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By November 22, 2017 Read More →

W.Va. AG asks Supreme Court to tackle legislative prayer

By EVAN BEVINS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and his counterparts from 22 other states last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the practice of lawmaker-led prayer at public meetings, something that could have an impact on Parkersburg City Council. Morrisey announced the coalition […]

By November 22, 2017 Read More →

Senators announce funding for Highland-Clarksburg Hospital

By MATT HARVEY The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced Tuesday a total of $325,000 for Highland-Clarksburg Hospital through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development. “I am particularly thrilled that part of this funding will go toward improving facilities for those suffering […]

By November 22, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Wednesday, November 22

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. UN COURT CONVICTS MLADIC OF GENOCIDE OVER BOSNIA’S HORRORS; SENTENCED TO LIFE The Bosnian Serb military chief commanded forces responsible […]

WV buck season starts slowly, gains momentum
By November 21, 2017 Read More →

WV buck season starts slowly, gains momentum

By JOHN McCOY Charleston Gazette-Mail APPLE GROVE, W.Va.  — For 12-year-old Blake Edmonds, the opening day of West Virginia’s 2017 firearm season for buck deer went much like it did for thousands of hunters. Edmonds went out on a cold, crisp morning, watched a few deer pass near his stand, and when a nice six-pointer […]

Happy trails: Travel tips for your Thanksgiving trip
By November 21, 2017 Read More →

Happy trails: Travel tips for your Thanksgiving trip

By ADRANISHA STEPHENS The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the busiest travel times of the year with notorious transportation delays, traffic and travel snags all occasionally holding up travelers. But a little foresight and some planning may help ease some travel headaches, experts say. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thanksgiving Day represent […]

By November 21, 2017 Read More →

Officials predict slight uptick in holiday travel

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch BECKLEY, W.Va. — According to the West Virginia Parkways Authority, more than 700,000 toll transactions will happen on the West Virginia Turnpike over the Thanksgiving holiday travel period. “We look at Tuesday before Thanksgiving through the Sunday after it for traffic transaction counts on the West Virginia Turnpike,” said Greg Barr, […]

Shoppers, retail workers share tales of Black Fridays past
By November 21, 2017 Read More →

Shoppers, retail workers share tales of Black Fridays past

By MEGAN ARCHER For The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Balloons filled with gift cards dropping from the ceiling. Lines around the block before the sunrise. The official kick-off of the Christmas shopping season. All of these things and more could describe the annual Black Friday traditions of residents in our Tri-State area. According to the […]

By November 21, 2017 Read More →

Most advanced weather satellite’s data helps Fairmont play ‘major role’

By JOHN DAHLIA NCWV Media FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — The nation and its weather community breathed a collective sigh of relief early Saturday when the world’s newest and most advanced weather satellite launched into orbit. High Tech Foundation president and CEO Jim Estep watched as well. “The amount of data they are collecting is really mind-boggling,” […]

Manchin talks issues with Nicholas veterans
By November 21, 2017 Read More →

Manchin talks issues with Nicholas veterans

By MATT COMBS The Register-Herald SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., paid a visit to the Summersville American Legion space below city hall Monday afternoon, part of his  Thanksgiving Tour. While the beginning of his visit was dedicated to a recitation of Senate Resolution 335, which named the week of Nov.19-25 as National Family Week, […]

Charles Manson requested transfer to Moundsville Prison in 1983
By November 21, 2017 Read More →

Charles Manson requested transfer to Moundsville Prison in 1983

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va.  — Long before Charles Manson became known as the mastermind behind several brutal 1969 murders across Southern California, he spent a significant portion of his youth living with relatives in McMechen. In fact, in 1983, Manson sent a handwritten letter to the then-active West Virginia […]