Archive for July, 2018

Pollution plan shows no love for Mountain State

An editorial from The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Everyone knew President Barack Obama was going to be introducing a politically charged plan Monday to order big and lasting cuts in the pollution discharged by America’s power plants. But seeing the plan, or reading it, is something else. It is quite disheartening to coal-producing […]

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Hot Rod tour to pit stop in Charleston

Hot Rod tour to pit stop in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — About 1,500 cars are expected to be on Kanawha Boulevard Monday for day three of the Hot Rod Power Tour.  Hot rods will line Kanawha Boulevard Monday, spanning the eastern part of the city’s main drag in a massive display of machinery. The city of Charleston is expecting to host at least […]

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Pollution control effort is historic moment

An editorial from The Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Outside of West Virginia and other coal regions, the Obama administration’s crackdown on carbon fumes and global warming danger is being hailed as a breakthrough for humanity. “The proposed rule — and the importance of this cannot be overstated — signals the end of an era […]

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Bridgeport reeling after mayor’s arrest

Bridgeport reeling after mayor’s arrest

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Citing the nexus between prescription drug addiction and deadly heroin, U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II and DEA division chief Karl C. Colder announced the arrest of Bridgeport’s mayor, who’s also a pharmacist. Mario Blount, 51, who lives in Bridgeport and works in Weston, was indicted on three federal felony charges: A […]

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Morgantown Farmer’s Market thriving in 13th year

Morgantown Farmer’s Market thriving in 13th year

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Morgantown Farmers Market has been allowing local farmers to share what they love with the Morgantown community since 2002. Located on Spruce Street in downtown Morgantown, the market features a variety of home grown and homemade products. The market is open every Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. from […]

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Greenbrier Classic offers lower-priced badge

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — One of the big changes heading into the fifth edition of  the PGA Tour’s Greenbrier Classic is the ticket prices. Instead of having to dish out $159 for a badge that includes all of the concerts and seven days of golf, as was the case in the past, golf fans […]

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U.S. attorney wants prison term for Mingo judge

U.S. attorney wants prison term for Mingo judge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “Crooked officeholders in this district apparently need to see harsher consequences before they will ever respect the law,” said U.S. Attorney R. Booth Goodwin II. “For brevity’s sake, the United States will simply note here that past prison sentences have proven insufficient to deter public corruption in Mingo County and Southern West […]

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WVU chief’s bow tie diplomacy

WVU chief’s bow tie diplomacy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — As far as Marshall University President Stephen Kopp and West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee were concerned Tuesday, the only rivalry between the two schools moving forward will be in athletics. “I think they (West Virginians) should have an expectation that the only competition we have is for three-and-a-half hours on […]

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Huntington farm museum open to visitors

Huntington farm museum open to visitors

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, June 4

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TALIBAN RELEASE VIDEO OF US SOLDIER’S HANDOVER Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is shown in […]

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