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Elk River Fest provides two days of unique West Virginia fun

CLAY, W.Va. — For two days in June — Friday, June 6, and Saturday, June 7 — visitors to the Elk River Fest will flow through the streets of Clay, enjoying a unique Mountain State festival and celebration of life along the river. There is no admission to the many activities and contests — but plenty […]

Residents questioning Morgantown’s commitment to comprehensive plan for growth
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Residents questioning Morgantown’s commitment to comprehensive plan for growth

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  Just last June, the city of Morgantown approved a comprehensive plan designed to make the downtown a more pedestrian-friendly and attractive environment. Six months later, city officials violated that comprehensive plan by giving Sheetz 10 variances so the chain could build a gas station and fast food emporium on an […]

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Tourism: West Virginia’s best-kept secret?
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Tourism: West Virginia’s best-kept secret?

      MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — With its majestic mountains and raging rivers, West Virginia has become a growing tourist destination. People in the know travel to the Mountain State to brave its white-water rapids, climb its challenging cliffs, ski, ride horses and just generally enjoy the state’s bluegrass music and many scenic overlooks. Indeed, […]

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What is green?
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What is green?

Happy Earth Day! I learned a long time ago that there are no free lunches or as Tim McGraw said in his hit song How Bad Do You Want it “There’s always a price to pay no matter what you do.” That is certainly true when it comes to energy. We have no perfect energy […]

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W.Va.-born jewel thief, now 83, struck again in fall
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W.Va.-born jewel thief, now 83, struck again in fall

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Doris Payne has spent more than 60 years walking out of jewelry stores all over the world with things that didn’t belong to her, but now a California judge has ordered her to stay away from those stores. The daughter of a West Virginia coal miner, Payne, 83, was raised in the […]

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Groups face penalties after video lottery probe

 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Five “faux” fraternal organizations were hit with fines and reductions in limited video lottery machines, as the Lottery Commission Tuesday took its first actions in an ongoing investigation of video lottery operators that have violated state Lottery regulations. Commissioners imposed $1,000 fines and ordered the reduction of LVL machines from 10 to 5 […]

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Preston commission improperly closes session

An editorial from The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — We were on the same page with the Preston County Commission, too. That is on the need to beef up law enforcement in Bruceton Mills … until it went into executive session. Let’s be clear. No one here has an issue with the proposal, per se, […]

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Marshall med school offers accelerated program
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Marshall med school offers accelerated program

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University and its medical school are offering up to 10 qualified West Virginia students annually a chance to complete requirements for becoming a doctor in a shorter time frame and potentially save tens of thousands of dollars in tuition. The accelerated program announced Tuesday by Dr. Joseph Shapiro, dean of the […]

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All Access opens up The Inter-Mountain anywhere

ELKINS, W.Va. — With the launch today of our electronic edition, subscribers to The Inter-Mountain have a new way to enjoy the newspaper that has served residents of Central West Virginia since 1892. All Access, which can be viewed at www.theintermountain.com, makes the entire newspaper available to subscribers. The feature also is available in app […]

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Inter-Mountain encourages judge to resign

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — Yet another crack in the foundation of the Randolph County judiciary appeared Monday as details of an extramarital affair between Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong and a county employee were aired, further eroding public confidence in an already scandal-plagued legal system. The 20th Judicial Circuit judge’s 27-page narrative […]

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