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By February 21, 2017 Read More →

Committee OKs Sunday hunting bill

By DAVID BEARD The Dominion Post CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The Senate Natural Resources Committee approved a bill Feb. 20 to allow Sunday hunting on private land in all 55 counties. Sunday hunting on private land, with owner’s permission, is now allowed in 33 counties, including Monongalia, Preston and Marion. SB 345 would open hunting in […]

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10 things to know: Friday, Feb. 7

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PAKISTANIS QUESTION SECURITY AFTER SHRINE BLAST A day after a suicide bombing by the Islamic State group killed 80 […]

Bill seeks stiffer hit-and-run penalties in West Virginia
By February 16, 2017 Read More →

Bill seeks stiffer hit-and-run penalties in West Virginia

By JANET METZNER The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — When a hit-and-run driver knowingly left motorcyclist Kenny McCall bleeding and broken on a Newell sidewalk, his family — and state lawmakers — later would discover the only recourse against the uninsured motorist was prosecution for a misdemeanor offense. “At the time and presently, West Virginia […]

By February 16, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Thursday, Feb. 16

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHAT’S BEEN INEVITABLE IN NEW ADMINISTRATIONS Every recent president has had a doomed Cabinet nomination or two, and after […]

Several bills introduced to Legislature Feb. 14
By February 15, 2017 Read More →

Several bills introduced to Legislature Feb. 14

The Dominion Post CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  Here are some bills introduced Feb. 14. Local lead sponsors and co-sponsors are noted. SB 281, would increase the number of on-site limited video lottery machines for private retailers from five to seven, and for nonprofits from 10 to 12. Sets a September bid for current permit holders. Sen. […]

Times West Virginian celebrates 20th anniversary of CNHI
By February 15, 2017 Read More →

Times West Virginian celebrates 20th anniversary of CNHI

Times West Virginian The Times West Virginian’s parent company, Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., celebrated a special birthday Tuesday. For the 20th anniversary of the company, which is based out of Montgomery, Alabama, the staff members of the Times West Virginian ate birthday cake and celebrated in other little ways. FRONT (from left) — Cathy Morrison, […]

Elementary students share Valentine’s Day joy
By February 14, 2017 Read More →

Elementary students share Valentine’s Day joy

The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Cupid’s holiday spirit hit Mapleshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center a day early on Feb. 13, thanks to students at Ridgedale Elementary. Nearly 30 students visited the facility near Mon General Hospital to deliver handmade Valentine’s Day cards and carnations to residents. The visit marked the official start of a […]

Educators say raise could improve W.Va.
By February 14, 2017 Read More →

Educators say raise could improve W.Va.

By JANET METZNER The Weirton Daily Times CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice’s proposed 2-percent raise for classroom teachers may help keep West Virginia’s current teachers in the state, but some educators say it may not be enough to make the state competitive in recruiting. “It’s a place to start,” said Kim Miller, superintendent of Ohio […]

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West Virginia lawmakers consider take-home meals for schoolchildren
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West Virginia lawmakers consider take-home meals for schoolchildren

By JOSELYN KING The Weirton Daily Times WHEELING — Many children in West Virginia already partake in free and reduced-cost lunch and breakfast programs at their school. Now, a bill introduced last week in Charleston would require schools to provide take-home meals to students upon request. And this past holiday season there were no visions […]

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10 things to know today: Monday, Feb. 13

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. NEARLY 200,000 UNDER EVACUATION ORDER NEAR CALIFORNIA DAM Authorities in Oroville warn an emergency spillway in the United States’ […]