Archive for October, 2017

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State making progress in trimming voter rolls

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner said county clerks are doing a good job speeding up the process of purging the state’s voter rolls. “Thanks to a cooperative effort between state and local officials, voter roll cleanup has already produced dramatic results,” Warner said. “In […]

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Authorities mum on threat to intimidate protesters at WV Trump rally

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s unclear if the U.S. Secret Service is investigating a threat allegedly made against potential protesters at President Donald Trump’s rally this week in Huntington. The threat has been circulating on social media since a Facebook account under the name of “Dana Capron” called on armed conservatives […]

Stack removed in sections at former Johns Manville
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Stack removed in sections at former Johns Manville

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel VIENNA, W.Va.  — Demolition crews on Monday removed a stack at the former Johns Manville plant where the city is planning to redevelop as Spencer’s Landing. Jimmie Harper Construction of Parkersburg, contractor for the demolition, started dismantling the 120-foot high structure Monday morning and removed it in […]

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Ukraine to buy 700,000 tonnes of US thermal coal

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. thermal coal industry got a boost from Ukraine on Monday, when that nation announced it would buy thermal coal from the United States, replacing coal that has been supplied by Russia. The deal won’t affect West Virginia directly, as all the coal will come […]

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10 things to know today: August 1, 2017

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. KELLY FLEXES MUSCLE FIRST DAY ON JOB AT WHITE HOUSE All senior staffers — including Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and […]