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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Sept. 20

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHY NYC BOMBING SUSPECT WAS APPREHENDED QUICKLY Law enforcement officials tell AP that Ahmad Khan Rahami provided investigators […]

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By September 19, 2016 Read More →

Cuts halt WV logging inspections, enforcement

BECKLEY, W.Va. — When the Division of Forestry’s budget was slashed $1.7 million for the current fiscal year, all logging enforcement and inspections ceased. What that means, said one forestry official, is no more safety inspections, logger training or environmental oversights. Daniel P. Cooley, who heads the Division of Forestry’s Region 2 logging enforcement program, […]

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Point Pleasant Register names managing editor
By September 19, 2016 Read More →

Point Pleasant Register names managing editor

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A familiar face has a new title at the Point Pleasant Register. Beth Sergent, of Point Pleasant, has officially been named managing editor of the Register, where she will continue to oversee the day-to-day editorial content selection and reporting duties. Sergent began her career with Ohio Valley Publishing in 2004 when she […]

By September 19, 2016 Read More →

WV Farm Bureau pushes against government

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel  PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia Farm Bureau members spoke out last week about what they believe are misspending and overreach by the state Department of Agriculture that use taxpayer money to put the government agency in competition with the farmers they are supposed to be helping. Farm bureau […]

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WV priest to be on ‘Who Wants To Be a Millionaire’
By September 19, 2016 Read More →

WV priest to be on ‘Who Wants To Be a Millionaire’

WHEELING, W.Va.—Father William Matheny, a priest of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and former pastor at Keyser’s Church of the Assumption, was recently a contestant on the game show “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire.” The show was taped earlier this summer and will air on Wednesday, Sept. 28, and Thursday, Sept. 29. The stations and […]

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WV bridge that figured in ‘Shiloh’ books demolished
By September 19, 2016 Read More →

WV bridge that figured in ‘Shiloh’ books demolished

MIDDLEBOURNE, W.Va. — An historic bridge made famous by a loyal beagle met its end this week in Tyler County. The steel truss bridge is featured in no small part in the book series and three movies about Shiloh, a lovable dog who is adopted by Marty Preston, the story’s lead character. The award-winning novels […]

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Wheeling Island wine cellars offer step back in time
By September 19, 2016 Read More →

Wheeling Island wine cellars offer step back in time

WHEELING, W.Va. — North Front Street property owners Paula and Chuck Foster are proud of their little slice of Wheeling’s subterranean history. The Fosters are owners of an apartment building near the Ohio River on Wheeling Island. In the basement is an old wine cellar, built in 1873, similar to structures found weeks ago at […]

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WV’s testing of rape kits lags other states
By September 19, 2016 Read More →

WV’s testing of rape kits lags other states

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has made some headway in doing forensic testing of sexual assault kits that have been on shelves for up to 15 years or more, but it still has a long way to go and has not made the same inroads on its backlog as some of its neighboring states. In […]

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Huntington synagogue celebrates 90 years
By September 19, 2016 Read More →

Huntington synagogue celebrates 90 years

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The doors of the B’nai Sholom synagogue at 10th Avenue and 10th Street in Huntington and the arms of its members are always open to those who might want to come in and see what goes on inside of it. But it seems to the members of the congregation that many people […]

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WV raptor center releases eagle at Tygart Lake
By September 19, 2016 Read More →

WV raptor center releases eagle at Tygart Lake

GRAFTON, W.Va. — A rehabilitated bald eagle was released back into the wild Sept. 17 on the shores of Tygart Lake State Park. More than 200 people gathered by the lake to see the release of Liberty, a young bald eagle nursed back to health by the West Virginia Raptor Rehabilitation Center, a Fairmont-based nonprofit […]

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