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Marlinton fire worries other city officials
By November 17, 2013 Read More →

Marlinton fire worries other city officials

by Jeremiah Shelor STAFF WRITER CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — After a blaze broke out in downtown Marlinton in the early morning on Nov. 10, leaving seven families homeless. In the aftermath, firefighters in other towns across the region remain vigilant, looking to protect the numerous historic structures in the area. Older buildings tend to pose the […]

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By November 16, 2013 Read More →

Magnum Hunter Chief Welcomes W.Va. Cracker

By Casey Junkins The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register PITTSBURGH – The CEO of a company with active Marcellus and Utica shale operations in Monroe, Washington, Wetzel, Tyler and Pleasants counties said having an ethane cracker in nearby Parkersburg would be “phenomenal.” “Ethane is something that we are going to have to deal with, particularly as we get […]

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Record number of bald eagles in W.Va.
By November 16, 2013 Read More →

Record number of bald eagles in W.Va.

By Rick Steelhammer Saturday Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A record number of bald eagles have been spotted this year by volunteers tracking the fall migration of birds of prey at Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory, atop Peters Mountain in Monroe County. Since early August, 195 bald eagles have been sighted by observers using a former U.S. […]

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By November 16, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know for Saturday, Nov. 16

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. HOUSE GETS ITS SAY ON HEALTH CARE CANCELLATIONS Republicans are pushing ahead with […]

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Way to go, Morgan Messenger
By November 15, 2013 Read More →

Way to go, Morgan Messenger

Morgan County weekly turns 120 on Saturday This Saturday, November 16, marks 120 years since the first issue of The Morgan Messenger. Founded by S.S. Buzzerd, the paper was born after a fire burned down the offices and print shop of The Morgan Mercury where Buzzerd worked. Find the paper’s website at http://www.morganmessenger.com/news/2013-11-13/Front_Page. The Morgan […]

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WVU Business School inducts 3 into hall of fame
By November 15, 2013 Read More →

WVU Business School inducts 3 into hall of fame

By Jacob Bojesson Daily Athenaeum   The West Virginia University College of Business and Economics introduced three new inductees to the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Waterfront Place Hotel Thursday. Wesley Bush, John Mork and Mike Ross were honored for their impact on the landscape of business in the […]

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He’s coming to your town, too
By November 15, 2013 Read More →

He’s coming to your town, too

 The fellow in the familiar red coat will be making appearances across West Virginia.

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Tomblin, Odebrecht announce ethane cracker plant plans
By November 15, 2013 Read More →

Tomblin, Odebrecht announce ethane cracker plant plans

  By BRETT DUNLAP bdunlap@newsandsentinel.com Parkersburg News and Sentinel   PARKERSBURG – The proposed development of a new petrochemical complex – the ethane cracker plant – in Wood County will be a game changer for the entire state of West Virginia, the governor said Thursday at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin […]

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By November 15, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know for Friday, Nov. 15

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHITE HOUSE SCRAMBLES FOR A HEALTH INSURANCE FIX The administration is looking for […]

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By November 14, 2013 Read More →

Allegiant Air opens service from Bridgeport to Florida

By Roger Adkins Exponent-Telegram staff writer BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Travelers left behind chilly weather in favor of the Sunshine State Thursday as Allegiant Air’s first flight took off from North Central West Virginia Regional Airport en route to Orlando-Sanford. With the temperature in the upper 40s, passengers boarded an MD80 jet around 2:30 p.m. One […]

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