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Gee marks WVU’s 149th year with a few selfies
By February 10, 2016 Read More →

Gee marks WVU’s 149th year with a few selfies

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — On Feb. 7, 1867, West Virginia University was founded as the Agricultural College of West Virginia, and earlier this week, on Feb. 7, 2016, WVU celebrated its 149th year. The University was founded by Abraham Lincoln when he signed the Morrill Act, which granted 30,000 acres of federal land to any state […]

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A little temptation for Valentine’s Day
By February 9, 2016 Read More →

A little temptation for Valentine’s Day

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — Jan. 3 is unofficially considered National Chocolate-Covered Cherry Day in the United States, but one Barboursville woman would be OK with every day having that distinction. Michelle Hill, owner of Tibbenham Chocolates, makes and sells her chocolate-covered cherries out of her other business, WV Quilt, 642 Main St. in Barboursville, and La […]

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Photos from Tourism Day at the Legislature 2016
By February 8, 2016 Read More →

Photos from Tourism Day at the Legislature 2016

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Fairmont boy state winner with 15-pound cabbage
By February 8, 2016 Read More →

Fairmont boy state winner with 15-pound cabbage

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Landen Barkley, of Rivesville Elementary School, is the 2014 -2015 West Virginia State winner of the National Bonnie Plants Third Grade Cabbage Program. Barkley grew a 15.2 pound cabbage according to a press release from Bonnie Plants, the national plant wholesaler who sponsors the cabbage program. The Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program was […]

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St. Marys restaurant straddles railroad history
By February 8, 2016 Read More →

St. Marys restaurant straddles railroad history

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — Kristian Lenard sits at the table of his restaurant on Second Street in St. Marys where a train rolls past not more than 20 yards from his door. “That happens three, four times a day,” he says as he smiles. “There’s a lot of towns and cities which have railroads running […]

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High winds damage Randolph County home
By February 4, 2016 Read More →

High winds damage Randolph County home

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Call for job prayer gets big response in Bluefield
By February 2, 2016 Read More →

Call for job prayer gets big response in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — On a Sunday when Citizens for Coal had asked folks across the region to pray for coal miners, the Princeton Church of God asked anyone needing prayer for job situations to come forward. Nearly half the church stood up and came to the altar to pray with the elders Sunday morning. “Right […]

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Huntington Ice Bowl disc golf tourney has best year
By February 1, 2016 Read More →

Huntington Ice Bowl disc golf tourney has best year

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Disc golfers from across the region hit the chains during the 19th annual Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday morning at Huntington’s Rotary Park. Around 80 competitors from multiple states took to the frosty hills for the annual January shootout, which organizers say has carved its place in the disc golf […]

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In spelling bees, all but one must shrug off the loss
By January 29, 2016 Read More →

In spelling bees, all but one must shrug off the loss

RACHEL, W.Va. — “Pneumatic” was the winning word at the 2016 Marion County Spelling Bee. Nate Kidder spelled pneumatic correctly to take first place at the spelling bee. In order to win first place, Kidder had to spell two words in a row correctly in the last round of competition. The other word Kidder spelled […]

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Photos from Capitol Rotunda: Jan. 27
By January 28, 2016 Read More →

Photos from Capitol Rotunda: Jan. 27

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