Archive for October, 2017

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Proctor & Gamble sees heavy influx of applications

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Procter & Gamble broke ground in Martinsburg a year ago, and since then the applications for jobs at the site have been pouring in. Jeff LeRoy, communications representative for P&G, said 1,100 applicants have applied already. There were so many applications coming in that the company had to shutdown its application portal […]

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By September 28, 2016 Read More →

The Inter-Mountain of Elkins launches new website

ELKINS, W.Va. — Faster. A cleaner design that’s easier to navigate. Mobile-friendly. That’s the premise behind The Inter-Mountain’s redesigned website, which launched Tuesday. The site can be accessed online at www.theintermountain.com. One of the new website’s key features is what’s known as “responsive design,” meaning it provides the same look, feel and functionality to users […]

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WV moves forward on rape kit testing

HUNTINGTON – The acquisition of an additional $1 million in federal funding and the recent launch of a tracking system will help West Virginia improve its testing of backlogged and future sexual assault kits throughout the state, according to state officials. According to a release from the U.S. Department of Justice, West Virginia was one […]

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WV mayor who loaned town $54K reveals probe

ROWLESBURG, W.Va. — Rowlesburg’s mayor says she is being investigated by the State Ethics Commission for loaning the town money, which has not been repaid. The Ethics Commission says it is barred by statute from confirming or denying whether a complaint has been filed or an investigation is under way. Barbara Banister said that it […]

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Report says WV’s reserve funds among US leaders

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia is one of six states that have enough reserve funds to cover more than 100 days of general operating expenses, according to a new report on states’ financial health. Released Tuesday, the Fiscal 50 report, published by the Pew Charitable Trusts, found that most states currently have smaller reserve funds — […]

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Bluestone Dam needs still more safety upgrades

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A 12-year effort to keep 67-year-old Bluestone Dam safe appears likely to become more costly and time consuming, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considers a new, 10-year construction project to modify the dam’s stilling basin, a channel used to dissipate the energy of water exiting the spillway to protect bedrock behind […]

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Kanawha bands compete in 70th annual festival
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Kanawha bands compete in 70th annual festival

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It was Nitro High School’s competition to lose. Last year, their school band ousted Capital High from its 11-year winning streak. “We’re back,” said Brianna Blankenship, Capital High’s band director, who just began leading the band this year. “What happened last year really drove them this year. They worked really hard and they […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Sept. 28

1. SHIMON PERES DIES AT 93 The former Israeli politician’s life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace.  2. WHEN TRUMP HAS TURNED OVER HIS TAX RETURNS  The Republican presidential candidate disclosed them when it suited his needs […]

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By September 27, 2016 Read More →

Crucial moment unfolds today in case against EPA

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph  BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and a coalition of 27 states and state agencies, are expected to begin their oral arguments today in Washington in their case against the job killing, anti-coal policies, of the Environmental Protection Agency. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

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WV rafting’s ‘Gauley Lama’ striving for 50 seasons
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WV rafting’s ‘Gauley Lama’ striving for 50 seasons

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — With the Gauley River swirling across a shoal behind them at the base of Summersville Dam, a group of new Adventures on the Gorge whitewater guides clustered around a newly inflated raft, atop which a lithe, white-haired man, speaking in calm tones, went over paddling commands and briefed them on things they […]

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