Archive for October, 2017

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Maryland to cease Potomac permitting

By EMILY DANIELS The Journal MARTINS BURG, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Wednesday evening that the state of Maryland intends to halt the permitting process that would restrict West Virginia’s use of the Potomac River. In early November, Morrisey wrote a letter addressed to both Brian Frosh, Maryland attorney general, and […]

Connection to people, purpose important to health, official says
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Connection to people, purpose important to health, official says

By LORI KERSEY Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Connecting people to each other is the most important thing West Virginia can do to improve its health, one of the state’s top health officials said Wednesday. “We know that people that feel isolated or feel abandoned have worse health care problems,” said Dr. Clay Marsh, vice […]

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Tomblin, Manchin, and Capito support Miners Protection Act

By AUSTIN WEIFORD The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — U.S. Sens. Shelly Moore Capito and Joe Manchin, as well as Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, are supporting passage of Senate Bill 3470, or the Miners Protection Act. The act is intended to protect the health benefits of retired coal miners and their families. According to Manchin’s […]

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Adult education center opens in Huntington

By LACIE PIERSON The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Open enrollment to a path that can lead to higher education and ultimately a career is available at a new adult education center in Huntington. The Center for Community Learning and Advancement opened this week at 901 5th Ave., where adults can participate in everything from college preparation […]

Attention Bluefield prostitutes
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Attention Bluefield prostitutes

By GREG JORDAN Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Prostitutes walking up and down local streets all day and well into the night have been a problem in Bluefield and other Mercer County communities for years, but one resident has posted signs asking them to conduct their business somewhere else. Jeffery Blankenship. 29, said he […]

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Jim Justice collects historic 1,000th career victory

By RUSTY UDY The Register-Herald FAIRLEA, W.Va. — Less than one month after being elected Governor of West Virginia, Jim Justice crossed another huge milestone — his 1,000th career victory as a basketball coach. The Greenbrier East Lady Spartans provided that milestone victory with an 83-34 win over Midland Trail in the season opener for […]

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Thursday: 10 Things to Know for Today

ASSOCIATED PRESS Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT TRUMP’S EVENT WITH CARRIER EMBRACES The Republican shows deftness for the way the theater of the presidency can be used to shape perceptions of those who occupy the Oval Office. 2. TRUMP WILL FACE […]