Archive for May, 2019

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Bluefield growls over a Grinch

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — In 2009, Bluefield’s Holiday of Lights was repeatedly targeted by thieves seeking copper wire. The crimes were an awful act then, and they are just as terrible now. As of Thursday, one or more individuals have stolen Holiday of Lights cables twice, shutting down large […]

Posted in: Opinion
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Confusion clearing on ‘Feed to Achieve’ law

By Roger Adkins Exponent-Telegram CHARLESTON — There is less confusion these days about legislation passed to help provide free meals to West Virginia students, according to school administrators. When the Feed to Achieve bill (SB 663) was passed in April, it caused a lot of confusion for administrators and the general public, said Richard Goff, […]

Greenbrier County salvage venture hits airwaves
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Greenbrier County salvage venture hits airwaves

By Zack Harold Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va — Mark Bowe specializes in making old things new again. For the last 16 years, he has traveled all over the United States dismantling, reconditioning and reassembling old barns and log cabins. Sometimes he and his crew put the structures back together just as they were built. […]

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A relevant message from an old movie

A column by Matt Harvey, assistant managing editor of the Exponent-Telegram: CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — I’ve watched “The Mortal Storm” — a 1940 film starring Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart and Robert Young — twice in the past year. It’s an excellent film. More than that, it’s twice as frightening as any of today’s horror movies. “The […]

Posted in: Opinion
Marshall to meet Maryland in Military Bowl
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Marshall to meet Maryland in Military Bowl

By Grant Traylor The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall will take on ACC member Maryland in the Military Bowl at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 27 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md., according to the official release by the bowl on Sunday evening. This will be the Herd’s 11th bowl game ever with Marshall […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Dec. 8

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Dec. 8, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. SOUTH AFRICA’S EXTENDED FAREWELL TO MANDELA As world leaders, including President Barack Obama, […]

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The Daily Athenaeum looks at the working student

For many college students, having a job is a necessity. These students probably pay their own bills, their rent and are probably trying to cut down on debt as much as possible. While the University offers a wide variety of jobs for students, it only allows each employee to work a maximum of 20 hours […]

By December 8, 2013 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram recognizes positive efforts in community

Editor’s note: The Exponent Telegram devotes Saturday’s editorial to recognizing positive efforts from people throughout our readership area. We call this feature “Hats Off!” To nominate a person or group for recognition, send submissions to: “Hats Off,” at jmiller@exponent-telegram.com, or call John Miller at (304) 626-1473. We salute: – People’s Hospice, which provides special programming around […]

Posted in: Opinion, WVPA Sharing
By December 7, 2013 Read More →

Gee Good Pick As Leader at WVU

  An editorial from The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — When West Virginia University President Jim Clements announced he was leaving to become president of Clemson University, WVU’s Board of Governors faced a dilemma. The search for a permanent successor is expected to take until next fall. In the interim, progress made at […]

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For E. Gordon Gee, it’s WVU all over again
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For E. Gordon Gee, it’s WVU all over again

By Alex Lang The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN — E. Gordon Gee said he doesn’t like the “interim” tag because that implies a seat warmer — and he plans to be more than that. “I intend on being a very aggressive advocate for the university in all sectors,” Gee said in a telephone interview with The […]