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Photo exhibit shares wartime memories of Mel Grubb
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Photo exhibit shares wartime memories of Mel Grubb

By GREG JORDAN Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON, W.Va.  — When people look at the World II photo of a young man holding a monkey, the man who took it likes to say, “I’m the one on the right.” The Those Who Served War Museum in Princeton is honoring Memorial Day by opening its season today […]

Veterans attend Memorial Day Cookout at Parkersburg’s City Park
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Veterans attend Memorial Day Cookout at Parkersburg’s City Park

By BRETT DUNLAP The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — Many area veterans came out to a special picnic Sunday in Parkersburg to spend time with other veterans remembering their service and those with whom they served. Around 200 people attended the ninth annual Memorial Day Cookout to honor veterans at City Park in […]

Hancock County bridge named for local Marine in Weirton
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Hancock County bridge named for local Marine in Weirton

By SUMMER WALLACE-MINGER The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WEIRTON, W.Va.  — Marine Cpl. Mark Cool was 19 when he was injured in the Battle of Khe Sanh in Vietnam on Feb. 27, 1968, and died three days later in Okinawa, Japan. Almost 40 years later, the Colliers Way Bridge, near where Cool grew up and […]

Muslim civil rights organization to open WV affiliate
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Muslim civil rights organization to open WV affiliate

By ERIN BECK Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The nation’s largest Muslim civil rights organization plans to open a satellite office in West Virginia. The Council on American-Islamic Relations is currently seeking an executive director for a West Virginia office. CAIR works to protect the civil rights of Muslim Americans through media relations, lobbying, legal […]

Appalachian Power adapts battery to help regional power grid
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Appalachian Power adapts battery to help regional power grid

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An electric substation under construction in eastern Cabell County means a battery installation will find its third purpose in life. Instead of preventing power fluctuations in a limited area or providing backup power when a transmission line goes down, the 2-megawatt battery at Balls Gap will […]

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Editorial: States should do more to evaluate tax breaks

The Herald-Dispatch editorial Incentives and tax breaks play an important part in most state and local governments’ efforts to attract business. This region recently saw that at work with the announcement last month that Braidy Industries plans to build an aluminum mill in the South Shore, Kentucky, area about 15 miles northwest of Ashland and […]

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Editorial: Loose lips birth deadly results

The Journal editorial Keeping secrets can be just as important as uncovering them for intelligence agencies. An enemy’s knowledge of what one knows can be dangerous. The anger of British officials about leaks regarding their investigation of the Manchester concert hall bombing is understandable, then. Americans ought to be just as concerned. Press reports in […]

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Every picture tells a story. Register-Herald creating keepsake photo book, calls for submissions
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Every picture tells a story. Register-Herald creating keepsake photo book, calls for submissions

By MICHELLE JAMES The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Photographs. They’ve been handed down generation after generation. Each one tells a story of years gone by. Of a time simpler time. Of a harder time. Of our history. The hills, rivers, valleys, coalfields and railroads of southern West Virginia are ripe with stories of those who […]

Lauttamus announces expansion, new location
By May 26, 2017 Read More →

Lauttamus announces expansion, new location

Release from Lauttamus Communications WEIRTON, W.Va. — Lauttamus Communications & Security has announced a major expansion to better serve customers in Western Pennsylvania and North Central West Virginia. Lauttamus, headquarters in Weirton, outgrew its previous business location in Pennsylvania and will now be operating out of a new facility at 29 Noblestown Road in Carnegie, Pa. The company has offices […]

WV Gov. Justice takes active role in compromise negotiations
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WV Gov. Justice takes active role in compromise negotiations

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail Gov. Jim Justice employed his version of shuttle diplomacy Thursday, shuttling between cliques of legislators housed in various Capitol building meeting rooms in what turned out to be a daylong effort to try to come up with a compromise between glaringly different Senate and House of Delegates’ plans to raise […]

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