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Feds reject sale of Pleasants Power Station

By BRETT DUNLAP The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — The sale of the Pleasants Power Station has been denied. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected the proposed purchase of the plant by Monongahela Power Co. and Potomac Edison Co. in a decision issued Friday. Mon Power’s 2015 Integrated Resource Plan, accepted by the […]

West Virginia Wesleyan, WVSOM enter into partnership
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West Virginia Wesleyan, WVSOM enter into partnership

Mountain Messenger LEWISBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia Wesleyan College and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) have recently entered into an agreement to establish a Pre-Osteopathic Program for undergraduate students who have an interest in osteopathic medicine and plan to enter osteopathic medical school. The goal of the program is to promote osteopathic medicine, increase […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHAT TRUMP SAID ABOUT DEMOCRATIC SENATOR The president tweeted that Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 16
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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 16

Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7th Day of the Legislative Session Home School Day at the West Virginia Legislature (Displays in the Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas) SENATE:  Senate Convenes at 11 a.m.  On the Agenda:  RESOLUTIONS SR 8: Designating January 16, 2018, as WV Homeschool Day Senate Bills Introduced Committees […]

Around the Rotunda: ‘No bow hunting’ requirement on property gift to W.Va. DNR 
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Around the Rotunda: ‘No bow hunting’ requirement on property gift to W.Va. DNR 

By Jim Workman The West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A private gift to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources of approximately 650 acres of land in Mason County, a piece described as prime property for hunters, came with one stipulation. No bow hunting. But that’s fine, according to a DNR official and […]

West Virginia NAACP head questions America’s moral compass during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon
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West Virginia NAACP head questions America’s moral compass during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon

By CHARLIE BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va.  — With the election of President Donald Trump, has America lost its moral compass? That was a question posed by Owens Brown, president of the West Virginia NAACP, at the organization’s Mercer County Branch’s annual luncheon honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday. Brown was the guest […]

Editorial: Remember King’s words of America’s promise
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Editorial: Remember King’s words of America’s promise

Charleston Gazette-Mail editorial There are still West Virginians who remember segregation — white-only schools, restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, pools, neighborhoods. Higher-skilled jobs were tougher for black people to get. Wave after wave of civil rights struggles have moved the United States closer to its aspirations. In the early 20th century, many thousands of black Americans […]

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Village Caregiving marks 5 years of growth across West Virginia and now Kentucky

By Fred Pace The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — When Andrew Maass, Jeff Stevens and Matt Walker began Village Caregiving on Main Street in Barboursville five years ago, they wanted to be guided by common sense principles. “We wanted to offer the most affordable and highest quality in-home care services in the region for seniors,” […]

Del. Phil Isner: West Virginia Legislature session begins with ‘weird mood’
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Del. Phil Isner: West Virginia Legislature session begins with ‘weird mood’

By BROOKE BINNS The Inter-Mountain of Elkins CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Though only days into the 2018 session, the West Virginia Legislature got the ball rolling last week with representatives from across the state proposing bills and making motions, including a particularly strange one. Delegate Phil Isner, D-Randolph, said the first week in Charleston came with […]

Southern West Virginia businesses owners express mixed feelings over possible tax of online sales
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Southern West Virginia businesses owners express mixed feelings over possible tax of online sales

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — The U.S.Supreme Court ruled Friday it will place under consideration whether businesses will be required to collect sales taxes on all online sales, leaving two local business owners with different feelings on the matter. Justices ruled they would hear appeals from 36 states that believe the current “physical […]