Archive for December, 2017

Gee says WVU to cut spending $45M by 2020
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Gee says WVU to cut spending $45M by 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia University must reduce spending by $45 million by 2020 to survive and thrive in the state’s economy, university President E. Gordon Gee announced Monday in his State of the University address. “This is not a problem, this is an opportunity,” Gee said. WVU lost $30 million of its base budget in […]

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Hot topics emerge in WV secretary of state race

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As major party secretary of state candidates Natalie Tennant and Mac Warner bickered over everything from automatic voter registration to ethics complaints to supervision of clean elections, Libertarian candidate John Buckley said Monday he was tempted to wear a referee’s jersey and throw penalty flags. “I think there’s an awful lot of […]

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Cub Scouts see how Clarksburg paper is made
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Cub Scouts see how Clarksburg paper is made

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Salem Cub Scout Troop 37 had the chance to discover just how newspaper production works on Monday at The Exponent Telegram. The group, with Scouts ranging in age from 5 to 12, toured through the building, learning everything from how stories get written to how the newspaper is printed on an offset […]

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Barboursville to charge non-residents to recycle

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — After Cabell County Solid Waste Authority’s last-ditch effort to continue the countywide recycling program failed during a commission meeting in August, the Village of Barboursville began noticing a large increase in traffic at its one recycling location. “I would estimate the amount of traffic at our recycling location doubled,” Barboursville Mayor Chris […]

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Huntington residents take fire prevention seriously
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Huntington residents take fire prevention seriously

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Amid the sirens, cheers and flying candy, Ryan Bloss said she made sure her children knew that Huntington’s 63rd annual Fire Prevention Parade on Monday was more than just fun and games. Bloss said her son plays football for Douglas Cammack, and Saturday, a dedication was held to remember 7-year-old Maeshelle, a […]

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Public record costs unreasonable in many offices

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch  HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Your right to see and copy public records in West Virginia is very clear. State law states “every person has the right to inspect or copy any public record of a public body in this state” except for a list of specific exemptions, which include things such […]

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Hundreds attend Ripley vigil for baby who died
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Hundreds attend Ripley vigil for baby who died

RIPLEY, W.Va. — Close to 400 people came out to 100 North Court St. in Ripley to the candlelight vigil Monday as the community continues to mourn the death of 10-month-old Emmaleigh Barringer. Barringer died last week following what police have called a physical and sexual assault. The suspect in the case, Benjamin Taylor, 32, […]

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Troubling: Jim Justice must pay taxes he owes

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel  PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Billionaire businessman Jim Justice claims if West Virginians will elect him governor, he can fix most of what is wrong with our state. He could start by paying the more than $3.5 million in delinquent taxes he reportedly owes us. Justice, who has the money […]

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Clinton, Trump energy policy proposals differ

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The energy policies of the presidential candidates are as different as their campaigns. During Sunday night’s debate, Republican candidate Donald Trump listed clean coal technology and reining in the Environmental Protection Agency as cornerstones of his energy policy. Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee, said her administration would explore more clean energy and […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Nov. 11

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TENSIONS FLARE AS REPUBLICANS CLASH OVER TRUMP Republican leaders hoped to prevent an all-out civil war at least […]

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