Archive for October, 2017

Scouts excited over visit from president
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Scouts excited over visit from president

BY DAVE LAVENDER The Herald-Dispatch GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — On every other day of the 2017 National Jamboree, excitement stemmed from a thousand different adventures on its 14,000-acre preserve and in the rapids of the nearby world-class New River. On Monday, all of the excitement was saved for the evening hours as the zip line […]

Trump addresses Boy Scouts at National Jamboree in WV
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Trump addresses Boy Scouts at National Jamboree in WV

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail GLEN JEAN, W.Va.  — President Donald Trump spoke Monday at the Boy Scouts of America’s 2017 National Jamboree, weaving between offering life advice to the troops, forwarding his Affordable Care Act repeal effort, taking shots at the media and touting his 2016 election win. Speaking at an outdoor pavilion at […]

Trump rallies the Troops at Jamboree
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Trump rallies the Troops at Jamboree

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — President Donald J. Trump addressed more than 40,000 Boy Scouts, leaders and volunteers at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree Monday, reminding them that, “As a Boy Scout you learn to contribute to your communities, take pride in your nation, and seek out opportunities to serve.” The president […]

Supporters greet Trump at Raleigh County airport
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Supporters greet Trump at Raleigh County airport

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — President Donald Trump made his first official visit to the Mountain State Monday. Heavy rain and winds caused a delay with Air Force One landing in Raleigh County Memorial Airport around 6 p.m. Gov. Jim Justice greeted Trump when he stepped down to the tarmac and left […]

By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Trump stumps for national Scout Jamboree in WV

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — President Donald Trump talked to about 30,000 Scouts at the National Boy Scout Jamboree in Fayette County on Monday, July 24, in a presentation that was part commencement-style address and part stump speech. “The United States has no better citizens than its Boy Scouts,” Trump […]

Manchin opposes repeal of Affordable Care Act
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Manchin opposes repeal of Affordable Care Act

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG — A senator from West Virginia again Monday urged colleagues to work together to fix problems with the Affordable Care Act rather than repeal the Obama-era health care plan. “Come on guys, lets sit down and fix it,” Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said. The Senate returned […]

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By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Tickets still available for popular craft beer fest Rails and Ales

By DAVE LAVENDER The Register-Herald HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Like a 5-year-old growing up, putting on the big boy pants and heading out to the hallways of kindergarten, the Better Beer Coalition’s little beer baby — Rails and Ales — is hitting its fifth year and growing up a bit as well. The first Rails and Ales took place […]

WVU law prof: ‘I cannot recall such a request from a commission for voter data
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

WVU law prof: ‘I cannot recall such a request from a commission for voter data

By WILSON R. HARVEY The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — In the midst of what can seem like an endlessly tumultuous news cycle in Washington, somewhat lost in the shuffle has been the work of the Trump administration’s Election Integrity Commission. The commission, helmed by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, […]

Longtime Delegate Bill Hamilton to challenge for 11th District Senate seat held by Sen. Robert Karnes
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Longtime Delegate Bill Hamilton to challenge for 11th District Senate seat held by Sen. Robert Karnes

By Amanda Hayes The Record Delta BUCKHANNON, W.VA. — After more than 14 years in the House of Delegates, Bill Hamilton has declaring his candidacy for a State Senate seat in the 11th District, which includes Upshur County. The seat is currently held by Sen. Robert Karnes, R-Upshur, who was elected to his first term in […]

Ohio Valley cleaning up after Sunday storms
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Ohio Valley cleaning up after Sunday storms

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Two Wheeling newlyweds spent what was supposed to be the beginning of their honeymoon Monday helping their family clean up after flash flooding struck the Edgwood section of Wheeling Sunday evening. Many residents said they don’t recall ever seeing flash flooding hit such a […]