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Justice, Goodwin, Kessler spar in only Democrat governor debate

By David Gutman The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The three Democratic candidates to be the next governor of West Virginia debated for the first, and likely only time on Saturday with a mostly cordial discussion of the state budget, energy industry and drug epidemic, with the few jabs coming primarily from the frontrunner, businessman […]

State’s Republican primary ‘a complicated system’
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State’s Republican primary ‘a complicated system’

By Daniel Desrochers The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Donald Trump could overwhelmingly win the majority vote in the West Virginia Republican primary on May 10, and only walk away with three delegates pledged to vote for him at the Republican National Convention in July. That’s an extreme scenario, but West Virginia has exactly the kind […]

Joanne Tomblin speaks to Symphony League
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Joanne Tomblin speaks to Symphony League

By Wayne Towner Parkersburg News and Sentinel            West Virginia First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin speaks Saturday during the West Virginia Symphony League of Parkersburg brunch and style show at the Parkersburg Country Club in Vienna. Photo by Wayne Towner VIENNA, W.Va. — West Virginia First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin spoke Saturday about the importance of supporting local […]

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Opinion: Grading schools, counties helps focus on education

The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington: Bringing home a bad report card is usually uncomfortable for parent and child. But in the best situations, those low marks can provide a much needed wake-up call. Maybe a student needs help in some subjects or more disciplined study habits – at least it is clear there is a problem […]

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Opinion: Are you registered to vote?

The Exponent Telegram: We are fast approaching an important day on the political calendar: The May 10 West Virginia primary. There are a lot of races on the ballot, and there are significant choices to be made. Are you registered to vote? According to Briana Wilson, communications director for the Secretary of State’s Office, more […]

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Fire damages A.J. Hays building in Fairmont

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A structure fire in downtown Fairmont collapsed the inside of the A.J. Hays building Sunday afternoon. According to the Marion County 911 log, emergency responders were dispatched around 2:30 p.m. to Cleveland Avenue for a structure fire. Captain Harbert with the Fairmont Fire Department confirmed that no humans were injured in the […]

A New Adventure Is Up in the Air
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A New Adventure Is Up in the Air

By DREW PARKER Wheeling News-Register MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va.  – Grand Vue Park is taking the next step in its goal to be the best outdoor thrill in the Ohio Valley. The Moundsville-based park will premier its “Aerial Adventure” course from noon to 7 p.m. today. During the day, visitors can experience the new high ropes course […]

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Opinion: We must demand better for our kids

The Register-Herald in Beckley: We have heard and we have editorialized previously about proposed cuts – big cuts – to education to help correct a $270 million hole in the 2017 state budget. We have said that course of action is wrongheaded, and we’re not changing our opinion. What we have not said previously is […]

Kessler, Goodwin debate at West Virginia State University set for tonight at 6:30 p.m.
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Kessler, Goodwin debate at West Virginia State University set for tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Votes can see debate live on Fox 11 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia voters will have a chance to see Democratic gubernatorial candidates Jeff Kessler, the state’s Senate Minority Leader, and Booth Goodwin, a former U.S. attorney, on Monday – April 18 – when the two participate in debate hosted by WVAH-TV, WCHS-TV, West Virginia State University and Civitas […]

Gubernatorial hopefuls share their visions for future of W.Va.
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Gubernatorial hopefuls share their visions for future of W.Va.

Many differences and few similarities By Pamela Pritt  REGISTER-HERALD REPORTER CHARLESTON — The Democratic gubernatorial candidates displayed many differences of personality and policy but few similarities other than party affiliation Saturday morning during a televised forum that aired on West Virginia Public Television. Jeff Kessler, Jim Justice and Booth Goodwin answered questions about the state’s […]