Archive for November, 2019

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Lawmakers need better information

An editorial from The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — The abuse legislators at both the state and federal levels sometimes take from the executive branch of government surprises us. One would think those who hold the purse strings, as lawmakers do, would be more inclined to demand accountability. Some West Virginia legislators complained […]

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Harrison County scores another funding victory

An editorial from the Exponent-Telegram: CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — On Monday, the Harrison County Schools System received good news from the School Building Authority. Once again, the system earned the state agency’s blessing for a building project, this time a $1 million award for renovations at Simpson Elementary School. Harrison County’s success with the SBA has […]

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Mudslide threatens Logan community

By Ashley B. Craig Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 40 people have been ferried across the Guyandotte River in Logan County after a mountain slide blocked the only access road to their small community outside of Neibert. But state officials are working on ways to get them back home in coming weeks. […]

Overnight fire
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Overnight fire

By Michael D. McElwain Weirton Daily Times STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Firefighters from both sides of the Ohio River were pressed into service to battle a building fire in downtown Steubenville Wednesday evening. The blaze broke out at the former Creegan Co. building along Washington Street near the North Fifth Street intersection. Firefighters were still on […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Dec. 12

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. COMPROMISE COMES TO CAPITOL HILL A new budget deal to avert government shutdowns […]

The Register-Herald in Beckley hiring multimedia reporter and online editor
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The Register-Herald in Beckley hiring multimedia reporter and online editor

The Register-Herald, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper in Beckley, W.Va., is seeking a multimedia reporter  and an online editor. Both positions come with the company’s full benefit package. Multimedia reporter to cover Fayette County — This position includes a wide range of coverage, including breaking news, enterprise, courts, government and features. Ideal candidate is self-starting with a strong work ethic. This position also […]

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School bus drivers desperately needed

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain: ELKINS, W.Va. — As the children’s song says, the wheels on the bus go ’round and ’round. Unless there’s no one to drive the bus. The Randolph County school system is nearing a crisis situation: there simply aren’t enough available bus drivers to handle the routes every day of the […]

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Gee, he’s here
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Gee, he’s here

WVU’s interim president introduced By Alex Lang The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU Board of Governors Chairman Jim Dailey handed interim President E. Gordon Gee a flying WV hat as he introduced him as the new university president. “Don’t I look good in this hat,” Gee exclaimed as flashbulbs captured the moment. On Tuesday, […]

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Meth ingredient legislation would cost PEIA $4.3M

  By Phil Kabler Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Legislation requiring prescriptions for cold and allergy medications containing pseudoephedrine could cost the Public Employees Insurance Agency as much as $4.3 million in additional expenses each year, PEIA executive director Ted Cheatham told legislators Tuesday. He told the interim Select Committee on PEIA that figure includes […]

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WVU student newspaper decries stimulant abuse

An editorial from The Daily Athenaeum: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –Each one of us can think of at least one person who has taken Adderall to get through studying for that tough final or that 20-page research paper. It might even be you, the reader. The usage of this drug is so prominent, many of us don’t even […]

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