Archive for October, 2017

TLC airs entire “Ghosts of Shepherdstown” series
By October 21, 2016 Read More →

TLC airs entire “Ghosts of Shepherdstown” series

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — An experienced police chief always has some interesting stories to tell. Over his or her career they have seen bank robbers, killers and all types of fugitives. Shepherdstown Police Chief Michael King can top most of them. Some of his calls involve ghosts, or at least what some people believe are ghosts. […]

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By October 21, 2016 Read More →

Suit alleges Cabell clerk refusing online registration

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Cabell County Clerk Karen Cole, accusing her of refusing to recognize and permit online voter registration within the county. The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia and the National Voting Rights Project on Thursday filed the lawsuit on behalf of Marshall University student Allison […]

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By October 21, 2016 Read More →

Was Tomblin’s trip abroad really a good idea?

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — With the state’s current budget woes and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin coming to the end of his two terms in office, it would be easy to criticize his current nine-day trip to the United Kingdom and Ireland. And trust us, we were prepared to do just […]

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By October 21, 2016 Read More →

WV tourism commission OKs $1.2M in ad grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Tourism Commissioners Thursday approved $1.2 million in tourism advertising matching grants for 14 tourist attractions and organizations — but in a rare move, postponed action on one of the grant applications. The commission postponed consideration of a $175,000 grant request from Mountaineer Casino and Racetrack after Joseph Manchin IV said the […]

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Fiorina a no-show at Charleston GOP ‘victory dinner’
By October 21, 2016 Read More →

Fiorina a no-show at Charleston GOP ‘victory dinner’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Carly Fiorina, a former Republican presidential candidate, reportedly did not show up Thursday evening for a scheduled “victory dinner” for the West Virginia Republican Party. The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, who ran against Donald Trump in the Republican primary earlier this year, was supposed to be the keynote speaker at a round-table set […]

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Bluefield gets $2M for business start-up center
By October 21, 2016 Read More →

Bluefield gets $2M for business start-up center

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The City of Bluefield is receiving a $2,040,000 grant for its Commercialization Station on Bluefield Avenue. Rep. Evan Jenkins (3rd District) joined city officials and others Thursday afternoon to make the announcement at the station, located in the former headquarters of the Bluefield Regional Transit Authority. “What a great day to be […]

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By October 21, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Oct. 21

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP, CLINTON TRADE BARBS AS ROAST TURNS BITTER Many at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner […]

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By October 20, 2016 Read More →

Failing to treat mental conditions has great costs

An editorial from The Times West Virginian  FAIRMONT, W.Va. — If you had a toothache, it’s likely that you would go to the dentist to have the cause of the pain fixed. Sleepless nights, inability to eat, constant discomfort and excruciating physical pain would all cause you to sit with phone in hand, waiting for […]

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By October 20, 2016 Read More →

Plenty can be done with our economy

An editorial from The Register-Herald  BECKLEY, W.Va. — As we roll inexorably towards the general election Nov. 8, perhaps the more important votes we cast will be at the state and local levels for everything from governor to a supervisor on the county board. And, yes, it is all about the economy. We’re not stupid. […]

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WV attorney general nominees hold ‘high noon’ debate
By October 20, 2016 Read More →

WV attorney general nominees hold ‘high noon’ debate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s attorney general candidates, Patrick Morrisey and Doug Reynolds, met for a disorganized and impromptu debate on the steps of the West Virginia Capitol Wednesday afternoon. As a jeering crowd of several dozen people looked on, the two candidates took turns in the unmoderated debate, rehashing the attack ads that each campaign […]

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