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Morgantown coal operator Laurita indicted in alleged campaign finance scheme
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Morgantown coal operator Laurita indicted in alleged campaign finance scheme

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Morgantown coal operator James L. Laurita Jr. allegedly schemed for more than three years to funnel illegal campaign contributions to four candidates for federal political office, according to an indictment made public this week. A federal grand jury meeting in Morgantown indicted Laurita on eight counts in […]

Welch News: Anthony Bourdain shares his experience in McDowell County
By September 19, 2017 Read More →

Welch News: Anthony Bourdain shares his experience in McDowell County

By John Tyson The Welch News WELCH, W.Va. — Early Saturday morning before heading to Clarksburg, Anthony Bourdain spoke about his experience in southern West Virginia while filming an upcoming episode of his hit show, “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.” Bourdain, 61 of New York City, is an American chef, author, and television personality known for […]

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Kathleen McAuliffe to give lecture at Marshall
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Kathleen McAuliffe to give lecture at Marshall

Staff report The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Kathleen McAuliffe, author of “This is Your Brain on Parasites, How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society,” will give the 8th annual Da Vinci Lecture on Marshall University’s Huntington campus Thursday, Sept. 21. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. in the Don Morris Room in […]

By September 19, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Tuesday, September 19

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HURRICANE MARIA PUMMELS DOMINICA The small island is lashed with catastrophic Category 5 winds as the storm begins a charge […]

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By September 18, 2017 Read More →

Vegetarian cuisine bringing tourists, pilgrims together

By DREW PARKER The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register NEW VRINDABAN, W.Va. — Although various religions, political views and ways of life often create divisions, food remains a binding force, bringing families, friends and strangers together around the world. In New Vrindaban of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, a community near Moundsville, residents have been […]

By September 18, 2017 Read More →

WVU Native American Studies Program to host 25th anniversary peace tree events

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Native American Studies Program at West Virginia University welcomes the public to its annual Peace Tree Ceremony Oct. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The peace tree is located between Martin and Elizabeth Moore halls. This year’s guest of honor is Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons, a leader known internationally as an […]

WV’s Sean O’Leary drama ‘Pound’ at Vineyard Theatre, off Broadway, on Monday
By September 15, 2017 Read More →

WV’s Sean O’Leary drama ‘Pound’ at Vineyard Theatre, off Broadway, on Monday

Erin Darke, Mia Dillon, and Keir Dullea Will Join Christopher Lloyd in Off-Broadway Reading of Pound BY ANDREW GANS Playbill NEW YORK, NY — Additional casting has been announced for Triumvirate Artists’ one-night-only reading of playwright Sean O’Leary’s Pound, which will be presented September 18 at 7 PM at The Vineyard Theatre. (West Virginia’s O’Leary is the […]

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By September 15, 2017 Read More →

By September 15, 2017 Read More →

Justice plans town halls in Parkersburg, Ripley

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice brings his Roads to Prosperity Road Bond Referendum tour to the Mid-Ohio Valley today.   The governor is scheduled to hold town hall meetings in Parkersburg and Ripley on the $1.6 billion road bond. He says approval of the measure in an Oct. 7 […]

By September 15, 2017 Read More →

Upcoming deadlines for voter registration, early voting, for special election

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — With the special road bonds election around the corner, Secretary of State Mac Warner encourages residents to remember a few key upcoming deadlines. Residents will vote on Oct. 7 whether to approve the issuance of $1.6 billion of state bonds to build and upgrade the state’s roads and bridges. […]