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COMMENTARY: Mother’s Day should be celebrated all year
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COMMENTARY: Mother’s Day should be celebrated all year

By JOHN DAHLIA The Preston County News & Journal This coming Sunday, we will all get the chance to celebrate our amazing, wonderful, beautiful Moms. Each of us finds a different way to honor those special women in our lives who not only gave us life, but for most of us, continue to be our […]

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10 things to know: Friday, May 12

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, May 12, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. SHIFTING WHITE HOUSE EXPLANATIONS FOR FBI DIRECTOR’S FIRING President Donald Trump is now declaring he had planned to fire that “showboat” […]

Program facing Trump budget cuts hosts AG Sessions in Charleston
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Program facing Trump budget cuts hosts AG Sessions in Charleston

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W. Va. — The chief law enforcement officer of the United States will speak at an event today in Charleston that is co-sponsored by an offshoot of an organization the Trump administration is working to defund by 95 percent. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will offer opening remarks at a […]

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Governor’s chief of staff: budget talks progressing

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice’s chief of staff says he is “cautiously optimistic” with budget talks between House and Senate leaders, saying discussions have progressed and are focused on a reduction in personal income taxes and broadening the tax base. In a Wednesday phone interview, Nick Casey said House […]

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Manchin joins call for special inquiry of alleged Russian interference
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Manchin joins call for special inquiry of alleged Russian interference

By ERIN BECK Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has added his voice to the list of those calling for a special investigation into the president’s ties to Russia. Democrats renewed calls for a special prosecutor Wednesday, a day after President Donald Trump fired James Comey as director of the FBI. Comey publicly […]

Mon Health committed to changing focus toward extraordinary patient experience
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Mon Health committed to changing focus toward extraordinary patient experience

By KELSIE LEROSE Times West Virginian MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — As the days, months and years tick by times are changing, and that is no different for the health-care industry. Darryl Duncan, Mon Health president and CEO, quoted Benjamin Franklin, who created the first hospital in America, Wednesday during the unveiling of Mon Health’s new branding […]

Governor goes hunting with Don Trump Jr., discusses issues facing state
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Governor goes hunting with Don Trump Jr., discusses issues facing state

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice went turkey hunting and trout fishing with the son of president Donald Trump, saying they discussed issues facing the state and nation. In the Wednesday news release, Justice said the visit to Greenbrier and Monroe counties was a marketing opportunity to show what West […]

Reporter arrested while questioning Tom Price
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Reporter arrested while questioning Tom Price

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — It was a tough question that got him trouble, said a reporter who was arrested Tuesday while covering U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price at the Capitol in Charleston. Dan Heyman, 54, of Charleston, a producer with the Public News Service, was […]

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Expert: Higher ed crucial for economic gains

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. —  An expert in building academic partnerships and using educational resources to spur economic development in climates similar to that of West Virginia visited Huntington on Wednesday to discuss his experiences. “An investment in higher education is an investment in your future,” said Dr. Malcolm “Mack” Portera. Portera, […]

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UC President Ed Welch to retire in June 2018

Staff report The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — University of Charleston President Edwin Welch announced May 10 he will retire after 28 years at the helm of UC in June 2018. “Dr. Janet Welch and I have decided to join the Class of 2018 and graduate from the University of Charleston at the end of […]