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10 things to know: Friday, May 11

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, May 11, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. U.N. TROUBLED BY ESCALATING AGGRESSION Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for an immediate halt to “all hostile acts” to avoid “a […]

West Virginia and Cabell voter turnout increases for midterm election
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West Virginia and Cabell voter turnout increases for midterm election

By JOSEPHINE MENDEZ The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Voter turnout in West Virginia increased by more than 5 percent during the 2018 primary election compared to the last midterm primary election, which took place in 2014. Statewide 315,782 votes were cast, according to preliminary election results, compared to 245,055 votes in the 2014 primary election. […]

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Election results from central and southern West Virginia counties

By JOE SEVERINO and DOUGLAS SOULE Charleston Gazette-Mail Results of some county-level races in Central and Southern West Virginia: Boone In the Democratic primary for Boone County Commission, Brett Kuhn received 61.69 percent of the votes, with 2,037 ballots cast in his favor. Jennings P. Miller and Cecil (Teddy) Silva followed behind. In the Republican […]

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First West Virginia Farm Show scheduled for Friday

The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — The State Fair of West Virginia will host the First West Virginia Farm Show May 11-13 at the State Fairgrounds in Lewisburg. The agricultural-filled weekend will be highlighted by the West Virginia High School Rodeo State Finals, a jackpot lamb and goat show, rabbit show hosted by the Greenbrier East FFA, […]

West Virginia’s 2018 hunting season will extend into 2019
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West Virginia’s 2018 hunting season will extend into 2019

By JOHN McCOY Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginians will soon have more days devoted to deer hunting. State wildlife officials have voted to extend the 2018 whitetail hunt into 2019 by creating an entirely new season and by extending an existing season. The new season, dubbed “Mountaineer Heritage Season,” will be open to […]

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Mountain State Press celebrating anniversary

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — “Many Mountain Voices,” a celebration of Mountain State Press’s 40th anniversary and a reception for its 2018 anthology “Voices on Unity: Coming Together, Falling Apart,” will be Saturday at the historic Waldomore at 404 West Pike St. in Clarksburg. The Waldomore is part of the Clarksburg-Harrison Public […]

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DEA’s Drug Take Back Day nets nearly 1M pounds across nation

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Nearly 1 million pounds of potentially dangerous expired and unused pharmaceuticals were disposed of nationwide during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 28, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. That marked the largest single collection in the program’s nine-year history. Drugs were safely disposed of at […]

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Martinsburg Heritage Festival to celebrate local culture, history

By KELSIE LEROSE The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Residents will have the opportunity to celebrate Martinsburg’s heritage again this year during the annual Martinsburg Heritage Festival, which features tours throughout the town’s historic sites and museums. The festival will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, opening at 6:30 p.m. Friday with a ceremony at the […]

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WVU Medicine Children’s to open new Neurodevelopmental Center

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – WVU Medicine Children’s announced plans to open a Neurodevelopmental Center (NDC) in late summer to evaluate and treat children with a wide variety of neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, and Tourette Syndrome. “As the demand for neurodevelopmental services has continued to grow, we […]