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Columbia plans gas pipeline through Ohio, W.Va.
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Columbia plans gas pipeline through Ohio, W.Va.

MOUNDSVILLE – So plentiful and profitable are Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas that the sister company of Columbia Gas of Ohio plans to build a $1.75 billion pipeline system that will ship up to 1.5 billion cubic feet of fuel per day for use in markets across the U.S. Columbia Pipeline Group, which announced […]

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Parkersburg’s Memorial Bridge to reopen
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Parkersburg’s Memorial Bridge to reopen

    PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The contractor met its goal, and the Memorial Bridge will reopen today. “We’re on schedule,” Parkersburg City Engineer Justin Smith said Tuesday. “We’re shooting for 9 a.m.” today to open the bridge. The bridge closed Aug. 4 for a $182,000 project that included complete replacement of an expansion joint that is […]

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W.Va. agriculture chief pins hope on the potato
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W.Va. agriculture chief pins hope on the potato

FAIRLEA, W.Va. — Farming is one of man’s oldest endeavors, and West Virginia’s commissioner of agriculture is betting the farm that with some innovation, farm production can again be one of the state’s leading industries. Walt Helmick, who was visiting the West Virginia State Fair on Tuesday, said his department is investigating developing a crop […]

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Hancock County to offer online high school

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Hancock County Schools are on track to launch West Virginia’s first public online academy in the second trimester of the new school year, the school board learned on Monday. The Hancock County Cyber Academy will offer online courses in English, math, science and social studies that can be taken by traditional […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Aug. 13

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PALESTINIANS MULLING EGYPTIAN TRUCE PLAN Cairo’s proposal calls on Israel to ease its […]

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By August 12, 2014 Read More →

WVPA releases list of individual editorial award winners

WVPA released the complete list of individual editorial winners from Convention 2014′ Better Newspaper Competition CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Recognizing outstanding journalistic achievement, the West Virginia Press Association honored newspapers and journalists from around the state Saturday during its 2014 Convention.  The Inter-Mountain Newspaper of Elkins earned the “Newspaper of the Year” honor, recognizing top performance in both […]

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After finishing rape sentence, high school QB starting season opener

 STEUBENVILLE – On Aug. 12, 2012, Ma’Lik Richmond sexually assaulted a Weirton girl at an underage drinking party. Today – Aug. 12, 2014 – Richmond likely will be in uniform as the Steubenville Big Red football team scrimmages Cambridge at 10 a.m. at Harding Stadium. Big Red head football coach Reno Saccoccia confirmed in a […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Aug. 12

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TWIST IN COURT-MARTIAL OF ARMY GENERAL The sex assault case is jeopardized by […]

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Matoaka works to come back after fire
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Matoaka works to come back after fire

LASHMEET, W.Va. — Four women — Angie Lusk, Tammy Norris, Ann Bennett and Danielle Pettrey — set up tables in front of the Lashmeet Market Saturday morning and started selling hot-dogs with all the toppings to people traveling up and down Route 10. The ladies made sign that read simply: “Community of Matoaka Silent Angels” […]

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W.Va. needs more teachers, unions say

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In 2012, at least 1,850 teachers retired in West Virginia —about 230 more than the state saw in 2008, according to the state Consolidated Public Retirement Board. Those numbers don’t include members of the Teachers Defined Contribution Retirement System, which has a smaller membership than the state’s Teachers Retirement System and was […]

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