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Less than one week remains in state’s spring turkey hunting season

By CHARLES YOUNG The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — West Virginia hunters have until Saturday to bag their turkeys. Each hunter in the state is permitted to kill only one bearded turkey per day and two total during the spring season, which runs April 17 through May 13. Turkey hunting is limited to the hours […]

WVU’s Arnold Hall closes after 60 years
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WVU’s Arnold Hall closes after 60 years

By JOHN LOWE The Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — As all of West Virginia University’s residence halls closed on Saturday, one of the oldest closed for good. Arnold Hall and Apartments, which opened in 1957 as an all-women’s dorm, closed its doors permanently after 60 years and over 35,000 residents.   The WVU Board of […]

Insperity champ Daly will be returning to Greenbrier Classic
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Insperity champ Daly will be returning to Greenbrier Classic

Staff report The Register-Herald WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — With his win at the Insperity Invitational on Sunday, John Daly proved that he still has the game that helped him win two major championships and become one of golf’s biggest stars in the 1990s. His first win on the PGA Tour Champions was his 10th […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, May 9

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. POST-PARK ERA UNFOLDING IN SOUTH KOREA Exit polls in South Korea are forecasting a win by liberal candidate Moon Jae-in in […]

Charleston Native Anne Fischer to Keynote TechConnect Women & Technology Conference
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Charleston Native Anne Fischer to Keynote TechConnect Women & Technology Conference

Event set for  June 26 in Charleston   CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Featuring an impressive lineup of female leaders in the technology fields, to include Charleston native Dr. Anne Fischer with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), TechConnect West Virginia’s Women & Technology Conference is sure to inspire, inform and educate, representatives announced.   TechConnect will host […]

W.Va. State Treasurer’s SMART5.29 K run/walk scheduled for May 20
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W.Va. State Treasurer’s SMART5.29 K run/walk scheduled for May 20

Race raises college funds for former foster children From the office of W.Va. Treasurer John Perdue: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A loving family has adopted two foster children. Everything is great right? Yes, certainly better than the alternative, says Joanna Seigneur, who with husband Tim has hosted multiple foster children and adopted two. Their family actually […]

Tactical paintball adventures await players at Splat Happens
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Tactical paintball adventures await players at Splat Happens

By GREG JORDAN Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON, W.Va.  — Southern West Virginia’s mountainous terrain is a good environment for ATV and off-road cycling enthusiasts, hikers, hunters and other tourists that love the outdoors, but one area entrepreneur had added paintball matches to local tourists venues. Splat Happens, located on Black Oak Road off of Route […]

Beyond the stars Green Bank telescopes search for signs of life
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Beyond the stars Green Bank telescopes search for signs of life

By MICHELLE JAMES The Register-Herald GREEN BANK, W.Va. — It’s a chilly December morning 450 feet above ground on the Green Bank Telescope. The weather forecast calls for a crisp, sunny day, yet thick fog and clouds linger in the mountain air well past the 10 o’clock hour. “They’ve usually cleared up by now,” Mike […]

Hemp Picks offers education, retail at Point Park Marketplace
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Hemp Picks offers education, retail at Point Park Marketplace

Staff reports The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The Point Park Marketplace, 113 Ann St., has a new business involving industrial hemp that set up shop on April 20 in downtown Parkersburg. Robby Kerr and J. Morgan Leach describe themselves as passionate entrepreneurs who launched Hemp Picks to educate local residents about industrial […]

Teacher of the Year keeps her roots top of mind
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Teacher of the Year keeps her roots top of mind

By CATHY BONNSTETTER The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Every time West Virginia Teacher of the Year Andrea Santosteaches a lesson or organizes an event at Logan High School, her alma mater, she has an ulterior motive. “It’s been a quest of mine to excavate my students’ voices,” she said. “We are in such an […]