Archive for October, 2017

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Holgorsen hopes underdog role ignites WVU

By BOB HERTZEL Times West Virginian MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — West Virginia University is ranked, has only two losses to a pair of teams that figured in the playoff picture until the final weekend, yet they are an underdog to a four-loss Miami team. Is this a comment on West Virginia itself or is it a […]

By December 27, 2016 Read More →

Brooke County EMS group exposed to lethal poison

By JANET MEZNER The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Regiser WHEELING — Employees at Brooke County Emergency Medical Service may have mistakenly handled the lethal poison ricin during Federal Emergency Management Agency training. That’s because a private company failed to supply the less-toxic version that’s better suited for training, according to agency officials. Brooke County EMS and two other […]

By December 27, 2016 Read More →

Antolini named Justice communications director

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — A former Parkersburg resident was named to the staff of the governor-elect of West Virginia. Carl “Butch” Antolini will be director of communications, Gov.-elect Jim Justice said. Antolini is the communications director for Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick, a first-term Democrat who lost the general election election […]

By December 27, 2016 Read More →

Va. police respond to chain-reaction crashes on I-77 amid heavy fog

By GREG JORDAN Bluefield Daily Telegraph FANCY GAP, Va. — Heavy fog and crashes delayed traffic both north and south Monday on Interstate 77 as travelers headed home or to other destinations the day after Christmas. Beginning at about 11:30 a.m. Monday, Virginia State Police began responding to a series of chain-reaction crashes on Interstate […]

Capitol Complex Building 3 takes on ‘21st century’ look
By December 27, 2016 Read More →

Capitol Complex Building 3 takes on ‘21st century’ look

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For those familiar with Capitol Complex Building 3, two things are immediately noticeable on a tour of renovations to the eight-story office building: Open, brightly lit interiors and panoramic views of the Capitol building and downtown Charleston. Those views were always there, of course, but hidden […]

By December 27, 2016 Read More →

10 things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 27

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. OBAMA, JAPAN’S PM TO SEEK RECONCILIATION AT PEARL HARBOR Though Japanese leaders have come to Pearl Harbor before, Shinzo […]

By December 26, 2016 Read More →

Study: Rural deputies’ view of guns complex, nuanced

By JAKE JARVIS Charleston Gazette-Mail Rural law enforcement officials have complex, subtle views about gun control and frequently favor more limited access to guns, according to new research from West Virginia University. Sociology professor Rachael Woldoff said, for her paper, published this month in the academic journal Rural Sociology, she asked more than 20 sheriff […]

Local home gives hope to women recovering from addiction
By December 26, 2016 Read More →

Local home gives hope to women recovering from addiction

By NATALIE SCHREYER Charleston Gazette-Mail On Dec. 29, 2014, Stephanie Vance arrived at Rea of Hope, a local home for women in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol. Two years later, she is clean and sober, and works full time as a house tech at the home. Rea of Hope, she said, “taught me […]

By December 26, 2016 Read More →

Some companies selling out of Marcellus, Utica shale in the Ohio Valley

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Record WHEELING, W.Va. — Via a $1.24 billion deal, yet another company is selling out its Marcellus and Utica shale operations to focus drilling and fracking efforts elsewhere, marking a two-year stretch of firms opting out of the still-burgeoning play. After amassing and developing thousands of acres for several years, […]

By December 26, 2016 Read More →

Community Care of West Virginia to open two new locations in Buckhannon

By AUSTIN WEIFORD The Exponent Telegram BUCKHANNON — Community Care of West Virginia is planning to open two new locations in Buckhannon for the new year. One of the new locations, to be called CareXpress and Pediatrics, will be in the Northridge Plaza, next to Buffalo Wild Wings. The other location, to be called Community […]