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Double suicide follows homicide in Parkersburg
By October 20, 2016 Read More →

Double suicide follows homicide in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A suspect in the murder of a Parkersburg man shot himself in the head as police tried to arrest him Wednesday afternoon on Neal Street behind O’Reilly Auto Parts. Moments later a woman in the passenger seat picked up his gun, put it to her head and pulled the trigger, Parkersburg police […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Oct. 20

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP LANDS JAW DROPPER DURING DEBATE By refusing to say he would accept the results of the election, […]

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WVU’s student housing vacancies spark concern
By October 19, 2016 Read More →

WVU’s student housing vacancies spark concern

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The term “student housing” at WVU has been redefined. The phrase now refers to more than standard, quiet dorm units like Towers and Summit Hall, and extends to University Apartments, like Vandalia, College Park, University Place and University Park—the latter two being the brightly lit residence/shopping complexes that sprouted up in Sunnyside […]

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Willow Island hydroelectric plant dedicated
By October 19, 2016 Read More →

Willow Island hydroelectric plant dedicated

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — The ribbon was cut Tuesday on a project more than 10 years in the making at the Willow Island Hydroelectric Facility. Although the 44-megawatt site reached full commercial operation in February, it was celebrated Tuesday as part of a larger effort by American Municipal Power to diversify its resources. The Willow […]

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By October 19, 2016 Read More →

Wheeling latest to OK earlier Sunday alcohol sales

WHEELING, W.Va. — Mimosas and bloody Marys may now be added to the menus at Wheeling restaurants on Sunday mornings, regardless of whether Ohio County voters approve a referendum Nov. 8. On Tuesday, Wheeling City Council unanimously approved alcohol sales as early as 10 a.m. on Sundays. The ordinance takes effect immediately. In February, the […]

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Marshall County power plant tax plan draws protest
By October 19, 2016 Read More →

Marshall County power plant tax plan draws protest

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Representatives of the Ohio Valley Jobs Alliance spoke out against the planned construction of Moundsville Power’s natural gas-fired power plant during Tuesday’s Marshall County Commission meeting. Construction on the plant, which was slated to begin this summer, was recently delayed after the alliance filed appeals against the plant’s air quality permit to […]

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By October 19, 2016 Read More →

WV attorney general candidates spar over debate

HUNTINGTON – Both candidates in West Virginia’s hotly contested race for attorney general say they are willing to meet for a debate, but it was unclear Tuesday how close the campaigns were to reaching an agreement on how to do that. On Tuesday, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey challenged Democratic challenger Doug Reynolds via Twitter and […]

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By October 19, 2016 Read More →

Marshall game on despite fire at stadium

HUNTINGTON – Despite the fire at Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards Stadium this past weekend, Saturday’s game against University of North Carolina-Charlotte will go on as scheduled, Marshall athletics officials said Tuesday. The Thundering Herd and the 49ers will kick off at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, said Scott Morehouse, associate athletic director for game […]

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By October 19, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Oct. 19

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. CLINTON, TRUMP SET FOR LAST DEBATE The prime-time showdown is perhaps Trump’s last opportunity to right his floundering […]

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Capito doesn’t agree that elections are ‘rigged’
By October 18, 2016 Read More →

Capito doesn’t agree that elections are ‘rigged’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., doesn’t agree with Donald Trump’s statements that the U.S. election system is “rigged” against him, now that the Republican nominee is falling behind in once-competitive swing states. In recent weeks, the businessman and former reality television star’s campaign for the White House has been hit by the […]

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