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AAA: Peak traffic congestion Dec. 20-21

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — AAA is anticipating a record-breaking 107 million Americans celebrating the holidays away from home — traveling by plane, train or automobile. Roughly 97.4 million people will travel by automobile; 6.4 million people will travel by air; and 3.6 million will travel by train, bus, rail or cruise […]

Stadelman named development director for the Tucker Community Foundation
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Stadelman named development director for the Tucker Community Foundation

The Inter-Mountain PARSONS, W.Va.  –Kelly Stadelman has been named development director for the Tucker Community Foundation. Stadelman joins the Foundation after working at Stadelman Consulting, a marketing, public relations and market research firm with offices in Thomas and South Charleston. Previously Stadelman co-owned and operated The Parsons Advocate and The Phillips Group, an Elkins-based marketing […]

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SkyWest Airlines brings United Express jet service to West Virginia’s Greenbrier Valley beginning in April

Mountain Messenger LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Daily United Express jet service from Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB) to Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Washington Dulles (IAD) will begin Apr. 3, 2018! Operated by SkyWest Airlines, the daily flights will provide Greenbrier Valley travelers seamless access to United’s global network via the airline’s Chicago O’Hare and Washington Dulles hubs. […]

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Eastern West Virginia officials seek relief from rising unclaimed body counts

By TIM COOK The Journal CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. – When someone dies without a family member or friend available to take custody of the body, medical crews are often left literally holding the body bag. Who will transport many of those unclaimed bodies and where to send them has become a problematic responsibility–made worse in […]

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Recognize someone ‘Living the American Dream’, SBA Small Business Week nominations due January 9, 2018

The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, making up nearly 99 percent of businesses in West Virginia. Not only are they the engine of the American Dream, but they are the employers of our country’s workforce. In West Virginia, more than 50 percent of the state’s workforce is […]

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EDITORIAL: ‘Be Registered and Be Ready to Vote’ campaign spreading needed information

Times West Virginian editorial Wide availability of information is important with West Virginia’s voter identification law going into effect Jan. 1. That’s the purpose behind Secretary of State Mac Warner’s announcement last week of a new program to educate the public on the law. The “Be Registered and Be Ready to Vote” campaign, his office […]

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10 things to know: Monday, December 18

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HOLIDAY TRAVEL CHAOS LOOMS Power has been restored to the world’s busiest airport but thousands of people are still stranded […]

Huntington detectives seek links in recent violence
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Huntington detectives seek links in recent violence

By BISHOP NASH The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Anyone who has picked up a phone, looked at a newspaper, turned on the television or otherwise heard the local news recently seems to be asking themselves and their neighbors the same question: What in the world is going on in Huntington? Although the city’s violent crime rate […]

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Justice orders WV National Guard support to Huntington

By LACIE PIERSON and JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Amid a week when each new day seems to bring a new homicide in Huntington, Friday will bring a new boost in resources among city, state and federal law enforcement officers. Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday ordered the West Virginia National Guard to provide […]

Gov. Justice proposes nearly tripling WV tourism budget to $20 million
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Gov. Justice proposes nearly tripling WV tourism budget to $20 million

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — In a rare gubernatorial appearance before the state Tourism Commission, Gov. Jim Justice said Thursday he plans to up the division’s $15 million 2018-19 budget request to $20 million — an amount nearly triple the division’s current budget. “I don’t think it’s enough money, so I changed […]