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WV miners have high hopes for Trump

BECKLEY, W.Va. — For 26-year-old Cody Sizemore, voting for Donald Trump for president came down to a single issue: coal. Pumping gas in Summersville Sunday afternoon, Sizemore said it was a vote to keep a roof over his family’s head and food in their stomachs. The father of two children, ages 4 and 2, said […]

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Three WWII vets remain in town’s Last Man’s Club
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Three WWII vets remain in town’s Last Man’s Club

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — There was one less man at the New Cumberland Last Man’s Club meeting on Friday. The three surviving members of the World War II veterans club formed in 1955 paid tribute to their fallen comrade, Charles “Chuck” Byrne, at their annual Veterans Day meeting. Byrne died on Oct. 8 at the […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Nov. 14

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP APPOINTMENTS REVEAL SHARP CONTRASTS GOP chief Reince Priebus is named White House chief of staff in a […]

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By November 11, 2016 Read More →

Election turmoil sparks WVU president’s response

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — “The only thing we will not tolerate is intolerance.” That was the key part of a letter WVU President E. Gordon Gee wrote Thursday in response to two days of heated reactions to the election. “Following a hard-fought election, we all have questions, concerns and hopes. Emotions are running high on our […]

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Ribbon cut on 8-mile section of WV’s Corridor H

DAVIS, W.Va. — Federal, state and local officials braved the cold and wind atop a mountain in Tucker County Thursday to cut the ribbon on a nearly 8-mile stretch of the Corridor H project. The newest section connects Davis to Bismarck, from east of W.Va. 32 to the W.Va. 93 connector at Mount Storm. With […]

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Christmas comes early at Wheeling’s Oglebay Park
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Christmas comes early at Wheeling’s Oglebay Park

WHEELING, W.Va. — The hills of Oglebay Park are awash in holiday cheer once more. On Thursday, Oglebay made the season bright, officially beginning the countdown to the Christmas in the Ohio Valley — 44 days, if anyone’s counting — by kicking off the 31st annual Winter Festival of Lights. With just a slight chill […]

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WVU Coliseum upgrade project nearly complete
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WVU Coliseum upgrade project nearly complete

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — If all goes according to plan, the $23 million renovation project going on inside the WVU Coliseum will be completed well before the start of Big 12 play this season. “We’re looking at having everything completed around the games scheduled on Dec. 10,” said April Messerly, WVU’s associate athletic director for Facilities […]

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Mother of long-missing WV girl appears in court
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Mother of long-missing WV girl appears in court

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — About 3 hours after she arrived at the Lewis County Courthouse from jail to await her probable cause hearing, a woman accused in the death of her 3-year-old child met with her lawyer. Thursday’s session between suspect Lena Lunsford and attorney Barbara Harmon-Schamberger of Clay County, which occurred in the holding cell […]

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ACA repeal would be ‘devastating’ to WV, proponent says
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ACA repeal would be ‘devastating’ to WV, proponent says

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — President-elect Donald Trump says he plans to completely repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, a law that has allowed tens of thousands of West Virginians and millions across the country access to health insurance. Trump has promised to replace President Barack Obama’s signature health care law within the first 100 days of […]

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A core piece of WV history up for sale on Saturday
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A core piece of WV history up for sale on Saturday

BOMONT, W.Va. — A 52-acre slice of West Virginia history goes on the auction block in rural Clay County on Saturday. The former Mullins Farm near Bomont comes equipped with a 1984-vintage three-bedroom, 1 1/2-bathroom ranch house with full basement, free gas, and a large gas-powered generator capable of providing the entire building with electricity. […]

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