Archive for August, 2019

Bluefield paper’s Bill Archer honored in McDowell
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Bluefield paper’s Bill Archer honored in McDowell

WELCH, W.Va. —  Bluefield Daily Telegraph senior editor Bill Archer was honored on Friday during the 19th annual McDowell County Law Day Celebration with the announcement that he will receive a Liberty Bell Award, in recognition of his service to the people of McDowell County. Archer has covered McDowell County news for three decades with […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, May 4

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, May 4, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. TWO GUNMEN KILLED OUTSIDE MUHAMMAD CARTOON CONTEST IN TEXAS A bomb squad is […]

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U.S. Rep. Jenkins: Funding for rural veterans programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., has announced his efforts to help secure full funding for rural health programs for veterans in a House-passed appropriations bill. The Veterans Affairs Department would receive $250 million for the Office of Rural Health to improve the quality of care for the nation’s three million rural veterans. […]

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Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: A spectrum of solutions is needed to fight drug epidemic

By Sen. Shelley Moore Capito U.S. Senate, R-W.Va.   WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Virginia’s best days are ahead of us – this I firmly believe. But, before we can reach our full potential, we must tackle the drug addiction epidemic that is crushing our communities.   The number of lives being lost to drug abuse […]

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Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Pollution

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — From the pages of the Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Remember the last time you had to roll up your car windows because you were driving through a Mid-Ohio Valley town where the air was so polluted it brought tears to your eyes? Neither do we. At one time, half a century and more ago, […]

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Logan County residents updated on drug abuse trends
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Logan County residents updated on drug abuse trends

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State cancer clinical trials network formed

By Richard Babich Times West Virginian MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — West Virginia has one of the highest cancer mortality rates in the nation. That’s one of the reasons hospitals statewide will be working together to extend the length of and increase the quality of life for cancer patients by bringing in a cancer trial network. On […]

The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington offering commemorative front-page prints
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The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington offering commemorative front-page prints

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State mourns former Senator

By IAN HICKS Wheeling News-Register WELLSBURG – Former state senator John Chernenko, a lifelong Wellsburg resident who survived a Nazi prison camp during World War II and played a pivotal role in delivering the Northern Panhandle to President John F. Kennedy in the 1960 election, died Monday – one day shy of his 91st birthday. […]

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Wheeling forum focuses on racial issues

By JOSELYN KING The Intelligencer WHEELING, W.Va. – Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger said he finds recent videos showing actions of certain law enforcement officers disturbing – and that it breaks his heart that many urban residents across the United States do not trust the police. The Wheeling NAACP sponsored a discussion on racial justice Thursday […]