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Attorney General Morrisey urges caution during last-minute tax filing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With only a few days left until the April 18 tax filing deadline, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reminds last-minute filers to take their time filling out personal information. “It’s easy to feel rushed when you have a limited amount of time,” Attorney General Morrisey said. “However, make sure you take enough time […]

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Media Alert: Sen. Capito to visit South Charleston High School Robotics Team winners

  SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On Monday, April 18, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will present congressional certificates to members of the South Charleston High School robotics team. Senator Capito will honor Alex Casto, Alex Sanchez and Shannon Joins. This week, Shannon represented West Virginia at the White House Science Fair.   The team was named […]

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Kessler talks about substance abuse issues
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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Kessler talks about substance abuse issues

  All Three Democratic candidates to express views Saturday at Democratic Party’s Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Kessler has released a video outlining his thoughts on West Virginia’s substance abuse problem. Kessler will join with Democratic candidates for Governor Booth Goodwin and Jim Justice on Saturday for the West Virginia Democratic […]

WVU’s Bria Holmes first-round WNBA pick
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WVU’s Bria Holmes first-round WNBA pick

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Michael Cooper posed a simple question to Bria Holmes after his Atlanta Dream selected the former West Virginia women’s basketball star in the first round of the Thursday, April 14, WNBA draft. “Do you have your game shoes on for defense?” the Dream head coach asked. Holmes smiled. “Yes, I’m ready for […]

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Tennant says WV primary voters to need patience

BECKLEY, W.Va. — “Patience” was the word of the day for West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant as she visited The Register-Herald Thursday to discuss the May primary election. That is what voters will need, Tennant said, as she spoke about the primary ballot, which will be the longest ballot voters have seen in […]

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Fairmont State to raise tuition, fees by 5 percent

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The Fairmont State University Board of Governors unanimously voted Thursday to raise tuition and fees by 5 percent. Tuition for undergraduate resident students will increase in the 2016-17 school year by $165 per semester, for undergraduate non-resident students by $348 per semester, for graduate resident students by $178 per semester and for […]

Kids try their hands at business on Marshall campus
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Kids try their hands at business on Marshall campus

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Cutting higher education further will hurt state

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — As state lawmakers continue to haggle over how to close a sizable gap in the next fiscal year budget, we’re seeing more indications of what could happen if they opt to cut their way to a balanced budget. Those signals would not be positive for West Virginia. One […]

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Doddridge school board names superintendent
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Doddridge school board names superintendent

WEST UNION, W.Va. — Adam Cheeseman, an assistant principal at Doddridge County Elementary School, has been selected the new superintendent of Doddridge County Schools, effective July 1. The Doddridge County Board of Education voted during a special meeting on Wednesday to appoint Cheeseman following interviews with three candidates, Board President Chad Evans said. Cheesemanwas provided […]

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Five cases of Zika confirmed in WV so far

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Four more cases of Zika virus, the mosquito-borne illness responsible for major birth defects in hundreds of South American babies, have been confirmed in West Virginians who have traveled outside the country, according to state health officials. The Department of Health and Human Resources said there have been five total cases in the […]