the concept of marketing the state’s pet-friendly attractions, accommodations and eateries. “We love our pets as much as we […]

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Thousands of kids in three flood counties get shoes
By August 26, 2016 Read More →

Thousands of kids in three flood counties get shoes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Thousands of West Virginia students took home new shoes Thursday. More than 4,400 pairs of shoes were donated by Dominion Transmission employees and distributed to 11 schools across Kanawha, Nicholas and Clay counties in response to damage sustained by those communities in the June 23 floods… For a slide show, click here. 

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By August 26, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Aug. 26

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHAT TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION WAFFLING REFLECTS Polls show that majorities favor letting people illegally in the U.S. stay and […]

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Gazette-Mail names new sports editors
By August 25, 2016 Read More →

Gazette-Mail names new sports editors

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Gazette-Mail has announced the promotions of Derek Redd to sports editor and Nick Scala to assistant sports editor. The veterans of the former Daily Mail and Gazette sports departments bring a combined 54 years of experience to the positions. Redd has been an employee of Charleston Newspapers since 2012, when he joined […]

By August 25, 2016 Read More →

Ex-Charleston Marriott worker stole nearly $1M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former Charleston Marriott Town Center employee admitted Wednesday that he stole nearly $1 million from the hotel over more than a decade and used the money for vacations and vehicles, among other things. Mark Kuhn, 52, of Milton, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a wire fraud charge in federal court in Charleston. He […]

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By August 25, 2016 Read More →

Mylan’s ugly pricing affront to everyday Americans

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram  CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Life-threatening allergic reactions can come from some of the most benign places: An unexpected bee or wasp sting, or by unwittingly eating food that contains nuts. This form of a reaction, called anaphylaxis, is truly frightening. Here’s what the Mayo Clinic has to say about it: “The […]

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Coal-impacted WV gets $16.4M in federal grants
By August 25, 2016 Read More →

Coal-impacted WV gets $16.4M in federal grants

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Appalachian communities that have historically relied on the coal economy for economic stability will receive some help, officials said Wednesday in Huntington. The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration announced a $38.8 million investment aimed at growing the […]

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By August 25, 2016 Read More →

Wayne needs to be next stop on Hatfield-McCoy Trail

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch  HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When the Hatfield McCoy ATV Trail opened in 2000, the hope was to enhance outdoor tourism for nine southern West Virginia counties that were feeling the economic decline of the coal industry. One of those nine counties was Wayne County, and it is good to see that local […]

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Underground vaults found at Wheeling building site
By August 25, 2016 Read More →

Underground vaults found at Wheeling building site

WHEELING, W.Va. — It appears the discovery of two subterranean vaults during the final stages of demolition on the future Health Plan site in downtown Wheeling won’t delay progress on the project. Crew members with Edgco Inc. have uncovered two buried vaults where the insurance company’s headquarters will eventually stand. They reveal an additional tidbit […]

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